Agenda and speakers confirmed for UK FinTech Week Manchester Summit

15th April 2019

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FinTech experts from OakNorth, AccessPay, British Business Bank and Fingopay will discuss Manchester’s growing FinTech scene at an event on 1st May.

MIDAS has partnered with the Department of International Trade (DIT) to deliver the event, which will see them welcome 50 international FinTech delegates from India, Hong Kong, Boston and Latin America.

Delegates will have the chance to learn about Greater Manchester’s growing FinTech scene, as well as the funding landscape.

Speakers from companies driving the city region’s FinTech agenda will discuss investment trends within the sector, the types of funding available to companies, and how Greater Manchester can continue to strengthen its position within the industry.

Agenda and speakers

10:00 – 10:30 – Arrival drinks and networking

10:30 – 10:45 – Welcome from MIDAS

10:45 – 11:30 – The FinTech Funding Landscape

Amir Nooriala, Chief Operating Officer – OakNorth
Ian Dixon, Head of North West – Access2Finance
Sue Barnard, North West Senior Manager – British Business Bank
Chair: Angela Yore, Managing Director – SkyParlour

11:30 – 11:45 – Break

11:45 – 12:30 – Growing a FinTech Company in Manchester

Simon Binns, Managing Director – Fingopay
Jack Clancy, Head of Professional Services – AccessPay
Lee Stretton, Chief Operating Officer – Raisin
Chair: Angela Yore, Managing Director – SkyParlour

The event will take place 10am – 12.30pm at DLA Piper, St. Peter’s Square, on Wednesday 1st May. For more information and to secure your free place, click here. Registration is open until Friday 26th April, subject to availability.


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