Pitch360 is back for the Innovate Finance Global Summit 2019! Taking place on Day Two, Tuesday 30th April, Pitch360 will showcase 24 innovative startups, pitching live on our dedicated Startup Stage in the awe-inspiring Guildhall.

Pitching across 8 categories, startups will pitch their products and businesses in 3 minutes pitches, from FinTech for Good to Personal Finance and Robo-Advice. Check out all the categories for IFGS 2019 and if you think you have the perfect proposition to pitch, apply now for a place on stage!

Each category will have a dedicated winner, chosen by our audience, and the overall winner will be selected from these shortlisted champions by a panel of esteemed judges!


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Pitching Categories

Category 1
Banking/Enterprise Solutions

Category 2
DLT & Crypto Currencies

Category 3
AI & Machine Learning

Category 4
FinTech for Good

Category 5
Payments and FX

Category 6
Peer-to-Peer Lending, Alternative Funding & SME Lending

Category 7

Category 8
Personal Finance & Robo Advice

“Innovate Finance and Pitch360 are all about innovation and technology re imagining financial services and Intel is proud to be a sponsor of the event.”

Mike Blalock, General Manager, Financial Services Industry, Intel

“Pitch360 at the Innovate Finance Global Summit was an outstanding event. It was great to pitch against our peers and the format was both fast paced as well as exciting. The attendees were also top notch – we made loads of great connections!”

Peter J. Lancos, Co-founder and CEO, Exate Technology, Pitch360 2018 WINNER

“I want to thank the organizers for giving me the opportunity of presenting GuardSquare to the international audience present at IFGS 2017. Innovate Finance manages year after year to reassemble the most influential people in the FinTech field, the people that work hard to revolutionize the financial world.”

Heidi Rakels, CEO, GuardSquare, Pitch360 2017 WINNER

Overall Pitch360 Champion Prizes

  • Complimentary tickets to attend IFGS 2020


  • Complimentary exhibition space for IFGS 2020


  • Complimentary Innovate Finance Membership


  • Top-tier press and policy support


  • Regulatory and legal advice from Innovate Finance partners


  • 1-2-1 office hours with investors

Apply to Pitch

Pitch360 is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your business to an influential and global audience. There are NO costs to applying to be a Pitch360 candidate, but if you are not a member of Innovate Finance, there is a cost to pitch live on stage as a finalist. We believe it is essential to showcase the future of the sector and ensure the startups shaping that future can highlight what they do as easily as possible!

By submitting your application to pitch the team at Innovate Finance will let you know the status by no later than February 2019.

Applications for Pitch360 have now closed!

Check out last year’s overall winner Exate Technology in their category RegTech.

Founded in 2015 and based in the heart of London, Exate Technology is driven by a simple belief: the value of data. To address this, they have developed the next generation of software which will enable the owners of confidential information to take control over who can view it.

They protect sensitive data and control the flow of information to enable firms to comply with increasingly complex cross-border data transfer and data privacy regulations. This allows for greater client trust with firms.