Innovate Finance FinTech Academy: COO Roundtable

Date: 28 February 2023

Time: 09:30 - 11:00

Location: Storey Club, Meeting Room 5 - Broadgate, Storey Club, 100 Liverpool St, Broadgate, London EC2M 2AU, UK


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The Innovate Finance FinTech Academy continues an informal breakfast event for COOs from across FinTech firms. Join our conversation on People, Process and Technology with Ylva Oertengren, Chief Operating Officer at Simply.

Participants will have the opportunity to network and share their challenges and opportunities on how manage growth when scaling.This is also opportunity to introduce the Innovate Finance team and offering.Hosted by Innovate Finance for members only.Chatham House rules apply. Limited spaces available.

Ylva Oertengren, Chief Operating Officer, Simply

Ylva is a lawyer by trade with over 18 years’ experience in the financial services sector and has vast experience managing operations across multiple business lines. After working in several different organisations and countries, Ylva co-founded Simply in April 2017 with the aim of creating the perfect customer journey that allows SMEs to access funds to realise their potential. Since launch Simply has established itself among the top 50 of the FT1000 fastest growing businesses in Europe, lending more than £1bn to over 6,000 SMEs.

Ylva is also focused on promoting young talent, diversity and innovation. She leads the Leasing Foundation’s Innovation Initiative running seminars on innovation through design, technology and culture. In 2019, Ylva founded The Network to bring together women across the alternative lending sector. She was awarded “Innovator of the Year” at the 2018 Women in Credit Awards, “Leading Woman of Auto and Equipment Finance” at the 2019 IAFN Awards, and winner of Deloitte Fast 50 Women in Leadership Award in 2022.

Read more about the Innovate Finance FinTech Academy here.