UK Fintech Week 2019 (UKFW) launches next week, 29th April – 3rd May. This is a week filled with events to showcase the UK as a hub for innovation.
UKFW is hosted by industry body Innovate Finance, in partnership with key stakeholders including HM Treasury, The Department for International Trade, the Financial Conduct Authority, London & Partners and the London Stock Exchange. Expect hot debates and innovative solutions with events taking place across the country.
Are you overwhelmed by the number of talks, panels and presentations on offer? Read on to see our selection of do-not-miss events:
When is it? Monday 29th – Tuesday 30th April 2019 @ Guildhall from 8.30am.
An annual conference at the Guildhall, this event brings together heavyweights in financial services innovation. With 2,000 delegates and 300+ companies attending, the jam-packed agenda will be covering every topic under the fintech umbrella – innovation, investment, Brexit, financial inclusion and attracting talent.
Why go? The chance to network and engage with representatives across the entire fintech community over just a few hours. Also, the keynote speech by Mark Carney.
When is it? Tuesday 30th April 2019 @ The Ned from 6.30pm – 9.30pm.
EY will be sharing findings and insights from their recent and extensive research on the sector. Thanks to their valuable analysis, the event will focus on trends and up-to-date statistics across digital skills, capital and investment, gender diversity and regulation. Attended by both fintech companies and representatives from the investor community, this event is also a chance to hear speakers’ perspectives on the sector from an investment outlook.
Why go? Stay ahead of the curve and access a sneak preview of the in-depth report due to be published later in the year.
When is it? Thursday 2nd May 2019 @ London Stock Exchange from 9am – 1pm.
This is the 4th annual Fintech Investor Forum at the London Stock Exchange. Discussing the maturation of fintech leaders, this event will be attended by high-profile private and public companies. Also voicing their thoughts, top asset managers who have invested in these companies will be sharing insights.
Why go? Learn from thought leaders in the investment landscape and network in the world’s oldest stock exchange.
When is it? Thursday 2nd May 2019 @ 20 Grosvenor Street W1K 4QJ from 1pm – 5.30pm.
Following record levels of investment into the sector, and the arrival of a new wave of tech platforms, the industry is at a tipping point. By bringing together industry leaders, including over 100 investors, founders and government representatives, this event will look at options to secure the future funding ecosystem for fintech.
Why go? Gain an insight into the government’s fintech strategy and the UK funding landscape.
When is it? Tuesday 30th April 2019 @ Level 39 from 6.30pm – 9.30pm.
Ever wanted to learn more about fintech? Crucially, in today’s ever-changing world of finance, it is essential to keep up with new trends and technologies. To further education, CFTE is launching the CFTE Campus – the world’s first physical fintech campus for professionals. Find it at Level 39 in Canary Wharf.
Why go? Immerse yourself in the dynamic world of fintech and challenge yourself to learn something new.
Are you attending any UK Fintech Week events? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org – we’d love to see you there!
Click here for the full event calendar.