Alongside this year’s Silicon Gorge: Autumn Edition we’re publishing profiles of a few of the companies that have made it through to the heats. This week it’s Cardiff-based client engagement business Credas.

Here to answer our questions is Credas CEO Rhys David.

What does your company do? 

Credas is a leading provider of client engagement solutions to companies in regulated markets. Its market-leading technology provides simple, innovative solutions to streamline client engagement, improving the speed and accuracy of client onboarding by overcoming logistical barriers and ensuring compliance with ever-changing legislation.

What problem are you trying to solve?

Speed and accuracy of client onboarding/automating due diligence, improved customer/end user experience, removing risk

What makes your solution unique?

Credas pioneered the use of biometric technology to automate due diligence which means our product is the most stable and robust in the market

What are you most proud of so far?

From day one we have planned and not hoped for growth. We achieved this by working hard on strategy, culture and execution

How much are you raising and what do you want to use investment for?

£1.5-2m. The investment is required to grow our team to bring in some relevant skills and experience

What tools/people/services/organisations helped you most?

Indigo Service Solutions (our parent company), Vince Corley, Xero, HubSpot

Where can we find out more about you?

Geraint Evans