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The online platform for Identity Verification that gives back personal data ownership to the citizens

Objective

Currently, the management of consumers’ personal data is a complex process particularly for the financial sector, which must ensure to hold accurate, verified and updated data to comply with the Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations. This complexity is present all throughout the relationship with consumers, starting with heavy, costly and time-consuming onboarding processes. Moreover, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) imposes new rules on businesses that store customers’ data, stipulating that they must have unambiguous customers’ consent before sharing or processing their data, which protects EU citizens data privacy and reshapes the way that organizations approach data security and privacy. Non-compliant organisations can expect fines of up to €20 million or 4% of annual global turnover. Thus, there is an urgent need for solutions that simply customer onboarding workflow and make easy to obtain consumers’ consent for data processing.

NewBanking Identity centralises the EU GDPR, KYC and AML compliance, fitting the needs of banks and other regulated services as investment funds, insurers and real estate. Our identity verification platform allows consumers to complete onboarding processes for signing up to banks with only a few clicks (less than 1 minute) while also providing control and transparency over how their personal data is used, allowing to grant access to the data and revoke it when data access is no longer required (e.g. once the contract expires).

The successful implementation of the innovation project is expected to boost the company’s growth, placing NewBanking in a strong position to generate over 33 million EUR in accumulated turnover and close to 17 million EUR in gross profit, 3 years post-project.
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Coordinator

NEWBANKING APS

Address

Applebys Plads 7
1411 Kobenhavn

Denmark

Activity type

Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

EU Contribution

€ 50 000

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 835783

  • Start date

    1 November 2018

  • End date

    31 March 2019

Funded under:

H2020-EU.3.

H2020-EU.2.3.

H2020-EU.2.1.

  • Overall budget:

    € 71 429

  • EU contribution

    € 50 000

Coordinated by:

NEWBANKING APS

Denmark