FinTech takes over London this April

The countdown has started to the Innovate Finance Global Summit 2017

10th-11th of April at the Guildhall, London

Early bird tickets are now available

Secure your tickets here


Innovate Finance is an independent not-for-profit membership association representing the UK’s global FinTech community. Founded in 2014 with the support of the City of London and Canary Wharf Group, Innovate Finance aims to accelerate the UK’s leading position in the global financial services sector by directly supporting the next era of technology-led financial services innovators, from start-ups to institutions.

With over 250+ members, Innovate Finance seeks to address the key barriers and opportunities in the FinTech ecosystem: attracting greater investment, supporting the development of proportionate and effective regulation, engaging in community collaboration, and promoting innovation in financial services, whilst championing an open, inclusive and secular FinTech community.

Members range from start-ups to the world’s leading global corporations. Through Innovate Finance membership they have a single point of access to innovators, investors, regulators, policy makers and commercial partners.

Membership Benefits

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Policy and Research

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Programmes and Events

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Our Community

With over 250 FinTech innovators and leaders


Sponsors and Partners

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Events and Programmes

Future Events

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017
Tuesday 17th – Friday 20th January
Davos, Switzerland

Paris FinTech Forum
Wednesday – Thursday 25th-26th, January 2017
Palais Brongniart, Paris center

RegTech London Meetup

Tuesday 31st January, 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The Trampery Republic, 9th Floor,  Anchorage House, 2 Clove Crescent, London, E14 2BE

Innovate Finance Global Summit 2017
Monday 10th-11th, April 2016, 8am-5pm
Guildhall, London

Past Events

Women in FinTech
Wednesday 30th November, 6pm-9pm
Hogan Lovells,  Atlantic House

Creating a Successful FinTech Eco-System: The UK & Belgium Story
Thursday 20th, October 2016, 5pm-8pm
Belgium Embassy, 17 Grosvenor Street, London

Cyber Member Peer Working Group
Thursday 6th, October 2016, 8am-10am
Level39, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London

News and Blogs

Innovate Finance brings FinTech blueprint to the Gulf

Innovate Finance has announced its trip to the Gulf this week to foster closer FinTech ties in the region. The trade body will also support the Kingdom of Bahrain and the UAE in building thriving FinTech centers that can collaborate with other innovation hubs.

5th December 2016

Securing the Future of FinTech with Simon Kirby MP, Economic Secretary to HM Treasury

On Monday the 28th November, Innovate Finance conducted an interview with the Economic Secretary to HM Treasury, Simon Kirby MP, to discuss the importance of Fin Tech to the UK economy and the need to maintain innovation and competition to keep the UK as the world’s leading hub.

28th November 2016

Innovate Finance initial response to the Autumn Statement

Innovate Finance welcomes the Autumn Statement, the first from the Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond MP. We are pleased to see a focus on investment, productivity and digital innovation.

 23rd November 2016

Industry Sandbox Consultation: Unlocking the Value

On Tuesday, 22 November, Innovate Finance hosted a design session on the key features, value proposition and governance model of an Industry Sandbox. The session was hosted by Innovate Finance member Infosys.

22nd November 2016

With challenges come opportunity: VC FinTech Investment Post-Brexit 

2016 has certainly had more than its fair share of challenges, both politically and economically, but as ever, with challenges come opportunity and the quality (and sheer stubbornness!) of entrepreneurs continues to shine through. Read more from Tim Levene, Managing Partner of Augmentum Capital, here.

16th November 2016

Makers Academy and Innovate Finance announce strategic partnership championing diversity in FinTech

Representing the UK’s global FinTech community, Innovate Finance is proud to announce a new partnership with Europe’s leading engineering course; Makers Academy.

7th November 2016

Innovate Finance Global Summit 2017: Global Stage for the FinTech Community

With six months to the Innovate Finance Global Summit 2017, Innovate Finance is delighted to start our countdown and today we are officially launching our super early bird tickets. Taking place over two days, IFGS 2017 will be convening on the 10th and 11th of April. Secure your tickets here.

12th October 2016

New report by Innovate Finance, Hogan Lovells and EY outlines opportunities for regulators to clear the path for blockchain adoption.

How does blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies (DLT) fit into the current regulatory and legal regimes governing capital markets? Read the new report by Innovate Finance, Hogan Lovells and EY: Blockchain, DLT and the Capital Markets Journey: Navigating the Legal and Regulatory Landscape. Download here.

10th October 2016

How collaboration with FinTech can transform investment banking

Eight years after the financial fallout of 2008 and faced with stubbornly high structural costs, heavy capital charges and stagnant revenues, investment banks’ returns on equity (ROE) continue to disappoint.
7th October 2016

Innovate Finance publishes Autumn Statement recommendations to Government for UK FinTech

Innovate Finance, the membership association for global FinTech, today published its Autumn Statement submission to the UK government. Read online and download the Autumn Statement here.

3rd October 2016



Innovate Finance: The Q3 2016 VC FinTech Investment Landscape

Innovate Finance has released their latest VC FinTech Investment Landscape report for Q3 2016. So far FinTech has seen over 839 deals globally, and attracted $15.2 bn of investment, to find out more download the full report here.


Blockchain, DLT and the Capital Markets Journey: Navigating the Regulatory and Legal Landscape

How does blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies (DLT) fit into the current regulatory and legal regimes governing capital markets? Read the new report by Innovate Finance, Hogan Lovells and EY. Download here.


Capital Markets: Innovation and the FinTech landscape 

Driven by a powerful blend of innovative startups and major technology players, the global FinTech industry is growing apace, using technology innovation to capture market share from incumbents in many areas of financial services. Read and download the new report by EY and Innovate Finance here.


Innovate Finance Autumn Statement Submission

The recommendations put forth by Innovate Finance’s Autumn Statement submission cover four broad areas. The UK government must continue to be active to ensure that the country doesn’t lose its momentum, especially following the EU referendum result. Read more and download here.


Connecting Global FinTech: Hub Review 2016

Innovate Finance and SWIFT Innotribe announced at SIBOS the release of the report Connecting Global FinTech: Hub Review 2016, published by Deloitte in collaboration with All Street Research. Read and download the report here.


Stepping Forward for FinTech: Influencing and Encouraging Developments in the UK’s Financial Technology Sector

The APPG on FinTech’s report “Stepping forward for FinTech” summarises the exciting growth of the UK FinTech sector, explores the opportunities that FinTech offers to our society, and identifies a number of policy objectives that the APPG considers can drive those opportunities forward. Read and download the report here.