22 September 2021

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Developments in financial technology address many challenges which leaders of small businesses face: better customer service, access to tailor made funding, and high impact sales and payment solutions.


Join FINTECH Circle and the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) for the first annual conference focusing on fintech solutions for micro and small businesses, giving you an opportunity to meet and engage with fintech solutions and understand the latest developments to help you grow your business.


This virtual conference will provide best industry insights and connect small businesses, helping you rebound and flourish in 2021 and beyond.

The FINTECH Innovation for Small Businesses Conference

in a nutshell

Live interactive virtual event

Leading industry speakers

Virtual meeting rooms with networking opportunities

FINTECH Innovation for Small Businesses Conference is brought to you in partnership with The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).


Established over 45 years ago to help their members succeed in business, FSB is a non-profit making and non-party political organisation that’s led by FSB members, for FSB members.

Artificial Intelligence is poised to disrupt lives, businesses, economies and even the international geopolitical order.


As such, it has never been more important to have a clear understanding of what AI is and the ramifications of its mass adoption, particularly in the financial services sector.


Join our global industry experts and influencers at the xAI Conference 2020 for a deep dive into the current capabilities and future possibilities of AI for financial services.

Meet the speakers

Coming soon!

susanne chishti

Founder and CEO


Sophia Adams Bhatti

Sophia Adams Bhatti

Head of Strategy and Policy

Simmons Wavelength

Akber Datoo

Akber Datoo

Founding Partner

D2 Legal Technology

Drago Indjic

Drago Indjic

Managing Director



Coming soon!

Susanne Chishti, Founder and CEO, FINTECH Circle & Editor in Chief, The LEGALTECH Book

I. Stephanie Boyce, President of the Law Society of England and Wales

  • Principles of smart contracts, standard digital forms and self-executing agreements
  • From repapering to paperless, automated law and decentralised autonomous organizations
  • Blockchain analysis – regulation, interoperability, and standardisation
  • Codifying legal contracts and legal prose
  • Legal frameworks for cryptocurrencies and stablecoins


Anna Elmirzayeva, Senior lecturer, University of Law
Anne Rose, Managing Associate & Co-Lead Blockchain Group, Mishcon de Reya
Luigi Telesca, CEO, Trakti

Moderated by Akber Datoo, Founding Partner, D2 Legal Technology

  • Are online courts, dispute resolution platforms and e-notary here to stay?
  • What are the economic and social impact of legal design?
  • How can open legal improve access to justice for all?
  • AI and the rule of law – should humans always be judged by humans?
  • Ethical implications – where does liability lie when the tech goes wrong?


Rastko Petaković, Senior Partner, Karanović & Partners

Maeve Storey, Head, CrowdJustice
Jennifer Swallow, Director, LawtechUK, Tech Nation

Moderated by Sophia Adams Bhatti, Head of Strategy and Policy, Simmons Wavelength

Top scaling tips

Nathalie Boevink & Glenn P Burgess, Scale4You

  • Identity policies, regulatory & technical standards – biometrics, verification, authentication & fraud prevention
  • Reconciling increased data security need with trends in open-data, WFH & BYOD
  • Tooling for personal data management and data protection compliance

Mike Bennett, Standards Coordinator, IOTA Foundation
Charlotte Gerrish, Founding Lawyer, Gerrish Law
Moderated by Drago Indjic, Managing Director, Oxquant

  • Impact of COVID on legaltech adoption
  • Experience with legaltech incubators/ accelerators
  • VC fundraising for legaltech
  • Marketing legaltech AI
  • Who are better legaltech founders – lawyers or technologists?
  • Point solutions in a world of emerging platforms
  • Competition against incumbents


Dana Denis-Smith, CEO, Obelisk Support
Paul Massey, CEO, Tabled.io

Moderated by Brian W. Tang, Founding Executive Director, Law, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship Lab, The University of Hong Kong

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