Tascent, Inc., a Los Gatos, CA-based biometrics and identity innovation company, completed a $18.5m Series A funding.
Tano Capital, headquartered in San Mateo, CA, led the round.
The company intends to use the funds to develop new high-throughput iris recognition and mobile biometric identity solutions, enhancing its product lineup and further expand its presence in government, enterprise and other market sectors.
Led by CEO Dean Senner, Tascent develops and deploys biometric identity products and solutions to challenge real-world environments and secure travel and commerce. Founded in 2015, Tascent acquired AOptix Technologies’ Identity Solutions business unit earlier this year.
The company also has offices in Washington, DC, Dubai and Singapore.
Existing customers include Dubai International Airport, London Gatwick Airport, and other security facilities in the US.