Past Meetup

Monthly Seminar - Challenger Banks

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Price: £9.50 /per person
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NB. RSVP's are now closed but there will be tickets available on the door at £15

Hi Everyone,

Our February monthly FinTech Seminar will focus on Challenger Banks.

The session includes a free Research Report on Challenger Banks in the UK that digs deeper into the main players and identifies opportunities for Entrepreneurs. You may download the Report here (

We will be videoing the session for those of you who are unable to attend. You may click here to watch the videos ( from our previous seminars and here to see the photos.

CASS/City Students - we currently have a number of free tickets available for Cass and City students, please join the group using your academic email and then message an Organiser if you'd like one.


Please be aware that the agenda is updated on a regular basis

6:00pm - Networking opportunities

A buffet and refreshments will be provided courtesy of our sponsors

7:00pm - Presentations

Eddie George (, Organiser, NewFinance London - Welcome address and Introduction

Fiona Brownsell (, CEO of Tusmor ( - How to Launch a new Bank

Simon Redfern ( CEO of Tesobe ( and founder of the Open Bank Project ( - Bank as a platform

Alex McCracken (, Relationship Director, Silicon Valley Bank (, Banking on Innovation

--- Refreshments Break ---

8:15pm - Panel discussion

This will be an open question and answer session around the future of Challenger Banks

9:00pm - Shout-outs (1 minute, 1 slide)

Elias Haase ( - BitSilk, ( the Software Engineering Service for Startups

Steve Shepherd (, Risk IT (, Continous Compliance

Razvan Creanga (, Backers Club (, connecting Entrepreneurs to Angels

Jon Hodges (, Co-Founder of Alphakinetic (, the Glide Fund manager platform

Raimundo Burguera (, Co-founder of YoinUp (, a new mobile solution that will change the retail landscape

9:15 Closing and Further Networking opportunities





  • Stephen S.

    Very interesting speakers/topics tonight. I'll definitely be back for the next meeting!

    5 years ago
  • Justin P.

    Some really interesting presentations there, but can't make it tonight as I've been snowballed with some last minute work.

    Are these presentations going to placed online at all? because I'd be interesting in reading them. Anyway, until the next time.

    5 years ago
  • Jessie H.

    The food and drinks were plenty,the screens were large but the content apart from the Silicon Valley presentation left a lot to be desired.

    5 years ago