CEO / Co-FounderUnbanked
Member Since January 2022
Ian Kane is the CEO & Co-Founder of Unbanked, a global fin-tech platform built on blockchain. Predicated on the ethos that people should be in control of their own money, Unbanked connects traditional enterprise, fintech, and banking systems with blockchain infrastructure, expanding the utility of cryptocurrency for investing and everyday purchases like never before. The company has a suite of highly bespoke financial products which enable both the banked, unbanked, and underbanked to create a financial experience as unique as the life they live. You can connect with Ian on LinkedIn or follow him on Twitter.
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Unbanked is a global fintech solution built on blockchain. Predicated on the belief that financial access and control is a fundamental human right, Unbanked connects traditional enterprise, and banking systems with blockchain infrastructure, expanding the utility of cryptocurrency for investing and everyday purchases. Unbanked provides consumers with crypto-friendly financial services like FDIC-insured bank accounts, debit cards, and rewards, which enable both the banked, unbanked, and underbanked to create a financial experience as unique as the life they live.