Charles Delingpole

Charles Delingpole

Founder of ComplyAdvantage

Charles Delingpole is an angel investor and individual investor, and the founder and CEO of ComplyAdvantage since 2014. Charles was also the co-founder and CEO of MarketFinance, an Investment Banking Associate at J.P. Morgan, the founder and CEO of The Student Room, and an intern at Misys.

Education

Charles Delingpole attended the University of Cambridge from 2002 to 2005 where he studied politics with double first class honours. He followed this with a MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science where he studied management, strategy and finance from 2005 to 2006.

In 2001 to 2002, Charles Delingpole worked as an Intern at Misys. And from 2006 to 2009, he worked as an investment banking associate at J.P. Morgan. He credits his time at J.P. Morgan for providing him a training ground that led him to his later financial technology startups.

Founder

The Student Room

Charles Delingpole founded The Student Room, a student discussion forum, in 1999. He served as CEO for The Student Room until he sold the company in 2006.

MarketFinance

In 2010, after leaving J.P. Morgan, Charles Delingpole co-founded MarketFinance where he served as CEO until 2014. MarketFinance is an online platform offering companies a range of finance solutions and raised $59 million before Charles Delingpole left.

ComplyAdvantage

His company ComplyAdvantage was created in order to focus on getting rid of financial crime through the use of machine learning. Their primary focus is set on stopping money laundering from ever being successful, and has connected with over three hundred and fifty firms around the world.

Investor

Charles Delingpole has made personal investments in TaxScouts, Koyo, Griffin, and Credit Kudos.

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Charles Delingpole on how banking job helped mould entrepreneurial skills

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February 7, 2019

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Ingrid Lunden
July 28, 2020
TechCrunch
The growth of digital banking has opened up a wealth of opportunities for making the world of finance more accessible and transparent to a greater number of people. But the darker underbelly is that it has also created more avenues for illicit activity to flourish, with some $2 trillion laundered annually but only 1-3% of that [...]

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