Claus Christensen

Claus Christensen

CEO at Know Your Customer
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Bio CEO and Co-Founder of Know Your Customer Career History An experienced entrepreneur and executive of more than thirty years. A founder of Servolutions GmbH, an email server infrastructure provider for more than 60,000 global customers, Claus served as Vice President of Electronics at Thielert Aircraft Engines.


Financial Inclusion

How RegTech Powers SME Financial Inclusion in Southeast Asia

15 Sep 2022

It is no exaggeration that SMEs are the backbone of the economy. According to the World Bank, SMEs represent about 90% of businesses and over 50% of employment worldwide. In Southeast Asia specifically, SMEs account for up to 99% of all companies. However, many small and micro businesses still struggle to access the financial products that cou...


From Perpetual KYC to Perpetual KYB: Challenges and Opportunities

04 Oct 2021

Historically, the space of individual Know Your Customer (KYC) compliance has always been one step ahead in terms of industry awareness and digitisation trends compared to the connected area of corporate KYC, or “know your business” (KYB) compliance. Hence, to know what’s coming for KYB, it’s worth paying attention to what’s currently happening in...


Company Registries, RegTech Innovation and the Future of AML

08 Mar 2021

Humans have been creating companies since ancient times, but business registries did not make an appearance on the global stage until the 19th century. National institutions – keen to tax businesses among the rise of global trade and the advent of the industrial revolution – started introducing official lists of organisations operating in their spe...


Is Hong Kong becoming the next RegTech capital of the world?

06 Nov 2020

The lens through which we have traditionally looked at anti-money laundering compliance is changing. This is due to a number of factors. First, there is the rise of FinTechs, whose whole functioning and success is based on a digital-first approach and a customer-centricity that were not common in financial services until recently. Then there is a...