FinTech & Financial Services

The future trends in finance

With the pandemic snapping at our heels, a wave of cultural shifts and key trends in finance has flipped the competitive landscape on its head. To keep up, the FinTech sector lept into action with cutting-edge technologies and threw out the rulebook to create a whole new roadmap for the future of finance. So what’s the new normal and what are the next big shake ups in the bustling world of FinTech?

With the high standard of knowledge and expertise you’d expect from the world’s FinTech capital, this stage welcomes the keenest minds in the financial ecosystem to carefully examine local and global trends in banking, sustainability, insurance and financial regulations. It’ll be a feast of insights with the power to reshape our industries, and the place to be for everyone who’s anyone in FinTech.

Whats in it for you?

Knowledge, insights, networking & conversation, the path to change starts here

Strategise

Digital Finance

Find out how FinTech companies are bridging the gaps in global digital finance, and how it could impact your own FinTech strategy.

Adapt

Financial institutions

Get clued into how COVID-19 has drastically shifted the way people spend, bank and invest — and the ingenious ways financial institutions are adapting.

Explore

Future trends

Hear about the future trends in FinTech, the promise of open banking, the future of payments and the real edge of challenger banks over traditional banks.

Build

Inclusive markets

Be privy to the ambitious plans to make investment markets more inclusive and accessible to all, and how you can help

Get answers to the biggest questions, including

Get answers to the biggest questions, including
How can we democratise data in FinTech?
Get answers to the biggest questions, including
How is the move to digital disrupting the insurance industry?
Get answers to the biggest questions, including
Is SPAC IPO the key to building a scalable organisation?
Get answers to the biggest questions, including
How do you build a new crypto FinTech product?
Get answers to the biggest questions, including
Will London keep its FinTech crown post-Brexit?

How can we democratise data in FinTech?

How is the move to digital disrupting the insurance industry?

Is SPAC IPO the key to building a scalable organisation?

How do you build a new crypto FinTech product?

Will London keep its FinTech crown post-Brexit?

Meet the speakers

See the Agenda

9:59 am - 10:04 am 14th June 2021 MC
10:00 am - 10:40 am 14th June 2021 Green rockets or green bottlenecks? What does the next cycle hold?

There’s a growing realization that everyone in the world cannot decarbonise at the same speed. Steen Jakobsen, Chief Economist, Saxo Bank will provide his insights on the green transition...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 14th June 2021
Curated with: Level39
The role of finance and cities in delivering a sustainable future

Mark Carney, the Climate Finance Reformer, and Shobi Khan, CEO of Canary Wharf Group, sit down for an honest conversation about what breakthroughs have to become mainstream in order to have the...

12:00 pm - 12:40 pm 14th June 2021
Curated with: Accenture
Financial transformation: Data, operations and holistic services

Laura O’Sullivan from Accenture and James Bickerton from HSBC will be sharing insights in how they support their clients on their own financial transformation through data, ops, all the way up...

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm 14th June 2021 Is innovation and disruption within the insurance industry possible?

What demands have insurance companies been facing since the pandemic? How is digitalisation going to alter the insurance experience in Europe? This session looks at how people’s behaviour...

3:00 pm - 3:40 pm 14th June 2021
Curated with: Level39
Opening up stock markets to all

How can we make the investment market more inclusive and accessible and how can we change its underlying culture? We are joined by Amy, Jaime and Yoni to look at what the wealth management and...

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm 14th June 2021 When the challenged become the challengers

We’re exploring the key features and opportunities in the rise and the growth of challenger banks like BM Technologies from the US and Monzo from the UK. What are their plans to deliver a...

5:00 pm - 5:40 pm 14th June 2021 Unlocking financial freedom through the open finance framework

Google, Microsoft, Apple and other major enterprises are making big moves in FinTech — but what does this mean for consumers, financial institutions and the entire financial ecosystem? This...

6:00 pm - 6:40 pm 14th June 2021 The time is now: Democratising data in FinTech

Where does the potential of data and technology lie in order to make financial services more inclusive and accessible to everyone, especially to the underrepresented communities and...

