FintechWise 28th March 2020 👥

In March 2020 we’re partnering with Master Investor to bring you FintechWise, a co-located conference.

What is FintechWise?

FintechWise, the only fintech conference dedicated to the everyday investor, bringing you the best in breed of modern-day finance. Showcasing companies who are liberating financial services for the masses and enabling today’s consumers to make strides in this once non-inclusive world.

FintechWise is the meeting place for companies who want to empower you to make informed financial decisions through an innovative array of products from banking, investing, insurance and more. Our exhibitors use cutting edge technology to improve the financial wellbeing of individuals and strongly believe in democratisation, empowerment, access, and transparency.

We’re disrupting the financial world with the sole purpose of enabling today’s consumer.

The details:

When: 28th March 2020

Where: The Business Design Center, Islington

How much: Quote ‘ WISEALPHA ’ at checkout for a free ticket.


The inaugural FintechWise agenda has been announced. The agenda facilitates a range of important conversations within the Fintech arena including open banking, democratisation, and the pension sector. Speakers to be announced shortly!

Don’t forget, you can get a free ticket to the Master Investor show and attend FintechWise by quoting ‘WiseAlpha’ at checkout. Get your free ticket here!

FintechWise Agenda, 28th March, London 2020 :

10:45-11:15 The democratisation of financial services
How are fintech companies opening up access to financial services for everyone?

11:25-11:45 The open data revolution
How is open data going to revolutionise the way we spend, save and invest?

13:15-13:35 What is the next undiscovered opportunity in Fintech?
The coming transformation of the bond market.

13:40-14:00 What do you need to know to invest in startups through equity crowdfunding?
What is equity crowdfunding and what do you need to know to invest in this asset class?

15:00-15:20 Challenger banks Redefining banking
How digital challenger banks provide more value to consumers than traditional high street banks.

15:20-15:40 Invest like a venture capitalist
Learn from top investment professionals about what they look for when investing in a startup.

15:45-16:05 The digitalisation of the pension sector
How pension providers have opened their doors to fintech and a generation who are financially aware and want to take control.

We’re pleased to announce our first speaker at FintechWise 2020.

Dan Hardy, Head of Fundraising at Crowdcube joins us to discuss ‘what do you need to know to invest in startups through equity crowdfunding?’.

Crowdcube is the world’s largest equity crowdfunding platform. We enable the next generation of trail-blazing businesses to raise finance. We give investors the opportunity to back businesses that have a purpose beyond the next customer or sale.

Since Crowdcube was founded in 2011, we have helped raise funds for over 1000 campaigns, with over £800 million having been invested on the platform to date by a crowd of over 860,000 registered Crowdcube investors.

Businesses that have raised with Crowdcube include Monzo, Revolut, BrewDog, WiseAlpha, Freetrade, gohenry, Pip & Nut, Mindful Chef, Grind, Finisterre and Mr & Mrs Smith.

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Tim Levene, Partner and CEO of Venture Capital firm, Augmentum Fintech will be joining the FintechWise panel to discuss how to ‘Invest like a venture capitalist’.

Augmentum Fintech invests in fast growing fintech businesses that are disrupting the financial services sector. Augmentum is the UK’s only publicly listed investment company focusing on the fintech sector in the UK and wider Europe, having launched on the main market of the London Stock Exchange in 2018, giving businesses access to patient capital and support, unrestricted by conventional fund timelines and giving public markets investors access to a largely privately held investment sector during its main period of growth. Their portfolio of eighteen fintech companies includes Tide, interactive investor, iwoca, Zopa, Monese, BullionVault and Farewill.

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New speaker announcement! Nishil Parekh, Senior Product Owner, Revolut will be taking the FintechWise stage to discuss ‘The democratisation of financial services’.

Revolut is a global financial platform that gives people the power to spend, invest and transfer money without the sky-high fees charged by the big banks. Since launching in 2015, Revolut has expanded significantly beyond its origins as an FX product, adding new features such as Commission Free Trading, Interest Savings Vaults, Donations, Insurance, Cryptocurrency exchange, budgeting controls and more. Headquartered in London, with over 2,000 people in 23 offices, Revolut is now one of the biggest FinTech communities in the world, over 10 million customers.

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Peter O'Higgins, CFO/COO, Money Dashboard has confirmed his attendance at FintechWise, a co-located conference at the Master Investor Show. Peter will join 'The open data revolution' panel sharing his insights from him time at Money Dashboard.

Money Dashboard helps consumers manage their money by integrating all of their banking accounts in one place via its free personal finance app. The company’s native Android, iOS and responsive web apps are available direct to consumers, helping them make better informed spending and saving decisions.

As one of the UK’s leading personal finance management apps they are helping well over 200,000 consumers achieve their financial goals. By intelligently analysing customer’s data, Money Dashboard allows consumers to create budgets and empowers them to plan for the future.

Money Dashboard generates revenue by creating insightful market research from anonymised bank statement data, for example, by helping hedge funds predict revenue announcements of listed companies. They count many of the world’s most prestigious asset managers as subscribers.

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New speaker alert! Per Polland, COO & MD, Habito will be joining Revolut and WiseAlpha on ‘The democratisation of financial services’ panel.

Per Polland: COO & MD ServicesPer started his career in investment banking in his native Stockholm in 2006. After making the move to London and start-ups in 2011, he has held various senior roles within strategy and finance in Fintech companies such as Wonga (where he led the company’s acquisition of Billpay) and MarketInvoice where he served as VP Strategy. Per joined Habito in 2016 and is Chief Operating Officer.

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