Our Mission

To increase the rate of tech adoption improving operational effectiveness and consumer outcomes within Asset Management and Capital Markets. We do this by identifying best in class technological solutions and seeking to develop and grow firms

Chris Cummings

CEO the Investment Association

To remain globally competitive, the UK asset management industry must be restless in its quest for innovation and reinvention. FinTech firms are a key element in this process, driving innovation across the asset management industry to the benefit of investors, savers and pensioners. The launch of Velocity, the IA’s new FinTech Accelerator, will act as catalyst in speeding up the take-up of new technology in the sector and ensure that FinTech firms are embedded into the asset management ecosystem.

John Glen

Economic Secretary to the Treasury and City Minister

The UK is a world leader in asset management, but to stay that way we’ve got to keep ahead of the curve. There are over 93,500 people employed in the UK’s asset management sector, so the FinTech Accelerator – the first of its kind for the sector -will be fantastic news to them and to future entrepreneurs hoping to crack the market.

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