Part of the Wales Week London programme, this panel discussion and pitching event will showcase the blossoming fintech ecosystem of Wales.
Hosted by Louise O’Shea, CEO Confused.Com at the Guildhall, City of London, this event will include a panel discussion led by Sarah Williams-Gardener, CEO of Fintech Wales. The panel will feature established and growing business leaders including representatives from Octopus Ventures, Bikmo, Delio, Yoello and others to be confirmed. You will get to hear the panel’s insights on the prospects of fintech in Wales and its highly supportive ecosystem.
- Sarah Williams-Gardner, CEO Fintech Wales (Chair)
- Gareth Lewis, CEO and co-founder, Delio Group
- Edward Keelan, Investment Principal at Octopus
- Sina Yamani, CEO and Fintech Envoy for Wales, Yoello
- Louise Towers CFO, Bikmo
- Alexandra Frean, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Starling
The panel will be followed by pitching presentations from innovative, high growth fintech businesses who will present available investment opportunities.
The Lord Mayor locum tenens - Sir Williams Russell, the Minister of Investment DBT - Lord Johnson and Charlotte Crosswell OBE - Chair of CFIT (Centre for Finance, Innovation and Technology) will also be joining the line up of speakers.
The pitching companies:
Mazuma is the world's first subscription service providing accountancy for small and micro businesses. Founded in 2006, Mazuma now boasts an impressive ARR and has developed industry-leading technology that will revolutionise how accountants can provide their services to their client bases.
Driverly is a flexible car insurance subscription, empowered by telematics, designed for young drivers. The combination of tech and product innovation enables Driverly to assess the customers’ driving behaviour within three months and adjust the prices dynamically on a monthly basis.
Dynamo Cover has created an innovative automated insurance broker software which does all the heavy lifting of a broker, but digitally. It provides competitive products for motor, home, life, GAP, and student insurance, allowing consumers to save money by combining multiple insurance products, from multiple insurers into one monthly payment.
Voltric aims to improve the ever-changing world of mobility and transport, removing key barriers to reducing emissions across the UK. It does this by providing users with an all inclusive subscription for electric cars. Users pay one monthly fee that covers an electric car hire, insurance, road tax, breakdown cover, maintenance and repair.
Ship Shape is a free investor search engine making investors and their investments searchable like Google does for websites. The search engine allows companies to search individual investors at VC firms, portfolio companies and investment entities.
Credit Canary is a debt services agency that provides solutions and services to borrowers facing financial distress. They alert lenders to potential financial hardship borrowers and engage them in digital solutions before these loans default in order to avoid the need for collections
EthicsGrade is the first ESG data company to have a predictive engine at its core. The company provides data to investors on ESG risks in their portfolios and data to companies on how well their suppliers’ ESG activities align to their own ESG strategy.
You can register for the event here.