Lucinity raises $17 million in a Series B funding round led by Keen Venture Partners and joined by Venturing, recent partner Experian, and major existing investors Crowberry Capital, Karma Ventures, and byFounders.
Lucinity’s mission is to Make Money Good™ through Human AI. By delivering user-centric compliance systems augmented by artificial intelligence (AI), Lucinity has helped various banks and FinTechs increase their compliance productivity by over 50%. This results in thousands of hours now spent on actually fighting financial crime instead of making sense of complex and noisy data.
Recent customers of Lucinity that join a range of banks and FinTechs include Pleo, a $4.7B FinTech used by 20,000 companies that chose Lucinity as its central hub for financial crime prevention, and Visa’s Currencycloud, a part of the world’s largest global payment platform.
Lucinity also recently announced partnerships with Experian and Seon. With Experian, Lucinity is delivering next-generation ongoing Know Your Business (KYB) and risk assessments, while its collaboration with Seon is centered around a joint anti-money laundering and fraud prevention solution.
“We quickly jumped on a plane to Iceland when we heard about Lucinity’s Series B funding round. Banks and FinTechs are stuck between a rock and a hard place where compliance is a big headache for them, and they are trying to wrap their heads around how to approach it in a truly risk-based fashion. We are extremely excited about Lucinity’s platform and its promise to address the global issue of financial crime.Robert Verwaayen, General Partner at Keen Venture Partners
This funding round illustrates a strong belief in Lucinity’s success and potential to provide banks and FinTechs with productive compliance tools to fight financial crime.
It’s exciting to see Lucinity’s groundbreaking change ripple through the compliance and risk spaces. Our Human AI is transforming our clients’ productivity, and our partnerships are creating incredible productivity innovations for customers to leverage. This successful funding round will help fuel our rapid growth as we expand our customer base, partner network, global team of experts, and product offering.Guðmundur Kristjánsson (GK), founder and CEO of Lucinity
Lucinity is an anti-money laundering (AML) software developer on a mission to Make Money Good. Lucinity aims to solve productivity and efficiency issues for financial institutions through the company’s ‘Human AI’ approach, a toolset that combines next-generation AI with human insights and expertise.
By leveraging AI, the AML software learns from every interaction and continues to improve indefinitely, providing fewer false positives and saving time. This is on top of its best-in-class interface and visualizations that put users first. Professionals can experience Lucinity’s AML compliance solution, including case management and transaction monitoring, through a free demo environment on https://www.lucinity.com/signup.
Lucinity operates globally, with headquarters in Reykjavík, and serves customers from Tier-1 banks to FinTechs. To learn more, visit https://lucinity.com.
Keen Venture Partners is a radically human venture capital firm based in Amsterdam and London. It backs exceptional teams and fast-growing scaleups across Europe at the Series A and Series B stage. Keen Venture Partners aims to begin relationships by investing time first, money later by sharing its network, experience and capabilities well before any investment possibility arises. For more information visit www.keenventurepartners.com.
Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments – from buying a home or a car, to sending a child to college, to growing a business by connecting with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organisations to prevent identity fraud and crime.
We have 20,600 people operating across 43 countries and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people, and innovation to help all our clients maximise every opportunity. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and are a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.
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