News and Insights


News and Insights

Identity Verification: The Best Defense Against Modern Fraud

The threat of identity fraud has moved from the realm of cyber-thrillers into a palpable reality for businesses and their customers. A fraudster, armed with nothing but stolen personal details, can unravel the trust you’ve built with your customers in … Read More

Yardstik Announces Josh Cutler as CTO Following Massive Year of Growth

Minneapolis, MN, January 10, 2024—Yardstik, a Trust & Safety Platform built to help high-volume hiring businesses hire, verify, and onboard workers at scale, announced today that Josh Cutler, former Chief Data Scientist and Technology Fellow at UnitedHealth Group, has joined … Read More

Decrypting Fraud’s Latest Moves with Five Expert Insights

In a world where technology evolves at the speed of light, so does the cunning art of fraud. Navigating this challenging landscape is essential for both business longevity and consumer trust. That’s why we’ve turned to an expert to help … Read More

Yardstik Secures Additional $12M to Expand Trust & Safety Platform

Minneapolis, MN, October 17, 2023—Yardstik, a Trust & Safety Platform built to help high-volume hiring businesses safely hire, verify, and onboard workers at scale, has raised an additional $12 million in its most recent round of funding.  The expansion round … Read More

Yardstik Launches New Strategic Partnership with Gig Wage to Usher in a New Era of Trust & Safety

Yardstik, the world’s first Trust & Safety Platform, is announcing a new strategic partnership with Gig Wage, a platform that helps businesses deliver faster payments to gig workers.  Yardstik is thrilled to announce a new strategic partnership with Gig Wage, … Read More

Fraud 2.0: New Risks and Rules in the Remote Economy

The remote economy has unlocked a world of global opportunities and real-time connections. People can work from anywhere in the world. Groceries miraculously arrive at our doorstep. Any household chore can now be tasked out through your favorite app in … Read More

Yardstik Doubles Down on Trust & Safety with Two New Tools

In early 2023, Yardstik launched the world’s first Trust & Safety Platform. The platform was our answer to the increasingly important and complex question every high-volume hiring business, SaaS platform, and gig marketplace is asking itself today:  “How do we … Read More

Yardstik Launches First-Ever Trust & Safety Platform to Help Businesses Build Best-in-Class Trust & Safety Programs 

The platform will introduce new screening and verification tools and safely leverage data to improve the user experience and help customers accelerate hiring, reduce fraud, and reduce unnecessary screening costs Minneapolis, MN – June 27, 2023 – Today, Yardstik announces … Read More

Who Needs a Trust & Safety Platform – and who doesn’t?

Trust & Safety has surged in popularity so quickly that it’s akin to a whirlwind, no longer confined to the silos of high-tech firms or giant corporates. It’s being recognized and embraced across industries as diverse as the marketplace itself. … Read More

Revolutionizing Trust & Safety: Unveiling the All-in-One Platform

Once upon a time, a small online retailer decided to change the way we buy books. This company, called Amazon, took on the behemoth of brick-and-mortar bookselling and transformed the retail landscape. It didn’t stop at books, but expanded to … Read More

Andrew Johnson Joins Yardstik as Chief Operating Officer

Yardstik announced today that Andrew Johnson has joined their executive team as Chief Operating Officer. … Read More

Yardstik Launches Podcast for Gig Marketplace Executives: Rockin’ Your Marketplace

Yardstik Inc. announced the launch of a new podcast for executives serving two-sided marketplaces: Rockin’ Your Marketplace. … Read More