Ascent has been named to the prestigious RegTech 100 list for the third year running. The RegTech 100 list is comprised of the world’s most innovative technology firms helping financial services firms address the challenges of regulatory compliance.
Press Release | Chicago, IL | December 2, 2020 – Ascent, an AI-driven solution that helps customers identify the regulatory obligations and rule updates that apply to them, is today celebrating the news that the firm has been named to the prestigious RegTech 100 list for the third year running. Overseen by specialist research firm RegTech Analyst, the RegTech 100 recognizes the world’s most innovative technology providers that are solving a significant industry problem, or to generate efficiency improvements across the compliance function.
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Ascent’s groundbreaking RegulationAI™ rapidly and accurately identifies a financial firm’s regulatory obligations, then keeps them updated as rules change. This targeted regulatory knowledge can be accessed and managed through Ascents cloud-based platform, or fed into a separate GRC (governance, risk and compliance) via API.
By automating a process that would typically take compliance personnel significant time to complete manually, Ascent helps maximize efficiencies, reduce error, and ensure that firms know exactly what needs to be done in order to avoid fines and mitigate risk.
“Ascent was founded to give businesses greater confidence in their compliance and risk operations. The turmoil of 2020 has highlighted for us the importance of that mission.” —Brian Clark, President and Founder, Ascent
“We are honored to once again be named in the RegTech 100,” said Brian Clark, Ascent President and Founder. “Ascent was founded to give businesses greater confidence in their compliance and risk operations. The turmoil of 2020 has highlighted for us the importance of that mission. The age-old problem of regulatory compliance – ‘you don’t know what you don’t know’ – is what Ascent was built to solve, and by doing so, we aim to help our customers achieve certainty in an uncertain world.”
“The RegTech100 list helps senior management filter through all the vendors in the market by highlighting the leading companies in [each] sector.” —Mariyan Dimitrov, Director of Research, RegTech Analyst
RegTech Analyst director of research Mariyan Dimitrov said, “Banks and other financial institutions need to be aware of the latest RegTech innovation in the market in order to avoid new compliance risks and stay competitive despite new regulations around customer onboarding and remote communication post Covid-19. The RegTech100 list helps senior management filter through all the vendors in the market by highlighting the leading companies in [each] sector.”
Ascent has been rapidly gaining momentum since its founding in 2015. Since its inception, Ascent has secured $26.7M in funding and doubled its staff. Ascent serves a range of financial institutions, including global financial firms and SMBs in the banking, securities, and derivatives industries.
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