In the new and burgeoning ICO sector, there are a lot of questions about how to build compliant technologies and companies without compromising the effectiveness of their blockchain applications. In this interview, Matthew Unger shares why his company, iComply remains technologically agnostic so that new blockchains, mesh networks, or centralized trading systems can be integrated in a regulated manner. Listen to hear how compliance and governance can be incorporated for the growing ICO movement.
About Matthew Unger: Matthew Unger is founder and CEO of iComply Investor Services Inc. (iComply). Matthew is experienced in both innovation management and financial services and has led projects ranging from Richard Branson’s Virgin Oceanic to publicly-traded companies, crown corporations, and SMEs. Matthew studied fintech, blockchain and artificial intelligence at MIT and previously spent 7 years in the Canadian financial services sector. Matthew also serves on the board of directors at Surfrider Foundation Canada, a global charity dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of waves, oceans, and beaches.
About iComply: iComply is a regulatory technology company focused on using blockchain and artificial intelligence to build a better capital market with robust, secure, and immutable record keeping, reporting, and transaction monitoring. The technology also interacts beyond blockchain and can be used by traditional and decentralized companies alike. iComply has released two products, both adding critical pieces of compliance infrastructure: iComplyICO and iComplyKYC. iComplyICO uses iComply’s proprietary PrefactoTM technology which iComplyKYC is an industry leading KYC, AML, risk solution for decentralized finance and cryptocurrency applications. An integrated ecosystem, iComply’s technology enables an efficient workflow and record keeping between investors, regulators, securities issuers, and capital markets service providers. Learn more: iComplyICO.com
What you will learn in this episode:
- How you can build compliant blockchain technologies.
- What regulatory partners are needed when launching an ICO.
- What blockchain can do to help improve KYC/AML for financial institutions.
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