INTERNATIONAL DAY

Wednesday 22 April, 2020

9:30 AM – 2:00 PM

London 

2019 celebrated multiple international FinTech success stories. UK startups expanded abroad while international companies came to and invested in the UK at a record rate.

International Day will provide expert insight to FinTechs looking to expand their operations overseas. The day will shine a spotlight on key global FinTech hubs, how companies can take advantage of current FinTech bridges. Attendees will arm themselves with the knowledge on how to best scale their business in the UK and abroad. 

Topics to be covered:

  • The UK as a leading global FinTech hub 
  • How FinTechs can best scale overseas
  • Spotlight on Global FinTech hubs and what they have to offer
  • A Focus on FinTech clusters: Collaboration vs Competition
  • Building the perfect FinTech ecosystem

This event is invite only but if you’d like to register your interest to attend then please click here

AGENDA

Time Session
09:30-

10:00

Registration and Coffee
10:00-

10:05

Welcome 

Speaker: Charlotte Crosswell, Innovate Finance

10:05-

10:10

Opening Comments

Compere: Peter Cunnane, Innovate Finance

10:10-10:45 Panel

Cracking America: When will you be ready?

The USA is often seen as a market which is ripe for the taking. Still home to some of the biggest FinTech deals, what can we expect from this market in terms of investment? Moreover, how can you expand into the rest of the americas? Hear from those who have done it!

10:45-11:05 Fireside Chat

Middle East & Africa: The New El Dorado

FinTech ecosystems are blossoming across the Middle East and Africa – what can we learn from their success? Join this session to learn how local sandboxes, regulatory frameworks and burgeoning talent pools have helped FinTechs scale successfully.

11:05-11:40 Panel

Europe: Zero-ing in on the regulatory sweet spot.

In a post-Brexit world, how can you ensure regulatory compliance in as many jurisdictions as possible? Find out for yourself during this thought-provoking session where we discuss how to maximise your chances of ensuring compliance across countries. Listen to key players’ warts and all experiences of finding a regulatory home.

11:40 – 11:50 Refreshment Break
11:50-12:10 Fireside Chat

Global Regulatory Cooperation in Focus: What Regulators Want you to Know!

FinTech Bridges, sandboxes and regulatory innovation: Regulators across the world are going all out to bolster the performance of their ecosystem and support FinTechs globally. In this session we will demystify some of the latest regulatory changes, and explore how international collaboration can impact the direction of global FinTech.

12:10-12:40 Panel

APAC: Where Should You Land?

Boasting the greatest FinTech adoption rates, the Asia-Pacific region is the destination to scale and expand your FinTech business. Discover how others have made it and how the idiosyncrasies of this vast region make it the ideal place for FinTechs.

12:40-13:10 Panel

The Human Touch in FinTech: BBC Storyworks

What can you learn FinTechs around the world? Follow this exciting journey organised by BBC StoryWorks around FinTech’s impact on society, the people of FinTech and the rise of an exciting industry driven by purpose.

13:10-13:15 Closing Remarks
13:15-14:00 Networking Lunch and ‘Meet the Hubs’

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