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Shield is one of the ‘Most Influential Fintech Companies’ for the Third Year in a Row

Most Influential Fintech Companies

Wow, so many accolades and awards.

proud to announce it has been named on The Financial Technologist ‘Most Influential Financial Technology Companies 2021’ list, the third time in a row that it has been recognized. This year’s winners were announced on Monday 29th March and selected by a judging panel including representatives from Harrington Starr, EY, Lloyds Banking Group, Praetura Ventures, Baringa Partners, The Realization Group, The Disruption House, Cruxy & Company, and Archon Advisors

Shield’s CEO and Co-Founder Shiran Weitzman commented upon the announcement, “We are delighted and honored to be recognized again for the third time in a row in this year’s awards. Since launching in 2018, Shield has had a central aim of re-writing the rulebook and transforming the RegTech sphere by delivering the ultimate automated and intelligent communications compliance platform, protecting financial firms and their customers by ensuring regulations are fully adhered to.”

Since being named in the 2020 list, Shield has further evolved to meet the latest challenges posed by the global pandemic and its fallout. This includes the launch of an enhanced solution that combines its Insider Trading and Information Handling models – INSIDERS, which answers market demands for greater surveillance to accompany increased remote working in the new normal. Additionally, the Shield platform has added full integration with popular audiovisual collaboration platform Zoom, extending its powerful capture, surveillance, and investigation tools across video, audio, chat, and shared data files between parties communicating on Zoom.

Shield has also joined the IBM Cloud for Financial Services ecosystem as an Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partner, onboarding its communication compliance and surveillance offerings to the platform. Additionally, Shield agreed on a ground-breaking worldwide collaboration agreement with FIS, a global leader in financial services technology.

Shield and its platform have also been recognized by numerous awards, including a recent win for the ‘Most innovative unstructured data management project’ category in the A-Team Innovation Awards 2021. Shiran added, “Despite 2020 being a markedly unusual year, we are now looking towards our next stage of growth and continuing to deliver a Workplace Intelligence solution that meets the modern workplace’s challenges in the new normal. We are very excited to be providing the ideal solution to help firms meet the ongoing challenges in a rapidly changing world.”


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