FinTech North
FinTech North
takes place on Wednesday 27th April and is one of the showcase events of Leeds Digital Festival 2016.

The event is hosted by Leeds-based FinTech firms and White Label Crowdfunding, in partnership with Whitecap Consulting and aql.

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9.00 Networking & Breakfast

9.30 Welcome

Dr Adam Beaumont, Founder & CEO, aql

9.45 Chairman’s address

Dan Rajkumar, Founder & MD, / White Label Crowdfunding

10.00 Market & economic context

Dr Chris Sier, Director, FiNexus

10.30 Digital innovation

Tom Cheesewright, Applied Futurist, Book of the Future

11.00, The future of lending

Richard Carter, Chief Executive, Nostrum Group

11.30 Q&A

Chaired by Julian Wells, Director, Whitecap Consulting

12.00 Lunch

13.00 Redesigning SME finance for the 21st century

James Sherwin-Smith, CEO, Growth Street

13.20 Compliance in FinTech

James Dingwall, Founder & CEO, Thistle Initiatives

13.40 Innovation from Estonia – how to digitalize a country

Heiki Kubbar, Chairman, Icefire

Margus Simson, CEO, Ziraff

Tiit Pekk, Chief Business Development Officer, Codeborne

14.00 Digital innovation in SME lending

Ollie Maitland, Co-Founder,

14.20 Q&A

Chaired by Stefan Haase, Associate, Whitecap Consulting

14.45 Coffee / Networking

15.15 Workshop: The lifecycle of a crowdfunding business (optional, 60-90 mins)

Malcolm South & Nick Newton, White Label Crowdfunding

16.00 Drinks reception, sponsored by Nostrum Group

17.30 Close

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Venue: aql, Salem Chapel, 13-15 Hunslet Road, Leeds LS10 1JQ (click link to view on Google Maps)