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Building A Safe Financial System (Why Omidyar Network Invested In Hummingbird)

We are grateful to have the support of the Omidyar Network as we transform the financial crime investigations space. Read more about their decision to invest in Hummingbird in this blog post by Kabir Kumar.

November 16, 2018

Banking Needs a RegTech Sandbox (American Banker)

"Sandboxes" could allow innovation in finance and regulation to flourish. In this article for American Banker, Hummingbird's Jo Ann Barefoot examines potential approaches to creating regulatory sandboxes in the US.

November 2, 2018

Hummingbird Raises $3 Million to Modernize Anti-Money Laundering

With funding from Homebrew, Omidyar Network, TTV Capital, and Designer Fund, the company continues its mission to fight financial crime.

October 22, 2018

Our talk at the ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference (Audio)

RegTech has the power to dramatically reduce costs and create efficiencies in the banking industry. Our very own Jo Ann Barefoot discusses the implications of RegTech at the American Banking Association's Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference.

May 8, 2018

Regtech Could Help Stop Human Trafficking (American Banker)

Approximately 17,000 children, women and men are sold and bought every year in America and around the world as lifelong slaves used for labor and sexual exploitation. In this article, we look at how Regtech can be a powerful means of fighting human trafficking.

January 31, 2018

5 Technology Trends Driving Change In Banking (Texas Banking Magazine)

The banking world is changing due to innovations in technology. In this article for Texas Banking Magazine, we look at what these changes are, the challenges they present, and what banks can do to stay agile.

January 1, 2018

Reglabs: Time For A Major Regulatory Experiment? (Banking Exchange)

What will regulation look like in the future? In this article for Banking Exchange, we look at how safe, experimental sandboxes are required for tech-driven financial regulation to evolve.

July 13, 2017

Disrupting FinTech Law (PDF)

A reprint of our article for Thomson Reuters' FinTech Law Report. In it, we look at recent innovations developing in the FinTech world and analyze the regulatory implications for these shifts.

April 1, 2015

Disrupting Consumer Financial Services (Forbes)

Consumer finance is changing rapidly – lending, payments, investment, and banking are evolving to incorporate new technologies. Regulations haven't kept up, though. In this article for Forbes, we look at the implications of lagging regulations on financial innovation.

September 10, 2014