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FinTech North Makes its Debut in Liverpool

31st May 2018

FinTech North Makes its Debut in Liverpool

The inaugural conference takes place on 12th June The first FinTech North conference takes place in Liverpool this month, bringing together political, business and academic leaders to showcase the city’s rapidly growing FinTech sector. The conference takes place on 12th June at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool on the waterfront as part of Liverpool’s International Business … Continued

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Manchester 2018 Gallery

23rd May 2018

Manchester 2018 Gallery

Here are some snaps from our debut FinTech North Manchester conference, on the 22nd May 2018.  Our next conference in Liverpool is on the 12th June 2018 – click here for more information.

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Shining a light on UK’s FinTech disrupters

17th May 2018

Shining a light on UK’s FinTech disrupters

BusinessCloud’s FinTech correspondent Mo Aldalou urges you to nominate cutting-edge firms or individuals for the publisher’s ‘101 FinTech Disrupters’ list I attended a business conference recently in which one of the keynote speakers said that ‘disruption and change is the new normal’. He was speaking generally, but those words certainly hold true in the world … Continued

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DLA Piper supports FinTech North Manchester

15th May 2018

DLA Piper supports FinTech North Manchester

FinTech North is pleased to announce that DLA Piper will sponsor FinTech North Manchester on the 22nd May 2018. DLA Piper will bring their expert insight to bear on the day of the conference as part of the Innovation discussion panel. They have also kindly agreed to sponsor and host the VIP dinner the evening before … Continued

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FinTech North Makes Its Mancunian Debut

14th May 2018

FinTech North Makes Its Mancunian Debut

The second in the series of three FinTech North events is taking place in Manchester this month, bringing together policy and decision makers across public and private sector, alongside some of the region’s most well established business, media, financial services and tech firms. Taking place on Tuesday 22nd May at Whitworth Art Gallery in partnership … Continued

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AJ Bell supports FinTech North Manchester

10th May 2018

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 … Continued

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The University of Manchester to be Headline Sponsor of FinTech North Conference

The University of Manchester to be Headline Sponsor of FinTech North Conference

 The University of Manchester has joined forces with FinTech North, which aims to generate collaboration in FinTech across the Northern Powerhouse, and establish the region as a driver of innovation in the wider FinTech community. The University has been announced as the event partner for FinTech North’s Manchester conference, which takes place on the 22nd … Continued

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FinTech North May Seminar – The Leeds City Region FinTech Ecosystem

9th May 2018

FinTech North May Seminar – The Leeds City Region FinTech Ecosystem

Our next seminar will take place in Leeds on Friday 18th May and will be focused on the Leeds City Region FinTech Ecosystem. This seminar, sponsored by Equiniti Credit Services, will take on a more interactive format than usual, as we’d like to take the opportunity to gather input and opinion from the FinTech North community … Continued

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Guest post – Leeds 2018 conference summary by FinTech journalist Bird Lovegod.

3rd May 2018

Guest post – Leeds 2018 conference summary by FinTech journalist Bird Lovegod.

Perhaps it was the welcoming effect of the North, or maybe the times are a-changing a little, but the recent FinTech North in Leeds, the first of three events, had a distinctly … human feel to it. Even before lunch the following subjects were bounced into the auditorium. FinTech envoy Chris Seir concluded the 9.40am panel … Continued

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FinTech North Does it Again: A Showcase for Northern Business and Talent

2nd May 2018

FinTech North Does it Again: A Showcase for Northern Business and Talent

Guest Post by Kylie-Jo Greeff, Compliance Manager at rebuildingsociety.com on last weeks FinTech North event in Leeds. On Thursday 26th April, we attended the 3rd Annual Fintech North event held at aql in Leeds. Having attended and enjoyed all the previous years, we were again blown away by the growth of the event and the … Continued

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The Chairman’s address – FinTech North Leeds

