2018 KYC Year in Review20th December, 2018
So much has happened in the world of KYC in 2018 that it would be impossible to include everything in just one article. However, we have compiled a list of the most interesting stories we have shared with our community on Twitter and LinkedIn throughout the year. Take a look!
KYC Featured in Forbes
Few topics have been as ubiquitous as Brexit this year. In August, our CEO Claus Christensen explored the topic in relation to the future of Europe’s RegTech scene with Joe Wallen in Forbes.
— Know Your Customer (@KYC_Ltd) August 27, 2018
APAC CIO Outlook’s “25 Hottest FinTech Companies”
In October, APAC CIO Outlook included Know Your Customer in its list of the 25 Hottest FinTech Companies of 2018.
What an amazing way to start the week… We are absolutely delighted to be one of @APACCIOoutlook‘s 25 Hottest Fintech Companies! Discover more. https://t.co/FPeSfD8hjq #Fintech #RegTech #APAC pic.twitter.com/lpSk9WcBwU
— Know Your Customer (@KYC_Ltd) October 22, 2018
KYC Customer Onboarding Event in Dublin
In October, we hosted a special evening dedicated to the challenges of customer onboarding at our Huckletree office in Dublin. During the panel discussion with some of our clients, we explored the benefits of a digital approach to customer onboarding for both established companies and emerging organisations. Missed the event? Listen to our webinar on demand here.
Many thanks to everyone who joined us last night and in particular to our speakers Margaret Roche from @AssureHedge & Malcolm Craig from @premiumcredit! To anyone who wasn’t able to join us but is interested in Digital #CustomerOnboarding, stay tuned for our upcoming #webinar. pic.twitter.com/U4AzvDjKuL
— Know Your Customer (@KYC_Ltd) October 18, 2018
Singapore FinTech Festival
Only two weeks after leaving Hong Kong after HK FinTech Week, we were back in Singapore for the yearly Singapore FinTech Festival. The event, organised in partnership with the Monetary Authority of Singapore, was once again a roaring success.
Le Village by Crédit Agricole (France)
After winning a FinTech Startup Challenge by Crédit Agricole, in June we spent a wonderful week in Paris participating in an intensive accelerator programme organised by the bank’s innovation group, Le Village.
We’re so excited to announce that we are the winners of this year’s #Fintech Startup Challenge by @VillageCAParis! Here are some pics of our very own @kieronobrien71‘s pitch and post-win speech! #CACIDublin pic.twitter.com/PnSHqfOjR4
— Know Your Customer (@KYC_Ltd) March 14, 2018
Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific (Hong Kong)
At the end of July, only a few weeks after wrapping up our adventure as members of the Standard Chartered’s SuperCharger programme, we discovered we had been selected for Accenture’s FinTech Innovation Lab, also in Hong Kong!
We’re very excited to announce that Know Your Customer has been selected as one of the 8 companies that will take part in Accenture’s @FinTechLabAPAC 2018! Discover more: https://t.co/8OaOD2l0A8 pic.twitter.com/xQWVCWQlOh
— Know Your Customer (@KYC_Ltd) July 31, 2018
KYC Featured in The Sunday Times’ Raconteur
Regulatory sandboxes have become extremely popular among global regulators over the past couple of years. On the Sunday Times’ Raconteur, our CEO investigates the reasons behind their success with Nicola Tavendale.
Claus’s Interview with Disruptive Live
During Cloud Expo Asia in Hong Kong, our CEO Claus Christensen was caught on camera discussing Know Your Custoner’s origin story and our plans for the future with the Disruptive Live crew. Have a look!
“We wanted to make the customer onboarding process easier, helping companies access the documents they need straight from government sources. And that’s what we’ve built”. The origin story of our company told by our CEO @RoamingFounder for @disruptivelive: https://t.co/ojqoK0xeLR pic.twitter.com/r971pVLh3W
— Know Your Customer (@KYC_Ltd) September 9, 2018