Welsh FinTech in Focus: Validient’s £300,000 Investment Journey with CEO Ieuan Leigh

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Welsh FinTech in Focus: Validient’s £300,000 Investment Journey with CEO Ieuan Leigh

0:00 Introduction
0:08 Validient Investment
0:51 Special Attributes
1:46 Future Growth
2:27 The Team
3:08 Welsh Ecosystem
4:18 Key Information

Welcome to another episode of FinTech Wales in Focus! In this episode, we sit down with Ieuan Leigh, CEO and Co-founder of Validient, a pioneering FinTech company based in Newport, Wales.

At the start of our conversation, Ieuan dives into the recent exciting news of Validient securing a £300,000 investment. He shares insights into the journey of Validient, highlighting the company’s growth trajectory and the strategic importance of this investment for their expansion plans, aiming to make Validient a global player in the FinTech space.

Validient initially began as a Know Your Customer (KYC) anti-money laundering software provider. However, Ieuan explains how their offerings have evolved beyond KYC, now encompassing a comprehensive suite of solutions including ongoing due diligence, risk assessments, document sharing, and task management. This expansion has been a pivotal factor in attracting the recent investment, signaling the potential for Validient’s continued success.

Furthermore, Ieuan discusses Validient’s future plans, emphasizing their focus on internationalization and enhancing their presence within the UK’s legal and regulated business sectors. The investment will fuel these growth initiatives, enabling Validient to broaden its reach and provide innovative solutions to a global clientele.

Throughout the conversation, Ieuan sheds light on Validient’s team dynamics, highlighting their strong advisory network and commitment to further developing talent as they scale operations.

Lastly, Ieuan reflects on the strength of the Welsh FinTech ecosystem, acknowledging the invaluable support received from organizations like the Alacrity Foundation and FinTech Wales. He emphasizes Wales’ status as a hub of innovation, underscoring the importance of recognizing and nurturing the burgeoning FinTech landscape within the region.

For more information on Validient and how their solutions can support your compliance needs, visit their website at validient.com. Whether you’re a law firm, accounting firm, or any regulated business, Validient stands ready to assist you in navigating the complex regulatory landscape.

Thank you for tuning in to this insightful discussion with Ieuan Leigh of Validient. Be sure to connect with us for more engaging content from FinTech Wales!