In the historic setting of the London Guildhall, the Innovate Finance Global Summit aimed to map the opportunities, challenges, and future of fintech, not just in the UK but globally. More than 2,000 fintech leaders and innovators across the world, along with over 180 speakers, gathered together to engage and interact through demo showcases, exhibitor spaces, workshops, and roundtables. From global fintech hubs to industry organisations, delegates were exposed to the most exciting trends and innovators in the sector.
IFGS 2018 kickstarted the official UK ‘FinTech Week’. Alongside IFGS, the week featured events by HM Treasury, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), and London Stock Exchange (LSE) and brought finance, technology, and innovation enthusiasts from across the world to London.
During the Innovate Finance Global Summit 2018 Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK), at a ceremony that took place on March 20 at The Anthologist, announced the two winners of its UK Fintech Awards 2018 (“The Awards”), organised in conjunction with the UK’s Department for International Trade, to tap the rich seam of Fintech talent in the UK and showcase the exciting opportunities Hong Kong presents as a conduit to Asia.