Unbundling the Bank

Event Info

Thu 9 Apr, 2015 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Hub, Cass Business School
106 Bunhill Row
London, EC1Y 8TZ, UK
Cost: £5 (student) £10 (alumni) £15 (startup) £30 (standard)


Join us at 5:30pm on April 9th at Cass Business School for Unbundling the Bank an opportunity to meet, discuss and network with some of Fintech’s leading banks, startups and innovators.

Organised jointly by Cass Entrepreneurs Network and Chinwag, the panel will examine whether financial innovation is likely to be driven by the banks, start-ups, or through partnership between them.

 “In 2015 we can expect to see an interesting blurring of the lines between competition and collaboration in the financial sector”, says Mike Laven, CEO - Currency Cloud.

The panel session will be followed by networking drinks. Tickets start at only £5.

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London's Fintech Capital

London leads the world in Fintech, with 24 London firms in the Fintech50 list and over $500m of investment, the sector now employs 44,000 people, more than New York or Silicon Valley.

Supported by incubators Level39, Barclays and Techstars, Accenture; new trade association Innovate Finance; and a $100m Fintech fund backed by Santander provides a fertile environment for the next generation of financial services disruptors.

Unbundling the Bank explores the impact of this change on the incumbents in financial services, can they work together? Will the established players maintain their status quo? Will they newcomers disrupt the industry beyond recognition?

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Professor Gianvito Lanzolla

Gianvito Lanzolla, Professor of Strategic Leadership at Cass Business School. Professor Lanzolla has extensively researched competitive advantage and its sustainability in rapidly changing technological and institutional environments;

Dave BirchDave Birch, a founding director of Consult Hyperion and considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on digital money

Mutaz QubbajMutaz Qubbaj, CEO & Co-founder of Squirrel, and one of Wired/Talent International’s 15 technologists to watch in 2015.

Ben RooneyBen Rooney - co-Editor in Chief at Informilo, Technology journalist, and former Technology Editor at the Wall Street Journal Europe, will host the debate.

Jonathan KramerJonathan Kramer - Sales Director of the world’s first and the UK’s leading peer-to-peer lending company, Zopa, having completed over £790MM in lending.


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Chinwag / Cass Entrepreneurs Network