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Criminals Are Using Your Dream Home To Clean Dirty Money

5th of December 2018 - Jade Thomas
Following a sudden increase in transactions from offshore companies back in 2015, the National Crime Agency warned that foreign criminals were using the UK property market to launder their dirty money. But three years on, we still have good reason to believe that this behavior continues to occur. The property sector is immune to sanctions and […] more

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What Rugby Taught Me About Growing A Successful Startup

8th of November 2018 - Jade Thomas
There are probably few similarities between your workplace and a rugby pitch, but the tactics you use and the values you uphold in rugby can teach you a lot about growing a successful business. From the moment you kick off and launch your startup, the choices you make about your strategy, team and culture will define what you accomplish as a company. […] more

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Our People, Our Culture: The Making of a Successful Tech Scale-up.

25th of October 2018 - Jade Thomas
We may work across a diverse set of technologies to solve a range of complex problems, but diversity is not just in what we do – it’s who we are. At Quantexa, each member of our team brings something new to the table, from coding skills to football skills. But what connects us together is […] more

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Build the Right Team to Build a Successful Startup

19th of October 2018 - Jade Thomas
By Thomas Fairey, CCO at Quantexa  A business has many measures of success. But, ultimately, if you want to grow a profitable and viable company, you need to turn your attention to generating revenue. As the Chief Revenue Officer, I helped lead the way to Quantexa exceeding a £100m valuation by aligning sales and marketing strategies to […] more

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The Secret Ingredient for Business Growth

18th of October 2018 - Jade Thomas
Big data and artificial intelligence are hot topics across the business world. Organisations without initiatives to use these technologies can be seen to be outdated and behind the curve. Yet for many, the reality of implementing cutting-edge techniques within a large landscape of legacy technologies can be extremely daunting. The desire may be to rip […] more

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Is Artificial Intelligence Replacing Jobs In Banking?

3rd of October 2018 - Marie Attfield
Over the past 12 months, the banking industry has become increasingly excited about AI. Virtually every leading consultancy has published research on the impact artificial intelligence will have on the sector and investment continues to pour into developing innovative solutions. But, alongside all the buzz comes the inevitable concern that the implementation of this technology […] more

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5 Key Strategies for Marketing and Growing Your Start-up

14th of September 2018 - Jade Thomas
Most entrepreneurs are convinced they’re building the next big thing, but in reality, over 90 per cent of start-ups fail. To scale a start-up from 0 to £100 million, companies need to ensure they are creating something people want, building the right technology and executing an efficient business scaling strategy. While a business has many […] more

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Our Growth Journey: How Quantexa Went From Six To 100 Employees

4th of September 2018 - Jade Thomas
In the two and a half years since we were founded, Quantexa’s success has snowballed. We have achieved rapid global expansion and incredible company growth from our humble beginnings with six employees. It was just last month that Quantexa exceeded a £100 million valuation. This week, we are celebrating a mammoth milestone: reaching 100 employees. […] more

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Benefits of AI for Small Business: Q & A with Imam Hoque

29th of August 2018 - Jade Thomas
Data, data, data: it drives the Internet of Things (IoT) as well as the surrounding economy. But to be of value, that data needs to be gathered, organised, queried, and analysed accurately. Moreover, the learning based upon that data needs to be understandable and actionable. That’s where companies like Quantexa come in. Imam Hoque, COO and global […] more

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Empowering the Next Generation of Women in Tech: Q & A with Laura Hutton

19th of July 2018 - Jade Thomas
Laura Hutton is Co-Founder and Head of Fraud and Financial Markets at Quantexa – the start-up solving financial crime and terrorism through data analytics, AI and machine learning. Laura has over 12 years’ experience using data and network analysis to tackle fraud and financial crime. In the wake of the 2008 Jérôme Kerviel rogue trading […] more

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How Technology is Saving Lives by Tackling Human Trafficking

19th of July 2018 - Jade Thomas
Technology is both a blessing and a curse for officials fighting against human trafficking. With the rise of social media and a world growing smaller through communication platforms, as well as the accessibility of online advertisements and encrypted messaging apps, traffickers have a host of technologies at their fingertips to help entrap victims, advertise their […] more

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5 Ways to Find Hidden Treasure in Your Marketing Data

18th of June 2018 - Jade Thomas
For far too long, Sales Executives have wasted their time chasing dead leads that will never result in revenue. Sales Directors admit that prospecting has become increasingly difficult with consumer spending in steady decline and GDPR strangulating means of outreach. In a recent report, it was revealed that 79% of all marketing leads are never converted […] more

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Criminals Are Using Your Favorite Apps to Launder Money

1st of May 2018 - Jade Thomas
With the advent of online platforms came fraudulent schemes used to scam people out of their money, hack accounts and defraud internet users. The proliferation of peer-to-peer websites, online banking and cryptocurrencies is now having a huge impact on the ways criminals launder the proceeds of their crimes. How Do Criminals ‘Clean’ Dirty Money? Modern […] more

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We Need to Look at The Whole Picture When it Comes to AML

