10 Fintech Events You Should Consider Attending in Q1 2018

10 Fintech Events You Should Consider Attending in Q1 2018

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Time flies – the end of the year is just a few days away and with holiday season already in sight, you can start putting together the agenda for the amazing year of 2018 you have ahead. We have done the hardest part by selecting events we consider the most exciting fintech gatherings for the first quarter of 2018. You just have to pick ones that may bring the most added value for you!


London Blockchain Week 2018

Date: January 19 – 26, 2017

Location: London, UK

Website: https://www.blockchainweek.com/

Multiple events that will start with the Hack-The-Block Blockchain Hackathon at Cocoon Network and will be followed by the 4th Annual Blockchain London Conference & Expo that will span over three days, featuring an expo of about 50 of the hottest blockchain companies worldwide, and conferences exploring blockchain and DLT across all sectors. The agenda also includes workshops on topics related to the blockchain, including smart contracts, Ethereum, and bigchainDB.


Paris Fintech Forum

Date: January 30 – 31, 2018

Location: Paris, France

Website: http://www.parisfintechforum.com/

This event comes back for its second edition after the huge success of in 2017. Organized by Altéir with the support of 60+ international partners, they aim to gather 2,000+ attendees over two days at Palais Brongniart in the heart of Paris, to listen to 200+ CEO’s and executives from the best fintech companies and financial institutions.


Next Money Asia Fintech Finals

Date: January 30 – 31, 2018

Location: Hong Kong

Website: https://ff18.nextmoney.org/

2,000 global fintech leaders with 60 speakers from 20 countries gathering together in Hong Kong to celebrate the top 24 fintech startups from all over the world.


Finovate Middle East

Date: February 26 – 27, 2018

Location: Dubai, UAE

Website: https://finance.knect365.com/finovate-middle-east/

The event that brings together the fintech community with a showcase of the top innovations from the Middle East and North Africa. Expect to see 300+ attendees, 20+ companies demoing, 25+ speakers and countless opportunities to get into the fintech game.


FinTechStage Luxembourg 2018

Date: March 1, 2018

Location: Luxembourg

Website: http://www.fintechstage.com/portfolio-posts/luxembourg-2018/

A conference with an unconventional format that brings together a unique network of innovators and investors working in fintech. The declared goal of the event is to bring together three communities represented by fintech startups, investors and financial institutions developing the event tailored to their needs.


Finovate Europe

Date: March 6 – 9, 2018

Location: London, UK

Website: https://finance.knect365.com/finovateeurope/

The European edition of the Finovate events that promise to bring together 1300+ attendees and 70+ companies at ExCel in London, with top innovations in banking, financial and payments technology, in a unique demo format.


Money 20/20 Asia

Date: March 13 – 15, 2018

Location: Singapore

Website: https://asia.money2020.com/

Money20/20 Asia brings together executives from across the payments and financial services ecosystem, ranging from alternative payments to wealth management, lending, and insurtech. You can expect a large representation of all the Asian countries, from well-established financial hubs like Hong Kong and Singapore to emerging fintech markets such as Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines.



Date: March 14 – 16, 2018

Location: London, UK

Website: http://fincode-eu.com/

An international knowledge and project exchange platform bringing in the same place 200+ senior executives, tech evangelists and DevOps practitioners from the financial sector. The main goal of the event is to make you discover how DevOps & Software can impact your business and the whole financial sector.


Innovate Finance Global Summit

Date: March 19 – 20, 2018

Location: London, UK

Website: https://ifgs.innovatefinance.com/

After the last year’s success with over 2000 delegates and 300+ fintech companies that got together to explore topics changing the face of financial services, there are now high expectations for IFGS 2018. The organizer aims to gather the global fintech community in an ambitious event in London, where you will be able to hear from innovators, institutions, investors, policy makers, regulators and international trade bodies.


AltFi London Summit

Date: March 26, 2018

Location: London, UK

Website: http://www.altfi.com/events/london-summit-2018

The fifth edition of the AltFi Summit London will be in a new venue, with new topics to explore. PSD2, Open Banking and the maturation of the online lending sector will be the main topics covered in this year’s event.


Do you know of any other awesome fintech event that is missing on this list? It would be great to hear your suggestions! All you have to do is to send a quick email to info@viainvest.com!

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