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People & Culture | 2020-08-07
How to Use AI In Financial Services: An Interview with John O’Neill

John O’Neill is the SVP of Regional Sales, Western US and Canada for Silent Eight. Although he is now in sales, John began as an engineer, for example working on some of the early browser technology in Champaign Illinois and later at Motorola. We are publishing a 5 part series on AI in Banking by…

Insights | 2020-08-02
What Keeps Money Launderers Up at Night?

If you’re laundering money or financing terrorism, what keeps you up at night? Beyond the day-to-day intrigues of a life of crime, you have a money trail to worry about. Sure, you fear the sophisticated law enforcement and intelligence agencies with the power to track you, shut you down, and put you behind bars. But…

Insights | 2020-07-22
Gaming the System

If you’re trying to get from Point A to Point B without getting caught by the authorities, you’re likely to head for the backroads where there are fewer police than on the highway. For the same reason, an increasing volume of illicit financial flows – money laundering, terrorist financing, and sanctions evasion – has been…

News | 2020-07-17
Fintech Friday: Silent Eight

Martin Markiewicz, CEO of Silent Eight, discussed his company’s origins and top global clients with Efma’s Boris Plantier. What led to the creation of Silent Eight? Silent Eight was founded by a team of engineers and data scientists who are passionate about combating money laundering and terrorist financing to make the world a safer place.  In…

Insights | 2020-06-23
AI and Correspondent Banking: De-Risking Doesn’t Need to Mean Goodbye

Correspondent banking represents one of the most vexing dilemmas for financial institutions and those who regulate them. On the one hand, it has long been a key mechanism for integrating developing countries into the global financial system and giving them access to the capital they need. On the other hand, correspondent banking relationships are inherently…

News | 2020-06-12
We will see global champions coming out of Southeast Asia, Wavemaker Partners’ Paul Santos says

In the second episode of Venture Matters TV discussed deep tech startups, the importance of Singapore for the ecosystem, and “zero to one” moments. “Nothing galvanizes like success.” Paul Santos knows what he’s talking about. His firm Wavemaker Partners sold four companies in the past year, creating about USD 400 million in enterprise value. “We…

Press Release | 2020-06-11
Silent Eight recognized among top 12 Fintechs in Aurexia’s Finlab Index 2020

Paris, France:  Aurexia today announced the publication of its first ever “Finlab Index.” The publication highlights 12 financial technology firms from around the world that “offer innovative solutions to support financial services players in their transformation.” Additionally, the index includes only technology solutions with an established global presence. Among the 12 named in the report,…

Insights | 2020-06-01
Artficial Intelligence Still Sounds Scary, Why?

I’ve been working in the financial services space for close to thirty years now, writes Jim Logan, SVP, Regional Sales, US & Latin America, Silent Eight. I’ve seen many trends and technologies emerge. Some take hold, several are just a flash in the pan. Regardless of how long a concept sticks around, one thing remains: Terminology…

News | 2020-05-31
SG-based Silent Eight Launches On-Demand AI that solves KYC alerts to support firms during COVID

Singapore – MAS announced in late April the establishment of an accelerator grant to enable growth in the sector and promote digital innovation in smaller Financial Institutions and Fintechs. The accelerator program supports the adoption of digital tools and system upgrades that facilitate business continuity by offering subsidies of up to 80% for Fintechs and FIs…