Innovate Finance Global Summit (IFGS) brought together over 2000 attendees, including business leaders, investors, start-ups and policymakers to discuss the future of fintech.Highlights included presentations from the likes of Lance Uggla, who told his story of founding Markit then taking the company from being worth zero to $19bn.
Innovate Finance Global Summit (IFGS), the world’s biggest FinTech event, is taking place on 19th-20th March next in the historic setting of the Guildhall in London.
The conference will bring some of the world’s leading financial services institutions together with start-ups, policymakers and investors to share ideas and potential solutions some of the most pressing challenges facing the sector.
Over the past year, Contego has experienced tremendous growth through expanding product development, adding commercial resources, increasing the team and entering new markets. While we still maintain the energy and dynamism of our start-up days, our existing brand no longer conveyed the level of experience and trust we now have in the marketplace. As part of our growth strategy, we have decided to rebrand ourselves as NorthRow (www.northrow.com).
Contego, the RegTech and compliance specialist, has been chosen by The Open Banking Implementation Entity (the ‘OBIE’), the body created by the UK’s largest personal and small business current account providers to create a better way to move, manage and make more of your money, to verify its users and to support the much-anticipated technological revolution that promises to give people greater control over their finances.
London, 18th July, 2017: Maven Capital Partners (“Maven”), one of the UK’s leading private equity houses, has led the £3.5 million investment in Contego Fraud Solutions (“Contego”), to support the continued growth of the business. The transaction is being jointly funded by Maven and NVM Private Equity (“NVM”) which are investing £1.8 million and £1.5 million respectively. The remaining £0.2 million is being funded by existing investors.