Ascent helps financial services firms automate the most tedious and error-prone aspects of compliance. It provides a regulatory compliance risk management platform designed to centralize regulatory compliance processes in accordance with industry-specific regulations. It was founded in 2015 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
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Ascent is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Regtech.
Technology that addresses regulatory challenges and facilitates the delivery of compliance requirements. Regulatory technology helps companies and regulators address challenges ranging from compliance (e.g. AML/KYC) automation and improved risk management.
Companies and startups in this collection provide technology to streamline, improve, and transform financial services, products, and operations for individuals and businesses.
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Aug 15, 2023
News provided by Share this article Share toX NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The RegTech market size is estimated to grow by USD 15,673.74 million from 2022 to 2027, at a CAGR of 21.18% according to Technavio. Download a sample report now! Regtech market insights - Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global RegTech Market Vendors: 15+, Including ACTICO GmbH, Ascent Technologies Inc., Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc., ComplyAdvantage, Confluence Technologies Inc., Acuant Inc., Hummingbird RegTech Inc., Intrasoft Technologies, International Business Machines Corp., MetricStream Inc., Mitratech Holdings Inc., NICE Ltd., RIMES Technologies Corp., SAS Institute Inc., SymphonyAI Sensa LLC, Thomson Reuters Corp., Trulioo Information Services Inc., VERMEG Ltd Legal, Wolters Kluwer NV, and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd., among others Coverage: Parent market analysis; key drivers, major trends, and challenges; customer and vendor landscape; vendor product insights and recent developments; key vendors; and market positioning of vendors Segments: Component (Solutions and Services), End-user (Large enterprises, Small, and medium enterprises), and Geography (North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East and Africa) Regtech market - Company Insights The growing competition in the market is compelling vendors to adopt various growth strategies such as promotional activities and spending on advertisements to improve the visibility of their services. Technavio report analyzes the market's competitive landscape and offers information on several market vendors including ACTICO GmbH, Ascent Technologies Inc., Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc., ComplyAdvantage, Confluence Technologies Inc., Acuant Inc., Hummingbird RegTech Inc., Intrasoft Technologies, International Business Machines Corp., MetricStream Inc., Mitratech Holdings Inc., NICE Ltd., RIMES Technologies Corp., SAS Institute Inc., SymphonyAI Sensa LLC, Thomson Reuters Corp., Trulioo Information Services Inc., VERMEG Ltd Legal, Wolters Kluwer NV, and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. RegTech Market – Market Dynamics Key factor driving market growth The growing demand for identifying financial crimes within financial organizations, owing to increasing fraud, electronic crimes, money laundering, terrorist financing, bribery and corruption, and insider dealing, is driving the growth of the market. Financial organizations deal with a large volume of data on a daily basis. RegTech is used for real-time fraud detection and prevention. It enables financial organizations to identify financial crimes in an automated and cost-effective manner. RegTech uses analytics and cognitive capabilities to analyze financial transactions and provides timely alerts on any potential fraud or illegal transaction. RegTech also provides end-users with intelligent process automation to increase the speed of routine tasks and minimize human intervention. These factors will fuel the growth of the market during the forecast period. Leading trends influencing the market The integration of AI with RegTech is a key trend in the market. The adoption of AI improves the identification of patterns and similarities even in unrelated sets of data, which is crucial for delivering insights from these data sets. AI can process multiple data sets, which include behavior patterns within heterogeneous data sources, such as data gathered from social media and stock market prices. The combination of AI with RegTech is expected to help end-users with complex pattern matching across data sets and the detection of data anoMalies. Therefore, the application of AI is increasing in RegTech, which will support the market during the forecast period. Major challenges hindering the market growth The lack of a skilled workforce with adequate financial and technical knowledge to work on advanced technological platforms in the BFSI sector will challenge the market growth during the forecast period. Training the workforce on advanced technologies such as blockchain or cybersecurity can be very expensive and time-consuming. Banks and other financial institutions are competing with technology companies to hire the best IT workforce and train them on financial regulations and compliance standards. Therefore, talent management has been the main hindrance for the BFSI sector. These factors will impede the market growth during the forecast period. What are the key data covered in this RegTech Market report? CAGR of the market during the forecast period Detailed information on factors that will drive the growth of the RegTech market between 2023 and 2027 Precise estimation of the size of the RegTech market and its contribution to the market with a focus on the parent market Accurate predictions about upcoming trends and changes in consumer behavior Growth of the RegTech market across North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East and Africa A thorough analysis of the market's competitive landscape and detailed information about vendors Comprehensive analysis of factors that will challenge the growth of RegTech market