Fintech Events

Scotland is a vibrant fintech hub with a very active community. Browse our
fintech events, discover our Fintech Festival and see how we collaborate with
other sectors. If you want your event listed here please do contact us.

Next Upcoming events

03 Oct

FinTech firms : Regulatory expectations in relation to internal & external security posture

3rd Floor, 144 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8EB

5pm - 6pm

Join EY as we discuss regulatory expectations in relation to your security posture, both from an internally facing perspective and from an external perspective when acting as a service provider. We’ll go through developing security frameworks in response to industry risks, common certifications to assist with responding to third party assurance requests, and other regulatory expectations to be aware of.

03 Oct

What’s it like to Innovate with TSB

Virtual event

11am - 12pm

Session providing an update on the progress of TSB Labs and discussing with fintech partners why working with TSB was important to them.

04 Oct

Fintech for good: how fintechs can help customers to manage the big challenges of our time

Virtual event

3.30pm - 5pm

In an uncertain world, customers need solutions from the financial services industry that can provide certainty and security, help to mitigate future risks, and alleviate current pressures. From net zero to the cost of living crisis, fintech is proving to be a vital tool to help customers achieve these goals, all under the clear banner of ‘fintech for good’. In this event, we will bring together a number of fintechs and leading financial institutions to discuss and analyse how fintech innovation is playing a role in helping customers manage the big challenges of our time. Our panel will look at specific examples, such as the role of financial technology in in supporting customers to lower the carbon footprint, or helping them to make better choices to mitigate the effects of rising household bills, before discussing the big picture, and what fintech for good means for the future of finance and our industry’s role in society.

04 Oct

Injecting cash into FinTech businesses

Virtual event

10am - 11am

Understand the cycle of raising funding, applying for patents and claiming tax relief. Join PwC UK and Lawrie IP for a discussion on FinTech growth, protecting your IP and Government incentives.

04 Oct

Better engage your audience – how to present, with Greg Summers

CodeBase 37a Castle Terrace Edinburgh EH1 2EL

2.30pm - 4pm

We are being joined by Greg Summers, a Presenter with over 20 years international experience. Greg has Presented some of the biggest events in the UK and he has vast broadcast and production experience on TV, Radio and Online.

04 Oct

Cyber Innovation Focus for Fintechs

Addleshaw Goddard Edinburgh offices Exchange Tower 19 Canning Street Edinburgh EH3 8EH

1.30pm

With the financial services industry being a prime target for cyber crime is now the right time to review your cyber posture? Come join ScotlandIS Cyber and friends to share insights and learning on cyber trends and threats focussed on the financial services industry. How can fintechs ensure their businesses remain cyber secure? What does a security-first culture and approach look like? This event is aimed at all FS companies in particular Fintechs and SMEs operating in FS. Speakers will include David Brown, Lead Senior Consultant, NCC Group and Helena Brown , Commercial and Data Protection & Head of Data, Addleshaw Goddard LLP

04 Oct

FreeAgent One Edinburgh Quay, 133 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9QG

5.30pm - 8.30pm

Scottish Fintech Festival 2022 | Hosted by Denholm & FreeAgent, Power to People, will feature some of Scotland's top Tech & Fintech leaders

05 Oct

Marks & Clerk 40 Torphichen Street Edinburgh EH3 8JB

3.30pm - 5.30pm

Marks & Clerk are privileged to be joined by Mark Cruickshank, Managing legal Counsel for NatWest Group, as we host an in-person seminar to explore the different forms of IP applicable to FinTech businesses. We will guide you through the areas of trade marks, designs, patents and copyright and delve into what, why and how IP can be protected in relation to Fintech innovation.

05 Oct

Lifestyle freedom seminar – Building business and personal value

Mearns & Company Limited Anchor House 112 Commercial Street Edinburgh EH6 6NF

3.30pm - 5.30pm

Thinking about building your business for a future exit, and wondering how best to plan for your financial future? Join us for a free in-person seminar hosted by Mearns & Company and Business Doctors in Leith, Edinburgh.

05 Oct

Talent Attraction and Retention challenges in Start-Ups and Scale-Ups

1st Floor Spectrum Building, 55 Blythswood St, Glasgow

9am - 10am

We are hosting an event to chat to founders and team builders in the start up/scale up ecosystem about the best approaches and ideas to enhance your: -Recruitment (in the context of the skills shortage) - Attraction (in the context of having to compete with large FS) - Retention (In the context of the market being more favourable to employees than companies)

05 Oct

Location Dovecot Studios 10 Infirmary Street Edinburgh EH1 1LT

3pm - 6pm

Learn all about how the Isle of Man is developing a welcoming ecosystem for Insurtech businesses and insurance carriers to develop and grow. Already home to a successful and continually growing international insurance industry, with a highly regarded regulatory infrastructure, the Isle of Man is embracing the future by creating an Insurtech ecosystem. Hear about the journey so far, industry and government support and our international collaboration plans. Angela Mitchell, Deloitte’s Practice Senior Partner for Scotland & Northern Ireland, will be keynote speaker at this event. You’ll also have the opportunity for a first glimpse at the propositions from the cohort on our joint-venture accelerator programme with F10 in Switzerland. Then join us for drinks and informal networking.

06 Oct

Synthetic Data Event – Beyond the Hype

The Bayes Centre, The University of Edinburgh 47 Potterrow, Edinburgh EH8 9BT Lecture Theatre G.03

10am - 12pm

Not all Synthetic Data is made the same way. Please join David Tracy, our head of Data Science and Nick Radcliffe, our Chief Data Scientist, to walk you through the different types of Synthetic data and its real-time industry applications. This will follow with a discussion around the limitations of synthetic data and a Q and A session to close.

06 Oct

Sheraton Grand Hotel, 1 Festival Square Edinburgh EH3 9SR

6pm - late

The Scottish Financial Technology Awards will recognise innovation and achievement right across the Fintech sector; spotlighting some of the incredible organisations that are driving improvements within the industry and putting our national ecosystem on the map. The awards are free to enter, and open to Financial Service and Fintech companies headquartered or based in Scotland.

19 Oct

Virtual event

A must-attend annual event for savvy B2B marketers looking to achieve their marketing goals through technology. The Global Demo Day combines the best future technology and solutions marketers need to know to drive growth.  This year, the Fintech B2B Marketing Community will bring together some of the most exciting players in the industry who will share their insights on topics like content digitalisation, hyper-personalisation, artificial intelligence, data analytics tools, and hybrid events. Attendees will also discuss the next big thing in MarTech marketers need to know to stay on top of their game, and much more.

27 Oct

Lifestyle freedom seminar – Building business and personal value

Mearns & Company Limited Anchor House 112 Commercial Street Edinburgh EH6 6NF

3.30pm - 5.30pm

Thinking about building your business for a future exit, and wondering how best to plan for your financial future? Join us for a free in-person seminar hosted by Mearns & Company and Business Doctors in Leith, Edinburgh.

27 Oct

Scotland’s Fintech Ecosystem. Leading the way in talent and tech

12pm - 2.30pm

Join Nicola Anderson CEO of FinTech Scotland as part of IoD Scotland’s Signature Series. Nicola will be walking members through the challenges and opportunities SME’s face within Scotland’s fast paced evolving sector, discussing the art of the possible and presenting the capabilities and emerging talents within the Fintech sector. ESG, is never far from discussion and neither should it be, Nicola will be highlighting the impacts and awareness we should all have in the boardroom when it comes to technological advancement with a measured environmental impact. The event will conclude with an informal Innovation Challenge workshop giving members the opportunity to get involved.

09 Nov

Hybrid

The world’s FinTech executives will come together to discuss their strategies and shape the future of digital finance. The two day event will also be broadcast live via a fully interactive virtual platform. With a focus on creating actionable inspiration and real-world partnerships, the conference agenda includes several stages of talks by global industry leaders, centred around a fully catered networking area.

23 Nov

UK Fintech Symposium 2022 – Growing FinTech innovation Across the UK

RBS Gogarburn 175 Glasgow Rd, Edinburgh EH12 1HQ

9am - 5.30pm

UK Fintech Summit 2022 ‘Growing FinTech innovation Across the UK is the national summit for fintech policymakers, regulators, industry and innovation experts tasked with developing the UK’s fastest growing and most dynamic technology sectors. The annual event comes to the city of Edinburgh on September 22, 2022, where senior stakeholders will check progress on ambitious government plans to establish the UK as one of the leading fintech destinations globally.

List your event

Scotland is a vibrant fintech hub with a very active community. We list major events as well as recurring ones. So if you want to learn or just meet-up with like minded people, you should find an event or a conference for you. If you want your event listed here please contact us.