FINTECH Corporate Innovation Index

The FINTECH Corporate Innovation Index 2015 is out!

Over 100 FINTECH experts came together to share their knowledge. Grab yours here:

The FINTECH Corporate Innovation Index 2015 is out!


FINTECH Circle selected as top 16th FINTECH Brand globally

FINTECH Circle and The FINTECH Book were selected as one of the top 100 FinTech Influencers and Brands globally by Onalytica:

Onalytica 2015 Research




The financial services sector is facing a wave of disruption. Thanks to an onslaught of FinTech companies—combining finance with technology—changes are being made in the way people bank, borrow, invest, and spend money.

When you talk about FinTech in the UK, it’s Susanne Chishti who first comes to mind. Founder and CEO of FINTECH Circle, Chishti is a former financial services executive, entrepreneur, and investor with a passion for innovation. She spent more than 14 years in the banking and finance industry in roles with Deutsche Bank, Lloyds Banking Group, Morgan Stanley, and Accenture in London and Hong Kong.

For the full article with Women of Influence, please click here.

Susanne Chishti, FINTECH Circle CEO interviewed by TechCity Insider

TECHNATION200: In just nine months, Fintech Circle has become a go-to angel network of choice for investors who invest solely in technology-enabled financial services. Co-founder and chair Susanne Chishti tells Toni Sekinah why she left banking – and why she’s promoting crowdsourced thought leadership on the issue.

For the full article, pls click here.

Susanne Chishti FINTECH Circle 2015

Launch of FINTECH London Tours

We have the pleasure to announce the launch of FINTECH Tours to London. These will be 2 day tours for international FINTECH firms who would like to get to know the London fintech scene.

Program includes:

  • Pitch training and business plan workshop
  • Meetings with investors & potential partners and opportunity to present your fintech business during Evening Pitching Event & Networking Reception
  • Everything startups need to know about fundraising options in the UK
  • Overview of all FINTECH Accelerators in London
  • Presentations by and extensive Q&A with companies helping FINTECH firms set up their business in London
  • Marketing & business development in the UK covering B2C and B2B
  • Networking with other fintech entrepreneurs based in London

Dates:   14/15 Sept 2015 (Tour 1) or  19/20 Nov 2015 (Tour 2)

Location: Boardroom of London & Partners (overlooking the iconic Tower of London & Tower Bridge)

Costs for 2 day Program:

  • Early Bird £500 per person for fintech start-up (for applications received by 15 Aug)
  • Standard  £700 per person for fintech start-up (from 15 Aug 2015)

Application Process –  pls complete the application form online.  All the above information is summarized on our new website:


FINTECH Circle nominated for Best Syndicate of the Year

FINTECH Circle Finalist for Best Syndicate of the Year.

Finalists were announced for the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) Angel Investment Awards 2015 reflecting some fantastic innovative businesses and the investors who backed them. FINTECH Circle has been selected as Finalist in the Category “Best Syndicate of the Year” and AlgoDynamix, a FINTECH Circle Alumni Company we invested in has been chosen as a finalist for “Best Early Stage Investment in Disruptive Tech”.

UKBAA Awards Finalists.jpg

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FINTECH Circle Nominated for Diversity Awards

London Tech Week 2015 – Diversity Awards

FINTECH Circle was nominated in 4 out of 5 categories in the  Innovate Finance Week Diversity Awards:

  • The Most Influential Voice in FinTech
  • FinTech Global Champion
  • Diversity Partnership
  • The People’s Choice Awards

This is a huge honor given the size of the Innovate Finance Membership community and the significant players and giants in Finance.

FINTECH Circle nominated in 4/5 categories in #IFWeek Diversity Awards

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