Pivotl: The Future of Fintech Event in London
London, a Fintech Hub
There’s always money in working with money and the fintech sector is still one of the most exciting areas in tech. With waves of startups disrupting centuries-old financial institutions, embracing mobile technology or utilising the sharing economy and crowdsourcing ideas, innovation in the space is thriving. London is right in the middle of the buzz around fintech, establishing itself as one of the world’s leading hubs, with local firms attracting sizable investments.
About the Event
Join Pivotl at Rise London for “The Future of Fintech”, an evening of lively discussion and insights. With keynote presentations from Funding Circle, TransferWise and Rise London and and rapid-fire pitches from four fintech startups looking to disrupt finance further, you’ll also have the chance to network with around 130 fintech professionals, startups and investors over complimentary beer, pizza and wine.
Learn about the Future of Fintech from quality entrepreneurs including Isabel Cooke, Assistant Vice President of Open Innovation at Rise, and Leanne Kemp, Co-Founder and CEO of EverLedger. Also, to watch four fintech startup companies pitch and hear the questions investors ask them for your own journey!
- Who’s going: The evening is rounded off by networking drinks with senior executives from major tech companies, hot startups, advisory firms, consultants and investors, as well as some of the best pizza in town.
- When: January 27th, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 09:30 PM
- Where: Rise London, 69-89 Mile End Rd, London E1 4TT, United Kingdom
- Lukas May, Head of International Growth at TransferWise
Taking on some well-established incumbents, TransferWise aims to make sending money abroad more transparent. Raising USD58m from Silicon Valley giant Andreessen Horowitz, the company is one of the most-vocal disruptors in UK fintech. Founded by former Skype employees, the company now sees more than GBP500m (USD765m) in transfers per month. Head of international growth and regulation Lukas May will tell us how the company continues to take the fight to the banks with a fairer deal for consumers.
- David De Koning, Head of Comms at Funding Circle
Funding Circle is one of London’s most high-profile fintech businesses, providing peer-to-peer loans for small businesses not served by traditional finance. The firm has now lent USD1.2bn to 10,000 businesses and has referral partnerships with banks including RBS and Santander. Funding Circle raised USD150m in a round reportedly valuing the company at more than USD1bn in April. Head of comms David De Koning will walk us through the company’s remarkable growth story.
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