Showcasing innovation with sixth fintech festival

Scotland is set to host the 6th edition of its Fintech Festival, which celebrates remarkable achievements in fintech innovation. From September 21st to October 12th 2023, the festival will bring together fintech leaders, innovators, and enthusiasts from the UK, and beyond.

The Scotland Fintech Festival has firmly established itself as a leading platform for showcasing the UK’s leadership in the global fintech landscape. The festival has become an annual highlight for the movement, attracting over 2,500 attendees each year.

The festival will commence with the Fintech Summit which will set the tone for the festival, bringing together thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and policymakers to discuss the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the fintech sphere such as the impact of AI, CBDCs, Quantum and much more.

As the festival draws to a close, the Scottish Fintech Awards will recognise the outstanding achievements and contributions made by individuals and organisations in the Scottish fintech cluster This event promises to be a fitting conclusion, recognising the exceptional talent and innovation that drives Scotland’s fintech success.

Throughout the festival, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in over 50 events that explore various aspects of fintech. These events, hosted by leading fintech organisations and experts from across the UK will address the key themes highlighted in the Fintech Research & Innovation Roadmap published by Fintech Scotland in 2022. The Roadmap highlighted Open Finance, Financial Regulation, Climate Finance and Payment as key priorities for the UK fintech sector. The festival aims to drive forward Scotland’s fintech agenda and support its continued growth and innovation.

To keep up with the festival’s program, attendees are encouraged to visit the official festival website at www.scotlandfintechfestival.com. The website will be regularly updated with the latest event details, ensuring participants have access to the most comprehensive and up-to-date information.

Commenting on the upcoming festival, Nicola Anderson, CEO at FinTech Scotland said, “The Scotland Fintech Festival is a testament to Scotland’s position as a global leader in fintech. We are thrilled to showcase the remarkable achievements, innovation, and collaborative spirit of Scotland’s fintech ecosystem. This year’s festival promises to be an exceptional platform for knowledge exchange, networking, and exploring the cutting-edge trends shaping the industry. We look forward to welcoming participants from Scotland, the UK, and around the world.”

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