International FinTech Showcase – Leeds Digital Festival

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International FinTech Showcase - Leeds Digital Festival 29/09/2022 9:00

In partnership with global law firm Squire Patton Boggs, and as part of the iconic Leeds Digital Festival, we are delighted to present our latest International FinTech Showcase.

Visiting FinTechs hailing from as far afield as Poland will participate in our trademark FinTech Showcase, pitching their propositions and making meaningful connections amongst the Northern FinTech community.

With this event, we aim to help foster the creation of links between the Polish FinTechs and Northern England’s.

Attendees and delegates alike will find networking opportunities aplenty, as we bring the Northern and International FinTech communities together in Leeds.


09:00-09:30: Breakfast and Networking

09:30-09:40: Welcome from FinTech North – Julian Wells, Director, FinTech North

09:40-09:45: Welcome from Squire Patton Boggs – Paul Anderson, Partner, FS Group

09:45-10:05: Welcome address from the Chair – Christopher Sier, Chairman, FinTech North

10:05-10:50: UK FinTech Showcase Speakers

Equiniti; Richard Carter, Executive Chair

Leeds Building Society; Vanessa Roberts, Head of Strategy and Responsible Business

Squire Patton Boggs – UK FinTech Regulatory landscape and work-force talent and culture trends with David Harford-Jeffrey, Senior Associate

Global Shares; Richard Johnson, Interim Head of PMO

The Data Shed; Ed Thewlis, Chief Commercial Officer

Rebuilding Society: Dan Rajkumar, CEO

10:50-11:10: Coffee Break

11:10-13:00: Łódź FinTech showcase speakers

Introduction to Polish Delegation with Adam Brzostowski, Director of Business Development and International Bureau, City of Lodz Office

Goodylabs; Pawel Lipka, Head of Engineering

Incubly; Adam Federowicz, Managing Director

iTechart; Matt Stocker, Senior Engagement Manager & Tom Evison, Engagement Manager

New Horizons Capital; Sebastian Bacinski, Product Manager

BinarApps; Maciej Krasowski, Co-Founder

MakoLab; Michal Hertel, Head of Communication and Business Development 

Likims; Piotr

13:00-13:30: Lunch and Networking Break

13:30-14:00: Introduction to Leeds City Region – LEP: Local market and support

Tony Corby, Sector Manager – Tech and Creative, Leeds City Region, LEP & Megan Noble, Sector Manager – Business, Professional and Financial Services, West Yorkshire Combined Authority

14:00-14:05: Closing remarks

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