Get a head start when entering the Chinese fintech market.
27 February 2020, London
The only conference dedicated to fintech investments and business trade deals between Greater China and the UK.
China’s fintech landscape differs from those in Europe and the US where the most advanced fintech firms usually focus on one vertical such as payments, wealth management and lending.
In China, however, most of the tech giants started with highly successful consumer platforms and then added payments and other financial services shortly thereafter.
These companies have orchestrated their fintech ecosystems by leveraging vast amounts of data to refine their offerings. Chinese tech giants not only market directly to consumers, but provide white-label fintech solutions to smaller financial institutions inside and outside the country, leveraging the China Belt and Road Initiative.
FINTECH Bridge China-UK Conference will delve into this unique tech landscape and present the opportunities for organisations on both sides of the bridge to expand their business and build new relationships.
Minister Counsellor for Science and Technology
China Embassy in London
Managing Director, Chief China Economist
ICBC Standard Bank
Managing Director, Global Corporate Development & UK Chief Representative
08:00 Registration and breakfast
09:00 Opening remarks
Susanne Chishti, CEO, FINTECH Circle
Sunan Jiang, Minister Counsellor for Science and Technology, Chinese Embassy in the UK
09:15 Government keynotes
09:45 Fintech opportunities in China – a regional focus
10:00 Panel discussion: Accessing the potential of the China-UK Fintech Bridge
10:50 Networking break
11:20 Regulator keynote: Creating a global regulatory sandbox
11:40 Panel discussion: RegTech as an enabler to global market access
12:30 Presentation: Enhancing UK-China Trading
12:45 Networking lunch
13:45 Industry keynote: The UK-China tech opportunity
14:05 Panel discussion: Cloud, data sharing and cybersecurity
14:55 Presentation: UK-China green finance partnership
15:15 Networking break
15:45 AI ethics debate
16:15 Panel discussion: VC/PE outlook for investments in FinTech
Arthur Chen, Managing Director, Global Corporate Development and UK Chief Representative, Fosun Capital
17:05 Fintech awards and closing remarks
17:15 Networking drinks
What past attendees said about the conference.
“Amazing event, a true crossroads of all the relevant people, experience and expertise from both the UK and China in equal measure. Great to see regulators to government, banking to technology companies, startups to investors and accelerators all under one roof. I don’t normally stay all day – but with this conference it was essential.”
“FINTECH Bridge China-UK provided a deep understanding of upcoming themes and trends. This bi-lateral dialogue has never been more important for the fintech sector. Great new connections forged.”
“We all vehemently agree with each other: a triumph. Humbled to be asked to be a part of the conference and appreciative of all the work from the team, moderator and panel.”
“I thoroughly enjoyed the conference. The speakers were high quality and thought-provoking, as was the agenda.”
“Perfect panel, perfect moderation, perfect platform and event. Thank you all for the pleasure.”
“Thank you for a really stimulating day. It was great to hear so much from such influential players in the fintech market and I met some really interesting companies.”
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The Fintech Bridge Journal 2018
The ultimate guide to fintech partnerships between Greater China and the UK. The UK FINTECH Bridge to China was originally launched by the UK & Chinese Governments in 2016. The FINTECH Bridge Journal shares insights about the FinTech scene through analysing opportunities and challenges from investment to business trade perspectives, as well as growth prospects ranging across all FinTech sub-sectors.
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