Industry Insights

May investor, alternative finance, and FinTech events

There are some fantastic investor events coming up in May. Below, you'll find a collection of the ones 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 second link in a section to be taken directly to the event's registration page.

May 4th

Startup Leadership Program: London Investors Evening

Deloitte Digital Studio, The Buckley Building, 49 Clerkenwell Green, London. EC1R 0EB.

An invitation to an Investor's Evening from the Startup Leadership Program London chapter.

Fourteen companies, operating across a number of sectors, including FinTech, EdTech, and BioTech will present 5 minute pitches, followed by a networking session. 

Register for this free event.

May 5th

Alternative Finance Panel Debate

The Clubhouse, 11-14 Grafton Street, Mayfair, London. W1S 4EW.

Financing your business can be a complex and expensive experience with traditional retail banks. Now, as part of the disruption to the banking industry brought on by the Alternative Finance revolution, there are new ways to finance your small business.

This Business Breakfast event is a panel debate with Tony Morgan, CEO of Versus360 and a select panel of alternative finance experts, moderated by Andrew Davis, FT Journalist and the Associate Editor of Prospect Magazine.

Book your breakfast ticket.

May 6th - 8th

Startup Weekend London

Google Campus, 4-5 Bonhill Street, London. EC2A 4BX.

Come along for a weekend of business model creation, coding, designing, and market validation before you pitch your startup idea and receive feedback from entrepreneurial leaders.

Click here to buy your ticket. 

May 9th

Dorset Business Angels Investors' Dinner

Oscar's Restaurant, The Royal Bath Hotel, Bournemouth, BH1 2EW.

Attend for an evening of pitch presentations, with four already carefully selected by the UK Business Angel's Association screening team and three more to be announced soon.

Each presentation will be followed by an in-depth question session and a two-course private dinner.

Book your place here.

May 9th

SyndicateRoom - Bridging the Equity Divide

The Mermaid Conference and Events Centre, Puddle Dock, Blackfriars, EC4V 3DB.

A new, industry-defining report on UK investors reveals that only a small percentage of British residents hold equity in either private of public companies, which means that millions are still being left out and their long-term wealth is suffering.

Speakers include Gonçalo de Vasconcelos, co-founder and CEO of SyndicateRoom and Julia Harltey-Brewer, political and current affairs broadcaster and writer.

Click here to register for the event.

May 10th

Investment Week: Edinburgh Breakfast Briefing 2016

The Balmoral, 1 Princes Street, Edinburgh. EH2 2EQ.

This unique breakfast briefing is an exclusive networking opportunity for a selection of the industry's leading nvestment directors and associated senior professionals.

Delegates will be able to interact with our fund manager speakers, who will be talking about a range of asset classes.

Click here to register for this free event.

May 12th

Does the Future of Financial Services Lie in Big Institutions or Small Startups?

133-135 Bethnal Green Road, London. E2 7DG.

This event will look at some of the challenges and opportunities for both established players and new entrants into the FinTech industry.

Speakers include: Dannielle Beechey from Barclaycard, Henri de Navacelle from HSBC, and Terry Cordiero from Lloyds Bank, amongst others.

Click here to get your ticket.

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May 20th

Momentus Events: Northern Angel Investors Networking Evening

Fat Buddha, Unit 6B and 6C, Walkergate, Durham. DH1 1SQ.

An evening for Private Investors to come and network with likeminded investors.

Spaces are limited so click here to register.

May 25th

Mapping the Future of Finance

Bank of England, Threadneedle Street, London. EC2R 8AH.

This workshop has two main objectives. First, it aims to present some of the main results of the EU-FP7 project FESSUD, with a particular emphasis on the foresight findings about the evolution of finance, the inancial sector, and relevant policies over a 15 to 20 year time horizon. Secondly, it intends to stimulate a debate on how finance and financial markets and institutions can better serve the economy, society, and the natural environment.

Register before May 11th for your ticket.

May 26th

London Value Investor Conference

Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, London. SW1P 3EE.

The 5th annual London Value Investor Conference will have some of the world's leading investors, including Howard Marks, Jean-Marie Eveillard, and James Montier. The speakers will provide valuale insights into the methods and approaches that have made them successful, comment on the current investment climate, and offer specific investment ideas.

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