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Payfone is a leader in secure mobile authentication. Payfone's suite of network authentication services provides unparalleled mobile security while eliminating friction from the customer experience.

The company is backed by American Express, Verizon Wireless, Rogers Communications, Early Warning and Bank of America, BB&T, Capital One, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo.

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TypePrivate
Founded2008
HQNew York, US
Websitepayfone.com
Employee Ratings3.8

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)88(+10%)

Key People/Management at Payfone

Rodger Desai

Rodger Desai

CEO / Co Founder
Stuart Ellman

Stuart Ellman

Team Member
Charlie Fote

Charlie Fote

Team Member
Mike Brody

Mike Brody

Co-Founder / Vice President of Products
Kevin Talbot

Kevin Talbot

Co-Founder and Managing Partner
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Payfone Office Locations

Payfone has offices in New York and Greenwood Village
New York, US (HQ)
215 Park Avenue South, 11th Floor
Greenwood Village, US
730 6455 S Yosemite St
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Payfone Financials and Metrics

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Payfone's latest funding round in February 2018 was reported to be $23 m. In total, Payfone has raised $88.1 m
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Payfone Online and Social Media Presence

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Payfone News and Updates

Payfone Launches Next-Generation Platform To Enable Faster, Frictionless And Fraud-Free Customer Experiences

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Payfone, the world's leading digital identity authentication network, today announced the launch of the Trust Platform, a first-of-its-kind digital authentication platform. The Trust Platform enables enterprises to increase customer satisfaction...

Payfone Set to Extend Its Award-Winning Anti-SIM Swap Fraud Technology to 35 Additional Global Markets in 2019

NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital identity authentication leader Payfone announced today that it will be extending its award-winning cybersecurity technology to 35 additional global markets in 2019. The patented technology has successfully enabled major North American...

Payfone établit un partenariat avec Orange pour lutter contre la fraude sur les identités sur quatre nouveaux marchés mondiaux

Ce partenariat marque une nouvelle étape dans l'expansion de Payfone sur 35 marchés mondiaux et il protégera le grand public contre les permutations de SIM et autres attaques pirates en France, en Espagne, en Roumanie et en Pologne. PARIS, 17 octobre 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Payfone, leader...

Payfone Partners with Orange to Fight Identity Fraud in Four New Global Markets

PARIS , Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital identity authentication leader Payfone announced today that it has signed a deal with global telecommunications operator Orange to provide authentication and anti-fraud services in four new international markets. By leveraging Orange's...

Payfone to Make Announcement During Digital Identity Panel Discussion at Mobile World Congress Americas 2018

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital identity authentication leader Payfone announced that it will be joined by partners Early Warning Services, LLC and the GSMA, and client, higi, for a panel discussion at Mobile World Congress Americas 2018 today in Los Angeles. Entitled...

Payfone CEO to Speak About Fraud & Security at Goldman Sachs FinTech Conference

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital identity authentication leader Payfone announced that its CEO, Rodger Desai, will be speaking at the Eighth Annual GS FinTech Conference taking place today at the Goldman Sachs headquarters in New York. The invite-only conference will be...
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Payfone Blogs

Payfone Hosts First ‘Wine & Time’ Executive Experience in Atlanta

Payfone held our very first ‘Wine & Time” Executive Experience last week in Atlanta. The event, held at City Winery in the popular Ponce City Market complex, was a great success, and was well-attended by Atlanta-area executives interested in learning how time and trust are the new KPIs reshuffli…

Payfone and the GSMA Announce Partnership to Offer Fast, Frictionless and Fraud-Free Digital Experiences to Companies in Spain

The two digital identity leaders are combining forces to make the login experience easier and more secure for consumers in Spain   BARCELONA (February 14, 2019) – Payfone, the world’s leading digital identity authentication provider, and the GSMA, a trade body representing mobile network operators w…

Payfone Launches Next-Generation Platform to Enable Faster, Frictionless and Fraud-Free Customer Experiences

Introducing the Trust Platform, a meaningful differentiator for brands NEW YORK (January 24, 2019) – Payfone, the world’s leading digital identity authentication network, today announced the launch of the Trust Platform, a first-of-its-kind digital authentication platform. The Trust Platform enables…

Payfone Company Life and Culture

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Payfone Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Payfone founded?

    Payfone was founded in 2008.

  • Who are Payfone key executives?

    Payfone's key executives are Rodger Desai, Stuart Ellman and Charlie Fote.

  • How many employees does Payfone have?

    Payfone has 88 employees.

  • Who are Payfone competitors?

    Competitors of Payfone include Hanmi Financial, Bank of Marin and First Bank.

  • Where is Payfone headquarters?

    Payfone headquarters is located at 215 Park Avenue South, 11th Floor, New York.

  • Where are Payfone offices?

    Payfone has offices in New York and Greenwood Village.

  • How many offices does Payfone have?

    Payfone has 2 offices.