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70+ Speakers Announced for London FinTech Week 2014

Monday 17 February, 2014
FinTech is short for FInancial Services Technology. London's inaugural FinTech Week Celebration kicks off at the new Barclays Accelerator in London. If you give an ounce of care about how technology will disrupt the world's financial capital, you should pay close attention to the largest gathering of its kind. Big banks, large investment houses, large insurers, pension providers and disruptive technology start-ups all make up the fabric of London's FinTech ecosystem, which is why they'll all be a part of FinTech Week. Tickets are on sale now for the worlds biggest FinTech Festival. With over a week's worth of mini-conferences, parties, meetups and 3rd party events, there's something for everyone. All of London's FinTech Accelerators are taking part, including Accenture's FinTech Innovation Lab, Barclays Accelerator, Startupbootcamp FinTech and Level 39. Aviva and Zapp are among the key sponsors.

We've gathered one of the most extensive line-ups enterprise leaders and disruptive start-ups. If you want to know what the future of finance will soon look like and mingle with the people creating the change, you won't want to miss the first annual London FinTech Week.


Confirmed Speakers and Start-ups include:

Greg Rogers, Managing Director – TechStars
Barry Shrier, Founder & CEO – Liquity
Mitul Jay Patel, Director - NWT London
Daniel Abrahams, Co-founder – Currency Transfer
Philippe Gelis, CEO – Kantox
Leslie Onyesoh, Founder & CEO – Kwanji FX
Jonathan Potter, Director & Co-founder – Currency Fair
Armine Saidi, CEO & Co-Founder –WiCastr
Udayan Goyal, Founder – Anthemis Group
Jess Williamson, Director – TechStars
Ophelia Brown, Investor – Index Venures
Rob Moffat, Principal – Balderton Capital
Luke Hakes, Principal - Octopus Investments
Zubin Ramdarshan, Head EMEA Equity Derivative Trading - Jefferies
Dr. Kimmo Soramaki, Founder & CEO – FNA
Stefan Hendrickx, CEO - Ancoa
Francois-Xavier Gardes, MD – PiixL Technologies
Brian Hanrahan, EVP, Sales & Marketing at Sentenial
Roy Vella, Digital Expert/Advisor
Ursula Castellotti, Strategist. Investor. Advisor.
Ed Lea, Founder– Paddle
Michael Simeon, CEO - VoguePay
Howard Kingston, Founder - PlayCaptcha
Justin Basini, CMO – Zapp
Todd Latham – VP of Marketing and Product, The Currency Cloud
Michael Kent – Founder, Azimo
Taavet Hinrikus – Co-founder - Transferwise
Victoria Pasco – Retail Strategy Director – Inferno Draft FCB
Dmitry Gunyashov, Founder CryptoPay
Richard G. Brown, Executive Architect, Banking & Financial Markets - IBM
Eitan Jankelewitz, Technology Lawyer at Sheridans
Adam Vaziri, Director - Diacle, Regulatory Consultancy
Simon Dixon, Director - UK Digital Currency Association
Hakim Mamoni, Founder & CTO - Seedcoin
Eric Benz, Founder - ZipZap
Dmitry Gunyashov, Founder CryptoPay
Joe Lee, BTC.sx
Blair Turnbull – Strategy Director, Aviva
Rob Houghton – Solutions Delivery Director, Aviva
Tom Samodol, Mentor - Accenture, FinTech Innovation Lab
David Barral, UK&I Life CEO - Aviva
Vaida Brusokaite, Consultant
Dorian Selz, Co-Founder & CEO – Squirro
Clare Flynn Levy, Founder & CEO - Essentia Analytics
Dhruv Haria, CEO & Founder – Barracuro
Rudy Tambala & Chris Williams, Founders – TPX
Adrian Black, CEO & Founder – Contego
Jeff Lynn, CEO - Seedrs
Anil Stocker, Co-founder & Director – Marketinvoice
Nicholas Mordin, CEO - Active Securities
Scott O’Brian, Senior Manager – British Business Bank
Con Keating, Head of Research – Brighton Rock Group
Umesh Pandya, Associate UX Lead - UsTWO
Robert Atkin, Founder – Xylyx
Stefano Marrone, Animation Director - Nucco Brain
Nick Amin, Group Transformation Director & COO - Aviva
Nektarios Liolios, MD – StartupBootcamp FinTech
Ruth Foxe Blader, Allianz Digital Accelerator
Nick Levine, Crowdcube
Anil Stocker, Co-founder & Director – Marketinvoice
Conrad Ford, Managing Director Funding Options
Bart Claes, Financial Visualisation Expert - Discover Edge
Ricky Shafier, GoCardless
Jonathan Segal, Director, Banking & Finance Team - Wragge & Co
Nick Magliocchetti, Ventures in Motion
Steven Carlton, Venner Shipley
Moderator Stefano Tresca, Mentor - Level 39
Mauro Rappa, Founder - Time Pack
Nidhima Kohli, Founder – My Beauty Compare
Stephen Piron, Co-Founder – Bright Sun
Ian Dowson, FinTech Expert

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