Since 2012, kompany has been the international leader in global business verification, providing advanced solutions to financial institutions and corporations around the world for all their Business KYC (or KYB) needs. During this time we’ve expanded our international reach to serve over 50,000 customers across more than 100 countries.
Since 2012, kompany has been the international leader in global business verification, providing advanced solutions to financial institutions and corporations around the world for all their Business KYC needs.
kompany is headquartered in Vienna, Austria, where we are licensed as an Official Government Clearing House of the Austrian Registrar. This designation gives us a valued trusted status to support the continued expansion of our global network of official registers.
kompany is headquartered in Vienna Austria, where we are licensed as an Official Government Clearing House of the Austrian Registrar. This designation gives us a valued trusted status to support the continued expansion of our global network of official registers.
Our team has grown to include industry professionals from a wide range of disciplines, including many with compliance & KYC backgrounds and first-hand experience of the increasing challenges of managing due diligence processes today.
Our team has grown to include industry professionals from a wide range of disciplines, including many with first-hand experience of the increasing challenges of managing due diligence processes today.
Russell’s professional experience extends across several industries, including telecommunications, online gaming and most recently, regulatory technology. He co-founded kompany in 2012 after having successfully grown the largest people-search engine to a profitable business and overseeing its eventual sale. Nowadays he’s busy driving the direction of kompany’s business and leveraging opportunities to bring this innovative new technology to more organizations around the world.
Johanna’s international background uniquely enables her to drive the global growth and development of kompany’s operations. She brings with her more than 15 years of corporate experience, having lent her talents to companies such as Ericsson, Telekom Austria and Vodafone Group. An entrepreneur at heart, she’s excited to be executing strategies that are shaping kompany into a household name.
Since co-founding the organization back in 2012, Peter has overseen the implementation of our proprietary global live network, which offers users real-time access to official and audit-proof information for regulated and unregulated industries. He’s a true blockchain and AI enthusiast with a varied background in throughput telecoms and government systems, including leading the redesign and implementation of the UK Government Business Register, Companies House.
Andrew is kompany’s in-house expert in user interface and experience, nurturing our product from conception to implementation. He brings with him over 15 years of product design experience, with a successful track record in serving as a consultant for numerous large corporations spanning government, legal, telecommunications and private sectors.
Primus works with financial institutions, partners and other customers to assists them in the management of their API integrations, as well as their data remediation efforts. He helps our customers’ business teams and kompany’s inhouse technical experts to align on a variety of projects.
Digby is based in Singapore. He works with financial institutions, partners and other platform developers to create new markets for kompany’s products and services, as well as with commercial registers to expand kompany’s coverage.
Susan is based in New York City. She works with partners, financial institutions and organisations across the United States, Canada and Latin America to create new markets for kompany’s products and services.
Stefan is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. After over 10 years as CEO of a leading company in the field of compressed air and vehicle lifting technology, Stefan started to support and fund the development of start-ups in various fields. His investment focus lies on internet, life science, mechanical engineering and properties. So far, he has been an active angel investor in over 20 ventures and has steered 6 successful exits. Stefan supports kompany with valuable scaling and fundraising advice since its early days and chairs the supervisory board.
Tariq is a financial services regulatory and transactional lawyer turned entrepreneur and angel investor. After several years as Chief Legal & Compliance Officer of a financial services company he helped build through to a successful exit, he turned to advising and supporting start-ups. Since the beginning of 2017 he has been Entrepreneur in Residence at the Barclays Techstars fintech accelerator - part of one of the most successful global start-up accelerator networks. His focus lies on FinTech, PropTech and RegTech and on companies looking to properly use blockchain technology. Tariq supports kompany with great industry insight and a vast network of potential cooperation partners and customers.
Vito was the first and founding president of the European Business Register (EBR), where he later also served as a Member of the Board. As ‘father’ of the EBR, he established and significantly drove the growth of the business register network at a European level and worked on related international policy development. For many years, he also served as the International Affairs Manager and Director of the Brussels office of the Italian InfoCamere. Amongst a multitude of appointments, Vito now supports kompany with his vast knowledge and network in the field of commercial registers and his insights into regulatory developments in this field.
John is the Chief Investment Officer and Partner at Fairway Global Investment AG. Since 2013, he is responsible for overseeing investments in both liquid and private markets with an emphasis on Financial and Healthcare Technology, leading a team of PMs and Analysts. He started his career Eurobank EFG and has in the meantime worked as a quantitative analyst at UBS Investment Bank and JP Morgan Chase Bank in both London and Zurich, managing Equity portfolios. John holds a BSc Hons in Mathematics and an MSc in Mathematical Finance from Cass Business School, City University in London, as well as, an MAS in Industrial Engineering & Management (MTEC) from ETH Zurich.
Naoki is Partner and Europe Office Representative at Global Brain and is responsible for Europe and Israel investments. His primary focus of investments are AI, cloud, cyber security and fintech. Prior to joining Global Brain, he worked for Sony as a software engineer specialized in AI/ML and Big Data technologies. For the last 2 years in his Sony career, he worked in San Francisco as a software engineering manager of PlayStation Network and a member of PlayStation 4 Launch Team.
If you are a provider of business verification or KYB solutions, then you owe it to your customers to ensure your products are always using the most up-to-date and audit-proof data.
Join hundreds of FinTech platforms around the world who are already using kompany’s host of products and tools to change the way they do their Business KYC work. Let’s enhance the financial services you offer your customers by partnering together.
Why partner with us?
Unrivalled access to primary-source data - We provide our partners access to the world’s largest live network of company filings; the data you request is exclusively obtained from primary sources in real-time
Enhanced client infrastructure - We use a modern RESTful API that’s easy to implement, flexible to customize, and delivers your team audit-proof data instantly
End-to-end support - From demos to onboarding and beyond, our team of Solution Specialists are standing by to offer timely and thorough personalized care to ensure your every need is met
Confidence for your clients - Our solutions are designed to offer your clients, an intuitive, easy-to-use platform that makes interacting with your service straightforward and simple
kompany is recognized as a leading RegTech pioneer
kompany’s solutions are transforming the way customers conduct their due diligence activities, empowering them to anticipate stricter AML legislation via the use of fully audit-proof data.
We are proud that our Business KYC products and services have been globally recognized for their technological innovation.
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