Since 2011, Sum&Substance has been an industry leader with cutting-edge online image fraud detection and KYC solutions. We apply a unique knowledge base and deep learning technology to the inspection of electronic images of physical documents to realize comprehensive on demand identity verification and fraud recognition services for small and medium companies, corporations and governments worldwide.

Our mission is to deliver security, authenticity and trust in online relationships by lowering the risk of fraud.

Our team is composed of international experts with years of leadership experience in software engineering, computer vision, cyber security, compliance, and process management skill sets. Sum&Substance received the “Best Startup of 2015” award at the Skolkovo Web&Tech Ready expo and the “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 who rely on authentic images and documents for their service excellence and their reputations. Our solutions verify the identity of both drivers and passengers of carsharing and ridesharing service providers, lower the fraud related risks of leading financial organizations, detect falsified images for the Russian Ministry of Justice and forensic centers of law enforcement structures in the US, UK, Canada, UAE, India and Taiwan.

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