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AJ Bell supports FinTech North Manchester

FinTech North Manchester is pleased to announce that Salford Quays based AJ Bell will sponsor FinTech North Manchester on the 22nd May 2018.

AJ Bell is supporting the conference as it debuts in Manchester this year. The investment platform provider will be present and represented in a panel discussion at the event and have sponsored the networking drinks following the conference where delegates can look forward to networking over a glass of wine or two in the beautiful gallery space.

FinTech North Manchester will see 200 attendees from various financial services tech sectors, higher education and the public sector gather for a full day of keynote speeches, panel discussions and interactive Q&As.

AJ Bell operates one of the UK’s largest online investment platforms for both retail investors and financial advisers with more than 172,000 customers and assets under administration exceeding £42 billion. Its award-winning platform offers a wide range of investment options, at low-cost, that make it easy for people to invest for their future.

Andrew Teale, Head of Innovation at AJ Bell comments:

“As a proud Manchester Headquartered business, we are committed to supporting and engaging with the amazing financial services and FinTech communities in both this great city, and in the north in general. We are delighted to be involved with FinTech North in its inaugural conference in Manchester and are looking forward to discussing our emerging innovation agenda and ideas, whilst sharing a drink with the broad range of attendees.”

Luke Freeman, FinTech North Manchester Chair:

“We are immensely grateful for the support we receive from AJ Bell for FinTech North Manchester. Aside from kindly providing the post conference networking drinks, their involvement and input on these events as a key part of the Manchester financial services ecosystem is invaluable.”

The Manchester conference is the second in a series of three major FinTech North events across the north, with the other events in Leeds and Liverpool. The conference will see a speaker line up of over 30 industry professionals and academics share their experience and expertise.

Sessions at the conference will explore the wider FinTech landscape, funding and innovation, and international FinTechs will be invited to pitch in a FinTech showcase. Speakers include: Chris Sier, FinTech Envoy, HM Treasury, Christopher Woolard, Executive Director at the Financial Conduct Authority, Sameer Gulati, Policy and Research Advisor at Innovate Finance, and Henri Murison, Chief Executive of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership.

View the full agenda and register for Manchester here:



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