Drafting new regulation is about striking a balance between negating externalities without inhibiting innovation, while ensuring that the regulation is good for all.
How do regulators strike that balance?
What Chief Regulators Want You to Know
How do regulators adapt to tech innovation and the new practices stemming from it?
What are the key legal developments users and providers should be focusing on?
What is the state of the collaboration between regulators and players?
Sopnendu Mohanti, Chief FinTech Officer, MAS
More speakers to be confirmed
Some verticals, such as capital markets, are defined by the cooperation between new-comers and incumbents. What lessons can other verticals learn from this level of cooperation?
What areas of financial services are not exploring cooperation?
Is it time to talk about coopetition?
How is innovation driven by the cooperation?
Jana McIntosh, Director of Government Affairs & Public Policy, WorldPay
Koley Corte, Senior Vice President and Head of Global Business Transformation, Alliance Bernstein
Adam French, Co-Founder & Director, Scalable Capital
Adam Toms, CEO, OpenFin Europe
Data is everywhere. In this session, we explore the impact of a wealth of data, on consumers, financial services and the economy.
How is the use of data impacting financial services?
Where is data stored and how is it regulated?
Is the regulation of data enough to prevent stress to competition?
Is data regulation flexible enough to support innovation?
What new business models might emerge?
How will these business models impact consumers and providers?
What businesses are at risk?
Vivienne Artz, Chief Privacy Officer, Refinitiv
David Blumberg, Founder & Managing Partner, Blumberg Capital
Simon McDougall, Executive Director - Technology & Innovation, ICO
Should serving a larger social purpose be exclusive of making a profit? In this session we explore the role of FinTech in filling the gaps left by public services and access to financial services.
How to create a business that tackles both profit and purpose
What are the gaps in financial access that FinTech can fill?
What other aspects of accessibility and inclusion can FinTech contribute to?
Should it be the role of FinTech to fill the gaps left by government and public services?
What support do profit and purpose organisations need?
Moderator: Emma Lindley, Co-Founder, Women in Identity
What can FinTech do to support SMEs in tough times and at all times? The global health crisis created a very difficult situation for SMEs and financial services are at the forefront of the effort to offer support.
Moderator Eleni Digalaki, Business Insider
Christoph Rieche, CEO, iWoca
John Davies, Just Loans Group
Karen Rudich, CEO & Co-founder, ElementaryB
Justin Fitzpatrick, Co-founder & CEO, DueDil
Technological innovation is transforming the world around us. What can financial services learn from other industries?
How are consumer expectations evolving?
What innovations will ‘stick’ and become standard?
Is the speed of innovation and adoption a cause for concern for incumbents? For new-comers?
What are the social, legal and economic risks at stake?
John Hourican, CEO, New Day
Andy Ellis, Head of Ventures, RBS
Crisis tends to breed innovation. In this session we explore the sources of innovation.
Institution / FinTech Collaboration- including international expansion
How institutions support innovation through crises
Where does innovation come from? Culture, regulation or even neuro-diversity
The resilience of financial services
This session will bring together WorldRemit and Chipper Cash, two money transfer firms helping individuals and small businesses send money across borders.
ChipperCash is an earlier stage company focused on cross-border payments in Africa and World Remit is a later stage company that scaled globally. This session will highlight each company’s approach to serving underserved communities around the world, and the challenges and best practice of scaling across markets. The perspectives of these two companies will provide insights on how to design products for the underserved, how to pick your markets, and how to scale globally while having an impact.
Open Banking has been a revolution in FinTech and wider financial services. But what is the future?
Is it too early to talk about Open Finance?
What are the benefits of Open Finance and what does it mean for players and users?
What are the current issues with Open Banking?
Have customers' expectations widened from Open Banking to Open Finance?
Felicia Meyerowitz-Singh, CEO & Founder, Akoni
Ross Laurie, Co-Founder, Visible Capital
Tram Anh Nguyen, Co-Founder CFTE
Take a sneak peek at Quantum Computing, Cloud, Natural Language Processing and Smart Analytics. Explore how emerging technology is set to change financial services through new possibilities, ways of working and overall corporate culture.
Moderator, Anette Brolos
Dr Ashley Fidler, Eigen Tech
Douglas Orr, Novastone
Peter Ebden, Chief Infrastructure Officer. Thought Machine
The role of an investor is not just to add capital, but to provide guidance and advice and use their experience of nurturing emerging businesses. This is paramount during a crisis. Hear what our top expert VCs want businesses know.
Michele Foradori, Investment Manager, BlackFin
Jay Wilson, Investment Manager, Albion Capital
Oliver Richards, Partner, MMC Ventures
This session looks at FinTech across the globe, and what lessons we can learn from global players.
Global international collaboration instead of competition
How does the move from competition to collaboration show on a global scale?
Key lessons from those who have used FinTech Bridges
The factors behind successful international expansion
How are current travel restrictions impacting global FinTech?
Moderator, Susanne Chishti
Nicholas Heller, CEO & Co-founder, Fractal Labs
Boaz Yaari, Founder & CEO, Sharegain
FinTech has from its inception been paramount in financial inclusion, addressing the gaps left when it comes to access to financial services. The latest Coronavirus crisis illustrates perfectly how FinTech stepped into the breach once again to protect the most vulnerable in society.
Moderator, Bindi Karia
Delber Lage, CEO, SalaryFits
Philip Briffett, WageStream
Greg Davies, Oxford Risks
Eva Gustavsson, PayPal
Louise Hill, GoHenry
The UK Government has announced several initiatives providing temporary, timely and targeted measures to support small businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19.
Innovate Finance and Deloitte will be hosting a live video panel discussion on Thursday 2nd April to help FinTech leaders respond, recover, and thrive during these uncertain times. We will summarise key insights from the market, a highlight of the private equity and fundraising markets, and give an overview of the various Government schemes available for the FinTech community.
Summary of key insights from market
Private equity highlights
Summary of announced Government schemes in UK that are relevant for FinTechs
Innovate Finance, the independent membership based industry organisation that aims to advance the UK’s standing as a global leader in FinTech and BrightTALK have teamed up to bring the latest debates, trends and thought leadership in financial technology.