Helping UK fintech startups scale, at home and abroad

UK fintech, global leadership

Our new fintech programme is aimed at company founders. Through a 24 hour induction, series of in-depth learning sessions, networking events and a three-day international showcase trip, you'll become part of the very first Tech Nation Fintech cohort.

Insights sessions will be delivered by some of the most established fintech entrepreneurs, investors and partners, who will cover topics such as regulation, partnering with banks and expanding internationally.

Tech Nation Fintech in numbers

£1.1mAverage raised
35%Outside London
40%Female founder/co-founder
Fintech 1.0

“We are excited to be part of the future of fintech and working together with other innovators and specialists on the Tech Nation programme."

— Felicia Meyerowitz Singh, CEO & Co-Founder, Akoni

Fintech 1.0

“As an early-stage business the opportunity to meet like minded people, engage with those who have been there and done it before and seek guidance and help from individuals within our potential partner organisations was too good to miss."

— Tom Eyre, Co-Founder and CEO, LOQBOX

The Programme

Kick off24-hour intensive programme kick off session
Insights8 in-depth sessions on key fintech scaling challenges
Connect5 themed networking events with stakeholders
ExpandCrack your next market

Judging Panel

Insight Peers

More peers coming soon…

Are you eligible for Tech Nation Fintech?

  • The company is at Seed to Series A funding stage. If the company is bootstrapped, maximum annual revenues are £1.5m
  • At least one active client or pilot
  • B2B or B2B2C – you seek to sell to, partner with or work in any way with businesses, large or small
  • UK HQ

Externally funded companies will be accepted until 6 months after Series A.

Applications are now closed, but will open again in 2019.

Other fintech initiatives

Fintech For All Competition

At the end of 2017, back when we were still Tech City UK, we ran a nationwide competition to find fintech startups that make financial services work for everyone.

Find out more >

Fintech Delivery Panel

The FDP, set up at the request of HM Treasury, develops collaborative initiatives to positively impact domestic fintech startups and accelerate their time to market.

Find out more >

Insurtech Board

An FDP spinout, the Insurtech Board was set up to promote the UK insurtech agenda and help companies to scale up and compete on a global stage.

Find out more >

Tech Nation Fintech is supported by partners who share their expertise and experience with the cohort