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  1. 1. Aconite Technology HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2000 Founder: Mike Woods (CEO) Investors: Elderstreet, YFM and Datacard www.aconite.net Ayondo HQ Location: Frankfurt, Germany Company Founded: 2009 Founders: Manuel Heyden (CEO) and Julian Handt Investors: Next Generation Finance Invest www.ayondo.com Bango HQ Location: Cambridge, UK Company Founded: 1999 Founders: Ray Anderson (CEO) and Anil Malhotra www.bango.com Basware HQ Location: Espoo, Finland Company Founded: 1985 Founder: Ilkka Sihvo www.basware.com
  2. 2. Borro HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2008 Founder: Paul Aitken (CEO) Investors: European Founders Fund, Eden Ventures, Augmentum Capital, Canaan Partners, Ribbit Capital and Rockbridge Capital Partners. www.borro.com Brady HQ Location: Cambridge, UK Company Founded: 1985 Founder: Dr Robert Brady www.bradyplc.com Calastone HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2007 Founders: Philip Goffin and Kevin Lee Investor: Octopus Ventures www.calastone.com Cashflows HQ Location: Cambridge, UK Company Founded: 2003 Founder: Nick Ogden (CEO) Investor: RBS Special Opportunities Fund www.cashflows.com
  3. 3. Celoxica HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 1996 Founders: Ian Page and Roger Gook Investors: Advent, Cazenove, Quester, Intel Capital, Xilinx, Wind River and Creative www.celoxica.com Clear2Pay HQ Location: Brussels, Belgium Company Founded: 2001 Founders: Michel Akkermans (CEO) and Jürgen Ingels Investors: AGF Private Equity, Aquilin, Big Bang Ventures, Intel Capital, Iris Capital, PMV, Quest for Growth, Technology Investment Partners and Trust Capital www.clear2pay.com Crowdcube HQ Location: Exeter, UK Company Founded: 2010 Founders: Darren Westlake (CEO) and Luke Lang www.crowdcube.com CurrencyFair HQ Location: Dublin, Ireland Company Founded: April 2010 Founders: Brett Meyers (CEO), Jonathan Potter, David Christian and Sean Barrett Investor: Enterprise Ireland www.currencyfair.com
  4. 4. Dovetail Systems HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2000 CEO: Martin Coen Investors: Management and ViewPoint Capital Partners www.dovetailsystems.com Duedil HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2010 Founder: Damian Kimmelman (CEO) Investors: Passion Capital, Jonty Hurwitz, Federico Pirzio-Biroli, Sherry Coutu, and Tom Hulme www.duedil.com EToro HQ Location: Limassol, Cyprus Company Founded: January 2007 Founders: Yoni Assia (CEO) and Ronen Assia Investors: Spark Capital, Cubit Investments, BRM Capital, Social Leverage, Jonathan Kolber, Guy Gamzu, Ofer Adler, Yaron Adler, Chemi Peres, Yuval Rechavi and Eli Barkat www.etoro.com FFastFill HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 1999 CEO: Hamish Purdey Investors: ION Trading, Liontrust Investment Partners, Herald, Kestrel, ISIS and Fidelity Worldwide Investments www.ffastfill.com
  5. 5. Fidessa HQ Location: Woking, UK Company Founded: 1981 CEO: Chris Aspinwall www.fidessa.com Fidor Bank HQ Location: Munich, Germany Company Founded: 2009 Founder: Matthias Kröner (CEO) Investors: Founders Fund and XAnge www.fidor.de Fixnetix HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2006 Founders: Hugh Hughes (CEO), Paul Ellis and Al Moore Investors: Thematic Capital Partners and Delta Partners www.fixnetix.com Funding Circle HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2010 Founders: Samir Desai (CEO), James Meekings and Andrew Mullinger Investors: Index Ventures, Union Square Ventures and a series of prominent Angel investors including Alan Morgan, Andy Homer, Charles Dunstone, Ed-Wray, Jon Moulton and Sam Lababidi www.fundingcircle.com
  6. 6. Gocardless HQ Location: London UK Company Founded: 2011 Founders: Hiroki Takeuchi, Matt Robinson and Tom Blomfield Investors: Accel Partners, Passion Capital, SV Angel, Start Fund and Y Combinator www.gocardless.com Holvi HQ Location: Helsinki, Finland Company Founded: 2011 Founders: Kristoffer Lawson (CEO) and Tuomas Toivonen Investors: Thomas Madsen-Mygdal, angels from the financial sector and Seedcamp www.holvi.com Interactive Investor HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 1995 Founder: Sherry Coutu (CEO) www.iii.co.uk IWOCA HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2011 Founders: Christoph Rieche (CEO) and James Dear Investors: Beyond Digital Ltd, advised exclusively by Talis Capital, a London-based multi-family office www.iwoca.co.uk
  7. 7. Ixaris Systems HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2002 Founder: Alex Mifsud (CEO) Investors: Foresight Venture Partners, Lacomp and Oxford Technology www.ixaris.com iZettle HQ Location: Stockholm Sweden Company Founded: 2010 Founders: Jacob de Geer (CEO) and Magnus Nilsson Investors: Index, Creandum, Greylock Partners, Northzone, MasterCard Worldwide, SEB Private Equity, Index, and American Express www.izettle.com Klarna HQ Location: Stockholm, Sweden Company Founded: 2005 Founders: Sebastian Siemiatkowski (CEO), Victor Jacobsson and Niklas Adalberth Investors: Sequoia Capital, DST and General Atlantic www.klarna.com Kurtosys HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2002 Founder: Mash Patel (CEO) Investor: True Ventures www.kurtosys.com
