Richard White Acquires Kyckr

Richard White is an Australian based mostly tech billionaire and founding father of WiseTech Global (Wisetech Global 2022 PR Photography)

Kyckr, a London, UK-based company KYC firm offering companies with legally-authoritative real-time knowledge on potential and current clients and suppliers, has been acquired by Australian tech-entrepreneur and WiseTech Global Limited founder Richard White by way of his private funding car RealWise KYK AV Pty Ltd.

The quantity of the deal was not disclosed.

Led by Ian Henderson, CEO, Kyckr is a B2B info companies firm that aggregates, organises and buildings the world’s major supply firm knowledge to assist companies scale back the dangers related to counterparty relationships. It gives correct knowledge with trusted, legally-authoritative provenance. This helps organisations to keep away from the numerous regulatory and industrial prices related to utilizing poor high quality knowledge. This permits organisations to minimise their publicity to industrial threat, stop monetary crime reminiscent of cash laundering and guarantee regulatory compliance by higher understanding their clients and suppliers.

Commenting on the acquisition, Mr White who based and owns over 40% of WiseTech Global, one of the worthwhile tech firms on the Australian Securities Exchange, with a market capitalisation of over A$16 billion stated: “I see in Kyckr the chance to interchange handbook processes and combination real-time knowledge from disparate sources to supply a scalable, dependable, extremely compliant and price efficient KYC/KYB/UBO tech platform answer in the identical method that WiseTech’s CargoWise has changed a number of single-point legacy programs within the advanced and fragmented world logistics sector with built-in world know-how that drives productiveness, reduces compliance threat and facilitates planning, visualisation and management.

Richard White is an Australian based mostly tech billionaire and founding father of WiseTech Global, a developer and supplier of software program options to the logistics execution trade globally. WiseTech’s clients embody over 18,000 of the world’s logistics firms throughout greater than 165 international locations, together with 42 of the highest 50 world third-party logistics suppliers and 24 of the 25 largest world freight forwarders worldwide. Its flagship platform, CargoWise, kinds an integral hyperlink within the world provide chain and executes over 72 billion knowledge transactions yearly.

Mr White can also be an investor in a variety of different know-how firms together with Songtradr; Espresso Displays and Genics. He holds a Masters of Business Information Technology (MBIT) from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), is a Fellow of UTS, one in all UTS’ Luminaries, an Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology (FEIT) UTS and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE).

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12/01/2022

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