Shortly after moving to New York City, I applied for a new credit card online. Given the lack of history at my new address, I received a notice in the mail requesting a utility bill as proof of my address. Despite having several documents to prove my address, the process of submitting proof felt too cumbersome and I abandoned the application. Little did I know that three years later I’d be working at a fintech company devoted to improving this very process — digital account opening.
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In the 2018 Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey, PWC writes, “When it comes to fraud, technology is a double-edged sword. It is both a potential threat and a potential protector.” Huge advancements have been made in the payment space with shifts towards digital account opening, allowing people to apply for accounts strictly online. As shown below, digital account opening has become so ubiquitous, it is now an expectation.
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Sure, KYC typically stands for “know your customer”, not “know your company”, but that does not mean knowing your company is any less important. At the start of a new job, there is a learning curve, during which it is essential to not only understand the ins and outs of the role, but to also develop a sense of the team and the company as a whole. To start, some important questions to think about are: