Fintech Ireland – Tickets are now free thanks to TransferMate for Northern Ireland’s Fintech Scene – Challenges & Opportunities Post-Brexit – Tuesday, 27th September 2016

We have some great news. Thanks to TransferMate.com this event will be free.  Everyone who has previously paid has been contacted and has been refunded – so they are £20 better off each!

Get your ticket here 

Northern Ireland’s Fintech Scene – Challenges & Opportunities Post-Brexit – Tuesday, 27th September 2016
Time: Start = 1800 / Finish = 2000 [NB Registration = 1730-1800]
Venue: StartPlanet NI,  112-114 Donegall Street, Belfast BT1 2GX, Northern Ireland  [Map Here]
Price: FREE

If you decide to attend, then we would be very grateful if you would please tweet the following: thanks @transfermate for sponsoring @fintechireland #BREXIT & #Fintech in #Belfast 27th Sept @6pm. Tickets are free http://www.fintechireland.com/events.html


Registration & Networking

Opening – Welcome & about Fintech Ireland

Fintech Ireland Scene 
o   What does Ireland’s ecosystem look like and how is it evolving
o   Fintech Ireland Map by Dave Anderson Presenter: Dave Anderson

Regulation of Fintech activities
o   Update on the FCA regulated Fintech regime in the United Kingdom
o   Regulatory authorisation regimes: UK, Ireland and other selected EU jurisdictions
o   What to think about if you have commenced or about to commence an authorisation for a Fintech business
Presenter: Peter Oakes 

Panel Session: Brexit– Uncertainty, Challenges & Opportunities of a Brexit
o   What we know and don’t know
o   How can you manage uncertainty if your strategy assumes EU membership?
o   Thoughts from ‘passporting’ fintech companies facing this dilemmaModerator:  Peter Oakes.  Panellists: Danny Cassidy, Head of Growth at TransferMate Global Payments

Panel Session: Funding – thoughts of VCs and investors about investing in start-ups
o   Your pitch – what works and what doesn’t for VC/investors
o   More than funding – what to look for in your investing partner(s) other than the money
o   What specific sectors are investors looking at now?
o   How can multinationals get involved?
Moderator: Peter O’Halloran Panellists: Diane Roberts, See our speakers below
Director, Colman Equity and Partner, Xcell Partners; Michael McDowell, Consultant at Grow Advisors and Hal Wilson, Partner at Pentech Ventures LLP

Showcase 5 x 5: Some of Northern Ireland’s happening fintech start-ups. 5 start-ups / 5 minutes each
Presenter:  Alex Lee

Wrap up, Networking & Closing

Get a flavour for some of the topics we will cover by reading interview with Peter Oakes in July 2016 Business & Finance magazine here

Our initial line up of speakers includes (more to be announced):


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