Netki joins Vertalo’s Digital Assets and Securities Conference as Keynote Speaker

Nolvia Serrano
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4 min readMay 18, 2022


Los Angeles, CA. — Leading KYC and AML technology provider Netki is joining Vertalo´s annual Digital Assets and Securities Conference (DAAS) in Austin, as a strategic partner, to share knowledge as a compliance and bitcoin adoption expert among the attendees and build relationships with Vertalo´s Netki-savvy investor base.

In addition to Netki CEO and Founder Justin W. Newton´s participation in a Compliance panel discussion on Thursday, May 19 at 11:35 AM entitled Managing Risk in Private Capital Markets, Newton will also be a keynote speaker sharing his experience as the first KYC provider to onboard a country, El Salvador, and his unique perspective on Bitcoin adoption on Friday, May 20th at 11:40 AM.

Since 2020, Netki has been collaborating with the tokenization specialists at Vertalo, providing KYC/AML and accreditation services for its wide network of investors. Vertalo, backed by Coinbase, helps to digitize assets from real estate to equity in the form of security tokens using blockchain and assists with investor onboarding, compliance and cap-table related activities.

“Vertalo has integrated Netki’s industry leading Know Your Customer and Anti Money Laundering customer onboarding tools into their own platform. This allows crowdfunding platforms, broker dealers and issuers to quickly and easily get up and running without having to worry about the details and delays of doing their own integration, providing a seamless experience for both the investors and operators,” said Justin W. Newton, CEO of Netki

“Vertalo chose to integrate with Netki as our first major KYC/AML partner due to the reliability and sophistication of their advanced biometric and facial recognition technologies. With this partnership, we are able to offer an easy-to-use KYC/AML process for our clients and their investors that streamlines the experience.” said Dave Hendricks, CEO of Vertalo.

The list of clients that have integrated OnboardID within their KYC process span across multiple industries and include REI Capital Growth, BPN Capital Group, Alt Assets, Wave Financial Group, Massell Commercial Investments, One Door Studios, Victory Litigation Fund, Deal Box, MountX Real Estate Capital, ROWE Capital, Elixicure and TIG Capital.

“We are constantly looking for new ways to streamline and simplify the online investment process and deliver high-value to our investors throughout their experience, and working with Netki takes our services to the next level. Integrating Netki’s OnboardID into our own onboarding process is a significant benefit to our company, and it allows us to reach peak organization performance.” said Alan Blair, CEO of REI Capital Growth.

“Leveraging Netki’s OnboardID for KYC/AML through the Vertalo platform has really streamlined the experience for our investors and reduced friction in the investor onboarding process. Netki’s platform makes it easy to take pictures and submit the required documents right from their phone instantly,” said Brian Jacques, CFO of

Netki is thrilled to participate in the second edition of DAAS to connect and enable greater cooperation and Interoperability across a growing ecosystem of partners and clients.

About Netki

Founded in 2014, Los Angeles-based Netki is the only KYC-AML regulatory technology provider developing remote identity verification solutions purpose-built for blockchains. TransactID is the first and most inclusive Travel Rule solution. It is the only solution that includes all public and private blockchains, working for VASPs and unhosted wallets. With TransactID Bridge, TransactID customers can interoperate with other major Travel Rule networks. Its flagship KYC and AML solution, OnboardID has licensed validations for over 750,000 identity documents. Netki’s scalable, flexible, automated technology increases trust in regulated transactions on the parts of sellers, buyers and regulators. Its products are included in the IBM blockchain ecosystem, Microsoft Azure Blockchain as a Service, PwC Australia’s Digital Asset Services and the Bitt’s Central Bank Digital Currency Platform and mMoney mobile wallet.

About Vertalo

Launched after their own March 2018 STO, Vertalo is a B2B SaaS company founded to map the gaps between primary and secondary trading of digital securities offerings. As the ‘Operating System for Digital Assets’, Vertalo connects and enables the digital asset ecosystem, providing an industry-leading cap table and investor onboarding solution that facilitates direct ownership and direct listing of any private asset. In addition to offering direct issuance services to private companies, Vertalo also offers white-label, licensed, and joint venture opportunities to capital advisors, broker-dealers, and investment banks. A subsidiary of SeriesX, Vertalo is headquartered in Austin, TX with offices in New York City and Philadelphia. Learn more about SeriesX and Vertalo at



Nolvia Serrano
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