Secrets of the FinTech Superbrands

We are delighted to invite you to Secrets of the FinTech Superbrands hosted for us by Balderton Capital.

Between them, Nutmeg, WorldRemit and GoCardless have raised over $197m from both UK and US investors. Theirs are powerful stories, so we are pleased that their founders will share some very valuable lessons on building a FinTech business from start-up to super brand in an increasingly competitive market.

The Balderton team, one of the biggest names in the FinTech funding space, whose include leaders from global giants such as Google, AmazonUberFacebook and Business Objects, will also share their insights on scaling your FinTech globally. And there will be the usual opportunity to network with our FinTech50 community over drinks and canapés.

The event is free to attend but strictly invitation only.  We have a very limited number of places – available for FinTech leaders–and they will go very quickly. If you would like to attend, please reserve yours as soon as possible.

We very much look forward to seeing you there.

Thanks to our hosts, Balderton Capital, and to our partners: FinTechCity, Santander InnoventuresFiservInvestecSilicon Valley BankDWF LLPKingston SmithKemp Little LLPQuant Capital

Speakers include:

Nick Hungerford
Co-Founder & Chairman
Nutmeg

Nick Hungerford
Co-Founder & Chairman, Nutmeg
Nick brings with him a wealth of knowledge, he is a banker turned entrepreneur - passionate about improving the availability and usability of financial products and services.  In his opinion financial products should enable wealth creation and wealth preservation for the user. He founded Nutmeg in 2010. Nutmeg is a private client investment management company that looks after the savings and investments for individuals of all levels of wealth. Their mission is to democratise investing and to improve net investment performance for their  customers whilst keeping costs as low as possible.  The company have raised $37.3M in 2 Rounds from 6 Investors.  Their most recent funding is $32M Series B on June 25, 2014.  

How you and Nick Hungerford are connected.

Catherine Wines
Co-Founder & COO
WorldRemit

Catherine Wines
Co-Founder & COO, WorldRemit
Catherine is part of the founding team at WorldRemit alongside Ismail Ahmed and she oversees the day-to-day running of WorldRemit including: customer service, partner integrations and the launch of new send and receive options. Previously, she was Operations and Regional Director for the UK, Ireland and Benelux at Travelex Money Transfer which was subsequently bought by Coinstar. WorldRemit is an online money transfer business enabling migrants and expats to send money to family and friends in more than 120 receive countries using a variety of payment options including debit cards, credit cards and innovative local payment methods. With more than 50 send countries, the service offers customers a wide range of pay-out options in receive countries including instant cash pickup, transfers to mobile wallets, bank deposits and international airtime top-up. The company has raised $147.7M in 7 Rounds from 3 Investors.  Its most Recent Funding$100M Series B on February 17, 2015. 

How you and Catherine Wines are connected.

Hiroki Takeuchi
Co-Founder & CEO
GoCardless

Hiroki Takeuchi
Co-Founder & CEO, GoCardless
Before founding GoCardless in 2011 with Tom Bloomfield & Matt Robinson, Hiroki worked closely with Global Financial Institutions at McKinsey & Company.  GoCardless have raised $11.8M in 3 Rounds from 8 Investors and his most recent funding $7M Series B on January 28, 2014. GoCardless makes it easy to accept recurring payments online. They  unify the world’s Direct Debit networks, simplify them, and open up access to create an entirely new type of payment network.  Over the past four years, they  have quickly grown into one of Europe’s leading Direct Debit providers, processing over $1bn a year for over 12k businesses.

How you and Hiroki Takeuchi are connected.

Rob Moffat
VC
Balderton Capital

Rob Moffat
VC, Balderton Capital
Prior to joining Balderton Capital Rob Moffat worked for Google in London, as a Manager in their global sales strategy team. Rob’s experience at Google included developing growth strategies for a number of Google’s new businesses – reviewing potential acquisition targets as well as organic growth options. He also worked on the post-merger integration of DoubleClick in Europe and on long-term strategic planning.

17.30 Arrive

18.00 Welcome

18.05 Presentations – Nutmeg, WorldRemit and GoCardless

19.00 Balderton Panel

19.15 Networking drinks

20.30 Close

Nick Hungerford
Co-Founder & Chairman
Nutmeg

Nick Hungerford
Co-Founder & Chairman, Nutmeg
Nick brings with him a wealth of knowledge, he is a banker turned entrepreneur - passionate about improving the availability and usability of financial products and services.  In his opinion financial products should enable wealth creation and wealth preservation for the user. He founded Nutmeg in 2010. Nutmeg is a private client investment management company that looks after the savings and investments for individuals of all levels of wealth. Their mission is to democratise investing and to improve net investment performance for their  customers whilst keeping costs as low as possible.  The company have raised $37.3M in 2 Rounds from 6 Investors.  Their most recent funding is $32M Series B on June 25, 2014.  

How you and Nick Hungerford are connected.

Catherine Wines
Co-Founder & COO
WorldRemit

Catherine Wines
Co-Founder & COO, WorldRemit
Catherine is part of the founding team at WorldRemit alongside Ismail Ahmed and she oversees the day-to-day running of WorldRemit including: customer service, partner integrations and the launch of new send and receive options. Previously, she was Operations and Regional Director for the UK, Ireland and Benelux at Travelex Money Transfer which was subsequently bought by Coinstar. WorldRemit is an online money transfer business enabling migrants and expats to send money to family and friends in more than 120 receive countries using a variety of payment options including debit cards, credit cards and innovative local payment methods. With more than 50 send countries, the service offers customers a wide range of pay-out options in receive countries including instant cash pickup, transfers to mobile wallets, bank deposits and international airtime top-up. The company has raised $147.7M in 7 Rounds from 3 Investors.  Its most Recent Funding$100M Series B on February 17, 2015. 

How you and Catherine Wines are connected.

Hiroki Takeuchi
Co-Founder & CEO
GoCardless

Hiroki Takeuchi
Co-Founder & CEO, GoCardless
Before founding GoCardless in 2011 with Tom Bloomfield & Matt Robinson, Hiroki worked closely with Global Financial Institutions at McKinsey & Company.  GoCardless have raised $11.8M in 3 Rounds from 8 Investors and his most recent funding $7M Series B on January 28, 2014. GoCardless makes it easy to accept recurring payments online. They  unify the world’s Direct Debit networks, simplify them, and open up access to create an entirely new type of payment network.  Over the past four years, they  have quickly grown into one of Europe’s leading Direct Debit providers, processing over $1bn a year for over 12k businesses.

How you and Hiroki Takeuchi are connected.

Rob Moffat
VC
Balderton Capital

Rob Moffat
VC, Balderton Capital
Prior to joining Balderton Capital Rob Moffat worked for Google in London, as a Manager in their global sales strategy team. Rob’s experience at Google included developing growth strategies for a number of Google’s new businesses – reviewing potential acquisition targets as well as organic growth options. He also worked on the post-merger integration of DoubleClick in Europe and on long-term strategic planning.