08 May

Notes From EmTech Futures - Driving Innovation in Asset Management

A busy day at IA Velocity's EmTech event in London, where the overriding theme is how FinTech’s can help to drive innovation in the Asset Management industry.

10 IA Velocity FinTech firms are pitching, including our friends at Axe Trading.

A few takeaways from this morning -

Amanda West, SVP Innovation at Refinitiv explains how the key focus of their research is in the data science/machine learning space.

Anna Wallace, Head of Innovation at FCA, tells us -

  • There are 100 people in the innovation team at FCA , focused on encouraging early stage FinTech’s and helping provide regulatory certainty
  • There is a focus on how to regulate Crypto assets
  • In AI the focus is on ethics