Scotland Fintech Festival 2022

Scotland Fintech Festival will take place between 15 September 2022 and 6 October 2022 across Scotland.
The festival will contain conferences, meet-ups, morning breakfast sessions, evening networking events and much more.

Next Upcoming events

15 Sep

Our Dynamic Earth Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AS

8.30am - 5pm

Now in its ninth year, the Fintech Summit has established itself as the largest annual gathering of financial technology leaders in the country and will serve as the launch event of the Scotland Fintech Festival. The event will be run fully live and in-person at the iconic Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh on Thursday 15th September 2022.

16 Sep

FinTech integration and expansion: Higher education and the Scottish tech Ecosystem

Hilton Grosvenor, Glasgow

9.30am - 4pm

The event aims to bring industries, higher education and talents in the Fintech field together through a two-day workshop and provide a holistic view of how financial technology can be fused and expanded in Scotland. This event will be accounting for all fundamental supporting areas upon which the performance of the Scottish Technology Ecosystem depends, namely education and talent, infrastructure, and funding.

16 Sep

Going Global: How to internationalise your FinTech in Australia

Queen Elizabeth House, 1 Sibbald Walk Edinburgh EH8 8FT

8.30am - 10am

The Department for International Trade (DIT), in partnership with Scottish Development International (SDI) and Austrade, the Australian Government's trade, investment and promotion agency, will deliver a practical session on how to operate your FinTech business in Australia. The event will hear from a range of speakers from DIT, SDI, Austrade and industry discussing how to do FinTech in this market; understand more about the challenges of setting up or expanding; the regulatory landscape and what opportunities are available.

19 Sep

Non-dilutive capital for Fintech start-ups and scale-ups

10am - 12pm

Fundsquire will be at the Scotland Fintech Festival in September 2022 Fundsquire is a global startup and scale-up growth funding specialist with offices in the UK, Australia and Canada. We help entrepreneurs grow their businesses with fast, easy, and early ways to access capital – beyond selling equity.

20 Sep

New opportunities in china for scottish fintechs – focusing on guangdong and greater bay area (gba)


In order to understand more on the opportunities in China, and to bring knowledge directly to the Scottish Fintech Community, SDI has commissioned research into the opportunities available to Scottish fintechs, looking at trends in technology, business models, collaboration opportunities and viable routes to market. Author of the report, Dr. Wei WU, Associate Professor of China Overseas Institute at Shenzhen University will present his findings at this session.

20 Sep

Culture and data within Fintech

Virtual event


Join Hamilton Forth and Forecast for a discussion around driving analytics adoption through culture and organization

20 Sep

Scotcoin: Redefining Crypto

Once upon a time all crypto did was act as platform to store and transfer value. Scotcoin argues it’s not enough. Identifying as an ethical crypto Scotcoin is and carries on redefining what crypto can do. Scotcoin not only impacts socially through its donations to charitable causes - ranging from homelessness to food and clothing poverty it - also helps the environment via Scotcoin Carbon Exchange via the sale of carbon offsetting.

21 Sep

Lloyds Banking Group Women ConnecTech event in partnership with Google

Scottish Widows, 150 Fountainbridge EH3 9PE. Edinburgh

1pm - 5.30pm

We’re proud to be hosting an event which aims to support women and non-binary individuals, start or progress their careers in tech. We’ll be holding workshops in areas such as developing CV’s, walking through the first steps of learning to code and running Technical sessions for the more experienced technologist. You’ll also hear the stories of entrepreneurial, inspirational women who are making waves across our tech eco system. Build your network across the Fintech, Academic and Financial Services sectors, relax with your new friends with a drink and nibbles at our networking session to close the event. We look forward to seeing you there.

21 Sep

Gen Z: The Crypto Generation

Gen Z - young people 10-22 - look like the generation that is both highly switched on generally and specifically in terms of innate interest in technology, finance and with a very direct affinity to crypto. Scotcoin explores Gen Z’s importance, shares results from its survey of this vital demographic and the implications for crypto and finance in general.

21 Sep

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)

22 Sep

Fintech Marketers Dinner

Howies Restaurant: The Carlton Room 29 Waterloo Place Edinburgh EH1 3BQ


As part of this year’s Scotland Fintech Festival, Copy House are hosting an exclusive dinner for fintech brands and representatives looking to upscale their marketing efforts. This dinner will be attended by the game-changers in the industry and is exclusive to 20 places. Join us there for an informal discussion about the strategies, technologies and leadership techniques that CMOs and marketing leaders are utilising to transform their Fintech brand into revenue-generating machines even during uncertain times like recession.

