London Stock Exchange welcomes Innovate Finance

Innovate Finance is the independent membership association that represents the UK’s global FinTech community. Their mission is to accelerate the country’s leading position in the financial services sector by directly supporting the next generation of technology-led financial services innovators.

Innovate Finance is celebrating the start of its fifth annual Innovate Finance Global Summit (29th – 30th April), which convenes the global FinTech community and the sector’s key decision makers and innovators. Topics on the agenda include the latest developments in technology, the talent and skills gap, capital and investment flows, the importance of diversity and sessions on FinTech’s value and purpose to society, AI in practice, BigTech and much more.

The summit will also officially kick start UK FinTech Week (UKFW) a week-long series of events, showcasing the UK as an epicentre of innovation. UKFW will be hosted at iconic venues such as London’s Guildhall and will take place at venues in leading FinTech regions including Manchester, Leeds and Edinburgh. Partners for UKFW include HM Treasury, Innovate Finance, The Department for International Trade, the Financial Conduct Authority, the London Stock Exchange, London & Partners and The City of London.

Charlotte Crosswell, CEO at Innovate Finance said:
"We are delighted to be at the London Stock Exchange today to celebrate the start of Innovate Finance’s Global Summit and UK FinTech Week. UK FinTech is coming of age and has deep reserves of tech talent, progressive regulators, policy-makers and steadfast financial institutions, who have all contributed to the growth of the ecosystem. We are proud to have the Summit as the week’s flagship event."