The old new finance: disruption is dead

Event Info

Wed 25 Sep, 2013 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Hotwire offices
69 Wilson Street
London, EC2A 2BB, UK
Cost: Free but RSVP required


We are delighted to announce the first in an ongoing series of events from our Financial Services and Corporate Practice, called Disrupting Finance. The events aim to take a look at issues and trends within the disruptive financial technology industry, sharing insight and expertise throughout the year.

Our launch event "The old new finance: disruption is dead" on Wednesday 25th September at 5.30pm will feature the following:

Keynote speaker Brett King, three-time bestselling author, and American Banker BTN's Innovator of the Year (2012), will provide an overview of the disruptive technology scene from a retail banking perspective, with an overview of the landscape as a whole.

Tim Kay of KPMG High Growth Technology Group will provide an industry update, with representatives from The Currency Cloud, Azimo, Transferwise and Iwoca each sharing updates following successful funding in the last 18 months;

Finally, we will conclude with a panel debating "Old new finance" which features Ben Holmes, partner at Index Ventures, Lucy Tarleton, UK Equity Primary Markets, London Stock Exchange, Michael Rolph, Founder at YoYo, and Kirk Wylie, Executive Chairman of OpenGamma, which will be chaired by Frances Doherty Partner at Dorsey & Whitney LLP.

If you would like to attend please RSVP on this page, places are limited so please respond as soon as possible to avoid disappointment in what promises to be a very informative evening.