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US RegTech

February 22-26, 2021

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The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) is recruiting UK-headquartered RegTech scaleups to apply for a Virtual RegTech Roadshow to the US in 2021. This virtual roadshow with provide a select group of leading UK RegTechs the opportunity to meet directly with key financial services stakeholders in the United States.

Over the course of one week successful applicants will:

  • Learn about the structure of the US market from industry leaders and regulators
  • Meet directly with corporate innovation and compliance teams 
  • Receive guidance from DIT staff and local partners on US entry strategies

This activity will take place from February 22nd – 26th, 2021.

Tentative Agenda 
Day 1 – US Market Structure & Entry Strategies
Hear from local DIT representatives, industry leaders, and regulators on the state of the US market, its structure, and how to find success as a new entrant in the field of regulatory compliance. 

Day 2-4 – Meet the Market Sessions
Company representatives from large financial services firms will discuss their innovation and compliance priorities as well as industry challenges and opportunities. UK RegTechs will then present their solutions for feedback.

Day 5 – Investor Showcase
Participating companies will have an opportunity to pitch to a select group of technology investors in a private setting, followed by 1-1 networking. 


Supporting partner:


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Application Requirements

DIT is looking for seasoned UK RegTechs in the scaleup/growth stage who have the capacity and track record to be successful in the US market and service the needs of large tier 1-2 financial services firms. To be considered, companies must meet the following qualifications:

  • Headquartered in the UK
  • Employ more than 10 people globally
  • Generate more than 1 million GBP in revenue annually
  • Offer a working product or service and have an existing client base
  • Have a strong interest in the US market and the bandwidth to service US clients 
  • A willingness to commit a senior member of staff to represent the firm on the roadshow
  • Diversity and inclusion are important to us. We strongly encourage applications from teams with diverse founders and those from underrepresented backgrounds.

Application Deadline
Applications for DIT's US RegTech Roadshow must be received no later than 23.59 EST on 1st January, 2021.

Accepted delegates will be notified by 11th January and must confirm their space in the delegation by 14th January 2021.

Each company is permitting up to two representatives.

Acceptance is non-transferable and completion of the application does not guarantee acceptance. Selection is determined through a competitive review process. There is no cost to apply or participate in this activity. For any questions, please contact hayden.boilini@mobile.trade.gov.uk.

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