Main Speaker – Stuart Harrison from Fintech West
The role of FinTech in the regional ecosystem and how FinTech West supports it
Stuart will talk to us about what FinTech West is and does, plus an overview of the latest findings about FinTech in the region.
Stuart has 30+ years of working within the high-tech sector helping growth businesses with strategy, sales and investment. Having relocated from London when at Oracle to help set up the original Oracle Bristol office in the late 80s, Stuart is passionate about the region, the potential it is starting to deliver and the ethical and collaborative attitude of the people within the community. He founded FinTech West in 2018 which is now the representative body for FinTech in the South West and part of the FinTech National Network. FinTech West runs a non-membership, open community currently with over 3000 people as part of that covering a diverse range of roles and organisations.
Speaker and Pizza Sponsor Adam Sharpe from Card Stream
The current payments landscape, the future of payments and what to plan for.
Adam Sharpe is the CEO of Cardstream Group as well as a professional racing driver and occasional helicopter pilot. Cardstream specialise in the acceleration of fintech enablement through strategic innovation and partner collaboration. This includes global independent Payment Gateway services, Payment Facilitation as a Service (“PFaaS”), Risk and Compliance Aggregation and Transaction Monitoring.
Social Media ‘top tips’ from Pete Andrews from Introtweet
Introtweet are Digital Somerset partners. Fabulous Pete is going to run through the latest tips and tricks to ensure we are on track with our social media management!