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VigilantCS article for NCFA: Digitized staff compliance platforms are essential

By Mark Dodick / July 31, 2019

The National Crowdfunding Association (NCFA) has published a new article by VigilantCS CEO and co-founder Robert Kirwin, declaring that a digitized staff compliance platform is absolutely essential for financial services firms. Appearing in the July online edition of NCFA Blockchain Fintech CONFIDENTIAL—“A Digitized Staff Compliance Program is a Must-Have”—is easily accessible at: It is…

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Major fall initiative underway to build VCS fintech business

By Mark Dodick / October 15, 2018

It’s been a busy and exciting fall for VigilantCS so far with more developments planned and expected. In early October, Vigilant CTO Geoff Pille and CEO Rob Kirwin participated in the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) FinTech Summit in Montreal (right photo). Besides providing a demo of VigilantCS regulatory solutions, Geoff also presented on…

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VigilantCS Gets Government of Canada Support for Second Innovation Project

VigilantCS Gets Government of Canada Support for Second Innovation Project

By Mark Dodick / July 18, 2018

OTTAWA, ON, July 18, 2018 – VigilantCS has another milestone to celebrate for 2018: it recently received new conditional funding from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP). The new funding will support development of the behavioural algorithm that enables the company’s VCSPro solution to rank staff conduct risk in…

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VigilantCS named a Top 25 Up and Coming ICT Company by Branham Group Inc.

By Mark Dodick / July 5, 2018

OTTAWA, ON, July 4, 2018 – VigilantCS has been named a Top 25 Up and Coming ICT Company by the Branham Group Inc. for demonstrating innovation and promise. The category is one of three major lists in the annual Branham300, now in its 25th year. Selected information and communications technology companies exhibit creativity and innovation in…

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Lots of good insight at this year’s Rotman Machine Learning Fintech Conference

By Robert Kirwin / May 3, 2018

VigilantCS was pleased to join leading Financial Institutions, Fintech firms, and Academics at the Rotman School of Business Machine Learning Fintech Conference II on May 2nd.  Rob Kirwin, CEO of VigilantCS, participated on a panel with other regtech and compliance technology innovators to discuss the potential of ML and regtech to improve compliance outcomes.    

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Visit us at the 2018 FMFD Annual Conference and the IIAC Fintech Summit

By Robert Kirwin / April 18, 2018

VigilantCS is excited to be a sponsor at this year’s Federation of Mutual Fund Dealers (FMFD) Annual Conference and at the IIAC 2018 Fintech Summit.  Stop by our booth at the FMFD Conference April 26th and the IIAC Fintech Summit June 1st.  And if you happen to be in Montreal April 26th, be sure to say…

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VigilantCS to participate in Rotman Machine Learning Fintech Conference

By Robert Kirwin / April 6, 2018

Hear VigilantCS CEO Rob Kirwin speak May 2nd at the Rotman Machine Learning Fintech Conference to be held at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. Find out more here:

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Press Release – VigilantCS receives grant to develop an Insider Threat & Risk Management Ai solution for the Financial Services Industry

By Robert Kirwin / March 13, 2018

OTTAWA – March 13, 2018 – VigilantCS, a FinTech Global RegTech 100 company, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a Cybersecurity Fintech Innovation Pilot Program (CFIP) grant by the Ontario Centres of Excellence in recognition of the significant potential of their regtech solution to help the industry understand & manage staff compliance…

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VigilantCS CEO Robert Kirwin appointed to the OSC Fintech Advisory Committee

By Robert Kirwin / February 7, 2018

VigilantCS is proud  to announce that Robert Kirwin, Founder and CEO of VigilantCS has been selected to join the Ontario Securities Commission’s Fintech Advisory Committee.   View the full OSC press release here:

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VigilantCS has been selected as a RegTech100 global innovator by FinTech Global

By Robert Kirwin / November 1, 2017

VigilantCS is one of only 3 Canadian and one of only 100 global regtech firms to make 2017 RegTech 100 list.  We are proud to have been recognized as innovators in the regtech space and look forward to continued success providing Financial Services firms with leading edge compliance solutions. View the full press release here:…

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