Manchester Digital are committed to supporting and scaling the capability and capacity of the region’s fintech sector, offering a range of services and events alongside impactful tactical projects and initiatives that are designed specifically to meet the requirements of this innovative sector.
Raising the profile of the work being done by fintechs in the Greater Manchester region
Showcasing the work emanating from the sector via events and speaking opportunities
Providing regular fintech-focused networking opportunities
Offering marketing and PR support to our fintech members
Making valuable introductions for fintechs to investors, other business or universities
Lobbying on behalf of the fintech sector at both regional and national level
Our Fintech Forums are a quarterly series of events that bring together senior figures from across the fintech sector, with roundtable discussions and talks on some of the main issues impacting the sector and latest technological trends, alongside opportunities for networking and discussion.
By bringing businesses together within the sector, we will be able to collectively understand the issues and challenges faced that may, without attention, prohibit future growth and help to engineer collaboration and a sense of community.
Our last event:
The most recent Fintech Forum examined the rise of Buy Now Pay Later schemes, and featured guest speakers from OpenMoney, Auden, Collctiv and AND Digital.
Click here to watch a recording of that event.
Our next Fintech Forum will be announced soon.
Manchester is now recognised as a fintech powerhouse. The alignment of Manchester’s two largest industries – financial services and tech and digital – has brought about a thriving sector that’s developing strength and expertise in areas such as data analytics, payments, cyber-security, platforms and software.
From innovative startups and scaleups leading the way on fintech disruption to established financial organisations, plus traditional banks and financial services firms, Manchester is home to an increasingly wide selection of forward thinking fintech businesses and a growing tech talent pool.
As the trade body for Manchester’s digital and tech businesses, Manchester Digital is committed to supporting the growth of this burgeoning section of our digital economy.
Click here to browse our directory of fintech companies in membership
There are a wide variety of factors driving Manchester’s emergence as the fastest-growing regional fintech ecosystem, such as:
The growing cluster of fintech businesses within the region, ranging from well-established firms to startups looking to disrupt the industry, is supported by the world-class research being conducted here in areas of specialism such as blockchain, volatility research, artificial intelligence and data engineering.
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If you would like to be involved in our next fintech showcase event or discuss the benefits of coming into Manchester Digital membership, email email@example.com.