Company also Named an Innovation and Product Leader

East Brunswick, N.J., Oct. 13, 2022 – 1Kosmos, the only company that unifies identity proofing and passwordless authentication, today announced it was named an overall leader, an innovation leader and product leader by KuppingerCole Analysts AG in their recent Leadership Compass Report on Providers of Verified Identity for 2022. A copy of the report is available here.

“Binding a real-world identity to a digital credential in the most secure, user-friendly, and privacy-preserving method requires creativity and a willingness to change the status quo. Many different methods are represented in this Leadership Compass, which must be evaluated on a case-by-case basis,” said Anne Bailey, Research Strategy Director for KuppingerCole. “Leading the innovation group is 1Kosmos, a pioneer in using decentralized identity credentials that carry a high level of assurance for both workforce IAM and CIAM use cases.”

“Being named a leader in three separate categories by KuppingerCole is a significant achievement and powerful validation for our unique approach to delivering verified, portable identity and a passwordless experience,” said Hemen Vimadalal, CEO of 1Kosmos. “We are especially proud of the fact that the BlockID platform was recognized as a market leader for its innovation, functional strength and completeness of capabilities.”  

1Kosmos BlockID is a live biometric driven, distributed digital identity platform that helps organizations establish with certainty the identity of individuals who are accessing their systems, applications and data, on a continuous basis, while supporting secure multi-factor passwordless authentication to online services. BlockID also provides organizations with secure, automated employee onboarding with self service identity proofing for access to corporate applications, data and resources. 1Kosmos establishes with certainty the identity of individuals accessing consumer, corporate and government systems, applications and data. 

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About 1Kosmos

1Kosmos enables passwordless access for workers, customers and citizens to securely transact with digital services. By unifying identity proofing and strong authentication, the BlockID platform creates a distributed digital identity that prevents identity impersonation, account takeover and fraud while delivering frictionless user experiences. BlockID is the only NIST, FIDO2, and iBeta biometrics certified platform that performs millions of authentications daily for some of the largest banks, telecommunications and healthcare organizations in the world. The company is funded by Forgepoint Capital and Gula Tech Adventures with headquarters in East Brunswick, New Jersey. For more information, visit and follow us  on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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