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The IdentityMind Blog

Are ICOs Money Service Businesses now?

March 20, 2018

In one of our recent webinars, Sarah Hody, of the law firm Perkins Coie stated that “If a token is administrating or exchanging virtual currencies, FinCEN could deem the ICO issuer a money transmitter, which would require them to be registered under the federal BSA guidelines.” Well, FinCEN recently revealed a letter where they state […]


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90 Minutes with the SEC on ICOs

March 13, 2018

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

February 14, 2018

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

December 28, 2017

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

October 26, 2017

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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6 Can’t-Miss Sessions at Money20/20

October 20, 2017

We’re gearing up for Money20/20 in Las Vegas, the unmissable conference for those in payments and financial innovation. With about 12,000 attendees, the four-day show promises insights from hundreds of speakers on a broad range of topics, with valuable discussions and opportunities for start-ups and established companies alike. Here are the sessions that have caught […]


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