SheerID launched in 2011 to transform existing, protected, private data into an eligibility verification service for online commerce. The company saw explosive growth starting in the beginning of 2012, and currently provides a secure verification platform for companies like Spotify, Foot Locker, PGA TOUR, and Costco. SheerID's clients use eligibility verification to offer exclusive promotional discounts to military personnel, college students, teachers, first responders, and other communities online or in a mobile environment.
2011 - SheerID is founded to verify the eligibility of college students and military.
Feb 2012 - Charnelton office opens in Eugene, Oregon with 10 employees.
Oct 2012 - K-12 teacher verification is launched.
Jan 2013 - SheerID hires an Oregon-based call center to handle increased volume.
June 2013 - First responder verification is launched.
August 2013 - Alumni verification is launched.
Oct 2013 - SheerID adds professor and faculty verification.
Dec 2013 - Amazon standardizes on SheerID to satisfy vendors' requirements for academic products.
Feb 2014 - 14M veteran records are added to verification data.
Sep 2015 - Secured a $5.3M investment round led by Voyager Capital.
February 2016 - SheerID expands to open Portland office.
April 2016 - SheerID adds ProDeal and Employee verification.