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Sprint Enterprise Technology

Sprint Enterprise Technology was formed in 2010 by a group of highly experienced and successful financial advisers and technology entrepreneurs with a deep understanding of the industry’s needs. Data is at the heart of everything that we do.

Investment data is the bedrock of the advice process. Financial advisers need accurate investment data to report to their clients. Solution Providers need accurate data to power their applications. Intermediaries need accurate data to manage their investment propositions and their businesses. Investment data is highly fragmented (there are over 30 Investment Platforms), is becoming increasingly complex, and needs to be seamlessly integrated into the many practice management systems used by financial advisers to deliver their advice propositions.

Moving data seamlessly between the systems used by financial advisers is therefore essential – but very difficult.

Sprint helps in a couple of ways

First, we help platforms and solution providers connect for the easy and efficient flow of investment data. We do this through our data hub called FINIO. FINIO allows solution providers to access investment data across multiple platforms in the same format by building a single connection to FINIO; and allows platforms to deliver data to multiple solution providers by building one connection to FINIO. FINIO makes it super-easy to connect: we accept and can deliver data in pretty much any format.

Second, we help financial advisers to provide better service to their clients by providing great front end reporting applications. Our award winning Fastrak application allows intermediaries to create the reports they want, with their wording, their branding and with the level of detail they need across multiple platforms in a highly efficient manner – and to deliver them, where required, electronically.

Why Sprint?

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We are data experts

We understand how to interpret and report on complex investment data from multiple investment platforms
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We understand financial services

We combine great technical skills with a deep knowledge of the financial services industry
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We are entrepreneurs

We are a young and dynamic organisation always looking for better ways to solve today’s challenges
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We have unparalleled experience

We have integrations in place with over 20 platforms and process more investment data than any other hub

Meet our management team

Robin Bevan

Robin Bevan

Chief Executive Officer

Robin has been an investor in Sprint from the time we started, and joined as Chief Executive in 2015. This is Robin’s third early stage/start up that he has run. Prior to his involvement in Sprint, Robin was a founder shareholder and Chief Executive of PayByPhone – the mobile phone payment business which has transformed the way that motorists pay for parking across London and other cities in the UK and North America. Prior to that he was a founding shareholder and Chief Executive of what became the largest single-sport website on the internet (now espncricinfo.com).

He’s the one with the hand on the tiller setting our direction whilst keeping the team focused on what they need to do. Robin enjoys walking up mountains in the summer; and skiing down them in the winter. He graduated from Cambridge University in Natural Sciences.
Gary Shepherd

Gary Shepherd

Business Development Director

Gary knows his way round the industry like no one else – he’ll probably remind you that he met you a few years ago at an industry event (or perhaps in a bar afterwards?). Gary looks after all our business development activities – identifying opportunities, marketing, sales and and works with the team on managing existing client relationships.

Gary started out as an IFA in the early 90’s but has been providing software solutions to IFAs for the last 18 years.  Gary has extensive experience of both the Advisory and discretionary sectors of the industry and intimately understands the workings of an adviser’s office and how software solutions are instrumental in enabling business’s to implement consistent processes.

Gary recently relocated his family down to the West Country, Gary is married with 2 grown up children, (who will not leave home!). He enjoys gardening and golf.
Simon Hewerdine

Simon Hewerdine

Software Development Director

Simon is our Software Development Director. He began his career in research before moving into the commercial world where he worked on real time data distribution and trade capture systems, followed by successful consultancy stints with household name banks and finance houses in the UK and abroad.

Simon has a passion for the great outdoors and recreational exercise and these came together in his co-founding of his local parkrun. He continues to enjoy regular cycling and sea swimming. Simon holds an honours degree in Information Technology from De Montfort University.
Xavier Brown

Xavier Brown

Director, Chief Data Architect

Xav is our Data Architect. Xav has been with Sprint since we started and has the tricky job of figuring out how to transform and reconcile vast quantities of investment data from multiple sources into a single set of accurate data. Fortunately he’s rather good at it – what else you would expect from someone who worked at Microsoft?

Nomita Wilkins

Nomita Wilkins

Head of Client Services

Nomita is our Client Account Manager. Nomita makes sure that our clients, whether they be financial advisers, platforms, or solution providers, get the maximum value possible from the solutions that we provide. With over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, no one is better qualified for the task.


What our clients say

When we hit an issue with our new back office system we reached out to Sprint to see if they could help and happily for us they could at very short notice.

Fitzallan Limited