Let’s talk about digital identity with Amit Sharma, FinClusive.
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In episode 51 of #LTADI, Amit Sharma, Founder and CEO at FinClusive, joins Oscar to delve into the topic of financial inclusion for individuals and organisations and the role of identity within it. Examining the potential solutions that can facilitate secure Know Your Customer (KYC) and Know Your Business (KYB) processes, while also promoting economic empowerment on a global scale, while highlighting the Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) as a key example.
“Legal entity digital identities are equally as important as the individual identities because they form the gateway to be able to access essential and critical financial services.”
Amit Sharma has engaged in a myriad of roles that intersect financial markets, risk management, regulatory compliance, and international development. He is the Founder and CEO of FinClusive, a hybrid FinTech and RegTech company dedicated to financial inclusion. FinClusive serves the growing fintech, virtual asset/crypto and other non-bank/alternative financial services sector by providing them the ability to establish insured accounts for themselves and their clients through its growing U.S. based bank partners and conduct cross border transactions over crypto/blockchain and traditional bank payment rails—with an embedded full-stack global-standard financial crimes compliance (FCC) platform. Prior to FinClusive, Amit worked in both the public and private sectors, including with Empowerment Capital, Mitsubishi UFJ, and at the US Treasury Department, first at the inception of the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI), and later as COS to the Deputy Secretary and Advisor to Treasury’s senior team under Secretary Henry Paulson.
Connect with Amit on Twitter @ASharma_VT and on LinkedIn.
Find out more about FinClusive at finclusive.com.
FinClusive is a Ubisecure/RapidLEI partner. Read more about the partnership in our press release: www.ubisecure.com/news-events/finclusive-validation-agent-gleis/
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About Ubisecure & RapidLEI
Ubisecure is an accredited Local Operating Unit (LOU), also known as an LEI Issuer, for the GLEIF through its RapidLEI service and is the number one issuer of LEIs worldwide. Find out about becoming a RapidLEI partner at rapidlei.com/partners.
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