Mayor of London’s


Backing the capital’s innovators


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Mayor of London

The Mayor of London’s TechInvest: FinTech

Applications are now closed


The 4th Mayor of London’s TechInvest event will showcase London’s top innovators innovators bringing effective Fintech solutions that positively impact the lives of the Capital’s communities. We are seeking to highlight businesses improving traditional delivery methods of financial services through harnessing innovations that empower and improve the lives of Londoners. We are looking for businesses from start-up to scaling actively seeking investment that offer solutions in such applications of FinTech as:


  • financial inclusion and education
  • insurance
  • regulatory
  • budgeting
  • risk management
  • any other applicable digital solution for access to financial services


Businesses applying should be based in London, actively seeking investment and demonstrate that they offer innovative and inclusive solutions for Londoners in financial services. Our industry expert panel of judges will select the top-10 applications that truly show potential to scale and those businesses will have the opportunity pitch and network to an audience of over 120 Angel Investors, VC’s and industry elites.


  • Who should apply?
    • Start-up, early stage or scaling up businesses that demonstrate cutting edge FinTech solutions that positvely impact the lives of the Capital’s communities
  • What is required applying businesses?
    • demonstrate your FinTech technology offers efficiency, speed and market scalability
    • actively raising investment
    • based in London



    • Winners will receive UKBAA expert bespoke guidance and tools in developing their pitch and 1-to-1 mentoring
    • Winners will be given exclusive access to the UKBAA member DealShare platform to showcase your innovative business and funding round

All businesses selected to pitch will be asked to join UKBAA for a 1-hour pitch rehearsal session scheduled between the days of 12th- 24th September. An additional 1-hour follow up session will be schedule the week of 24th September leading up the showcase as needed.

Attending the pitch rehearsal is a requirement to present, please ensure to hold a place in your diary to schedule time with UKBAA 

Presenters will gain extensive profile and promotion as part of this prestigious tech programme as part of Mayor of London’s goal to maintain that London is a leading global tech hub. 



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Charlotte Crosswell


Investor - Octopus Ventures

Nicholas Sando


Investment Director - Anthemis

Matthew Jones

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Magdalena Krön


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Richard James

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Investment Director - Nesta Impact Investments

Manish Miglani


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