The Focal Point for FinTech in the
North of England



Bringing the North of England’s FinTech ecosystem together


At FinTech North, our mission is to facilitate the growth of the Northern FinTech ecosystem.

Founded in 2016 as the first ever regional UK FinTech hub, we bring together a growing and vibrant community of over 6,000 people from across the North of England who either have an interest, or work in FinTech and its adjacent sectors.

Our growth strategy focuses on three key areas:

– Delivery of a programme of events and related activities

– Supporting international trade activity

– Helping enhance the supply of FinTech skills

Bringing the North of England’s FinTech ecosystem together


At FinTech North, our mission is to facilitate the growth of the Northern FinTech ecosystem.

Founded in 2016 as the first ever regional UK FinTech hub, we bring together a growing and vibrant community of over 6,000 people from across the North of England who either have an interest, or work in FinTech and its adjacent sectors.

Our growth strategy focuses on three key areas:

– Delivery of a programme of events and related activities

– Supporting international trade activity

– Helping enhance the supply of FinTech skills

The Future of Payments 2024

25 June 2024

The Future of Payments 2024

Join us in Manchester on the 25th of June for the return of our 'Future of Payments' Conference, hosted in partnership with Bruntwood SciTech! Hear from the likes of Monzo, Klarna and Barclays as we dive into the hottest topics in payments including Open Banking, BNPL and more...

Greater Manchester

Hull Conference 2024

27 June 2024

Hull Conference 2024

This June 27th, we return to Hull for our first event in the region in two years. Join us for our Hull Conference, a half-day event, hosted in partnership with the University of Hull, to celebrate all things FinTech innovation in East Yorkshire!

‘Creating Real Business Value from AI’ Webinar

10 July 2024

‘Creating Real Business Value from AI’ Webinar

FinTech North, GFT and Google Cloud will come together to explore the latest trends in AI and how to harness AI to create real business value, with a focus on FinTech and Financial Services.

Online Event

Newcastle Conference 2024

17 July 2024

Newcastle Conference 2024

We're back in the North East for our fourth-annual Newcastle Conference, hosted in partnership with Mastercard and Invest North East England!

The North East


FTN Skills

Join our journey to enhance the supply of FinTech skills in the North of England.

At FinTech North, we recognise that a sufficient supply of skills is an issue imperative to the success of our sector. We’ve therefore decided to strategically prioritise FinTech Skills for our activity in 2024 and beyond.

We believe that we are uniquely well positioned, with our proven track record of convening the sector in the north, to bring together a nuanced group of stakeholders that can positively impact the skills agenda.

For any organisations interested in joining us on this journey and finding out more about why we’re doing this, click the button below to view our mission statement.

Explore FTN Skills OUR MISSION

FTN Skills Hub

FinTech North
Partners

Mastercard
Leeds Building Society
Lenvi
Escode
DTM Legal
Leeds City Council
AperiData
Elando

A WORD
FROM OUR
STRATEGIC PARTNERS


"FinTech North serves as a catalyst for innovation and collaboration in the financial technology sector. Mastercard supports FinTech North as their commitment to fostering a dynamic ecosystem aligns with our mission to drive inclusive and transformative solutions."

Derren Powell, Vice President, Business Development - Mastercard

A WORD
FROM OUR
STRATEGIC PARTNERS


“FinTech North’s dynamic platform provides an invaluable space for collaboration, innovation, and networking. Lenvi are excited to be part of this community and to contribute to the FinTech North voice, initiatives, and events throughout 2024 and beyond.”

Faye Peacock, Senior Marketing Manager, Lenvi

A WORD
FROM OUR
STRATEGIC PARTNERS


“At Leeds Building Society, we’re committed to putting homeownership within reach of more people, generation after generation. It has never been more difficult to buy a home since our founding year of 1875, and through our strategic partnership with FinTech North, we are focused on supporting and enabling innovation within Financial Services which can support our members, our business and wider society.”

Paul Braithwaite, Commercial Development Lead, Leeds Building Society

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