George Osborne launches Innovate Finance trade body at Canary Wharf
Announces £100m of additional investment for fintech sector
Matchi attended today the launch of a financial technology trade body in Canary Wharf called Innovate Finance. that was launched by Britain's Chancellor George Osborne.
The organisation, to be headed up by current deputy head of the Level39 accelerator, Claire Cockerton, pledges to support businesses in the UK developing financial technologies.
Today we launch Innovate Finance, a membership-based organisation with entrepreneurship and innovation at its heart. Innovate Finance will drive a more open, innovative and inclusive movement in financial services. The world of financial services is in a period of rapid change and, as we all know, it needs to continue to evolve further financially and in reputation.Claire Cockerton, CEO, Innovate Finance
Read more about this event in Techworld.com, ComputerWeekly.com and The Guardian