Welcome to Fin-k Tank 2019

What Is It?

Each year we gather a selection of experts from venture capital, AI, open banking, consulting, asset management and the start-up world, to find out how tech will shape the future world of finance, in a fast-paced afternoon of fintech demos, panels, new entrants and giant incumbents. This afternoon will bring up to speed anyone interested in how to build better services for customers. 

Price: £229 + VAT

Are you from a start-up? Then it's just £135+ VAT

Who is it for?

This seminar is a must for anyone involved in customer growth, experience and retention in the savings, pensions and investments space. Attendees already signed up include Heads, Directors and Managers of product, proposition, sales, marketing, customer experience and tech.


Thursday 2 May 2019, 13:00 – 19:30


Saint Helen's, 1 Undershaft, London EC3P 3DQ. View Map

Section 1: New Models

13:00 - 13:15

What customers want

Holly Mackay, CEO of Boring Money

Holly will talk us through a market update from the Boring Money Insights team. How has fintech impacted investors today? What do consumers want? Where are the opportunities?

13:15 - 13:45

How to build an early stage business in a sector which doesn’t support the typical start-up philosophy 

Simon Rogerson, CEO and Founder of Octopus

Neil Costigan CEO of BehavioSec

Simon and Neil show us what can go wrong and what good looks like.

13:45 - 14:05

How is tech enhancing advice? 

Adam Price, CEO of Hatch
Joe Parkin, Head of iShares & Digital Wealth at BlackRock
Davinia Tomlinson, Founder & CEO of Rainchq

Where do we sit currently and where do we think technology will take us in the coming years?

14:05 - 14:20

Mobile: How to use it well in your proposition

Tessa Lee, MD of MoneyInfo

Companies can sometimes be accused of making an app for app’s sake. As specialists in client portals and mobile apps for the wealth management industry, Moneyinfo will cover how to avoid this pitfall and fully utilise mobile

14:20 - 14:50

Digital distraction is affecting our decisions

Dr Anastasia Dedyukhina, Founder of Consciously Digital

Dr Dedyukhina helps people develop healthier relationships with technology. She’ll discuss how companies need to capitalise on consumers’ 5 minute distraction window

14:50 - 15:20

Coffee Break

Section Two: A Look Ahead

15:20 - 15:50

The ‘Future Home’ - Live

Elena Corchero, Futurist at Unruly

Unruly’s futurist shows us what to expect in the consumer landscape that will change the expectations of consumer needs and demands when it comes to technology. What will our homes look like in 2030?

15:50 - 17:10

Demos: Engagement

Demo One: Victor Trokoudes, CEO and Co-founder of Plum

Can a chatbot be the one to get people to invest?

Demo Two: Be-IQ

Could it be through behavioural finance?

Demo Three: Tom McGillycuddy, Co-founder of Tickr

Will ‘ethical investing made easy’ be the way into a new type of investor?

Demo Four: John Abbott, Director of Business Growth & Partnerships at Yoti

Better ways to prove identity make for smoother onboarding

Q&A with the demos & the audience votes

17:10 - 17:30

Final thoughts

Holly Mackay, CEO of Boring Money

Holly will close with a summary of the day, as well as some stats and facts on consumer behaviours to challenge us all!

17:30 - 19:30 Drinks and networking

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