Sum&Substance develops industry-leading online image fraud detection and KYC solutions since 2012. By processing electronic images of documents, we leverage our unique knowledge base and deep learning technologies to offer fast, remote and comprehensive identity verification and fraud recognition services for small and medium companies, corporations and governments worldwide.

Our team is represented by multi-year leadership experience in software engineering and computer vision, cyber security, compliance, and management. We have been awarded “The Best startup of 2015” at the Skolkovo Web&Tech Ready and have won “Positive Hack Days’2015” competition at the International Forum on Practical Security.

Our technologies have been recognized by private sector companies, governments and industry experts. Our solutions are used to verify drivers and passengers of carsharing and ridesharing companies, to lower fraud related risks for Russia’s leading financial organizations, to detect fake images for the Russian Ministry of Justice and forensic centers of the law enforcement structures in United States, UK, Canada, United Arab Emirates, India and Taiwan.

Our mission is to lower the possibility for malefactors to engage in online fraudulent activity and to ensure secure and reliable interaction between users on the Web.

Andrey Severyukhin

Founder, CEO
MSc in physics, 11 years management experience in IT, ex-founder of e-commerce and GIS startups Phonelab and Yagorod

Vyacheslav Zholudev

MSc in Engineering (MEng), Mathematics, PhD (Computer Science), more than 10 years of experience in industry

Maria Chizhikova

Head of Operations and Legal
LLM, MSc in law, more than 10 years of experience in tier-one in ternational consulting companies: Gide Loyrette Nouel, Duvernoix

Kirill Bogoslovskiy

Head of Strategy and Finance
Degree in economics from HSE. 7 years of experience in corporate finance and strategy consulting with Qiwi, Sistema and M&A International

Ivan Umrikhin

Business Intelligence Analyst
PhD in Physics, 10 years of experience in R&D, automation of experimental facilities, development of industrial IT solutions

Peter Severyukhin

Fraud Analytics and Compliance
More than 10 years of experience in fraud analysis and image fraud detection