Trading Insights: How to trade the financial markets in 2012 (FREE seminar, worth £595)

City Index is dedicated to providing spread betting clients with the resources to trade more informatively and with greater success. We provide educational seminars as well as online training on a regular basis.

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Date: 26 May 2012
Location: Bishopsgate Institute, UK

London New Finance

This group is about the way in which New Finance Technologies are transforming our traditional finance industry.

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Date: 25 October 2011
Location: Bar Music Hall, UK

London New Finance Technology Meetup

Theme: this months theme is 'Market Needs'. Let's start a discussion about market structure and market needs. What are the opportunities out there that a Fin Tech Entrepreneur can address about the latest Web 2.0 technologies? If you would like to get in touch with ideas, or would like to present, email

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Date: 26 September 2011
Location: Bar Music Hall, UK

London New Finance Technology

You should join this group if you are interested or involved in financial technology, especially if you are at the ideas stage or have a startup. You'll also find it valuable if you just use existing technology and want something better or just want to get involved from a legal, funding or process perspective.

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Date: 30 August 2011
Location: Bar Music Hall, UK

Future City Debates - Bankers and Bonuses: What has the City ever done for London?

The Future City debates, part of the Mayor's Story of London festival, bring together leading forecasters, historians and practitioners, to look at the challenges that London faces and debate possible solutions.

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Date: 4 October 2010
Location: Conference Centre, British Library, UK

Engage Invest Exploit 2010

Engage | Invest | Exploit is Informatics Ventures annual showcase of high-quality deal flow spinning out of Scotland's world leading Informatics and Computer Science departments, and hot startups associated with our institutions.

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Date: 9 May 2010
Location: Informatics Forum, UK

TechCrunch Edinburgh

TechCrunch Europe will be co-locating with EIE'10 in Edinburgh on 12th May 2010. Our venue hosts will be holding EIE in the AM and in the PM TechCrunch Europe will be running an interactive afternoon seminar followed by a joint networking party for both events in the evening.

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Date: 12 May 2010
Location: Informatics Forum, UK

What Makes New York's Digital Investors Tick? The Digital Mission to New York Found Out.

Digital Mission NYC '09 - Investor's RoundtableA short pause for breath in the Digital Mission activities provides an opportunity to blog about the investor breakfast yesterday morning. It was organised in conjunction with The Hatchery and UKTI at the very digital Roger Smith Hotel - more on that in a moment.

The companies and investors mingled over breakfast, then both groups gave a short introduction before we dived into a roundtable Q & A session. I was struck by how frank the investors were. I've been dealing with VCs for more than a decade, and it was one of the most open exchanges I've seen, and with a broad range of investor types too. There were lots of sound bites and snippets, I'll share a few...

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A Creative Budget

Implications of the Budget for individuals and companies in the creative sector

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Date: 27 October 2009
Location: DMA House, UK

Seedcamp Selection Day

From the initial applicant pool Seedcamp will select a short-list of candidates for further consideration. If selected to advance, teams will come to London for an interview.

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Date: 9 September 2009
Location: eOffice Soho, UK

$23m Invested in Twitter Startups

Taxonomy of Twitter-Focused StartupsTwitter is dominating social media-related headlines in the same way Facebook did last year, but a report by Chubby Brain for Sun Startup Essentials pegs investment in Twitter-related start-ups at a touch over $23m in 11 different companies, including the UK’s own Tweetdeck. The data was collated at the end of June so doesn’t include £100k raised by political tweetmongers, Tweetminister.

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Always On

The seventh annual Summit at Stanford, presented by AlwaysOn and Stanford Technology Ventures Program, is a two-and-a-half-day executive gathering that highlights the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries.

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Date: 28 July 2009
Location: Stanford University, US

Realising the Benefits of Web 2.0 in Financial Services

The last two years have seen explosive growth in the use of Web 2.0 and social media. Facebook now has more than 200 million activemembers – almost as many as the population of the USA. If this is a communications revolution, what does that mean for financial institutions in the UK?

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Date: 22 September 2009
Location: TBD, UK


Is the democratic and social nature of the internet changing the way we understand finance?

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Date: 21 January 2009
Location: NESTA, UK

BarCampBank London

If you are an innovator, a disruptor or a professional of the banking and finance industry, if you are excited by or just curious about all the innovations that new technologies bring to the banking and finance world, if you want to present a project, confront your ideas then you should consider joining us at BarCampBankLondon.

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Date: 5 July 2008
Location: Sun Microsystems, Regis House, UK