London Stock Exchange welcomes FCO/DIT European Fintech Mission

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Department for International Trade are delighted to accompany 52 innovative, high growth fintech companies from Europe & Israel on a 2 day programme showcasing the UK's unique financial sector and the dynamic ecosystem for entrepreneurs. The delegates are from Austria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Belgium/Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal and Spain.

The mission delegates are delighted to have the opportunity to participate in the Market Opening Ceremony at such an emblematic institution. Delegates are here to gain firsthand experience of Britain's financial services excellence, its world leading fintech sector, pro-innovation policy and regulatory environment and the trade and investment opportunities.

The EU firms and trade associations will meet with UK policy makers, regulators, fintech multipliers and fintech firms, who will showcase the UK fintech sector's strengths and the business opportunities that are available.

"We are delighted to host such a large group of European fintechs whose technologies are an exciting example of where the future of the financial services sector lies. Their enthusiasm about the UK demonstrates that Britain is very much open for business"
David Bartlett, Director FSO

The Department for International Trade (DIT) and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office are responsible for promoting UK trade across the world and attracting foreign investment to our economy.