About a-team Marketing Services
The knowledge platform for the financial technology industry
The knowledge platform for the financial technology industry

A-Team Insight Briefs

Ascent Achieves $19.3m in Funding Round

Subscribe to our newsletter

Chicago-based RegTech provider Ascent has won $19.3 million in Series B funding from a group of investors led by Wells Fargo and ING, with US venture capital firm Drive Capital and the University of Chicago also taking part. The fundraising follows a Series A round in 2018 which raised $6 million. The company will use the capital to recruit new talent, enhance its existing products, and increase brand awareness. Ascent provides an AI-powered compliance platform and is currently carrying out pilot testing with the Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN).

Subscribe to our newsletter

Related content

WEBINAR

Recorded Webinar: Proactive RegTech approaches to fighting financial crime

Financial crime is a global problem that costs the economy trillions of dollars a year, despite best efforts by financial services firms, regulators, and governments to stem the flow. As criminals become more sophisticated in how they commit financial crime, so too must capital markets participants working to challenge criminality and secure the global financial...

BLOG

Confluence Partners Manaos to Provide SFDR Reporting Solution

Confluence Technologies, a solutions provider helping investment managers solve complex data challenges, has partnered Manaos, the investment data management platform designed and incubated by the securities services business of BNP Paribas, to provide a reporting solution for Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation (SFDR). The partnership allows Confluence to provide an end-to-end SFDR solution to asset managers...

EVENT

TradingTech Briefing New York

Our TradingTech Briefing in New York is aimed at senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution, trading architecture and offers a day packed with insight from practitioners and from innovative suppliers happy to share their experiences in dealing with the enterprise challenges facing our marketplace.

GUIDE

Connecting to Today’s Fast Markets

At the same time, the growth of high frequency and event-driven trading techniques is spurring demand for direct feed services sourced from exchanges and other trading venues, including alternative trading systems and multilateral trading facilities. Handling these high-speed data feeds its presenting market data managers and their infrastructure teams with a challenge: how to manage...