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Kenyan Startup Peleza Merges With YC-Backed Prembly
Kenyan Startup Peleza Merges With YC-Backed Prembly

Kenyan identity management startup, Peleza has merged with YC-backed Prembly to form the Prembly Group in an undisclosed deal. With this merger, the Prembly group seeks to build a bigger East African business using Peleza’s industry knowledge and improve customer service offerings.

While Prembly provides identity verification, security, and compliance, Peleza conducts background checks for businesses. Peleza has key partnerships in East Africa with mobility apps Uber and Bolt and logistics corporation FedEx. “The decision to name the entity Prembly Group is borne out of a mutual agreement to leverage the brand equity and established market presence of Prembly, especially given its global recognition in compliance and digital security solutions,” said Ogungbe, Co-founder and CEO of Prembly.