Trulioo Announces Scholarship and Mentorship Program with Beedie Luminaries

Vancouver, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE). Beedie Luminaries is a social-profit company that helps break down barriers to education and provides comprehensive support to promising students facing financial difficulties. Trulioo has committed $300,000 to five years that will include scholarships, paid internships and dedicated mentoring.

“Beedie Luminaries is doing important work to level the playing field for students facing financial barriers and we’re excited to join that effort,” said Steve Munford, CEO of Trulioo. “We are committed to paving the way for the next generation of technology professionals who will take British Columbia’s technology industry to new heights.”

Each year, two students from the Beedie Luminaries program are selected to receive the Trulioo Award, a scholarship for students pursuing a STEM degree. Trulioo will also offer paid internships for Trulioo Award winners and other Beedie Luminaries students. Each Beedie Luminaries intern receives one-on-one mentoring in their desired area from a Trulioo team member.

“We are grateful to Trulioo for joining us in our efforts to remove barriers to higher education for deserving, ambitious and highly committed British Columbians,” said Ryan Beedie, Founder of Beedie Luminaries and President of Beedie. “Through the collective power of philanthropy, corporate and community partnerships, we can extend our support to even more talented British Columbians so they can reach their full potential.”

Beedie Luminaries’ mission is to provide promising British Columbia students with opportunities to advance their education, pursue their dreams and inspire others. The Foundation offers comprehensive programs to help 12th graders, single parents and refugee students gain higher education. To learn more about Beedie Luminaries, visit

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About Trulioo

Trulioo is a leading global identity verification company, building trust online so businesses and consumers can transact safely and securely. Trulioo provides real-time verification of more than 5 billion consumers and 300 million businesses worldwide – all through a single API integration. Enterprises rely on Trulioo to meet their business and compliance needs and to automate workflows for due diligence and fraud prevention. Trulioo’s mission is to give every person on the planet a digital identity to enable access to basic financial services and support. Visit for more information.

About Beedie Luminaries

Beedie Luminaries is a registered foundation and non-profit corporation working to create a brighter future for bright minds. The foundation’s mission is based on the premise that education can enhance future career opportunities and create fundamentally positive societal outcomes. The program provides financial aid to students applying to British Columbia’s public post-secondary institutions, including universities, colleges and trade schools.