On Tuesday 7th October the fourth edition of London Fintech Startups took place at the Bloomberg’s high technology office in London in which a total of 7 high profile startups had the opportunity to talk about their latest products, get valuable feedback and make those important connections within the industry.
Over 200 attendees from different companies and backgrounds with a common interest in the combo of finance and technology were able to enjoy the last startups ideas in UK, Europe and even USA in different areas like wearables, financial investements or mathematica. SalesForce, Xignite, Crowdcube, Wolfram Research, Crunch, CurrencyFair, BarclayCard and Bloomberg were this year edition participants, that gave to the event a great atmosphere focused on new technologies in the Fintech space.
The companies and their projects
SalesForce was the first company to expose its business during the event. They presented their unique CRM system and their newest online platforms. According to the company, by 2020 about 75 billion things will be connected and they will be part of this massive network.
Xignite offers financial web services that help build smarter websites and applications in minutes with zero up-front investment. Attendees were very interested in their USPs and asked different questions about their newest applications and how to use them
BarclayCard showed all attendees that they own the future of contactless payment and data collection. The company aims to reach a whole customer experience in which every customer would be able to create their own gadget to carry on with itself
everywhere just by adding its personal chip.
The Brighton based startup, Team Crunch, exposed the way they do online accounting for freelancers, contractors and small businesses supporting multy-currency.
BarclayCard Team Crunch
The youngest startup of the event, Crowdcube, is the world’s 1st equity crowdfunding platform for startups. The approach of the speaker and the interest of its presentationwere optimum so multiple attendees asked interesting questions around its business and the way they work.
Wolfram Research impact all attendees with their latest and fastest tool based in mathematica, which is the state of the art in technical computing. They presented a bunch of online and mobile applications to get solutions in different areas. The last startup to be in front of all attendees was CurrencyFair that in a really funny way they talked about a unique and cheaper way to transfer money abroad. Their system
allow customers to transfer funds in 14 different divisas saving up to 90% on international transfer fees.
Crowdcube Wolfram Research
Currency Fair Attendees networking after presentations
The last startup to be in front of all attendees was CurrencyFair that in a really funny way they talked about a unique and cheaper way to transfer money abroad. Their system allow customers to transfer funds in 17 different currencies saving up to 90% on international transfer fees.