Trading apps at the ready; London Fintech Week starts today. Hope to see you around!
With the capital being the biggest force for innovation in financial technology right now, this week of talks, conferences and startup demos will be the world’s biggest business geek-out.
The events start at 8:30am each day and finishes late, so try to make something (even if it is just the afterparty).
Here’s the lowdown on what to do this week:

MONDAY

Where: London Barclays Accelerator, Whitechapel, E1
Topics: Moving money and regulation
Look out for: Eileen Burbidge (Passion Capital)
Drinks: Bankers at Lloyds will have an “espresso martini” panel at the firms offices this evening

TUESDAY

Where: Kings Place, N1
Topics: Markets, trading and investment
Look out for: Lawrence Wintermeyer (Innovate Finance)
Drinks: Networking at Kings Place, or a Cyber Risk panel at WeWork Moorgate

WEDNESDAY

Where: Kings Place, N1
Topics: Big data, innovation and security
Look out for: Jamie Garner (GarnerHaines)
Drinks: Head to WeWork Devonshire Square for free booze

THURSDAY

Where: Tobacco Dock: Tobacco Quay, E1W
Topics: Crowdfunding, PR & marketing and blockchain
Look out for: Sophie Guibaud (Fidor Bank)
Drinks: VIP drinks reception

FRIDAY

Where: Tobacco Dock: Tobacco Quay, E1W
Topics: Investment, P2P insurance, fintech unicorns
Look out for: Andrew Brem (Aviva)
Drinks: Fintech Week closing drinks reception (registration required)

SATURDAY

Where: Thomson Reuters Canary Wharf, E14
*This portion of the competition is only open to participants and mentors involved in the challenges.

SUNDAY

Where: Thomson Reuters Canary Wharf, E14
*This portion of the competition is only open to participants and mentors involved in the challenges.
You can find the full agenda here.