Fintech Talents North America 2021 is the ultimate FinTech event for Credit Unions, Community Banks and tier-one financial institutions from across North America.

The Northern Ireland Technology Pavilion at Fintech Talents America will showcase a selection of leading financial services companies from Northern Ireland who offer a range of innovative services and solutions for areas including FinTech, Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, AI and IoT, servicing banks, corporations, governments and utilities worldwide.

Northern Ireland Fintech

An unbeatable combination of world-class talent, highly competitive operating costs, research excellence and a resilient infrastructure, in a low-risk, pro-business environment, has fuelled the growth of Northern Ireland’s financial services sector.

The region has emerged as a world-leading cyber security, data analytics and FinTech hub, with specialist university research centres and an impressive cluster of international companies and indigenous innovative start-ups, delivering solutions globally.

Global Recognition

Northern Ireland is recognised as a top global location for investment.

  • Belfast is ranked a top three fintech location of the future after London and Singapore. (FT FDI Markets, 2019)
  • Belfast has been ranked as one of the top 10 European Tech Cities of the Future by the Financial Times, fDi Intelligence
  • Northern Ireland is the world’s top region for Financial Services technology inward investment projects (fDi Markets FT 2020)

Read more about Technology in Northern Ireland.

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Who participated

  • For many business organisations, data is held in different places and in a variety of formats (structured, unstructured and in PDF). MINERVA enables business users to access, combine, search and analyse this data in order to better understand, predict and act on business insights.

  • AquaQ Analytics is a provider of specialist data management, data analytics and data mining products and services to clients operating within the capital markets and other sectors. Our knowledge of Timeseries data, combined with advanced analytical techniques and expertise in best-of-breed technologies, helps our clients get the most out of their data.

  • Datactics specialises in class-leading, self-service data quality and matching software to ensure compliance with financial regulation, eliminate roadblocks in data management, and add value to enterprise data.

    Backed by their team of experienced data scientists, their platform gives CDOs and data stewards transparency into data quality, and SMEs and data analysts powerful, yet user-friendly tools to explore, measure, transform, fix and enrich data within a scalable enterprise grade platform, on premises or in the cloud.

  • Esther works with government agencies and charities to register people in financial crisis, issue a pre-paid card to those in need and allow donations to be sent directly to people in poverty across cities in the UK and US. Esther is a peer-2-peer financial aid platform.

  • FaaSBank is Fern Software's solution for CRM, loan processing and impact reporting. Designed in collaboration with end-users, the software's full CRM and loan integration enables SME lending organizations to accurately track a loan's life cycle, from the initial client inquiry to the recording of jobs and leverages when the investment results in a tangible impact to their community.

  • Funds-Axis provides funds technology to the global investment management industry. Our investment compliance, risk, regulatory reporting and fund document solutions are delivered through highly-efficient and secure, multi-modular technology backed-up by the highest levels of expert regulatory support and service. For the US Market, this includes 1940 Act Compliance, SEC Liquidity Risk Monitoring, N-Port, Form PF, CPO-PQR and shareholder disclosures solutions.

  • hivera defines the gold standard for governance within unstructured data, helping financial services firms bring their regulatory risk under control. hivera's cloud platform provides real-time visibility to the regulatory risk in firms’ unstructured data, automate their information governance strategy to regulatory standards and demonstrate quantifiable compliance to auditors.

  • loyalBe is a bank-linked rewards app that helps brands attract and retain customers. loyalBe rewards customers for spending with their favourite brands just by paying with their bank card - no equipment or POS integrations required.

    In turn, the company use transactional data to deliver personalised and relevant campaigns on behalf of brands to drive engagement and encourage spending. loyalBe are experts in Open Banking and understanding and leveraging transactional data for loyalty/marketing campaigns.

  • Opal is powerful document generation software: it streamlines the production of complex business documents, saving you time and money while reducing the risk of error. Opal links your firm's data with templates built-in Microsoft Word to digitize the construction of your most complex communications.

  • Proviso IT work exclusively with Credit Unions, to independently assess the security status of their IT infrastructures and help build a culture of Cybersecurity Awareness across their businesses. Our remotely delivered services include External IT Vulnerability Assessments and reports, Email Phishing tests and reports, Cybersecurity Training and ISMS Consultancy. 

  • Push Technology delivers real-time, event-data streaming and messaging solutions to power mission-critical business applications worldwide for leading brands. Push’s Diffusion Intelligent Event-Data Platform consumes event data in any size, format or velocity, enriches the data in-flight, and delivers it securely at a massive scale - on-premise or in the cloud. 

  • The Robot Exchange have created a number of innovative solutions that assist clients across industrial verticals and across regions. Their DeVol product has delivered the ability to automate client’s manual and menial tasks with a no or low code solution. Investment has also meant their clients now have the ability to migrate from their existing RPA solutions.  and manage any changes to data extracts without further investment, a solution called “Citizen Development”. 

  • Salt Communications is the first company to provide a holistic solution for closed encrypted communications between modern smartphone users and the secure systems they access within their organisation. Our product provides full centralised control for administrators, as well as federated interfaces into and from trusted internal services. End users are those who need mobility coupled with the most secure voice and video calls, messaging and image/file transfer to enable critical decisions from any location.

Northern Ireland FinTech Ecosystem Map

NI Fintech Ecosystem Map
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