Manigent Limited formed by Andrew Smart + partners to deliver enterprise and operational risk consultancy.


After a 12 month research project and various customer projects, the Risk-Based Performance Management methodology was created.


Manigent partners with two major customers to build a business orientated Operational Risk solution on SharePoint. 


First two customers deploy StratexPoint to a 1000 plus users.


StratexSystems Limited formed to drive the development, sales and marketing of the StratexPoint solution.

StratexSystems builds strong sales momentum with wins including major financial services firms, challenger banks and a defence company (Cyber) 


StratexSystems Inc form in the US. Manigent Ltd becomes a group holding company. 



iPad application launched to support the risk-based performance management methodology.

StratexPoint deployed by two of Europe's largest central banks to manage Financial Stability Risk and the Supervisory process.



Andrew Smart's book, Risk-Based Performance Management, Integrating Strategy and Risk Management published by Palgrave Macmillan.

StratexPoint established as a market leader within the challenger bank space and wins new customers in Asset Management.



Business restructured. Andrew Smart purchased software assets and IP from Manigent Group. Manigent Group dissolved.


Spanish R&D center launched. The business is rebranded to Ascendore to reflect our growing international focus and our plans to bring to market an innovative new product and Big Data service.