Scotland Fintech Festival

Scotland Fintech Festival will take place in September 2019 between the 9th and the 27th across Scotland.
The festival will contain conferences, meet-ups, morning breakfast sessions, evening networking events and much more.

Next Upcoming events

18 Sep

69 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8BW

11am - 8pm

Lloyds Banking Group is delighted to open up its tech innovation conference ConnecTech to anyone who has a keen interest in tech and wants to find out more about how we are solving customer problems. Our ConnecTech event schedule includes a range of activities for learning, networking, collaboration and having fun. Activities will cover a host of tech and non-tech subjects such as lightening talks, workshops, Interactive elements, stalls from our customer journey labs plus show & tell from external tech firms and Information about tech/non-tech roles we have open

18 Sep

The Immersive Happening

The University of Edinburgh Potterrow

6pm - 9pm

This is a chance for senior level marketers to go deeper into the conditions and contradictions of the digital economy, and to turn theory into practice. The evening is made up of three tableaus in which humans, digital, and data are viewed and seen to flow in different ways to provide value.

18 Sep

Whitespace - King Stables Road, Edinburgh

5.30pm - 8.30pm

Denholm Associates is hosting a one off evening to examine FinTech strategy, scalability, growth and success! We’re featuring a fantastic line up of speakers from LendingCrowd, FutureX, and MoneyDashboard. We’ll kick off the evening at 5:30 with pizza and refreshments and give you an hour to register, chat and fill your boots. A Q&A panel will follow so stick around and have your questions ready.

18 Sep

ONE CodeBase, Schoolhill, Aberdeen AB10 1FR

6pm - 8pm

Developments and the commercial application of a variety of FinTech innovations will bring significant benefits and changes to the majority of businesses. As an opportunity to share ideas and improve cross sector collaboration, FinTech Scotland, University of Aberdeen Business School and FWB Park Brown will host a panel discussion and evening of networking, aiming to provide an insight to the corporates embracing FinTech, the entrepreneurial landscape, the academics pioneering it and the organisations driving the agenda.

19 Sep

5 Merchant St, Edinburgh EH1 2QD

6pm

UserTesting invites you to a CX networking dinner, exclusively hosted for Fintech Executives. Join us to take part in the radically evolving discussion on how Customer Experience is now the differentiator and key success factor within the Fintech industry. If you are interested in attending this event then please email Amy Kelly, akelly@usertesting.com - please be aware attendance is limited

19 Sep

How Fintech is utilising the power of addressable TV

iProspect 4 Captial House 2 Festival Square Edinburgh EH3 9SU

9am - 11am

In this event we will highlight that businesses within the Fintech realm of all shapes and sizes can now access TV – whether that’s national and niche or smaller and local, the cost of entry to TV has never been this accessible via a product called addressable TV which blends the targeting of digital with the power and emotional impact of TV.

19 Sep

Royal London, Henderson Place Lane, Edinburgh, EH3 5DL

6pm - 9pm

Finance – it’s not just about the monthly pay-cheque anymore. AI, Machine Learning, Voice, AR and IoT – no stone is left unturned as future-focused innovators reshape our financial lives across everything from mortgages to pensions to investments (and everything in between). Suddenly, finance is fun. Join Waracle’s emerging tech team and partners Royal London, for our next unmissable Meet-up as we take a deep dive into how emerging tech is revolutionising how all of us ‘do’ finance.

19 Sep

MBN Recruitment Solutions 112 W George St · Glasgow

6.30pm - 9pm

Scotland Data Science & Technology Meetup are delighted to have David Tracy – Chief Analytics Officer at Castlight Financial speaking at our event.

20 Sep

Norloch House, 36 King's Stables Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EU

8.30am - 10.30am

With over 35% of Financial Services companies expecting to use Customer Experience to win against competitors*, it’s no surprise that CX is driving this radical change of how Fintech and Finserv organisations speak to their customers. Join UserTesting and UX professionals from across the Finserv and Fintech landscape to spearhead this discussion at this exclusive breakfast event.

20 Sep

CodeBase, 38 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH3 9DZ

12pm - 2pm

In an era where harnessing first-mover advantage has never been more important, knowing and understanding what makes your brand unique, better and different is vital to achieve scalable success. Brand & Marketing industry veteran, David Reid presents his thinking on the building blocks that all FinTech business should consider having in place, followed by a short Q&A session, networking and a casual lunch.

23 Sep

Fintech across the industry with focus on the talent challenge

University of Edinburgh Business School, 29 Buccleuch Place EH8 9JS

6.30pm - 9pm

This event will comprise a series of short practitioner presentations from different sectors of the Finance industry – big and small, incumbents and disruptors - to illustrate the different levels of adoption/application and the corresponding opportunities and challenges. This event will provide insights across FS for new students highlighting the nuances between sectors.

