Know Your Defaulter, or KYD, launched in mid-2016. The startup’s software spiders crawled through dozens and hundreds of data sources each day – court cases, company filings, credit ratings and defaulter lists put out by banks and financial institutions. It allowed anyone to instantly conduct an online due diligence on a company before entering into any sort of agreement with it. In less than a year, KYD had saved tens, possibly hundreds of millions of dollars for its users by helping them spot companies that were unscrupulous.