BRINGING THE UK TOGETHER THROUGH FINTECH

FinTech is revolutionising financial services. FinTech will be financial services in just a few short years. Leveraging the power of technology, agile ways of working and a disruptive and innovative mindset, FinTech is providing consumers and businesses access to better, fairer and more sustainable financial products and services.

In the global race for FinTech leadership, the UK is dominating. It is the capital of the world when it comes to FinTech, and UK FinTech Week 2020 will be a tour de force of financial innovation and collaboration, bringing the pioneers of tomorrow together across the UK.

UK FinTech Week is the best possible opportunity to find out why the UK will remain a world leading FinTech hub, and it means packing a year’s worth of FinTech engagement into just 5 days.

“The UK is a world-leading and unique ecosystem for FinTech. It has deep reserves of entrepreneurial and tech talent, progressive regulators and policy-makers, steadfast financial institutions, investor and professional expertise, and a supportive government. All of this combined ensures it will remain the capital of FinTech”

— CHARLOTTE CROSSWELL, CEO, INNOVATE FINANCE

What’s in store for UK FinTech Week 2020

Take a deep dive into UK FinTech Week 2020 – set to take the UK by storm next April!

RUN YOUR OWN EVENT AT UK FINTECH WEEK 2020

Host a fringe event and have it branded against the official UK FinTech Week alongside HM Treasury, Department for International Trade, City of London, our National Network and the biggest names in financial services and tech!

UK FINTECH WEEK PARTNERS

HEADLINE EVENTS OF UK FINTECH WEEK 2020

FLAGSHIP EVENT

IFGS 2020

20th ‐ 21st April 2020 | Guildhall, London

Inspirational Innovation: How Innovation in Financial Services Supports a Better World

What is the contribution to a better society of innovation in financial services? We will be looking at inclusion, SMEs, financial literacy and fitness, and closing social and economic gaps.

Upcoming Trends: What you Can Expect from Financial Services

How are the changes in tech, BigTech and business practices impacting innovation in financial services? We will be looking at the trends among FinTechs, decentralised finance, BigTech, quantum computing.

INTERNATIONAL DAY

22nd April 2020

FinTech Going Global: Success Stories Inbound and Outbound

UK FinTech Week’s inaugural International Day will bring together senior stakeholders from across the globe, including international regulators, major FinTech hubs and global FinTech companies. This event will provide an opportunity for the UK to demonstrate not only how industry can harness international investment opportunities, but also how FinTech companies can expand overseas, or to the UK, by utilising the FinTech Bridges.

Attendees will leave the event with a wealth of knowledge on how best to scale their business, armed with invaluable connections that will help them achieve this.

STARTUP AND SCALEUP DAY

23rd April 2020

Scaling Growth and Turning Profits while Developing Talent and Supporting Culture

How do successful FinTechs overcome the challenges of growing and scaling?  Attendees can expect a series of workshops, working groups, case studies and fireside chats on topics such as: 

  • International Growth
  • Corporate Culture and Talent
  • Partnerships
  • Valuations and Exit Strategies
  • Compliance as you Grow
  • Tailoring your Brand

NATIONAL SKILLS DAY

24th April 2020

Showcasing the Talent and Skills the UK has to offer

Our National Skills Day is aimed at anyone who wants to learn more about what working in financial services innovation is all about. FinTechs across the country will open their doors and provide a real insight into what makes the sector such an attractive place to work.

If you’re a student, graduate or someone who just wants to learn more about this exciting and evolving sector then mark this date in your diary! More information to follow.

Information for attendees

Information for event organisers

KEY THEMES

UK FinTech drives trends on a global scale and pioneers the products and services set to change the financial world. UK FinTech Week 2020 will be a centre for innovative ideas, exploring, solving, sharing, testing, designing, iterating and collaborating on some of the most important issues of our time.

  • Capital and Investment Landscapes
  • The Playbook for Building FinTech Ecosystems
  • Scaling and Growing FinTech Businesses and Economies
  • Regulation and the Future of FinTech
  • Financial Inclusion
  • International FinTech Bridges and Guidebooks
  • Regional Events across the UK
  • FinTech Post-Brexit

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

Are you hosting a FinTech event in April 2020? Why not include it as part of UK FinTech Week? Leverage the global audience traveling to the UK and showcase your thought-leadership to a wider community of innovators.

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