16 March, LONDON, UK – Coinfirm – the industry-leading blockchain analytics and anti-money laundering solutions platform in the emerging world of cryptocurrency – is pleased to announce that Dr. Mircea Mihaescu is joining the company as Executive Chairman.
Dr. Mircea Mihaescu will be leading the Coinfirm board of directors in setting the strategic direction for the company as the firm moves to achieve significant growth in the next business cycle. He will play an active role in the day-to-day operations of the company and will improve the organization across the board, working closely with all members of the executive team to achieve the firm’s strategic goals.
“We are pleased to have Dr. Mircea Mihaescu and his wealth of experience on board with us here at Coinfirm. Our work of increasing compliance integrity of stakeholders needs those bold enough to counter threats to the crypto ecosystem alongside us.” – Pawel Kuskowski, Coinfirm CEO and co-founder
In a 30 year career, Dr. Mircea Mihaescu has previously been a banker in both North America and Russia, a VC, an IBM executive, an academic, and the founder of startups. He has held the role of COO of Moven, founded SBT Ventures with notable investments into high growth platforms such as eToro and headed Digital Ventures at Sberbank.
“I am happy to join a team that has successfully built a crypto anti-money laundering industry leader in record time. I am looking forward to helping Coinfirm continue its exponential growth and achieve its huge potential.” – Dr. Mircea Mihaescu, Coinfirm Executive Chairman
As the world has evolved towards crypto assets becoming an acceptable mainstream investment, there is an increased need for regulatory compliance of effective implementation of AML/CFT regulations, and the ability of crypto stakeholders to conduct superior EDD risk management to that of the legacy fiat system. This need has placed regulatory compliance as a central pillar to the success of legitimizing this asset class and demonstrating to crypto investors that worldwide, public accountability will marginalize bad actors in the space.
About Mircea Mihaescu
Dr. Mircea Mihaescu is a fintech and open innovation expert, speaker, mentor, and practitioner, with 30+ years of experience in building, growing, and operating innovative companies, from startups to large corporations. He has mentored, advised, and assisted over 50 fintech startups, and has co-founded and led startups in senior executive roles.
Coinfirm is the world leader in blockchain analytics and regulatory technology (‘RegTech’) solutions, creating the foundation for the safe and mass adoption of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Coinfirm specializes in blockchain AML/CFT services and fraud investigations. It offers the industry’s largest blockchain coverage, supporting over 1,500 cryptocurrencies and protocols including Bitcoin and the ERC-20 standard. Coinfirm’s solutions are used by market leaders globally, ranging from crypto exchanges such as Binance, and protocols like XRP, to major financial institutions and governments. In addition to the AML Platform, the company’s services also include Trudatum and Nodes-as-a-Service. Coinfirm is the first firm to offer an AML compliance solution to DeFi in the form of the AML Oracle. For more information please visit; https://www.coinfirm.com/