The power of Collaboration


The FinTech 50 was founded in 2012 by Julie Lake and Nicky Cotter. Our strategic partners are:

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The CEO Agenda began as an event that asked a single ceo-logo-with-skylinequestion: Is this the most exciting time in technology … ever? When it sold out overnight – thanks to a panel that included Google, PayPal and LoveFilm founder William Reeve – we knew that we had a powerful formula: a tech sector focus, superbrands that people want to meet and a network that likes to get offline occasionally. We co-founded the FinTech50 in 2012, and FinTechCity in 2014.


ICON logoICON is an International award-winning firm of corporate finance advisers to companies and management teams in high-growth technology sectors such as: FinTech, Cloud Computing, SaaS, Telecoms, Defence, Security, IT Services, MedTech, CleanTech, e-commerce, digital media and internet technologies. Experts at selling companies, raising venture capital funding and corporate finance strategy. ICON’s success stems from its sector knowledge, experience, deal expertise and global reach. It has key relationships with both the sources of finance, the global acquirers of technology companies and long standing relationships with IT giants: Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, Google, Intel, ARM, Qualcomm, Symantec,, HP, Amazon, Experian, Capita, Autonomy, Tata Consultancy Services and many others. 

Strategic partners

Hotwire is a global PR and communications agency dedicated to helping forward-looking organisations manage reputations in a rapidly evolving influencer landscape. We work with brands on campaigns through our wholly owned offices in the in the UKUSFranceGermanySpainItalyAustralia, and those of our global affiliate network.

 Our dedicated financial services and technology practice supports companies across Europe and the globe. Campaigns reach out to customers, high net worth individuals, businesses or financial institutions through traditional, online and social media outlets. Sector expertise includes payments, retail & core banking, capital markets, mobile financial services and venture capital.   To speak to Hotwire about its experience in FinTech please contact:   FS&


Silicon Valley Bank is the only global bank dedicated to the innovation sector. Our niche sector focus has made us an expert in our field and we have a proven record in the technology, life science, cleantech, private equity and venture capital industries. SVB is at the centre of the global innovation ecosystem and our unique focus means we understand the industry dynamics. We know how to manage risk and have the experience to help our clients get to the next stage. With an unparalleled network of peers and investors, SVB offers expertise, guidance and the kind of networking connections that only a bank with true industry knowledge can deliver.