While studying at Stanford University, Alain began working for the Stanford Bitcoin Group where he cultivated an interest and recognized a need for smarter anti-fraud and compliance solutions for fast growing businesses. Alain developed his ideas and Co-Founded BlockScore, a successfully funded, Y Combinator startup, now known as Cognito, and immediately began supporting companies like Coinbase helping them scale onboarding while satisfying regulatory compliance requirements. Alain is also Co-Founder of Bloom Protocol, a global decentralized identity management and credit scoring system leveraging blockchain.