Monday 18 March 2019
Now in its sixth year, the AltFi London Summit returns on 18th March 2019 to 155 Bishopsgate.
Last year proved to be a crucial turning point for the key players building the future of finance. Leading platforms launched oversubscribed IPOs, digital banks proliferated and mainstream financial institutions started their own disruptive propositions. With 2019 certain to be another landmark year, more questions will be asked by regulators with investor interest in disruption also poised for more rapid growth.
The UK’s leading and best loved fintech and alternative finance conference will focus on two key developments: the continued rise of alternative credit both as an asset class and key component of financing for the real economy, as well as the ongoing digitisation of the banking and investment market through Open Banking. At our full day event we will examine the opportunities and the challenges facing both disruptive newer players as well as established names looking to bring to the market genuinely radical new products.
Too much is made of how the new era of 'open banking' will revolutionise the consumer experience that many miss the enormous applications for business banking and borrowing.
With the hype settling on crypto, where does blockchain's underlying technology fit in the new economic order of the internet?
Six of Europe's most-promising fintechs are going head-to-head in AltFi's first Fintech Pitch-Off, with a winner voted by our audience. The Pitch-Off will be moderated by Kitty Knowles and is presented in-partnership with The Clubhouse, London’s leading business members club.
From open banking and aggregation, to business banking and legacy banks, our four expert panelists give their take on what's next for digital banking.
Demand from both investors and borrowers for dis-intermediated platform lending is at an all time in the UK and Europe but with the UK's departure from the EU, as well as a more mature stage of the economic cycle evident, how will the next phase of growth occur?
With host of European Fintechs going public last year, from Adyen to Funding Circle, what does 2019 hold for public markets? When is the right time to list a Fintech? And why are there so many myths around the IPO process?
Hear from four leaders who are building the next generation of share trading platforms, opening up the markets to a whole new generation by cutting the one obstacle that always stood in their way... the price.