November 5, 2018

‘Know Your Business’ Is the Next Frontier for Corporate & SME Banking in the FinTech Age


The world of financial services has seen a transformation over the past decade. The emergence of technologies has brought several efficiencies in the way banks and FIs operate. Customer experience has now become the epicenter, while the tech-innovations are trying to solve several other problems which include high cost, low speed, complex processes, security concerns, and unmitigated risks. One of the major functions which see all these challenges on a regular basis is customer onboarding. While the CX of the retail side of customer onboarding has been relatively well taken care of with some interesting innovation around newer forms of ID verification and authentication techniques involving OTPs and Selfies, the corporate side is where the challenges are a bit more complex and are yet under-solved. KYC/AML has been the focus of regulators ever since the global financial crisis happened. The emergence of RegTech as the disruptor brought tons of startup-driven…

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