17th of April 2018 - Jade Thomas
2017 saw several of the UK’s top tier banks get accused of inadvertently facilitating the laundering of enormous sums of money thought to be linked to crime rings and corrupt officials. Much of the media furor surrounding the scandals criticized the UK for being a target for international criminals looking to turn the profits of […] more

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How AI Can Automate Decisions and Increase Accuracy: A Case Study

9th of April 2018 - Jade Thomas
Organisations across the globe are making billions of decisions every day. They are striving to execute decisions faster and more accurately to improve customer service and reduce costs. Most decisions are, of course, only as good as the facts upon which they are based. Shrewd organisations have realised that the more data they assess, the […] more

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What the Jerome Kerviel Case Can Teach Us About Fraud Detection 10 Years Later

7th of March 2018 - Jade Thomas
The Kerviel Case This month marks a decade since Jérôme Kerviel was taken into custody after being accused of perpetrating the biggest financial fraud case in history. As a trader at Société Générale, Kerviel carried out unauthorised trades to a reported value of €49.9bn. Just five days after the bank released details of Kerviel’s illicit activity, the […] more

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The AI Revolution is Now: Why You Should Embrace AI Decisioning

19th of February 2018 - Jade Thomas
Just as the Industrial Revolution transformed the world during the 18th and 19th centuries, we are facing the dawn of an equally far-reaching artificial intelligence or AI revolution that will be measured in years rather than decades. AI has reached the point where it is capable of surpassing the decision-making of humans in many situations; consistently, accurately, […] more

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What UK Businesses Must Do to Close the Digital Skills Gap

31st of January 2018 - Jade Thomas
Skilled coders and developers are in short supply, but remain in high demand amongst the financial and data services industries. Companies that aren’t engaging in digital skills training aren’t only preventing their employees from developing but hampering the digital transformation of their business. A recent survey undertaken by CapGemini and LinkedIn highlighted the problems that employees face […] more

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Trade-Based AML is the Final Frontier in Anti-Money Laundering

7th of February 2018 - quantexa
Our current political climate continues to highlight the dangers of international money-laundering and its close links to terrorist financing, human trafficking and corruption. Whilst comprehensive strategies have been deployed to tackle the issue, laundering through use of international trade has been notoriously hard to detect and investigate. The convoluted nature of the problem, combined with […] more

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Quantexa Hackathon 2018

26th of January 2018 - quantexa
Quantexa Hackathon: 10 participants, 29 tasks, £7,000 worth of prizes Quantexa ran a hackathon over Christmas – an optional event if employees became tired of the festivities and overindulging! Our rules: create something that is fun and interesting and will deliver value to our customers. The tasks were focused on the following: Artificial Intelligence (AI)/machine […] more

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GDPR: How do you track down the right customer data?

14th of December 2017 - quantexa
I have been chatting to a lot of data teams across many organisations, and there seems to be a few GDPR technical issues that are bubbling up to the surface. In particular, dealing with a subject’s right to access, rectification or erasure. Under GDPR such requests have to be dealt with in a timely manner […] more

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Artificial Intelligence is Transforming the Future of Fraud Detection

1st of December 2017 - quantexa
When combined with network analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) can help businesses recognise and combat fraud. Fraud Is Growing Deceit, crime and corruption are rapidly infiltrating every day society. Fraud, in all its forms, can be categorised as an anti-social behaviour, and this behaviour can be categorised even further into two distinct categories. On the one […] more

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Investigators Need Context and Analytics to Detect Fraud Effectively

21st of November 2017 - quantexa
Fraud is a complex and far-reaching issue, having this year become the most commonly experienced crime in the UK. From international credit card fraud to opportunistic insurance fraud, the multi-faceted nature of fraud means that it cannot be tackled using a one-size-fits-all approach. Criminals use a variety of deceptive and underhand tactics to ensure that […] more

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Why Are Banks Becoming More Susceptible to Money Laundering?

3rd of November 2017 - quantexa
Financial crime, especially money laundering, remains a complex issue for financial institutions to tackle. All banks have Anti-Money Laundering (AML) systems in place, yet global money laundering transactions are still estimated at 2 to 5 per cent of global GDP –   US$800 million and US$2 trillion – but only 1 per cent are seized by […] more

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How Insurers are Boosting Their Fraud Detection To Stop Criminals

29th of August 2017 - quantexa
Insurance fraud is a well-known and long-established problem. It has many guises and ranges from tiny one-off opportunistic cases through to multi-million dollar syndicates of customers and suppliers working together to routinely defraud the insurer. Some of the lessons learned in Europe and the US are yet to head East, and whilst the fraudsters are […] more

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Breaking Down the Buzzwords: What are RPA and AI, and What Can They Do for Businesses?

19th of July 2017 - quantexa
In a world of digitization and self-service channels, shrewd organizations are racing towards headcount and cost reduction to create competitive advantage – potentially signalling the end of the white-collar worker. A small industry of consultancies armed with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software are turning up at brick and mortar businesses promising huge headcount reductions. Yet in […] more
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