Fintech Events

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

Next Upcoming events

13 Aug

CryptoBlockCon New York 2019

CryptoBlockCon convenes hundreds of cryptocurrency and blockchain industry participants to discuss the future benefits & possibilities of blockchain technology & crypto assets.

28 Aug

John McIntyre Conference Centre and South Hall Complex, Pollock Halls Campus, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, EH15 5AY

8am - 6pm

Welcome to Credit Scoring and Credit Control XVI, Europe’s premier conference for credit scoring and related topics. For the past 30 years, it has welcomed more than 400 delegates biennially from over 40 countries to bridge the academic-practitioner divide. It is the agenda-setting forum for credit scoring and control, with talks covering everything from current industry issues to the latest statistical research findings.

09 Sep

EICC 150 Morrison St EH3 8EE Edinburgh

9.00 - 17.00

This is your opportunity to participate at the only truly global data and insights summit – the 72nd ESOMAR Congress - where innovation, creativity and insights collide.

10 Sep

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

9.30am - 12.30pm

Dr Martin-Barragan is organizing a workshop around the topic "Interpretable Analytics: the needs of the banking sector", in which she aims to raise a discussion about the notion of ‘Explainability’ and, in particular, what kind of interpretability will help banks and lending agents to comply with latest regulations, such as the right to explanation. We are looking for analysts working in credit scoring to join and the workshop and discuss implementation of the right to explanation (Recital 71 EU GDPR) in the context of machine learning. Register by emailing Belen.Martin@ed.ac.uk

11 Sep

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

6pm - 9pm

The ID Co. are delighted to welcome in the arrival of the second payment services directive with an evening of presentations, networking and food & drink. We seek to promote the use of bank data, and Open Banking as a means to allow all consumers to readily take advantage of their own data, and wish to promote this evening to all financial service, professional service, lenders, gaming, letting and retail companies who seek more information on how bank data can work for them.

11 Sep

The Future of Fintech IV

University of Strathclyde Technology and Innovation Centre 99 George St, Glasgow G1 1RD

9.00 - 17.00

2 Day conference around Financial Technology and blockchain: the disruptive role of distributed ledgers.

12 Sep

Radisson Collection Hotel, 1 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1AD

2pm - 5.30pm

This half day gathering brings together specialists from in-country expertise – right here on your doorstep – combined with global experts as well as demand side experts from Fintech and Education, offering people from across the data management community the opportunity to hear about the latest developments, existing capabilities and future plans and to network with peers.

12 Sep

Strathclyde University

5.30

For Strathclyde students only. FinTech Scotland will talk about what FinTech is and how it is dynamically impacting the future of business and customers. Students will then hear about the roadmap of what the society’s events will be for the following weeks, and a brief explanation of the board members positions and contact addresses etc.

13 Sep

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa 1 Festival Square Edinburgh EH3 9SR

9am - 4.30pm

The YCF’s annual conference gives a variety of speakers the opportunity to set out their own knowledge or experience in different ways. We have talks by industry professionals –investors, analysts, business advisers – interspersed with presentations by entrepreneurs from early stage high growth companies.

17 Sep

TBC

6pm - 9pm

This year we're doing something a little different - an interactive and facilitated workshop where we'll work to build lo-fi outlines or prototypes of fintechs that solve challenges that real people are facing. We're hoping this will be an interesting alternative to speaker events throughout Fintech Fortnight and provide an opportunity for our community to collaborate, discuss, and ultimately create something.

17 Sep

TBC

3.30pm - 6pm

Building on the DMA's Value of Data campaign and in collaboration with Fintech Scotland, we'll be exploring how data can be used to build better, fairer and more transparent services. Firas Khnaisser, Chair of DMA Scotland, will lead a discussion among both fintech and traditional financial services companies to see how we can collaborate around the customer to build trust and better customer engagement.

17 Sep

Doubletree Hilton North Queensferry

12pm - 4pm

Come to Fife to meet world-leading financial technology providers. Talk with some of the people who have been there, done it, and written the rule book for the Payments industry. Find out the opportunities for the future and how you can build a career, or experience start-up thrills as Scottish Fintech grows internationally.

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

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.

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.

23 Sep

CryptoBlockCon London 2019

CryptoBlockCon convenes hundreds of cryptocurrency and blockchain industry participants to discuss the future benefits & possibilities of blockchain technology & crypto assets.

24 Sep

University of Glasgow Fintech Society 2019 launch

University of Glasgow

6pm - 8pm

The UoG FinTech Society is excited to announce its first event of the year! Come along to hear about our society’s achievements and goals, as well as an entry-level and easy-to-understand introduction to FinTech, what it stands for and what it means. No prior knowledge of FinTech is required!

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

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

Pinsent Masons Fintech Meet Up

Pinsent Masons 141 Bothwell Street Glasgow G2 7EQ United Kingdom

6pm -8pm

Pinsent Masons would be delighted if you could join us for the next in our regular series of meetups on all things Fintech. We will have a panel chat to discuss varioous fintech topics. We will also give Fintechs the opportunity to do a 5 minute pitch or update on what's going on with their business.

08 Oct

RBS Conference Centre 175 Glasgow Road, Gogarburn, Edinburgh EH12 9BH

Ethical Finance 2019 (EF2019) is organised by the Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI) which oversees, organises and coordinates a series of programmes to promote finance for positive change. GEFI annually hosts in Edinburgh the premier platform that convenes the world’s foremost business, political, civic and social leaders of society to network, share, co-develop and shape a fairer, more sustainable financial system.

10 Dec

CryptoBlockCon Las Vegas 2019

CryptoBlockCon convenes hundreds of cryptocurrency and blockchain industry participants to discuss the future benefits & possibilities of blockchain technology & crypto assets.

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.