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February investor, alternative finance, and FinTech events

There are some fantastic investor events coming up in February. We gathered a collection of some we thought you might be interested in.

To find out more about a particular event, just click on the relevant title below. Alternatively, you may wish to book tickets straight away which you can do by following the link below a specific event and you'll be taken directly to their registration page.

February 2nd – 3rd


The Business Funding Show

Old Billingsgate, London.

The first event of its kind and the only UK exhibition on Funding for Small & Medium Businesses, the Business Funding Show brings together ambitious entrepreneurs and leading finance-providers, who aim to support UK’s business growth.

Celebrated entrepreneurs, including Richard Reed (Innocent) and Lord Bilimoria (Cobra Beer), and industry-leaders like Bill Morrow (Angels Den) and Jonathan Pfahl (Rockstar Group), will be on hand to share their expertise.


February 2nd

ClearlySo - Understanding Impact Investing & Social Ventures

Future Business Centre, Kings Hedges Road, Cambridge, CB4 2HY.

This event offers a fantastic opportunity to meet both angel investors and entrepreneurs from the Cambridge/East Anglia region who are taking the trail-blazing approach of creating positive social and environmental impact whilst targeting financial returns through high growth potential.

The early stage ventures appearing at this event are from a range of sectors including bio-tech and food and are either currently looking for investment or looking to doing so later on in 2016.


February 2nd

Europe Breakfast Briefing

South Place Hotel, London

During this event, fund managers will discuss the head and tailwinds for Europe, the drivers powering their top holdings, and present their market outlook for 2016.


February 4th

Tax Efficient Investing for Private Clients

Hyatt Regency Birmingham

This event offers an opportunity for advisers to get face-to-face access to some of the leading tax efficient investment managers, operating in a variety of different tax efficient structures (VCT, EIS, SEIS, BPR).

Attendees will be able to listen to expert views on tax efficient investment schemes and network with peers. 


February 9th – 10th


Old Billingsgate Market Hall, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, 16 Thames Lower Street, London. EC3R 6DX.

Finovate is the premier financial technology conference for a reason. You’ll see the best examples of leading FinTech innovators and innovations from around the globe and join an audience which includes the likes of Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, and Santander. Finovate__F__Twitter_Logo

February 11th

Innovate UK - Cleantech Innovate London 2016

The Royal Institution, 21 Albermarle Street, London. W1S 4BS.

Supported by DECC, Innovate UK and the Swiss Federal Office of Energy, Cleantech Innovate London 2016 brings together angels and the wider investment community to watch 36 unique low carbon technologies pitch live. The event focuses on low carbon solutions across the sector including renewables, energy management, resource efficiency, built environment and transport and concludes with a networking reception hosted by the Swiss Ambassador.


February 17th

Launch of the 2015/16 Alternative Finance Industry Report

KPMG Headquarters, 15 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London. E14 5GL.

This event will see the launch of the 2015 UK Alternative Finance Industry Report, by Nesta and Cambridge University in partnership with KPMG and will offer an opportunity to discuss key trends in the UK crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending market.

Confirmed speakers include Julia Groves, Chair of UK Crowdfunding Association and Giles Andrews, Co-founder & Executive Chairman of Zopa, amongst others.

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