Stage 1

Become an
IA FinTech Member

IA-fintech-member@2x

 

All interested firms must first become an IA FinTech Member.

IA FinTech membership is open to technology firms providing solutions to the asset management and capital markets industry.

By becoming an IA FinTech member you have access to all IA online resources events and training as well as IA and other industry briefings. Your brand and thought leadership will be showcased on the Velocity website as ‘Companies to Watch’ as well have as the opportunity to participate in talks and events. Uniquely as a FinTech Member you will have access to the FinTech Member mark which recognises your specific market focus and association with the IA.

Fees: £100 Monthly (£1,200 Annually) +VAT

Choose Annual or Monthly billing.

Stage 2

Progress to a
Velocity Innovator

Velocity@2x

 

To apply to become a Velocity Innovator you must first be an IA FinTech Member.

Applications for second cohort open soon!

Second Cohort starts: Spring of 2019

  1. Up to 10 firms will be invited to join Velocity
  2. A completed application form is required to apply for participation
  3. If short listed as a Velocity Innovator you will be invited to a 15 minute presentation in front of the Velocity Advisory Panel
  4. Velocity Innovators are selected by the Velocity Advisory Panel
  5. If successful you will join a select number of firms to join the 6 month programme
  6. If unsuccessful you can still retain IA FinTech membership and can reapply for future cohorts

Fees: FREE

IA FinTech Membership

  • £1,200 per annum fee
  • Web access to resources
  • Weekly circulars
  • IA FinTech Member branding
  • Marketing via Velocity website
  • Policy briefing sessions
  • Industry and regulatory briefings
  • Tech Talks to the IA membership
  • Discounts on Training and Events
  • Firm logo and details on Velocity website as ‘Firms to Watch’
  • PR and Research / thought pieces on Velocity Website
  • Social media channels tracked and remarketing where appropriate

Velocity Innovator Programme

  • No additional fee
  • Web access to resources
  • Weekly circulars
  • Velocity branding
  • Marketing via Velocity website
  • Policy briefing sessions
  • Industry and regulatory briefings
  • Tech Talks to the IA membership
  • Discounts on Training and Events
  • Firm logo and details on Velocity website as a ‘Velocity Innovators’
  • PR and research / thought pieces on Velocity Website
  • Social media channels tracked and remarketing where appropriate
  • Assigned buddy (mentor and advocate) within Velocity Advisory Panel
  • Structured Monthly mentor strategy
  • Use of IA premises, co-working space
  • Monthly 1hr Policy 1:1’s
  • Consulting advice
  • Legal advice
  • Demo day at the conclusion of the 6 month programme
  • Alumni discounts with associated professional services