About Us

Experts in ID verification and investigation





Our Story

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137 years! That’s the combined amount of experience that Hooyu’s management team have in the people investigation and ID verification markets. Having pioneered online people search more than 20 years ago with 192.com, the team went on to build 192business, a highly successful ID verification company which was acquired by Experian in 2012.

Today, 192.com is going stronger than ever and the company offers the most innovative services for ID verification and investigation of people & businesses.

 


 


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1996

In 1996 we launched 192.com which today helps millions of users every month to search and verify information on people, businesses and places.

2004

In 2004 we launched 192business, that we grew to serve over 1500 organizations such as Apple, Dell, 888.com and HSBC with identity verification solutions to detect fraud, verify customer age and prevent money laundering.

2012

192business was successfully acquired by Experian in 2012.

2016

In 2016 we launched HooYu.com as an identity confirmation service for people to verify the identity of other people to help build trust for todays’ digital age.

2017

In 2017 we launched HooYu Identify as the first global identity platform to unite and combine multiple identity technologies to help businesses verify their customers.

2018

In 2018 we launched HooYu Investigate as a unique data visualisation tool for investigating people and businesses to speed up investigations, uncover links and create actionable intelligence.

Now

192.com helps millions of users every month and enjoys a 90%+ market share.

Now

Today HooYu Identify and HooYu Investigate are used by banks, government departments, online gambling operators, sharing economy marketplaces, online retailers and countless other kinds of organisations.

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William Morris Way,
Fulham, London
SW6 2UZ

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