Gateway Private Markets (HK) Limited (“Gateway“), specialists in direct secondary investments in the world’s foremost growth and late-stage private technology companies, has selected award-winning RegTech provider Know Your Customer to deliver seamless digital onboarding to its clients.
Working with a large number of financial intermediaries and institutional investors in Asia, Gateway was looking for a comprehensive, reliable and easy to implement technology solution to streamline its investor onboarding process and KYC checks.
The implementation of Know Your Customer’s end-to-end KYC solutions is aimed at simplifying, accelerating and automating the most time-consuming aspects of the investor onboarding process, while strengthening overall regulatory compliance through innovation.
Established in 2015, Know Your Customer provides best in class digital solutions for anti-money laundering (AML) and know your customer (KYC) compliance to financial institutions and regulated organisations around the world. By centralising the onboarding process for all client types within one solution, Know Your Customer strengthens compliance, reduces costs and delivers exceptional onboarding experiences to both individual and corporate clients.
Gateway is a Hong Kong-headquartered financial institution that specialises in facilitating direct secondary market transactions in a simple and transparent manner. Further, Gateway seeks to enhance the investor experience by leveraging the latest technology within an institutional framework to offer a seamless and secure solution optimised for investor and company ease. A licensed broker-dealer and asset manager, Gateway is regulated by the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong.
Rachel Troublaiewitch, CEO of Gateway, commented:
“Simplifying private markets is at the heart of everything we do for our clients. By establishing ourselves at the crossroads of finance and technology and together with Know Your Customer, we have succeeded in delivering an onboarding process which offers clients a smooth, succinct and secure investor journey.”
Claus Christensen, CEO & Co-Founder of Know Your Customer, added:
“As a pioneer of private markets investments in Asia and a champion of FinTech innovation, Gateway has quickly established its reputation as a forward-looking organisation. At Know Your Customer, we are delighted to be working with Gateway over the coming months to drastically improve and accelerate the onboarding experience for institutional investors all over APAC”.
Gateway’s institutional investor onboarding will leverage Know Your Customer’s core capabilities, including real-time connections to company registries around the world, on-demand documentary evidence and on-going AML screening.
About Gateway Private Markets
Gateway is a Hong Kong-headquartered financial institution that specialises in facilitating direct secondary market transactions in a simple and transparent manner. Gateway facilitates investments in transformative growth and late-stage private companies around the world. Gateway has a broad network of the world’s leading private companies, financial intermediaries, family offices and secondary market participants (across individual and institutional shareholders). Further, Gateway seeks to enhance the investor experience by leveraging the latest technology within an institutional framework to offer a seamless and secure solution optimized for investor and company ease. Institutional investors and financial intermediaries look to Gateway’s end-to-end solution to systematically and efficiently meet their private market needs from access, price discovery through to execution. Gateway is a licensed broker-dealer and asset manager and regulated by the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong.