FINTECH Circle Autumn Drinks 2022

FINTECH Circles Annual "Autumn Drinks" was held at Deloitte Legals HQ on 2nd November 2022

Date: 03 November 2022
Author: FINTECH Circle

On November 2nd 2022, FINTECH Circle held our annual Autumns Drinks!  And a  great time was had by all. 

Firstly, a big thank you to Chris HillRichard Aitchison & Louise Brett and the whole Team at Deloitte and Deloitte Legal for hosting us at their headquarters in London, wiht the event being held in a VIP private space up on  up on the 14th floor.

We enjoyed Canapes, free drinks & heard a very insightful Panel discussion on “The Future of Finance and Outlook into 2023” chaired by our very own  FINTECH Circle CEO  Susanne Chishti 

Thanks again to our Expert Panelists:

· Chris Hill, Partner at Deloitte Legal
· Albert Soleiman CEO of CMC Invest UK
· Oli Cook, CEO of ekko

The Panel, discussed topics as varied as the Challenging Fintech landscape – as it becomes more complex & startup founders have to deal with many competing priorities.

What (legal) tasks should be at the Top of a CEOs “to do list” prior to their first fund-raise (and afterwards).  Hint…. Regulations came up a lot.

Albert Soleiman who just launched CMC Invest – shared his lessons with other Intrapreneurs and Fintech entrepreneurs in attendance – as did Ekko founder Oli Cook who was also sharing his growth journey thus far.  Oli also explained that ESG is not just a “Sales” grimmick, and the panel made predictions for 2023 and what their priorities & focus areas were going to be for the next few years.

We also discussed the opportunities and risks data-rich fintech companies need to be aware of…
Answer: GDPR, Legal compliance & getting sued.

We heard the Top Legal tips to raise funds in our current environment… and finally the audience also shared their own perspectives of EIS & SEIS pitfalls and challenges in a lively open conversation.

Plus a whole lot more +++

You can watch the entire panel discussion below

Watch the full Panel Discussion below 👇👇👇

 


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