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IFGS 2024: Here’s what to expect from the two-day fintech summit in London


As summer approaches in London, the city bursts with blooming Magnolia flowers, bustling pubs hosting networking events. Amidst this lively scene, standout tech events define the city’s innovation landscape. One such event, the Innovate Finance Global Summit (IFGS), consistently makes waves by spotlighting the global fintech ecosystem. This year, Tech Funding News (TFN) is proud to announce its partnership as the official media partner, amplifying IFGS’s impact on the event dates — April 15th and 16th.

Exploring the Future of Fintech

This year marks a milestone for IFGS as it celebrates its 10th anniversary, following a successful turnout last year with participants from over 50 countries and 1500 attendees. Over 60 UK exhibitors showcased cutting-edge technologies shaping the future of finance. The event featured discussions covering crypto, digital assets, CBDCs, payments innovation, insurance industry disruption, and growth challenges.

Returning to the Guildhall in the City of London, IFGS 2024 aims to convene top minds from the financial services and fintech ecosystem to address current and future sector challenges. The two-day agenda will unite innovators, institutions, regulators, policymakers, startups, and industry leaders to examine the transformative shifts in the financial landscape over the past decade.

Day one will spotlight emerging threats such as cyber trends, AI dynamics, and global risks, alongside insights into investment trends. Speakers will delve into initiatives bridging the liquidity gap for scaling fintechs and positioning the UK as a global digital hub. Notable speakers include Rishi Khosla (CEO, OakNorth), Janine Hirt (CEO, Innovate Finance), Francesca Carlesi (CEO UK, Revolut), Philip Belamant (CEO, Zilch), and Jordan Sinclair (President, Robinhood UK).

Day two will explore how the UK leads in data, innovation, and security, emphasizing the digitalization of finance, embedded finance’s future, SME-focused fintech solutions, and the fintech investment landscape. Expert speakers include Mark Mullen (CEO, Atom Bank), Nick Heller (Head of Payments and Financial Services, Pairpoint), Oliver Prill (CEO, Tide), and Raji Behal (Head of Western & Southern Europe, Klarna).

The event promises an engaging lineup of speakers, including Jordan Sinclair (President, Robinhood), Louise Hill (Co-founder and CEO, GoHenry), and Philip Belamant (Co-founder and CEO, Zilch), offering invaluable insights and expertise.

Tech Talks with TFN: Fintech Edition

During the bustling two days at IFGS, another exciting session to watch out for is Tech Talks with TFN: the Fintech Edition. We’ll be setting up a media space and interviewing global fintech experts, delving into their journeys, challenges, and the future of fintech. If you’re keen, reach out soon before spots fill up!

This article is part of a partnership with IFGS 2024. Here’s a 20% discount code for our readers – TFNIFGS2024 .

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