Fintech

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Is the lack of KYC in DeFi a feature or a bug? Pt. II

By Ricardo Wiesner on Jun 2, 2022

Decentralized finance, or DeFi, is an area of cryptocurrency focused on innovative financial products. In recent months, DeFi has been in the regulatory crosshairs for its lack of KYC and AML safeguards (among other reasons). We're uncovering how DeFi has managed to get this far without KYC and exploring what the future could hold for this controversial space.

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Is the lack of KYC in DeFi a feature or a bug? Pt. I

By Ricardo Wiesner on May 11, 2022

Decentralized finance, or DeFi, is an area of cryptocurrency focused on innovative financial products. In recent months, DeFi has been in the regulatory crosshairs for its lack of KYC and AML safeguards (among other reasons). We're uncovering how DeFi has managed to get this far without KYC and exploring what the future could hold for this controversial space.

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Move over, crypto bros. Making space for women in crypto

By KJ McAlpin on Mar 31, 2022

Crypto’s gender gap runs deep. We hosted a fireside chat with three of Alloy’s crypto experts and guest panelists from NFT Girl Gang to share their experiences being women in the male-dominated space and tips for newbies getting started. Here are some takeaways from the event.

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The metaverse is full of finopportunity

By KJ McAlpin on Mar 10, 2022

There’s just one little problem with your “digital transformation” plans: you probably didn’t account for the metaverse. In this blog, we explore what the metaverse actually is and how banks and fintech companies can adapt to its new digital economy.

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Former Alloy solutions architect Carmen Perez on launching her own fintech company

By KJ McAlpin on Feb 23, 2022

As recent Alloy alum Carmen Perez prepares for the next chapter of her career, which includes launching a fintech company of her own, we sat down with her to learn more about her new company and her experience working at Alloy.

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How to approve more good customers

In this eBook, we explore how using multiple data source providers in your identity verification process can not only help you mitigate fraud risks, but also bring on more good customers.

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New benchmark report shows how your fintech’s fraud and compliance strategy stacks up against peers

By KJ McAlpin on Feb 7, 2022

Read the Fintech Fraud & Compliance Benchmark Report, a new research study we conducted with Pulse, to find out what other fintech companies are doing to mitigate risk and gain control in an era of rising fraud.

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Framing Fintech: chatting with Alex Song from Ramp

By KJ McAlpin on Jan 26, 2022

In this new blog series, Framing Fintech, our GM of Fintech, Charley Ma, sits down with leaders in the industry to chat through lessons learned, fintech trends and hot takes. In our first installment of Framing Fintech, Charley Ma chats with Alex Song, Head of Finance at Ramp, to share his tips on how new lending companies can raise capital.

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When is a bank account not a bank account?

By Tommy Nicholas on Dec 20, 2021

Alloy CEO Tommy Nicholas reflects on the recent trend of merchants and fintech companies blocking consumers from using money coming from neobank accounts. In his blog, he explains why he's worried about what this trend could mean for the fintech industry and the underbanked.

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Alloy’s holiday gift guide for the fintech buff in your life

By KJ McAlpin on Dec 16, 2021

Holiday season is in full swing, and if you’re like me, you still haven’t done all of your holiday shopping. It seems everyone in my life has gotten into crypto this year, so to gain some inspiration for my upcoming shopping spree, I asked Alloy team members what I should get for the fintech fanatics in my life. Here are their top suggestions:

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Alloy takes center stage at Money 20/20

By KJ McAlpin on Nov 3, 2021

The biggest event in fintech returned to Las Vegas last week. The event was filled with thought-provoking sessions, networking events and parties, and lots of opportunities to meet with prospects, clients, and partners. Let’s unpack some of the top industry trends and recap Alloy’s participation at the event.

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Fintech in the age of the influencer

By Charley Ma on Oct 13, 2021

Alloy's GM of Fintech, Charley Ma, takes a deep dive into one of the newest (and fastest-growing) categories of small businesses - influencers and creators. Charley outlines business pain points creators face and how innovative fintech companies are addressing those pain points.

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Community banks & fintechs: lessons from the past decade

By Alloy on Apr 20, 2020

Strengthening the infrastructure of America’s community banks, who represent 97% of US banks.

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2 min read
Cutting through the noise with data

By Richard Scioli on Mar 23, 2020

Synthetic fraud? Biometrics? An abundance of jargon and buzzwords emerge when you begin to research identity validation and data in concert with the creation of a digital account opening strategy.

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Resources

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How to approve more good customers

Your guide to using multiple data sources for identity verification

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Your guide to build vs. buy

Discover which path forward is right for your organization's identity decisioning process

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The value of an identity decisioning platform

How to calculate the ROI

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Updated Feature

By Alloy on Aug 4, 2022

Test and understand the impact of your transaction monitoring workflows

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New Feature

By Alloy on Aug 2, 2022

Ten new document types added to Alloy's Document Verification SDK

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Updated Feature

By Alloy on Jul 15, 2022

More flexible aggregations now available for transaction monitoring rules

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By Alloy on Jul 13, 2022

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