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

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!

26 Sep

Ghillie Dhu 2 Rutland Place Edinburgh

12.30pm - 5pm

We’ll be discussing the science and art of balancing brand and performance to succeed in the digital economy. In a crowded and competitive world, creating cut through is more important than ever. Join Dentsu Aegis Network, in association with Entrepreneurial Scotland and media partner Newsquest, along with consumer brands, media owners and communications specialists for Make Disruption Pay 2019.

26 Sep

Brewhemia 1A Market Street Edinburgh EH1

5.30 - 7.30

Bankia Fintech is the leader program of Spanish banking with regards to fintech. We are looking for the best fintech solutions, join us!

27 Sep

The Green Room William Street Edinburgh EH3 7NG

3pm - 5pm

oin LendingCrowd, FinTech Scotland and DIGIT for an informal drinks reception to close this year's Fintech Festival.

07 Oct

9am - 4pm

This year, BFC EU will examine a host of disruptive technologies including distributed ledgers, artificial intelligence, cloud and big data to help you determine the most suitable technologies for your business needs.

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.

08 Oct

How can Scottish fintechs scale up to the next level

Burness Paull Edinburgh 50 Lothian Road Edinburgh, EH3 9WJ

5.30pm -8pm

Join our expert industry panel for an evening of networking and discussion focused on the challenges facing young Fintechs seeking to scale up. While Scotland’s Fintech sector is in a vibrant state, many young and emerging Fintechs face real challenges when it comes to moving beyond the start-up phase and growing to scale.

10 Oct

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

8am - 2pm

FinTech Scotland will host the the first ever FinTech National Network seminar with an audience of fintech leaders and enthusiasts from across the United Kingdom on the 10th October 2019. This half-day seminar will share insights on financial innovation from leading figures and the major fintech leadership bodies including Innovate Finance, FinTech North, FinTech Wales, FinTech Northern Ireland, FinTech Scotland as well as from key stakeholders from Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Department of International Trade , Scottish Development International through panel discussions and engaging presentations

15 Oct

Scotcoin meet-up

1 Summerhall Place Edinburgh EH9 1PL

6.30 pm - 8.30pm

Join us for the next of our legendary meet ups - this time in EDINBURGH. Chat about cryptocurrency, pick up a copy of our book, find out more about the latest news from Scotcoin.

24 Oct

Open Data Mixer

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

10am - 4pm

From product development to career opportunities, this event will explore the multitude of ways public open data can help to transform our lives. A new and creative approach will introduce a game-like element, making for a fun, collaborative and engaging learning experience. You’ll be able to improve your data literacy and discover the potential uses of open data for research, organisational and societal change, start-up ideas and product development.

30 Oct

Blockchain Adoption Challenges in the Enterprise Environment

6pm - 9pm

Blockchain adoption challenges in the enterprise environment - Evangelos Pappas - Ocyan Cloud Evangelos is a technologists and tech entrepreneur. As a first successful startup, Evangelos founded, at the age of 21 and continued his journey in leading technical teams and projects. Now he has founded Ocyan, a platform that enable enterprises to completely manage the end-to-end environment that's required for production-ready blockchains

20 Nov

50 Pacific Quay Glasgow G51 1EA

9am - 6pm

SMEs will learn how collaborative innovation can help you to spark new ideas to drive productivity and tackle challenges through creative solutions. Meet the innovators, entrepreneurs, academics and investors that can help you adopt new technologies, futureproof your workforce and access the right support to maximise your potential.

04 Dec

25 ailed drive, Dedham, Massachusetts, USA

8am - 5.30pm

Meet, interact and network with more than 800 VCs, Corporate VCs, angel investors, investment bankers and founders of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies at the prestigious New England Venture Summit.

10 Dec

Luckenwalder Str. 4-6, 10963 Berlin, Germany

8am - 8.30pm

Now in its 3rd year, FinTech Junction has become a leading conference on technology and innovation in the financial industry. This year, for the first time, FinTech Junction is coming to Europe! Join us and meet global leaders and decision makers from banks, financial institutions, insurance companies, fintechs, startups, hubs, accelerators and VCs from the private and public sectors.

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.