Partnering with the X-Sight Marketplace, Whitestream offers blockchain-based compliance solutions that can monitor cryptocurrency fraud and market abuse
HOBOKEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Helping financial services organizations keep up with a changing market landscape, NICE Actimize, a NICE business (Nasdaq: NICE) and the leader in Autonomous Financial Crime Management, today announced that Whitestream a blockchain analytics firm, has joined the X-Sight Marketplace, the industry’s first financial crime risk management-focused ecosystem designed to assist financial services organizations evaluate new point solutions and move to stay on top of a challenging regulatory and criminal environment.
The X-Sight Marketplace leverages the X-Sight Platform-as-a-Service and further expands the functionality offered by the platform. The NICE Actimize X-Sight Platform-as-a-Service offers a single, unified, cost-effective way for financial service organizations to rapidly innovate and to introduce new services while supporting best-in-class financial crime, risk and compliance management capabilities.
Whitestream, experts in extracting knowledge using blockchain analysis technology, addresses crypto-currency fraud and monitors market abuse on the blockchain, accomplishing this by generating alerts on trading frequencies, holding periods and watchlist/restricted lists. A Whitestream rating engine also helps market participants identify the most reliable entities on the blockchain. A unique algorithm analyzes traffic to map the bitcoin network and find blockchain “safe” areas, protecting participants from market abuse.
Technology providers such as Whitestream, that partner with NICE Actimize’s X-Sight Marketplace ecosystem, are reviewed for their ability to complement financial crime and compliance solutions. Once approved, software and service providers become available to the NICE Actimize community via the X-Sight Marketplace. FSOs can quickly browse through X-Sight Marketplace solution categories to find scalable options that solve their unique business problems.
“Whitestream welcomes this partnership with NICE Actimize as we bring innovation and business value to financial services and organizations looking to adapt the power of blockchain analysis to their financial crime compliance operations, said Itsik Levy, CEO and co-founder, Whitestream. “There is strong synergy and alignment between the industry-leading financial crime solutions and platforms that NICE Actimize offers its community and Whitestream. We look forward to building our presence within this innovative community platform.”
“We are excited that Whitestream, who shares our common goal of fighting financial crime through the benefits of a Marketplace ecosystem, is partnering with us and joining the X-Sight Marketplace community,” said Craig Costigan, CEO, NICE Actimize. “By connecting via a cloud environment, community participants will experience a quicker time to value and minimized integration cost as they evaluate new solutions for their financial services organizations.”
Additional categories that will be added to NICE Actimize’s X-Sight Marketplace from other partner participants will include: ID Verification, Ultimate Beneficial Ownership, Value-added Data & Adverse Media, Watchlist, Device Identification, and User Authentication & Fraud. Additional partners will be announced as the X-Sight Marketplace grows.
Whitestream is a leading blockchain analysis company. Underlying Whitestream is a deep blockchain indexing technology and API data platform that help various financial service providers and organizations to quickly accommodate tailored blockchain compatible functionality for AMLCFT compliance purposes, fraud detection, data enrichment and more.
For more information on the X-Sight Marketplace, please click here.
If you are a technology company or financial institution wishing to be part of the first financial crime and compliance marketplace, please contact us at [email protected].
About NICE Actimize
NICE Actimize is the largest and broadest provider of financial crime, risk and compliance solutions for regional and global financial institutions, as well as government regulators. Consistently ranked as number one in the space, NICE Actimize experts apply innovative technology to protect institutions and safeguard consumers and investors assets by identifying financial crime, preventing fraud and providing regulatory compliance. The company provides real-time, cross-channel fraud prevention, anti-money laundering detection, and trading surveillance solutions that address such concerns as payment fraud, cybercrime, sanctions monitoring, market abuse, customer due diligence and insider trading. Find us at www.niceactimize.com, @NICE_Actimize or Nasdaq: NICE.
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