Robin Tombs Named Amongst the Startup Elite in the Top 100 Startups, Businesses, and Entrepreneurs in 2022

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November 30, 2022, LONDON, United Kingdom – We are delighted to announce that Robin Tombs, CEO of Yoti, has been awarded fifth place in the Top 100 Startups, Businesses, and Entrepreneurs in 2022 by TechRound, the UK’s fastest growing startup and tech news site.

The competition followed a round of judging from an expert panel: James Mercer (tayp), Stephanie Affleck (Little Fashion House), Alex Buttle (Motorway), Jeffrey Faustin (Jenson Funding Partners), and Sabrina Chevannes (Complex Creative).

The judges said: “With just over 3,000 applications this year, we were all blown away by the quality of entries including startups that operate in multiple countries and have raised vast amounts through funding rounds.”

Robin Tombs, CEO of Yoti said: “I am delighted that Yoti has been named in TechRound’s Top 100 list, and to have been included alongside so many stand out and inspiring businesses and entrepreneurs. We are honoured to take 5th place out of 3,000 entries, showing the significant impact and importance of digital identity and age verification in today’s world. The competition was fierce and we congratulate our fellow winners and offer best wishes to all of the 3,000 start up ventures.”

Yoti was named in the Top 10 alongside Simon Hansford of Itero Technologies, Ashay Bhave of Thaely, Sheila Hogan of Biscuit Tin, Jenny Saft and Tobias Kaufhold of Apryl, Simon Hudson of Cheeze, Tom Home of blOKes, Emma Kay of WalkSafe, Thomas (Hal) Robson-Kanu of The Turmeric Co. and Caroline Casey of The Valuable 500.


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About Yoti

Yoti is a digital identity technology company that makes it safer for people to prove who they are, verifying identities and trusted credentials online and in-person. They now provide verification solutions across the globe, spanning  identity verification, age verification, document eSigning, access management, and authentication. In the UK, Yoti has partnered with Post Office to accelerate digital identity adoption, with a national footprint spanning 11,500 Post Office branches, online and more. Over 12 million people have downloaded the free Yoti app across the world. It is available in English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese and Polish. Yoti is certified to ISO/IEC 27001:2013 for ID Verification Services, ISAE 3000 (SOC 2) Type 2 certified for its technical and organisational security processes. For more information, please visit