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INCLINE VILLAGE, NEVADA OCTOBER 12, 2022Socure, the leading provider of digital identity verification and fraud solutions, announced today that Founder and CEO Johnny Ayers has been recognized by Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) as one of the Most Exceptional Entrepreneurs of 2022 for the second year in a row. This honor will be announced at its Builders + Innovators Summit in Healdsburg, California taking place Oct. 12-14. This elite group of entrepreneurs includes visionary founders that continuously disrupt the status quo and establish a new gold standard within their industries. 

Earlier this year Ayers was the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 winner, and also named Executive of the Year in the annual 2022 Finovate Awards.  

“We’re delighted to recognize Johnny as one of the most exceptional entrepreneurs of 2022,” said David M. Solomon, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs. “They have made extraordinary contributions to a wide range of fields, and all of us are looking forward to meeting with these innovative thinkers.”

Socure is the market leader and highest valued company in the identity verification and fraud prevention space. Its graph-defined platform combines advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence to analyze all elements of a consumer’s identity to deliver the most accurate and robust identity verification and proofing, Know Your Customer (KYC), and fraud risk prediction solutions in the industry. 

“I’m humbled to be honored by such a reputable and respected brand as Goldman Sachs for the second year in a row. This is a clear testament to the value that our very talented team is delivering for our customers and partners,” said Ayers. “Socure has set a new standard for identity verification and fraud prevention as we have been relentlessly focused on our mission to verify 100% of good identities in real-time and completely eliminate identity fraud for every transaction on the internet. This is a concept we’ve been told for years is impossible to achieve, but we’ve made unbelievable progress and our team won’t stop until we achieve it.”