Mastercard, Signzy Tie Up for Faster KYC Process Completion

Mastercard Incorporated MA recently collaborated with India-based RegTech startup — Signzy. The startup is best known for offering a digital onboarding solution, which eases the otherwise time-consuming KYC (Know Your Customer) process for clients, which comprises more than 90 financial institutions of India including banks, NBFCs, insurance firms, asset management companies and many more as well.

With this alliance, Mastercard’s customers will be able to avail Signzy’s remote and secure onboarding solution — Video KYC. The solution, which is equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies, will enable faster completion of KYC application by customers from the comfort of their homes. Not only does Video KYC feature security protocols to avert fraudulent activities but it is also capable of handling enormous volumes of video KYC transactions.

It is worth mentioning that the solution also enables paperless customer onboarding, which will actually accelerate the KYC process by 99%

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After losing her job, woman teaches herself how to sew and launches successful bow tie business

President Trump has said he never liked his pledge to “drain the swamp,” but his fans did to he kept it in his stable of three-word chants. Once elected, though. “Trump did not merely fail to end Washington’s insider culture of lobbying and favor-seeking,” The New York Times reports. “He reinvented it, turning his own hotels and resorts into the Beltway’s new back rooms, where public and private business mix and special interests reign,” building “a system of direct presidential influence-peddling unrivaled in modern American politics.”

To map Trump’s own swamp, centered at his hotel in Washington, D.C., and Doral and Mar-a-Lago clubs in Florida, the Times pored over the tax information it has obtained, reviewed hundreds of social media posts by patrons of his properties, and interviewed nearly 250 business executives, lobbyists, and club members.

The Times investigative team uncovered more than 200 companies, foreign governments, and special interest

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After being laid off 3 times, woman teaches herself to sew and starts a booming bow tie business

Nisha Blackwell was putting herself through nursing school when she was laid off for the third time. Adding insult to injury, she was set to attend the first birthday party of a close friend’s daughter just a few days later. Now, she wouldn’t have enough money to buy a gift.

“That’s when I looked around and I said, ‘What do I have?’ I had a sewing machine still in a box, still sealed,” she told CBS News. “And I had this bag of thrifted clothes.”

Nisha had fabric and a sewing machine, but she didn’t actually know how to sew. So she took to YouTube, and video by video, taught herself.

“I was literally typing into YouTube: How to turn a Brother sewing machine on. How to thread the bobbin,” she recalls. “I probably didn’t make a stitch until midnight and this was in the hot summer when my house

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