30th April 2018

The Chairman’s address – FinTech North Leeds

Our FinTech North conference in Leeds last week was chaired by Dr Chris Sier, who counts being HM Treasury’s FinTech Envoy for England amongst his portfolio of roles. We are delighted to share Chris’ opening address from the conference. “Good morning everyone and how very nice it is to see you. My name is Christopher … Continued

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FinTech North’s Manchester plans confirmed

FinTech North’s Manchester plans confirmed

FinTech North has confirmed the agenda for its inaugural Manchester conference, which will take place on 22nd May in partnership with University of Manchester at the Whitworth Art Gallery. 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. … Continued

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Leeds 2018 Gallery

Leeds 2018 Gallery

Here’s some shots from the FinTech North Leeds 2018 conference. Click here for info on our upcoming conferences in Manchester (22nd May) and Liverpool (12th June)  

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‘Future of the North depends on FinTech” say policymakers

26th April 2018

‘Future of the North depends on FinTech” say policymakers

SPEAKING at today’s FinTech North event in Leeds, political leaders have agreed that the future of the entire Northern Powerhouse region will depend on the rapidly growing sector of FinTech (30% growth in the last five years in this region). Tom Riordan, chief executive of Leeds City Council, and Henri Murison, director of the Northern … Continued

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FinTech North – The Story So Far

25th April 2018

FinTech North – The Story So Far

Since April 2016, FinTech North has been striving to support the FinTech ecosystem in The Northern Powerhouse. As we approach the 2018 events, take a look at some analysis of our efforts below. We’re extremely proud of the community and grateful to all of our sponsors, partners, speakers and attendees for making these conferences such … Continued

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Equiniti pledges support to FinTech North throughout 2018

18th April 2018

Equiniti pledges support to FinTech North throughout 2018

FinTech North is delighted to announce Equiniti Credit Services (Equiniti) as a sponsor for its 2018 programme of events.   Equiniti will sponsor the Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool conferences and Managing Director Richard Carter will deliver a keynote presentation in Leeds when he will discuss the challenges of building a regional FinTech business. Additionally, Equiniti … Continued

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Curo sponsors FinTech North

Curo sponsors FinTech North

We are delighted to have Curo Transatlantic sponsoring the FinTech North Leeds conference on the 26th April 2018.   A US business with UK operations in Leeds and Nottingham, Curo Transatlantic is one of the UKs leading online loan providers and is authorised and regulated by the FCA. FinTech North Leeds is expected to attract … Continued

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Computershare continues support of FinTech North conferences

17th April 2018

Computershare continues support of FinTech North conferences

FinTech North is delighted to announce that Computershare will be a sponsor of its three major conferences in 2018, which take place in Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool. The global financial administration company, which is a major employer in the Northern Powerhouse, has committed its support for the second consecutive year. This year the firm’s Head … Continued

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BJSS brings Blockchain to FinTech North

16th April 2018

BJSS brings Blockchain to FinTech North

BJSS, the award winning, delivery-focused IT consultancy, continues its support of the annual FinTech North conference in Leeds whilst also announcing that Carl Austin, its UK Chief Technology Officer, will join the speaker line up to discuss Blockchain and wider innovation.   FinTech North is the Northern Powerhouse’s pre-eminent FinTech conference series and expects to … Continued

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Deloitte sponsors FinTech North Leeds 2018.

13th April 2018

Deloitte sponsors FinTech North Leeds 2018.