22 Sep

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.

23 Sep

Cryptocurrency and financial litteracy. A growing concern?

Virtual event

4pm - 5pm

This Regtech Forum is focused on cryptocurrency literacy. Among the questions the panel members will address are the following: What should Gen Z and new investors know about cryptocurrencies? How do the characteristics of equities and cryptocurrencies vary? What are the critical risks compared to other forms of investing? How do the views of regulators and investors in crypto vary? Should crypto alternatives be part of the financial portfolio they are developing and if so, at what point in their investing experience?

27 Sep

Developing innovation for Vulnerable Customer

Standard Life House 30 Lothian Rd, Edinburgh EH1 2DH

3pm - 5pm

Join the Phoenix Group as they showcase how fintech innovation can help in the Customer space. They’ll be joined by their partners TCS and will showcase their internal customer case studies to bring the topic to life. The event will be followed by networking around some drinks and nibbles.

27 Sep

Impact: Making it personal

Virtual event

12pm - 1pm

Ever had an important meeting, interview or even a conversation where you wished you had made more of an impression? How do you make an impact? Part of the answer is to become a ‘Key Person of Influence’. In this part our influencing series webinars, we’ll consider the practical steps we can take to make sure we make a personal impact.

28 Sep

Addleshaw Goddard Tech Report Launch Event

Addleshaw Goddard, Exchange Tower, 19 Canning St, EH3 8EH, Edinburgh

9.30am - 11.30am

In partnership with Fraser of Allander Institute and contributors from across Scottish business, Addleshaw Goddard present an update to their major trend report, last issued in October 2020. At this breakfast event, we look at where the innovation is happening in real businesses, where the tensions are between public and private sector stakeholders, what challenges need clever thinking and how and where the opportunities are for sustainable growth.

28 Sep

Fintech Happy Hour

The Green Room Wine Bar, 19-25 William Street, Edinburgh

6pm - late

An evening of drinks during the Scottish Fintech Festival for Fintech Founders to connect over the challenges & joys of building a fintech company.

28 Sep

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

2nd Floor, 7 Castle St, Edinburgh EH2 3AH

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)

29 Sep

Pinsent Masons 58 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8BP


Operating in the financial services sector means you need to address the volume of regulation and its pace of change, and you need robust solutions to manage risk. During this event we will consider how RegTech solutions can address this. Our panelists will discuss: How RegTech can support compliance and risk management - What are the challenges in deploying RegTech? - What is the role of Regulators in supporting RegTech? - What is the future of RegTech innovation

29 Sep

CISI Scotland Annual Dinner & Awards

InterContinental Edinburgh the George, an IHG Hotel, 19 - 21 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2PB

6.30pm 11pm

This is an invite only event.

29 Sep


EICC The Exchange, 150 Morrison St, Edinburgh EH3 8EE

9am - 5pm

Come along to hear from a fantastic range of speakers bringing us future trends, opportunities and strategies that will ensure Scotland’s digital community continues to grow and prosper. An annual festival of ideas and innovation that showcases the best of the Scottish technology sector, ScotSoft brings you sought-after speakers from all over the world.

29 Sep

The Scotsman Data Conference 2022

South Hall Complex The University of Edinburgh

10am - 4pm

This year, we focus on the potential for data to encourage greater diversity, equality and inclusion. Our diverse range of speakers will reflect what data is already doing - and what more it can do - to deliver better social, economic and environmental outcomes for a social, economic and environmental outcomes for everyone.

30 Sep

What is the metaverse? And why, and how should you engage?

Virtual event

10am - 11am

With longer term consumer trends and the increasing importance of the metaverse in mind, this discussion dives into what the metaverse really is, how we demystify it and the need for companies to truly consider engaging with it.

03 Oct

RegTech Coffee Chat: Singapore RegTech Plan Signals Asian Maturity in ESG Approach | Sustainability and Greener Finance with RegTech 3.0


The need for collaboration of the whole ecosystem and the evolvement of RegTech within and beyond the FSI: A Public/Private Singapore journey to RegTech 3.0 - Blockchain, smart contracts, DeFi, CBDC, and the future of banking fuelled by RegTech - Conquering Risks in the New Normal, Metaverse, NFT - RegTech 3.0

04 Oct

Injecting cash into FinTech businesses

Virtual event

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

Cyber Innovation Focus for Fintechs

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


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?

05 Oct

Scotland’s Fintech Ecosystem. Lessons in leading the way in talent, tech and trusted partners.

What lessons can be learned for Scotland’s directors about governance and leadership from Scotland’s thriving Fintech sector?

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.

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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.

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