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The IdentityMind Blog

Trusted Digital Identities — Creating a Common Framework for Proofing, Monitoring, and Trusting Identities

August 15, 2018

For those of us who have been creating and developing products for years, there is nothing more difficult than having your product not map to a specific category or defined by an analyst firm. Few companies succeed in creating a new market category by themselves. And, not having a category can complicate explaining what your […]


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Implementing KYC for your ICO : A Primer

August 2, 2018

You’re on your way to launching your Initial Coin Offering (ICO). You have a great new idea that no one else is doing. And, while you’ve gathered a talented team who can make it happen, you also know that you need some funding to help you reach success. So you’ve decided to launch an ICO […]


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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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Respect for Consumer Privacy as a Practice

July 3, 2018

Introduction Between Facebook / Cambridge Analytica and the GDPR enforcement milestone, data privacy has been a hot topic in recent months. Whereas much of the debate historically has been about data protection (e.g. hackers looking to steal your data), now the debate is focused on “how your vendors are using your data”. IdentityMind, since its […]


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Transaction Monitoring for Anti-Money Laundering based on Digital Identities


Regulatory bodies worldwide recommend a risk-based approach to AML for traditional financial organizations as well as FinTechs. A risk-based approach simply means that how you evaluate a transaction is informed by the risk factors associated with such transaction. In the U.S., the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) advocates a risk-based approach, and internationally, the Financial Action Task Force […]


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Taking Your AML Operations from Wish List to Success

June 22, 2018

You know what you need to do to make your AML program a success. But, the gap between what you know you need and what you can deliver relegates those plans to the wish list. You’ve tried connecting different systems and data sources but find yourself stuck with a limited system that cannot keep up […]


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4 Can’t-Miss Sessions at IMTC USA 2018

June 20, 2018

IdentityMind is proud to be exhibiting at our third International Money Transfer & Cross-Border Payments Conference (IMTC) in San Francisco next week. IMTC brings together remitters, clients, and regulators to discuss innovation, challenges, and opportunities in the industry. The conference does a great job of focusing on Money Service Businesses and their specific needs, which […]


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Launching 2.0 in Mexico City

June 12, 2018

On May 23rd, we launched IdentityMind 2.0 at our Latin American headquarters in Mexico City. At the event, clients including AirTM, Biccos and Bitt shared their business experiences as virtual currency exchanges and FinTech startups. Our partners CipherTrace and Mitek were also on hand to provide their expertise on cryptocurrency compliance and identity verification technology. […]


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IdentityMind 2.0 is Here

June 7, 2018

Five years of of innovation The insights of over 250 clients 40 iterations All of this has led us to IdentityMind 2.0. We’re very proud to be here, launching a new generation of AML transaction monitoring. And, we’re excited to tell you about it. Our compliance and risk management knowledge, marketplace experience, and conversations with […]


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