6:40 pm - 6:45 pm 14th June 2021 MC
10:00 am - 10:45 am 15th June 2021
Curated with: Tech London Advocates
Retaining London’s FinTech crown

Facing twin threats from Brexit and the economic impact of the pandemic, the recent Kalifa Review outlined a roadmap to protect the British FinTech industry. Aside from accelerating the growth...

11:00 am - 11:40 am 15th June 2021 NFTs: The new money to influence cultural norms

The world is now familiar with NFT art, but the application potential for NFTs is far broader. The ‘Play-to-Earn’ movement is an example of how NFT games are providing income-earning...

2:00 pm - 2:35 pm 15th June 2021 Cashless world already tomorrow?

Square and Checkout.com, two of the leading innovators in the payments industry, discuss the trends in the payments industry in terms of mobile payments, one-click payments and tokenisation, the...

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm 15th June 2021 DeFi & CeFi: Fireside with CZ and Jamie Bartlett

Author Jamie Bartlett sits down with Changpeng Zhao, also known as CZ, the Founder & CEO of Binance, the largest crypto exchange platform, to chat about DeFi & CeFi, Binance Smart...

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm 15th June 2021 Personal finance dilemma

Even the Nobel Prize in Economics winner, Richard Thaler, labels financial literacy ‘impossible’. Is it just a ruse or can private companies truly support individuals in financial literacy,...

5:00 pm - 5:40 pm 15th June 2021 The future of Fintech with Crypto & Blockchains

This year has shown an increasing emphasis on crypto services for everyday financial needs. We hear from Max Branzburg and Katheleen Breitman about the bold opportunities and pressing challenges...

6:00 pm - 6:40 pm 15th June 2021 SPACs: Pros and cons

A SPAC IPO is a chance for companies starting out as publicly traded entities to break away from the rigid structure of a traditional IPO. A panel of expert minds in business and investment...

Our Partners

Our leading agenda is co-curated with CogX Festival partners

QuantumBlack, a McKinsey company

Lead Partner

Level39

Content Partner

Level39 is the world’s most connected tech community, home to over 200 start-ups and 1,000 entrepreneurs, and the renowned birthplace of Revolut and Digital Shadows. Level39 support fast-growth tech companies in three clear ways – giving access to world-class customers, talent, and infrastructure.

Through expert mentors, access to Canary Wharf’s dynamic workspace, engagement with industry regulators, investors, and key stakeholders, along with best-in-class facilities, Level39 helps businesses achieve scale.

Visit www.level39.co for more information.

Tech London Advocates

Content Partner

Tech London Advocates is a network of more than 10,000 tech leaders, entrepreneurs and experts in London, across the UK and in over 50 countries worldwide.

Proudly independent, private sector-led and not backed by government, Tech London Advocates fundamentally believes that London is one of the world’s leading tech hubs. Tech London Advocates is part of Global Tech Advocates.

Visit www.techlondonadvocates.org.uk for more information.

 QuantumBlack, a McKinsey company

Lead Partner

Level39

Content Partner

Level39 is the world’s most connected tech community, home to over 200 start-ups and 1,000 entrepreneurs, and the renowned birthplace of Revolut and Digital Shadows. Level39 support fast-growth tech companies in three clear ways – giving access to world-class customers, talent, and infrastructure.

Through expert mentors, access to Canary Wharf’s dynamic workspace, engagement with industry regulators, investors, and key stakeholders, along with best-in-class facilities, Level39 helps businesses achieve scale.

Visit www.level39.co for more information.

Tech London Advocates

Content Partner

Tech London Advocates is a network of more than 10,000 tech leaders, entrepreneurs and experts in London, across the UK and in over 50 countries worldwide.

Proudly independent, private sector-led and not backed by government, Tech London Advocates fundamentally believes that London is one of the world’s leading tech hubs. Tech London Advocates is part of Global Tech Advocates.

Visit www.techlondonadvocates.org.uk for more information.

” Our own ambitions have been enlightened by the discussion. We look forward to building even stronger partnerships within this ecosystem and leveraging emerging technologies responsibly.”

— Andre Cronje, Global COO, HSBC GBM