The FINTECH Book Launch Events – 2016

Congrats to all Authors of The FINTECH Book – which has been selected as “hottest new release” among the Finance books at Amazon!

The FINTECH Book Top New Release

End of March we celebrate the Global Book Launch Event in London, at the Shard with 150 fintech entrepreneurs, investors, bankers, fintech thought leaders and the press – enjoy the launch video where our Authors explain why Fintech will change the World!

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Then we took The FINTECH Book on Tour:

20 April 2016: Book Launch in Germany at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange – again it was a great event with enormous buzz by our German fintech community!

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30 May 2016: Book Launch in Hong Kong at CyberPort during the Finnovasia Conference – Fintech in Asia is booming and it was great to meet so many fantastic fintech founders & fintech enthusiasts there!

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8 June 2016: Book Launch in Switzerland at the F10 Incubator celebrating with the Swiss Fintech Community, startups and innovators at large banks/financial services firms and media!

The FINTECH Book Launch in CH with SIX Group

So which Country will be next? We will announce it here – so stay tuned  and we hope you can join us in one of our global events.

The FINTECH Book is available on Amazon and in the best Bookshops.

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London TECH Week – June 2016

Join FINTECH Circle at London TECH Week next Month:

Monday, 20 June:

TLA Women in Tech Event at the London Stock Exchange – We will moderate a fantastic panel of female entrepreneurs and investors – for more info, click here.

Women in Tech - London Tech Week

FINTECH Circle Angel Network – Our flagship event where our top fintech startups present to our group of Angel Investors – for more info, click here.

Angel Network

EuroMoney BlockChain Forum – We will moderate Blockchain Investor Panel – for more info, pls click here.

Looking forward to celebrate London Tech Week with all of you!

The FINTECH Book – Highlights of the Global Book Launch in London

What an unforgettable moment when our global fintech entrepreneurs, investors & visionaries arrived in London to meet for the global book signing afternoon and could see their FINTECH Book for the 1st time! It all started out with an idea between  Janos Barberis and I more than a year ago and now our dream became reality and we were able to hold The FINTECH Book (published by Wiley in April 2016) in our hands!

As the FINTECH Book is the first crowd-sourced book on the global fintech sector, the 1st stop for our Global Authors was Book Signing of 200 Copies for our evening Guests & all Contributors!

In parallel some of our Authors were interviewed by the video crew – interviews will be made available on our website from mid April 2016.

Then our Authors Workshop started where each Author provided a short introduction and many global fintech friendships were made:

At 6pm our 120+ guests arrived and the atmosphere was fantastic – so much FINTECH Buzz and excitement connecting us all.

A big thank you to our great sponsors – Warwick Business School (WBS), The Just Loans Group PLC and IBM and for great keynotes by Markos Zachariadis, John Davies and Paolo Sironi:

Finally Thomas Hyrkiel, our Publisher at Wiley surprised us with wonderful news – The FINTECH Book is on its way to become a global Bestseller with pre-orders of more than 2,500 copies!!

To hold the global Fintech Ecosystem in your hands, you can pre-order The FINTECH Book also on Amazon here (Amazon currently offers special pre-release price). Don’t forget to leave a review – we have special surprises prepared for the first 100 reviewers!!

To follow updates on The FINTECH Book, please visit our Twitter account.

Best wishes,  Susanne


Susanne Chishti
CEO & Founder @FINTECHCircle
Chairman @FTCInnovate
Co-Founder @FINTECHTours

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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

More details: https://lnkd.in/e5Ft-iW

Join FINTECH Circle’s Discussion Group on LinkedIn – have your say

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Many fintech groups are one-sided and just provide updates from one sponsoring firm. Our FINTECH Circle group is different – our members consist of C-level executives, senior management across finance & tech, fintech entrepreneurs & innovators and investors.

So join, listen and learn from our members views and have your say, too – tell us what we can all do to make the fintech sector great and mobilize financial services innovation supported by expert funding. We want to hear from you!

LinkedIn Group – FINTECH Circle

Best FINTECH Books of 2014

Nothing beats a good book to really understand a complex subject. So these are our our top FINTECH books of 2014 (in alphabetical order based on book title):

1) Breaking Banks by Brett King – The Innovators, Rogues and Strategists – Rebooting Banking (by Wiley)
2) Digital Bank by Chris Skinner – Strategies to Launch or Become a Digital Bank (by Marshall Cavendish Business)
3) Next Generation Finance with many great articles by industry experts, edited by Robert Lempka and Paul D. Stallard – Adapting the Financial Services Industry to Changes in Technology, Regulation and Consumer Behaviour (by Harriman House)
4) The Power of Mobile Banking by Sankar Krishnan – How to profit from the Revolution in Retail Financial Services (by Wiley)

What are your favourite FINTECH Books? Which books have inspired you and gave you the best insights into this exciting industry and its various sub-sectors? Can’t wait to hear your recommendations.

Being a Judge at Cambridge’s Fintech Weekend – Great students supported by innovative Accelerator Program

On the 23rd Nov 2015 I was invited as a Judge to the Cambridge Business School Accelerator which organized it’s first FINTECH start-up weekend from 21-23 November 2014.

This three-day intensive event brought together finance and innovation entrepreneurs who wanted to address challenges in tomorrow’s banking. Participants had 54 hours to test their idea, build a team and pitch to a panel of judges. It was a great event and I was very impressed by both the students knowledge and enthusiasm for the fintech sector and the supportive environment by the Accelerator.

Enabling meaningful venture creation out of Cambridge

Accelerate Cambridge is a start-up “accelerator” established by Cambridge Judge Business School in May 2012. The School is situated in the centre of Cambridge, at the heart of the University of Cambridge and the Cambridge Cluster, the city’s academic and business networks, both of which have a long tradition of entrepreneurship.

Slideshare summary with photos and tweets by the great teams:

Highlights of FINTECH Accelerator Weekend at Cambridge Judge Business School