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Blockpass Newsletter – New Updates, Interviews and Articles

Courtney Lau | October 2020

In this weeks edition of our newsletter we have a number of brand new updates and news items to bring to your attention. Kicking everything off is the news of the latest update to come to the suite of Blockpass services, adding a completely new opportunity in verifying driving licenses! Following this we introduce a brand new series which we hope to expand on very soon in our 'An Expert Explains' interviews, with the initial episode featuring Blockpass CEO Adam Vaziri on DeFi. As if that wasn't enough, we also have our latest blog article which this week looks at reusable KYC. You can keep an eye on our Marketplace opportunities in the 'Current Offers' section and enjoy our latest 5 Minutes With segment, which this week sees a brand new interview with our CEO, Adam Vaziri. We hope you enjoy the plethora of articles on offer and have a great week

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Driving Verification Options Forwards
The past month has seen a number of important updates to the range of Blockpass services but this week has seen one of the most significant additions launched. With the most recent version of our Web ID, Mobile App, KYC Dashboard and Admin console, the possibility of using driving licenses to verify an individual has now been added.
Along with this update there have also been a few UI improvements and minor fixes implemented but the main focus is the potential for a user to use a driving license to apply for KYC and for a merchant to set a driving license as a KYC requirement. This option is currently limited to a specific set of countries, with more to be added in the future. Click hereto find out about the latest update, including the list of supported countries.

Getting the D-Low on DeFi
At Blockpass we like to provide a variety of content and media where possible and have previously used text-based articles, video coverage of events, fireside chat interviews and series exploring specific topics. We are now beginning to launch a new series of audio interviews, the first of which has just been released.
Called ‘An Expert Explains’, the series will focus on sitting down with experts in various fields in the industry to get their view and information on relevant subjects. In this first episode we talk to Blockpass CEO Adam Vaziri on the subject of Decentralised Finance, or ‘DeFi’ as it is sometimes known. Click here to find out a bit more about what DeFi is and to hear Adam answer some of the key questions that are being asked around this topic.

Reuse, Reduce, Reap the Rewards
In a continuation of our series of articles looking into popular or prominent aspects of KYC and the work Blockpass is doing around these areas, our latest blog article explores the relatively recent development of reusable KYC. This is the phenomenon which drives Blockpass’ goals and efforts and has already been instrumental in cutting the cost and time required to perform KYC to a minimum.
Reusable KYC was not feasible until a few years ago when advancing technology and the increasing prevalence of mobile phones gave us the platform and equipment to implement the user-centric solution, but Blockpass quickly realised the impact of new technologies and began work on this revolutionary new option. Click here to read about how reusable KYC has become possible and the benefits it brings.

Current Offers Available to PASS Club Members

Crypto Experts 
A cryptocurrency OTC broker and consulting service in Canada, Crypto Experts offer a variety of services and are offering Blockpass users a 1% discount! Click here to access the services.

Easy Crypto Accountancy
Our latest partner, Easy Crypto Accountancy, is a specialist in dealing with the often-confusing issue of crypto taxes for personal and business needs. Click here for more information about their services.

Turbapay
Turbapay is a payment solution aggregator for E-commerce designed save merchants time and money by providing an unbiased assessment of their available payment options. Click here for further details.

SBSB LLP
SBSB is a law firm that advises on aspects of the FinTech sector. Cryptocurrency-related services include jurisdiction advice, account opening, and the obtaining of licenses. Click here for more information.

Comistar
A recent offer on the markerplace is from Comistar, providing its Estonian e-Residency: Zero to Scale solution for business management, with €75 off for Blockpass users! Click here for details.

AdvancedFX
Recently come to the Blockpass Marketplace, AdvancedFX is a business solution to transfer foreign money 24/7 and for private customers to manage payments overseas. Click here for more info.

KYC Connect
We’re constantly working to improve the functionality and usability of our flagship product, KYC Connect. From new partners and new campaigns, to easy onboarding, we are making sure we offer the premium compliance gateway to financial services. We’ve designed the process to be as quick and simple as possible; getting started is free and only takes a few minutes. Visit the Admin Console to create your service now!

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Meet The Team
This week in our 5 Minutes With interview we sit down for a chat with Blockpass CEO, Adam Vaziri. Click here to read about Adam, what his work background is, what his day-to-day routine consists of and how he thinks the industry will evolve over the next five years.