Chainalysis Partners with Binance to Tackle Global Cryptocurrency Money Laundering

World’s largest cryptocurrency exchange better equipped to expand in new markets and user segments

Chat With Us
Thanks for your interest! We'll be in touch shortly.
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.

We're excited to announce our official partnership with Binance, as reported by CoinDesk. See our full press release below for more details.

New York, 17 October 2018 – Chainalysis, the leading provider of cryptocurrency compliance and investigation solutions, has completed a global roll-out of its compliance solution with Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume, to help address the challenges at the intersection of cryptocurrencies, regulators and traditional financial institutions.

“Cryptocurrency businesses of all sizes face the same core challenge: earning the trust of regulators, financial institutions and users,” said Jonathan Levin, Co-Founder and COO of Chainalysis. “We expect many to follow Binance’s lead to build world-class AML compliance programs to satisfy regulators globally and build trust with major financial institutions.”

Chainalysis’ compliance software, Chainalysis KYT (“Know Your Transaction”), is the only real-time transaction monitoring solution for cryptocurrencies. The software uses pattern recognition, proprietary algorithms and millions of open source references to identify and categorize thousands of cryptocurrency services to raise live alerts on transactions involved in suspicious activity.

“By working with Chainalysis, we are able to continue building a foundational compliance program that enables the next phase of our growth,” said Wei Zhou, CFO at Binance. “Our vision is to provide the infrastructure for a blockchain ecosystem and increase the freedom of money globally, while adhering to regulatory mandates in the countries we serve.”

This best-in-class solution enables cryptocurrency businesses and financial institutions to comply with Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations, while simultaneously making it easier for companies supporting cryptocurrencies to open bank accounts.

In April, Chainalysis secured $16M in Series A funding led by Benchmark to deploy Chainalysis KYT and expand its coverage of cryptocurrencies. It serves over 150 of the world’s leading cryptocurrency businesses, financial institutions and government agencies.

About Chainalysis

Chainalysis offers cryptocurrency investigation and compliance solutions to global law enforcement agencies, regulators, and businesses as they work together to fight illicit cryptocurrency activity. Backed by Benchmark and other leading names in venture capital, Chainalysis builds trust in blockchains.

About Binance

Binance is a blockchain ecosystem comprised of Exchange, Labs, Launchpad, Info, Academy, Trust Wallet, and Blockchain Charity Foundation (BCF). Binance Exchange is one of the fastest and most popular cryptocurrency exchange platforms in the world, capable of processing over 1.4 million orders per second. The platform focuses on security, robustness, and execution speed - attracting enthusiasts and professional traders alike.

Media Inquiries

Patrick Sutton | Paragon PR | Patrick@paragonpr.com | +1.646.558.6226

Thank you! We'll be in touch shortly.
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Thank you! We'll be in touch shortly.
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Please check your mailbox for a copy of the report.
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Next article

Chainalysis Team