FCA Innovation – fintech, regtech and innovative businesses

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Welcome to FCA Innovation

We support firms with innovative business models which promote innovation in the interests of consumers

Piloting a Digital Sandbox

Building on our approach to innovation, we are collaborating with key strategic partners and the industry to pilot a Digital Sandbox
Piloting a Digital Sandbox


Collaboration and knowledge sharing around new technologies supporting better regulation such as digital regulatory reporting and TechSprints


Encouraging fintech innovation within firms based in the UK and internationally.


Bringing market participants together to work on shared challenges in financial services

Global AML and Financial Crime TechSprint

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Our TechSprint to find better ways of increasing the detection and prevention rates of financial crime

Evolution of Innovate timeline

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Since 2014 we have received nearly 1,600 applications for support and have provided support to nearly 700 firms

Innovation in focus

Fostering innovation through collaboration

Research report on the evolution of our TechSprint approach explores how the model has evolved and shares insights and learning from all the TechSprints

Financial Services AI Public Private Forum

The pursuit of artificial intelligence (AI) and use of machine learning (ML) are increasingly important fields of innovation in the financial services sector

GFIN now at 50 members as 12 new organisations join

The Global Financial Innovation Network is an international network supporting financial innovation in the interests of consumers

Inside FCA Podcast: Using technology to fight financial crime

Innovation Director, Nick Cook is joined by guests to discuss how new technologies can be used to prevent and detect financial crime