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Fintech – What is it and how can your business take advantage to achieve greater growth?

28 June 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm BST

Fintech is rapidly transforming the way the world does financial business. Touching every part of the economy from international corporations to SMEs, it is also helping to create one of the largest and fastest-growing sectors of the digital economy. With the city of London emerging as the global powerhouse, attracting Fintech entrepreneurs and investors from all around the world, companies in the SEMLEP area need to step up to the plate and take advantage of technology that is changing the financial services industry.

Technology entrepreneur Fredi Nonyelu, who chairs Biztech technology forum said: “FinTech is already disrupting the financial world as we know it. It is an exciting time, not only for technology entrepreneurs to create new platforms and apps but for all companies that use financial services to look at the opportunities for growth.

In this event, you will learn more about the Fintech innovations that are changing the world of money. Find out about the new technologies behind this new paradigm from cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. And discover how the blurring boundaries between real and virtual money are helping to create wealth faster than ever.

Speakers at the event at the Knowledge Media Institute at the Open University will tackle the topic from two distinct angles.

Simon Tindall, Head of New Business at Open University Worldwide, is an experienced  FinTech operator. The OU delivers Fintech learning and training material for public and corporate use.  Simon is in an ideal position to be able to say what changes have happened and what maybe just on the horizon.

Biztech’s second speaker is Carl Roberts, Director and Chartered Financial Planner, at Wealth and Tax Management, based in Milton Keynes.

Carl will be telling the audience how FinTech has changed and improved his company.

Tickets cost £15 plus VAT for Biztech Members and £20 plus VAT for non-members.  There are a limited number of free student places.  Light refreshments will be provided.

 

Location

The Open University Knowledge Media Institute (Berill Building)
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes,MK7 6AAUnited Kingdom
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