The IdentityMind Blog

90 Minutes with the SEC on ICOs


Last week, the SEC asked to speak with us. The SEC has been very active recently, issuing numerous subpoenas. Interestingly, we are not conducting an ICO, presale or SAFT. Instead, we support companies who are, providing Know Your Customer (KYC) support, sometimes called AML/KYC.


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KYC Compliance for ICOs Made Easier


Risk and Compliance can look complicated from the point of view of an ICO-issuer. For some issuers, risk and compliance is not part of their every day business, and simply a newly required step for the ICO. However, for all issuers, regulators want to know that they have performed due diligence (KYC – Know Your […]


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IdentityMind’s 10 Predictions for 2018 – KYC, AML, ICOs, GDPR and More


2017 has been a year of rapid growth, momentum and industry recognition for us. Regtech has taken off full force and digital identities have moved beyond a “what are those?” response to “…tell me how they can improve on our current system”. We’ll have more to say about that in a follow-on blog in the […]


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The 3 Most Important Things When Launching an ICO


What we’ve learned from helping our customers launch 10 ICOs The number of Initial Coin Offerings has taken the market by surprise. Over $2.25b has been raised via ICOs this year alone, and a market which didn’t exist four years ago is now competitive with venture capital. However, it’s not always smooth sailing. Today, 60% of ICOs […]


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National FinTech Charter: Boom or Bust?


The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) recently announced its continued support for providing financial technology firms national banking licenses. On July 19th, Keith Noreika, acting Comptroller of the Currency, said, “We all need the federal banking system to be more inclusive, to accommodate new banks, and to adapt to the changing needs […]


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KYC Challenges in Digital Environments


It’s been a busy year for Financial Institutions worldwide. And even though the regulatory landscape began to clear due to ongoing dialogues between regulators, examiners, and businesses, financial organizations still have challenges to face when it comes to bridging the gap between their brick-and-mortar operations and the newer digital channels. With that in mind we […]


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