London Stock Exchange welcomes Innovate Finance

London Stock Exchange today welcomed Innovate Finance, the independent not-for-profit membership association representing the UK’s global FinTech community, to celebrate the opening of the third annual Innovate Finance Global Summit.

Taking place over two days the summit attracts over 2,000 delegates from the world’s leading innovators, institutions and investors to develop the next generation of FinTech investors and discuss some of the most exciting new technologies including blockchain, robo-advice and payments.

The second day of this year’s summit will see Innovate Finance host their inaugural Pitch360 competition, with 24 FinTech companies from across the globe showcasing their latest innovations in a bid to secure £10,000 funding.

With over 300 members, Innovate Finance seeks to address the key barriers and opportunities in the FinTech ecosystem: attracting investment, supporting the development of proportionate and effective regulation, engaging in community collaboration and promoting innovation in the financial services, whilst championing an open, inclusive and secular FinTech community.

Lawrence Wintermyer, CEO, Innovate Finance, said;

"We are delighted to join the team at the London Stock Exchange today in the heart of the city’s financial services hub. The Innovate Finance Global Summit is our flagship event that brings together some of the most exciting talent from across the globe to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the UK’s biggest industry."