3 Billions for the Wrong Signature. Lessons from the Railways in the Alps

Last year an important court case involving the usage of an electronic signature for a billionaire contract got notorious visibility due to the big amount of the mount at stake and the nature of the issue, relating directly to the topic of the forms of signing electronically in Europe, QES and the EU-eIDAS Regulation. Despite […]

The Power of QES in the Courts: Labor Case in Germany

A labor court in Berlin, Germany, has determined that, in order to be valid, an online work contract (that according to German legislation requires to be written) can only be signed by the parts in a valid manner by following the protocols and issuing a qualified certificate with the signature.  The Qualified Electronic Signature (QES) […]

Striking the right balance between customer experience and regulatory compliance, more than crucial!

Security is vital, but let’s not forget that conversion rates are crucial for financial institutions.  Having an onboarding process that maximizes this is increasingly important in a digitized world. However, it is essential to strike a balance between security and customer experience. But is it possible to achieve this balance?   Digital onboarding has become […]

Grant Credit Where Customers Need It

Did you know that the human attention span was less than 8 seconds in 2013? This is important, because that’s the first time it dropped under the attention span of a gold fish. If you think that’s bad, think about generation Z, our consuming population in a few years – it is only 2.8 seconds. […]

Compliant and Saving Money with SignD digital KYB

In such a globalized world, the economy is largely driven by technological advances. Developed and developing economies continue to face the challenges brought about by this digital revolution. Among these challenges are crimes related to the information economy, which are seen as a growing source of concern in the international financial community. It’s crucial that […]

What´s New in Payments?

Open banking payments are taking off at full speed. From frictionless payments to offering safer and simpler ways to pay, the benefits for merchants, payment providers, open banking operators and consumers are enormous. The evolution from open banking to open finance will continue to accelerate in 2022, and we are pleased to inform you that […]

New Functionalities to Our KYB Suite

We are glad to announce that we are about to incorporate a new functionality to our KYB suite. In alliance with Dun & Bradstreet, one of the largest business commercial data companies in the world, SignD will start offering access to the financial information of companies listed in the D&B database. Our data partner in […]

2021 A Year of Achievements

2021 has been a challenging year, but at the same time very productive and full of new developments.  Our team grows  First, we would like to highlight the growth of our team: our family is growing! More and more members of different nationalities and genders are working hard to offer you the most efficient and […]

What´s New in Customer Identity Services?

We are constantly developing our products to adapt them to your needs and make them much more precise. We are therefore pleased to report new developments in KYB. First, as an international team with diverse backgrounds, we are aware of the importance of multiculturalism and multilingualism, which is why we are constantly working to add […]

Watch your Signature: Choosing the Wrong one Might Bring Consequences

The signature of a document is what gives authenticity and legal effect to its content. It allows the receiving (relying) party to trust the integrity and origin of the content. For a long time, this has been achieved with wax seals and similar techniques, as well as with handwritten signatures. An untrusted seal (or signature) […]

Solutions for the World in the Languages of the World

At SignD we see ourselves as a international team that solves international problems. Diversity of backgrounds, nationalities, cultures and languages constitutes the atmosphere that surround us in our daily activities at our headquartes in Vienna, and online with our colleagues in different global locations 🌍. The challenges that we tackle are global, as it is […]

Bernie Reiterer: “UX-UI is not just about what you can do, but what you can avoid”

Last month our CEO, Bernie Reiterer, was interviewed by Harlan Cockburn for Ergomania. In a fluid and pleasant conversation, Bernie alongside two others recognized European Fintech entrepreneurs analyzes the current Austrian Fintech and RegTech scene, their challenges, and what to expect in the future. As the conversation follows, the experts give their impression on good […]

Regtech goes in hand with the Gambling and Gaming industry growth

According to several reports, the gambling and betting industry has experienced a  considerable increase during the last few years. Moreover, the pandemic has also been the trigger of this progress, since online casinos and other gaming ventures skyrocketed during the lockdown periods. However, such advancement has brought much higher risks and challenges for companies.   [...]

How to be compliant and ensure a frictionless onboarding customer experience without dying in the attempt?

Approaching KYC in Europe requires several considerations concerning law. The regulation requires banks and financial institutions companies to focus on the national, but also EU level. While in the EU the regulation is a more standard one since it states that banks and financecompanies must adhere to AMLD 5 (coming ALMD6), AML requirements at the […]

SignD and Venuzle in the Future of Sports

SPORTOPIA is the forum for innovation and sustainability in sport: a unique place to exchange experiences, ideas, and smart solutions for sports organizations and companies. On September, 17th, 2021, sports officials, active athletes, policymakers and companies offering innovative products and solutions for the sports sector, as well as planners, builders, and operators of sports facilities [...]