Our founder, Leonardo Rebitte, identifies a glaring need in the market: the need for digital businesses to have efficient, accurate tools for identity verification and authentication. Alongside Rafael Viana, he started the project that would become Caf as a tool for the exclusive use of a fintech company.
The initial project tool is highly successful and catches the attention of many in the market. The idea evolves and becomes the startup Caf, based in the southern Brazilian city of Venâncio Aires.
Caf receives its initial round of investment that makes it possible to scale the company's operations and expand its service to new industries.
The company reaches an important milestone – 200 employees – and now has offices in the largest cities in Brazil – São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Caf begins its global expansion by hiring employees in North America and Europe and establishing new business partners in other countries.
A veteran of the identity security market, he A veteran of the identity security market, Darryl Green takes over as CEO with a mission to lead the company's global expansion and growth.
To accompany Caf’s aggressive global expansion, the company changes its name from Combate à Fraude to Caf, and unveils a new visual identity.