Posted on June 6, 2018 by staff

Tech Nation FinTech lead to speak at London event


The FinTech and insurtech lead at Tech Nation has been confirmed as the tenth speaker for BusinessCloud’s ‘The Future of FinTech’ event in London this summer.

Greg Michel joined the national organisation in June 2017 and is currently setting up the world’s first government-backed programme for early-stage FinTech start-ups, which is inviting applications from next week.

BusinessCloud has welcomed Tech Nation as an official partner of the breakfast event, which is also being supported by peer-to-peer (P2P) lenders Money&Co and Another Crowd.

Michel has joined an impressive line-up of speakers which includes former investment banker turned high-profile player in the P2P lending sector Nicola Horlick.

The event will look at how the explosion of digital connectivity through smartphones has changed the way we bank, borrow and buy.

Panellists will share their views on what the future of the FinTech sector looks like and what we can expect next.

They include:

  • Airtime Rewards CEO Adam Ward
  • Marq Millions boss Muhammad Asim
  • Invstr chief executive Kim Derhalli
  • Aire Labs CTO Tim Kimball
  • Munal Mehta, head of partner relations at Akoni Hub
  • Capitalise managing director Paul Surtees
  • Jonathan Simnett, director at Hampleton Partners
  • John Battersby, head of communications and policy at Ratesetter