This London-based firm helps organisations to combat financial crime and comply with regulations. Its anti-money laundering platform uses artificial intelligence to screen its clients’ customers and monitor transactions for suspicious activity. Napier has more than 200 clients, including banks such as HSBC, payment providers like Trustly, and cryptocurrency firms. The business was founded in 2015 by chief executive Julian Dixon and has offices on four continents. Former HSBC chief operations officer Andy Maguire joined as chairman last year.