Military ID Verification Service, Troop ID, Raises $2.1 Million

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http://techcrunch.com – Iraq War veteran and Troop ID founder Blake Hall has scored a cool $2.1 million from notable investors, such as David Tisch and Mark McLaughlin. The former elite soldier has raised a total of $5.7 million for his identity service that verifies military credentials and partners them with brands. “The concept of the business is simple. We noticed that brands were relying on offline channels — and largely neglecting their digital channels — to offer active military and veterans commercial discounts, employment opportunities, skill training vouchers, etc,” writes Hall to T (IT news)