DFS Next

DFS Next is the Department’s platform for engaging innovators in financial services and promoting innovation across the agency.

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DFS FastForward

FastForward offers support to innovators seeking to bring solutions to market with significant potential to help New Yorkers in the COVID-19 era.

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Techsprint on Digital Regulatory Reporting

In March 2021, DFS is hosting a first-ever techsprint to move toward smarter regulatory reporting in virtual currency.



DFS partners with regulators around the U.S. and the world to facilitate innovation across borders.

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Innovator Resources

General resources and guidance for innovators.

News and Events

News and Events

DFS facilitates conversations between innovators, regulators, policymakers and consumers on the important issues of financial innovation in today’s dynamic environment.

About Us

Meet the DFS Next Team.


If you have general questions about the DFS Next platform, email [email protected].