Published On: Thu, Feb 25th, 2016

Gov. Scott: Boca Raton Data Company to Add 200 Jobs

By CRA News Service

The city is expected to get an economic boost in the coming years as IDI, a local data and analytics company, plans to add as many as 200 over the next few years, Gov. Rick Scott’s office said Monday.

The governor made the announcement during a visit to the firm.

“I am excited to visit IDI today to celebrate their recent success and the creation of 40 jobs over the past two years,” Scott said in a news release. “IDI is one of many small businesses growing in Florida and plans to add 200 new jobs over the next few years. We will keep working to cut $1 billion in taxes and create the new $250 million dedicated Florida Enterprise Fund this session so Florida can become first for jobs.”

IDI CEO Derek Dubner said, “Since our inception, IDI has experienced incredible growth.  We are grateful to Governor Scott for his commitment to creating a business-friendly environment in Florida so companies like ours can succeed. IDI is dedicated to making the world a safer place, reducing the cost of doing business, and enhancing the consumer experience, and we look forward to working with new clients across the country to meet this goal.”

Mayor Susan Haynie heralded IDI’s growth and success.

“In a relatively short period of time they’ve created 40 jobs locally, and plan to create over 200 more for our city,” she said in the release. “We have a thriving business community here in Boca Raton and it’s always an honor to highlight their accomplishments.”

The company started in October 2014, now has140 employees nationwide, including the 40 in Boca Raton. It also has offices in New York, Seattle, Atlanta and Washington, D.C., according to a news release from the governor’s office.

IDT provides due diligence, risk assessment, fraud prevention and other services for collection agencies and law firms.

Through leading-edge, proprietary technology and a massive data repository, IDI’s data and analytical solutions harness the power of data fusion, uncovering the relevance of disparate data points and converting them into comprehensive and insightful views of people, businesses, assets and their interrelationships.

In December, IDI acquired New York-based Fluent, Inc., an industry leader in people-based digital marketing, and also announced the beginnings of the beta release of its next generation data analytics platform, idiCORE™, with wider distribution to the risk management industry expected within this quarter.

“Since our inception, IDI has experienced incredible growth,” IDI CEO Derek Dubner said. “We are grateful to Gov. Scott for his commitment to creating a business-friendly environment in Florida so companies like ours can succeed. IDI is dedicated to making the world a safer place, reducing the cost of doing business, and enhancing the consumer experience, and we look forward to working with new clients across the country to meet this goal.”

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