Economic Data Sciences：技术解决方案，利用人工智能为基金经理在投资选择的诸多风险、目标中提供数学的最优平衡交易。
first direct and Bud：从交易、人口统计数据了解客户属性，从市场、汇丰银行及其他外部银行中识别金融、非金融产品的应用程序。
Sherpa Management Services：保险解决方案，为会员提供一个账户，建立和管理多种保险风险。Sherpa提供动态产品，需要改变时，可以增加、减少被保险人费用。
Spherical Defence Labs：应用程序编程接口(API)安全系统，利用深度学习和计算语言学，可以监测到对银行的高级攻击和入侵。
The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has just released an update on their regulatory Sandbox created to help aspiring Fintech firms to navigate the labyrinth of financial services rules. The trailblazing project, which has been replicated around the world, kicked off in 2014 and the FCA is now in its 3rd cohort of firms.
The cohort 3 firms are :
Barclays: Regtech proposition which tracks updates to regulations within the FCA Handbook and aligns their implementation to Barclays’ internal policies.
Barkat Ventures: International money transfer platform that enables customers to send healthcare services along with their remittances.
Chynge: DLT-based cross-border money remittance system that incorporates a transaction monitoring system which is powered by a virtual, artificial-intelligence compliance bot to tackle money laundering, terrorism financing, and fraud more efficiently.
Curl: New consumer payment network designed around open banking APIs, which works via @usernames and direct bank transfers.
Economic Data Sciences: Technology solution that utilises artificial intelligence to provide fund managers with a mathematically-defined optimal trade-off among a number of risks and objectives during the investment selection process.
Etherisc: Uses smart-contracts on a blockchain to provide fully-automated decentralised flight insurance.
first direct and Bud: App which learns customers attributes from transactional and demographic data to identify financial and non-financial products from a marketplace of first direct, HSBC and external institutions.
FutureFlow: Transaction monitoring system that monitors the movement of money through the economy by tagging individual units of value in transaction amounts and facilitates the sharing of anonymised information between parties in order to help prevent financial crime.
Nationwide: Automated solution providing digital savings guidance and investment advice.
Orca: P2P investment aggregation platform that facilitates investment in a diversified portfolio of P2P loans.
reBank: Platform that consolidates business bank accounts into one login. Using predictive algorithms, reBank offers businesses the potential to improve the efficiency of their banking tasks and business payments.
ResonanceX: New electronic platform that enables end-to-end automation of price discovery, execution and life-cycle management of structured products using centralised or blockchain asset custody.
Sherpa Management Services: Insurance solution that offers members one account to set-up and manage multiple insurance risks. Sherpa offer dynamic products which provide the ability to increase and decrease the sum assured as needs change.
Solidi: Blockchain based payments platform that uses cryptocurrencies to facilitate money remittance at a faster speed and with lower transaction costs.
Spherical Defence Labs: Application Programming Interface (API) security system that detects advanced hacks and breaches in banks powered by deep learning and computational linguistics.
Square Book: New auction method of book-building for initial public offerings/private placements that aims to be fairer and more transparent than existing methodologies.
Wrisk: Usage-based contents insurance product with innovative risk scoring method.
Yoti: Technology provider that lets users create an encrypted, biometric digital identity linked to their government issued ID. Yoti lets users of the app actively consent to share their verified identity details with financial institutions for use in KYC verification.
According to the FCA, 61 applicants applied for this round of participants and 18 met the Sandbox standards. The FCA says it continues to see successful sandbox applications from a diverse range of sectors, locations and firm size. Accepted propositions cover a range of areas including Blockchain based payment services, Regtech propositions, insurance, AML controls, and biometric digital ID and Know Your Customer (KYC) verification.
In the Fintech Sandbox’s first phase, a majority of the firms were London-based with only a few from other parts of the UK.
As the FCA continues to increase its regional engagement in emerging Fintech hubs, the proportion of regional firms has increased in each subsequent cohort. Over 40% of firms invited to test in cohort 3 are based outside London, compared to 35% in cohort 2 and 25% in cohort 1.
If you are interested, the FCA is now accepting applications from firms to be part of their fourth Sandbox. Firms have until 31 January 2018 to submit their applications.