vendors Gain instant access to 17,000+ market research reports. Related Reports: The financial service application market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.85% between 2022 and 2027. The size of the market is forecast to increase by USD 54.72 billion. This report extensively covers market segmentation by end-user (large enterprise, small, and medium enterprise), deployment (on-premise and cloud-based), and geography (North America, Europe, APAC, South America, and Middle East and Africa). The increasing government initiatives to digitalize the financial sector are notably driving market growth. The IoT in banking and financial services market share is expected to increase by USD 7.63 million from 2021 to 2026, and the market's growth momentum will accelerate at a CAGR of 7.91%. This report extensively covers IoT in banking and financial services market segmentation by component (solutions and services) and geography (North America, Europe, APAC, MEA, and South America). The disintermediation of banking services is notably driving the IoT in banking and financial services market growth. RegTech Market Scope Key companies profiled ACTICO GmbH, Ascent Technologies Inc., Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc., ComplyAdvantage, Confluence Technologies Inc., Acuant Inc., Hummingbird RegTech Inc., Intrasoft Technologies, International Business Machines Corp., MetricStream Inc., Mitratech Holdings Inc., NICE Ltd., RIMES Technologies Corp., SAS Institute Inc., SymphonyAI Sensa LLC, Thomson Reuters Corp., Trulioo Information Services Inc., VERMEG Ltd Legal, Wolters Kluwer NV, and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. Market dynamics Parent market analysis, Market growth inducers and obstacles, Fast-growing and slow-growing segment analysis, COVID-19 impact and recovery analysis and future consumer dynamics, Market condition analysis for forecast period. Customization purview If our report has not included the data that you are looking for, you can reach out to our analysts and get segments customized. Table of contents About Us Technavio is a leading global technology research and advisory company. Their research and analysis focuses on emerging market trends and provides actionable insights to help businesses identify market opportunities and develop effective strategies to optimize their market positions. With over 500 specialized analysts, Technavio's report library consists of more than 17,000 reports and counting, covering 800 technologies, spanning across 50 countries. Their client base consists of enterprises of all sizes, including more than 100 Fortune 500 companies. This growing client base relies on Technavio's comprehensive coverage, extensive research, and actionable market insights to identify opportunities in existing and potential markets and assess their competitive positions within changing market scenarios. Contact
Ascent Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
When was Ascent founded?
Ascent was founded in 2015.
Where is Ascent's headquarters?
Ascent's headquarters is located at 180 North Stetson Avenue Suite 2250, Chicago.
What is Ascent's latest funding round?
Ascent's latest funding round is Loan.
How much did Ascent raise?
Ascent raised a total of $26.99M.
Who are the investors of Ascent?
Investors of Ascent include Paycheck Protection Program, Alsop Louie Partners, Wells Fargo & Company, Drive Capital, The University of Chicago Innovation Fund and 6 more.
Who are Ascent's competitors?
Competitors of Ascent include Clausematch, CUBE, Compliance.ai, RegAlytics, Spectrum Analytics and 7 more.
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CUBE is a RegTech solution that offers management of regulatory changes and non-compliance for large financial institutions with cross-border, multi-jurisdictional, and multi-state operations. It captures global regulatory data, alerts users to regulatory changes that pose a compliance risk to their business, pinpoints all policies, procedures, and controls that are affected, and provides remediation using AI and machine learning. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in London, U.K.
Compliance.ai is a regulatory change management platform. It transforms the capabilities of compliance teams by delivering a simple-to-use, automated approach to monitoring and reacting to regulatory updates, identifying obligations, and ensuring required changes are completed in a timely manner. It was founded in 2016 and is based in San Francisco, California.
RegAlytics provides accurate, clean, vetted, daily regulatory data from United States regulators that are enriched by regulatory experts. It is based in New York City, New York.
RequirementONE operates as an application-based platform. It supports and enhances compliance capabilities by giving users self-service tools. It monitors regulatory developments, plans and manages changes, tracks and manages communications, and shares regulations. The company was founded in 2020 and is based in London, United Kingdom.
Corlytics provides financially regulated firms, regulators and their professional advisers with a proprietary data and real-time technology platform to uncover and predict avoidable compliance and operational risk within the financial markets. It measures, predicts and calculates regulatory outcomes and impact, enabling customers and partners to understand their regulatory position, making more informed decisions.
MetricStream specializes in enterprise and cloud applications for Governance, Risk, Compliance, and Quality Management. MetricStream's applications and solutions improve business performance by strengthening risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, vendor governance, and quality management for users across many industries, including Financial Services, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy and Utilities, Food, Retail, CPG, Government, Hi-Tech and Manufacturing. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, maintains operations and research and development (R&D) center in Bangalore, India, and conducts sales and operational support through offices in cities spanning the globe.