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Hawk AI Joins Visa Fintech Partner Connect program

Hawk AI Visa Fintech Partner Connect announcement

Munich, 2 November 2022 – Hawk AI, a leading software technology provider for issuers, banks, fintechs, and payment firms has joined the Visa Fintech Partner Connect program. Visa Fintech Partner Connect helps Visa's issuing clients discover vetted and curated technology providers to optimize their innovative digital products and services.

Through Hawk AI's real-time, cloud-native platform, Visa's financial services clients can now streamline and automate their financial crime prevention operations through a highly flexible API interface. Hawk AI’s explainable AI engine allows compliance teams to drastically reduce false positive rates, reducing wasted hours on irrelevant work while always staying in control of the decision process. Through Visa Fintech Partner Connect, Hawk AI has Visa Ready certification. With this certification, clients can be confident that Hawk AI's proven technology delivers effective compliance while detecting financial crime more accurately.

"Explainable AI and Cloud-powered scalability have transformed how our clients tackle the complex and ever-changing landscape of AML compliance and fraud prevention,” said Tobias Schweiger, CEO and Co-founder of Hawk AI. "We're excited to be a member of the Visa Fintech Partner Connect program, and we look forward to bringing our next-generation technology and expertise to more financial institutions quicker than ever before."

Hawk AI is a comprehensive AML and Fraud platform of choice, offering a cloud-native solution with a unified UI. The company has recently accelerated its growth with the appointment of AML/Fraud industry veteran Steve Liu as General Manager for the United States.

“Today, consumers want seamless interactions across mobile and web, and access to a greater suite of digital banking capabilities,” said Vanessa Colella, SVP and Global Head of Innovation and Digital Partnerships at Visa. “With Hawk AI participating in the Fintech Partner Connect program, our clients will have access to a powerful set of tools for building new digital-first experiences.”


Hawk AI drastically improves how financial institutions handle compliance risk with comprehensive AML surveillance. Fully modular, cloud-native, and enhanced with machine learning, Hawk AI makes customer and transaction surveillance more efficient and ensures regulatory compliance. Using traditional rules combined with artificial intelligence to detect suspicious behavior in real-time, Financial Crime specialists can investigate true instances of suspicious activity. The solution drastically reduces false positive rates by over 70% compared to legacy AML/CFT solutions. Founded in Munich, Hawk AI works with leading financial institutions and partners such as North American Bancard, Moss, Mambu, Visa, and Lexis Nexis.

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