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Northern Regions unite for global FinTech conference – FinTech North at Money 2020

FinTech North will work in partnership with Invest Newcastle, Invest North East England, FinTech North East, West Yorkshire Combined Authority, MIDAS (Greater Manchester’s Inward Investment Agency) and Growth Platform (Liverpool), bringing all of the North’s inward investment agencies together as part of a UK Pavilion at Money 2020.  

This pan-Northern collaboration comes ahead of one of the world’s largest and best regarded global FinTech conferences, hosted in Amsterdam between 6th and 8th June 2023.  

Boasting amazing headliners from a myriad of organisations such as Google, HSBC and GoCardless and great networking opportunities across conference halls, streets and parkland, Money 2020’s European iteration plays host to: 

  • 7500+ Attendees 
  • 2300+ Attending companies 
  • 380+ Sponsors 
  • 90+Countries represented
  • 16 Billion Media Reach 
  • 350+ Speakers in 2022 

The North’s inward investment agencies came together under the FinTech North banner previously at FinTech Connect in 2019. FinTech North is delighted to bring the same group together again to fly the flag for northern FinTech innovation.  

Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager at Invest North East said: We’re very excited to attend Money2020 as part of FinTech North on the UK Pavilion promoting the unique opportunities for FinTech companies in the North East of England!”  

Deborah Walker, Head of Financial & Professional Services, MIDAS: “Greater Manchester is very proud of its growing and scaling FinTech community now worth £1bn GVA and we continue to attract innovators, disruptors and challenger banks alongside payments businesses which cluster around our eCommerce sector. We look forward to meeting more at Money202 this week.”

Chris Sier, Chairman at FinTech North said: “Enabling the North to come together as one region is our super-power. We’re delighted to once again be working with the North’s fantastic inward investment teams, illustrating that the whole really is greater than the sum of the parts when it comes to regional FinTech in the UK.”   

Will you be attending Money 2020? Drop by our stand and say hi! We will be exhibiting at stand B20 in Hall 5. Reach out to and we can meet up!  

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