Stage 1

Become an
IA FinTech Member

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.

 

Membership is Annual. Fees can be paid Monthly (£100) or Annually (£1,200) +VAT

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Stage 2

Progress to a
Velocity Innovator

To apply to become a Velocity Innovator you must first be an IA FinTech Member (Stage 1)

Applications will open soon for cohort 3

  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

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IA FinTech Membership

  • £1,200 per annum fee
  • Web access to resources
  • Weekly circulars
  • IA FinTech Member branding
  • 3 – 5 Thought Pieces/PR and research marketed via website & social media
  • Social Media Announcement campaign: Welcome on Board
  • 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’
  • Social media channels tracked and remarketing where appropriate

Velocity Innovator Programme

  • No additional fee
  • Web access to resources
  • Weekly circulars
  • Velocity branding
  • 5 – 8 Thought Pieces/PR and research via website & social media
  • 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’
  • Social Media Announcement campaign: Welcome on Board
  • Assigned buddy (mentor and advocate) within Velocity Advisory Panel
  • 60 Second explainer video: The challenge, importance,  problem and your solution
  • This Month of Velocity – your brand will be featured as part of IA’s member engagement newsletter
  • 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

Key Technology

Asset 1

Cloud

Asset 3

AI

Asset 4

DLT

Asset 5

Robotics

Asset 6

Mobile
Technology

Asset 7

Big
Data

Join the Velocity Community

Joining the community is easy. Start with IA Fintech membership and see where it takes you…