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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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AML Compliance For Everyone: A RegTech Webstore that enables FinTech’s Financial Inclusion

September 11, 2018

The IdentityMind RegTech Webstore offers anti-money laundering (AML) capabilities accessible to every FinTech and Financial Institution worldwide to jumpstart their AML compliance program cost-effectively. I started working on compliance solutions because it was an obvious application of our core technology and philosophy of digital identities. I didn’t know much about compliance when I started (I […]


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The New IdentityMind RegTech Webstore: Your Fastest Path to KYC and More

September 6, 2018

When it comes to knowing your customer (KYC) and keeping your business safe from potential money laundering or threats of fraud, IdentityMind is on the cutting edge of technology and applications offering the solutions for complying with anti-money laundering (AML) regulatory requirements across worldwide jurisdictions. The IdentityMind platform keeps your business safe by providing you […]


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Using Interquartile Range (IQR) to Highlight Risk

August 27, 2018

Introduction The release of our 2.0 platform in June marked a fundamental shift in our approach to the detection and analysis for uncovering suspicious activities, as applied to both anti-money laundering (AML) and fraud prevention. We at IdentityMind moved from a transaction-centric to a user-centric platform, focusing on users and their digital identities. As part […]


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Transaction Monitoring for Anti-Money Laundering based on Digital Identities

August 20, 2018

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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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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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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