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Manchester FinTech Virtual Mission

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Schedule

· Stage
Virtual Mission Introduction: Manchester's thriving FinTech scene
An introduction to the virtual mission, the Manchester FinTech landscape and what makes it the ideal business location.
Liam Gray Deborah Walker Tim Newns Rachel Eyre
· Sessions
Networking break 1
Continue stage conversations and introduce yourself to FinTech peers and professionals from across the world in this short networking break.
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Attract and retain the right FinTech talent
How can you access the right FinTech talent? Attend this session to learn about building a skilled and diverse workforce in Manchester.
Adele Reynolds Beckie Taylor Deborah Walker Amul Batra
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Networking break 2
Continue stage conversations and introduce yourself to FinTech peers and professionals from across the world in this short networking break.
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Partnering with Manchester's pioneering universities
Hear how some of FinTech’s brightest minds are leading the way in industry research and innovation from Manchester.
Rachel Eyre Markos Zachariadis Rachel Kenyon
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Meet with MIDAS
Your opportunity to connect with MIDAS' team of FinTech experts and get answers to any questions about Manchester.
Deborah Walker Rachel Eyre
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Setting up a FinTech in the UK
In partnership with DIT: Learn about the support available to international FinTechs looking to set up in the UK, specifically Manchester.
Rachel Eyre Luke Stubbs Nigel Jones
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Networking break
Continue stage conversations and introduce yourself to FinTech peers and professionals from across the world in this short networking break.
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Securing FinTech funding in Manchester
A place rich in business services and support to enable growth, this session will detail Manchester's thriving funding landscape.
Anish Kapoor Mark Robinson Deborah Walker Damian Mohammed Sam Booth
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FinTech North Showcase
In partnership with FinTech North: Hear from FinTechs that have successfully invested and are driving the FinTech agenda in Manchester.
Amy Whitell Polly Taylor-Pullen Kevin Mountford Gaj Sasson Rachel Eyre Julian Wells
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Meet with MIDAS
Your opportunity to connect with MIDAS' team of FinTech experts and get answers to any questions about Manchester.
Deborah Walker Rachel Eyre

Speakers

Amy Whitell

CEO and Co-Founder - Collctiv

Anish Kapoor

CEO - AccessPay

Liam Gray

FinTech Lead - Tech Nation

Gaj Sasson

Managing Director - BNY Mellon

Kevin Mountford

Co-Founder - Raisin

Polly Taylor-Pullen

Business Development - Nivo

Mark Robinson

Regional Head of High Growth & Entrepreneurs - Barclays

Adele Reynolds

Principal Skills Manager - GMCA

Beckie Taylor

CEO - Tech Returners

Deborah Walker

Head of Business Development - MIDAS

Luke Stubbs

Partner - Shoosmiths

Markos Zachariadis

Professor and Greensill Chair in FinTech - University of Manchester

Tim Newns

CEO - MIDAS

Rachel Eyre

Business Development Manager - MIDAS

Julian Wells

Director - FinTech North

Amul Batra

Chief Partnerships Officers - Northcoders

Damian Mohammed

Investment Director - GC Angels

Nigel Jones

Sector Specialist - Department for International Trade

Rachel Kenyon

Business Engagement Lead for FinTech - The University of Manchester

Sam Booth

Chief Executive - pro-manchester

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MIDAS

MIDAS, Manchester's inward investment agency, offers free and confidential services to support innovative companies setting up in Manchester.