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Bitcoin on the OFAC List: How to Protect Yourself As a Bank, Crypto Exchange, or Wallet

March 27, 2019

This blog post was originally posted on December 5, 2018, and updated extensively on 3/27/2019. US Exchanges Banned from Interacting with Specific Bitcoin Addresses The US Government has been monitoring cryptocurrencies for several years. In March 2013, FinCEN’s guidance explicitly called out crypto exchanges where individuals buy and sell crypto currencies, and required they be […]


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Koi Trading Unveils AML Compliance-as-a-Service Using IdentityMind Digital Identities Platform

March 12, 2019

IdentityMind powers new plug-and-play AML service for Digital Currency exchanges with Know Your Customer (KYC) and Transaction Monitoring. PALO ALTO, CA, March 12, 2019: Koi Trading, an innovative OTC trading desk that provides private, efficient, and compliant cryptocurrency liquidity to counterparties around the world, today announced a partnership with IdentityMind, Digital Identities You Can Trust, […]


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What do Mark Twain and ICOs have in common?

September 13, 2018

Recently, Coindesk published an article stating, ”The ICO is over”. What we’ve found, in the words of Mark Twain, “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” We have signed almost 200 ICOs, in fact, 10% of ICOs who conduct Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) use our services. We thought we’d share […]


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Ensuring Compliant Security Token Sales: Polymath in Paradise

July 19, 2018

Last week, Polymath brought together 40+ individuals from across the blockchain space including developers, KYC experts, securities lawyers, and transfer agents, to the beaches of Barbados with the goal of building a protocol for security tokens. Specifically, Polymath’s goal was to receive feedback on their ST-20 protocol which will serve as a backwards-compatible extension for […]


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ICOs and Virtual Currency Exchanges: A Mid-Year Review

July 9, 2018

We just crossed the halfway point of 2018, and IdentityMind has spoken with over 650 companies conducting ICOs and helped with over 100 ICOs so far, with the total rising to 175 if you include 2017. These range from large utility tokens with over 25,000 contributors needing KYC, to small security tokens with 10 contributors […]


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