We are proud to announce that leading global professional services firm Deloitte will be supporting this year’s FinTech North Leeds Conference. Deloitte will present on the day and have also kindly sponsored the pre-event dinner taking place at Cloth Hall Court on 25th April. FinTech North Leeds will be held on the 26th April and … Continued

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Meet the FCA at FinTech North 2018 (Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool)

Meet the FCA at FinTech North 2018 (Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool)

The FinTech North 2018 events, this year in Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester, promise to bring together a number of industry leading FinTech businesses from around the world as well as a whole host of exciting speakers, including the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). We are delighted to have the FCA’s Christopher Woolard and Anna Wallace speaking … Continued

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DAC Beachcroft sponsors FinTech North

DAC Beachcroft sponsors FinTech North

FinTech North is delighted to announce DAC Beachcroft as a sponsor for the FinTech North Leeds conference, on the 26th April 2018. The conference will bring together professionals from the financial services and tech sectors for a full day event involving networking, keynotes, pitching sessions, panel discussions, and interactive Q&As. DAC Beachcroft are a brand … Continued

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Free entry to FinTech North 2018 conferences for FinTech Start Ups

11th April 2018

Free entry to FinTech North 2018 conferences for FinTech Start Ups

As part of our mission to support FinTech growth in the north, we are providing start-up FinTechs with free places to the FinTech North 2018 conferences in Leeds – 26th April, Manchester – 22nd May, and Liverpool – 12th June.  This offer is for FinTech start-ups that are less than 2 years old or with … Continued

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Lean Lunch to power up FinTech North 2018

Lean Lunch to power up FinTech North 2018

Launching in Leeds last year, Lean Lunch was founded on the premise that we feel better at work, and perform better, when we eat better. It provides the antidote to stodgy corporate meals and buffets. And has now been chosen to provide a delicious, energy-boosting lunch for more than 300 delegates at FinTech North 2018 … Continued

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FinTech South conference is key feature of DIT’s Atlanta FinTech Mission

6th April 2018

FinTech South conference is key feature of DIT’s Atlanta FinTech Mission

As part of our efforts to support FinTech growth on a national and international basis, FinTech North would like to extend an invitation for you to apply to for a FinTech Mission to Atlanta, USA. The mission will take place on the 7th – 8th May 2018 and is supported by the Department for International … Continued

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DIT offers Money 20/20 opportunity for Northern Powerhouse FinTechs

3rd April 2018

DIT offers Money 20/20 opportunity for Northern Powerhouse FinTechs

FinTech North would like to extend an invite for you to apply to attend Money20/20 Europe 2018 with support from the Department for International Trade (DIT). DIT plan to partner with the event in Amsterdam to support UK businesses to attend and explore international opportunities and would be interested in an application from your company. DIT aims to … Continued

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Vocalink will sponsor FinTech North Leeds conference for the second year running

Vocalink will sponsor FinTech North Leeds conference for the second year running

Vocalink has once again been announced as a sponsor of FinTech North’s showpiece Leeds conference. For the second consecutive year, the payments technology company has confirmed it will be supporting the annual FinTech North conference in Leeds. The conference takes place on 26th April and features speakers from across the FinTech industry covering a range … Continued

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Womble Bond Dickinson sponsors FinTech North Leeds 2018

Womble Bond Dickinson sponsors FinTech North Leeds 2018

Global law firm joins the growing list of FinTech North Leeds sponsors for April 2018.   FinTech North is delighted to announce that Womble Bond Dickinson will sponsor this year’s FinTech North Leeds conference. The transatlantic law firm will be a brand partner for the event and will also be the sponsor of the post … Continued

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Fintech North partners with TISA for 2018 conferences

27th March 2018

Fintech North partners with TISA for 2018 conferences

  FinTech North is proud to be collaborating with TISA (Tax Incentivised Savings Association) this year as both organisations look to facilitate knowledge share in the northern FinTech sector. In a letter to TISA members, Director General David Dalton-Brown wrote: “TISA is teaming up with FinTech North to launch the Northern hub of our TISA … Continued

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Fiserv sponsors FinTech North

Fiserv sponsors FinTech North

FinTech North is delighted to announce Fiserv, the global financial technology provider, as a sponsor of its forthcoming Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool conferences.   This will be the first year Fiserv has been involved in FinTech North, which is the Northern Powerhouse’s pre-eminent FinTech conference series and expects to attract 800 attendees across events in … Continued

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