23 Sep

FCA Innovate Introduction

Tontine 20 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5ES

2pm - 3.30pm

Representatives from the Financial Conduct Authority's Innovate division will give an overview of their work.

24 Sep

Exchange Place 2 5 Semple St Edinburgh EH3 8BL

6pm - 8pm

The new and exciting payments company EedenBull is opening its IT Development and Customer Support in Edinburgh. New technologies and new regulations are changing the way consumers and businesses think about payments. Join us to learn how EedenBull is driving change and creating new, innovative payment services.

24 Sep

IBM & Weather Company: What value does weather data have for Financial Services

CodeClan 37 Castle Terrace Edinburgh EH1 2EL

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Weather surrounds us, affects us and influences our behaviours and activities. It is also one of the greatest influencing factors for businesses of all types, including financial services. From insurance for storms and agriculture, commodity trading, and even spending patterns of retail customers, the applicability of weather in this sector is pervasive. In this session we will look at the types of solutions The Weather Company provides and discuss specific use cases across the financial services sector.

24 Sep

IBM Data Science Lab: Explore UK Crime Data with Pandas and GeoPandas

CodeClan 37 Castle Terrace Edinburgh EH1 2EL

6.30pm - 8.30pm

In this workshop you will learn how to expand your Python skills to geospatial data. Pandas is one of the main Python libraries for manipulating and analysing structured data and one of the first things to learn if you want to get started with data science. GeoPandas is an extension to Pandas that makes working with geospatial data in Python easier.

24 Sep

University of Glasgow Fintech Society 2019 launch

University of Glasgow

6pm - 8pm

Learn from our amazing lineup of speakers why they got interested in this field, what their journey has looked like and how they became one of the people who are shaping and influencing the Scottish FinTech ecosystem. Each speaker will deliver a Lightning Talk, followed by a Q&A with the audience.

24 Sep

Introduction to regulation

Pinsent Masons 139 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9QG

9.30am - 10.30

Supervisors from the Financial Conduct Authority will give an overview of the regulatory landscape in the UK and how Authorisation works.

24 Sep

How Supervision Works

Pinsent Masons 139 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9QG

11am - 12pm

Supervisors from the Financial Conduct Authority will give an overview of what being a regulated firm means in practice.

24 Sep

The Dome, 14 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PF

4.30pm - 7pm

We invite you to join us for an evening seminar and networking event focusing on protecting innovation in the FinTech sector. Many thousands of software patents have been granted and often the existence of a patent, or even only a patent application, can provide a vital head start over competitors. Please contact Rachael Etheridge, Senior Business Development Executive at Marks & Clerk to register your attendance at our event. Spaces are limited so please register at your earliest opportunity. REtheridge@marks-clerk.com

25 Sep

Sheraton Grand 1 Festival Square Edinburgh EH3 9SR

7pm - 12am

An evening to celebrate the development of the Scottish Financial Technology ecosystem, with a series of awards categories designed to recognise outstanding individual and organisational achievements within the sector

25 Sep

TBC

1pm to 4pm

An inward European mission will see fintechs from all around Europe visit Edinburgh for the Scotland Fintech Festival. At this afternoon event, they'll meet Scottish fintech firms, established financial brands and various other organisations. This event will be followed by a networking session.

25 Sep

6th Annual Financial Technology Conference

Dynamic Earth Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AS

9.00 - 17.00

2 days conference. Fintech 2019 will explore technological innovation across the financial services sector, from developments in established tier-1 firms to the disruptive innovators within the start-up community that are reshaping the FS market.

26 Sep

Bayes Centre 47 Potterrow · Edinburgh

6.30pm - 9pm

Bringing an automation first mindset to finance. How Robotic Process Automation can bring Artificial Intelligence into the context of established business processes and customer interactions.

26 Sep

South Hall, Edinburgh University

11am - 12.30pm

The Competition and Market Authority Board is holding their September meeting in Edinburgh. As part of this we are hosting a symposium on consumer detriment. This event will be open to business, consumer groups and government representatives. It is an opportunity to hear from CMA senior leaders and discuss priority areas in the competition and consumer landscape.

26 Sep

Pinsent Masons Fintech Meet Up

Pinsent Masons 141 Bothwell Street Glasgow G2 7EQ United Kingdom

6pm -8pm

In this session we’re focusing on " Fintech vs Cybercrime" - our panel of industry experts will discuss how the tension between meeting customer demands for innovative services and a better customer experience can be reconciled with the need for financial services businesses to guard against the threat of cybercrime. We'll also give fintechs the opportunity to do a 5 minute pitch or update on what's going on with their business. The event will be rounded off with some networking, beers and pizza!

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.