Seven Hills played a key role in delivering the inaugural Innovate Finance Global Summit at the Guildhall in London. Attended by over 600 leading figures from the financial services sector and enterprise community, the full day event showcased the growth potential of the burgeoning fintech sector.
Seven Hills worked with Innovate Finance to deliver the event, which featured an inspiring line up of more than sixty-four speakers from across the industry. We heard from leading policy makers, innovators, investors and entrepreneurs including: Eileen Burbidge, Partner, Passion Capital, Andrea Leadsom, Economic Secretary to the Treasury and Dr Mike Lynch OBE, Founder, Invoke Capital.
The first in a series of annual summits, the event celebrated the success of global fintech and looked ahead to the sectors future challenges and opportunities. The comprehensive, eight hour programme focused on six key themes: social inclusion, digital banking, financial literacy, digital currencies and the global fintech ecosystem.
Following opening remarks from Innovate Finance CEO Claire Cockerton, Seven Hills co-founder Michael Hayman jointly compered the event alongside former BBC Broadcast journalist Declan Curry.
In addition to the plenary session, the event hosted a Members’ Showcase, with demonstrations and presentations from Innovate Finance’s leading members. This included some of the hottest businesses from the fintech sector such as Nutmeg, Osper and eToro.