  8. 8. MarketInvoice HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2010 Founders: Anil Stocker, Charles Delingpoleand and Ilya Kondrashov Investors: Martin Gill, Rumi Verjee, Ivan Levy, Ilya Kondrashov, Michele Azzola and William Kirby www.marketinvoice.com miiCard HQ Location: Edinburgh, Scotland Company Founded: 2011 Founder: James Varga (CEO) Investors: IQ Capital Partners, New Wave Ventures and Par Equity www.miicard.com Mi-Pay HQ Location: Woking, UK Company Founded: 2003 Founder: Norman Frankel Investors: Albion Ventures and Octopus Ventures www.mi-pay.com MPOWA HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2011 CEO: Dan Wagner Investor: Powa Technologies Ltd www.mpowa.com
  9. 9. Murex HQ Location: Paris, France Company Founded: 1986 Founders: Salim Edde and Laurent Neel CEO: Maroun Edde www.murex.com Nutmeg HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: January 2011 Founders: Nick Hungerford (CEO) and William Todd Investors: Pentech Ventures, Tim Draper, Daniel Aegerter and Armada Investment Group www.nutmeg.com Pensions First Analytics HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2007 CEO: Fiona Page www.pensionsfirst.com Perseus Telecom HQ Location: Dublin, Ireland Company Founded: 2009 Founder: Jock Percy (CEO) www.perseustelecom.com
  10. 10. Seedrs HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2009 Founders: Jeff Lynn (CEO) and Carlos Silva Investors: Currently seeking investment www.seedrs.com Semafone HQ Location: Guildford, UK Company Founded: 2009 Founders: Charles Cooper Driver (CEO) and David Jackson Investor: Octopus Ventures www.semafone.com SmartStream HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2000 CEO: Phillippe Chambadal Investors: TA Associates and DIFC Investments www.smartstream-stp.com Sumup HQ Location: Dublin, Ireland Company Founded: 2011 Founders: Daniel Klein (CEO), Mark Christ and Petter Made Investors: b-v Partners AG, Shortcut Ventures GmbH, Tengelmann Ventures and Klaus Hommels www.sumup.com
  11. 11. TBricks HQ Location: Stockholm, Sweden Company Founded: 2006 Founders: Jonas Hansbo (CEO), Joakim Johansson and Aleksey Dukhnyakov Investor: DN Capital www.tbricks.com The Currency Cloud HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2012 Founders: Michael Laven (CEO) and Nigel Verdon Investors: Atlas, Anthemis, Notion Capital and XAnge Private Equity www.thecurrencycloud.com Thunderhead.com HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2004 Founder: Glen Manchester (CEO) www.thunderhead.com TransferWise HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2010 Founders: Kristo Kaarmann (CEO) and Taavet Hinrikus Investors: IA Ventures and Index Ventures www.transferwise.com
  12. 12. Vega-Chi HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2009 Founder: Constantinos Antoniades (CEO) Investor: Octopus www.vega-chi.com Vizolution HQ Location: Port Talbot, Wales Company Founded: 2008 Founders: Bill Safran (CEO) and Huw Rees Investors: Finance Wales, Notion Capita, Peter Birch and HBS Angel Investor www.vizolution.co.uk VocaLink HQ Location: Rickmansworth, UK Company Founded: 2007 CEO: David Yates www.vocalink.com
  13. 13. Wonga HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2006 Founders: Errol Damelin (CEO) and Jonty Hurwitz Investors: Balderton Capital, Accel Partners, Greylock Partners, Dawn Capital, Oak Investment Partners, Wellcome Trust and Meritech Capital Partners www.wonga.com WorldFirst HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2004 Founders: Jonathan Quin (CEO) and Nick Robinson www.worldfirst.com Zopa HQ Location: London, UK Company Founded: 2005 Founders: Giles Andrews (CEO) and James Alexander Investors: Benchmark, Bessemer Venture Partners, Tim Draper, Augmentum Capital and Runa Capital www.zopa.com
  14. 14. The FinTech 50 Watchlist panel: Pierre Suhrcke, Managing Partner, PRE AG Alex Macpherson, Head of Ventures, Octopus Investments John Chaplin, President, Ixaris and Consultant, Anthemis Group Nick Ogden, CEO, CashFlows Roy Vella, Managing Director, V2 Ltd Christian Erlandson, Entrepreneur Gareth Lodge, Senior Analyst, Celent Eddie Harding, Investment Director, ICON Corporate Finance Jon Barrett, Manager, Global Treasury Sales, Silicon Valley Bank Nicola Koronka, Head of FS&Tech, Hotwire The Watchlist Founders: ICON is an International award winning firm of corporate finance advisers to companies and management teams in high-growth technology sectors such as: FinTech, Telecoms, Cloud Computing, SaaS, Defence, Security, IT Services, MedTech, CleanTech, e-commerce, digital media and internet technologies. Experts at selling companies, raising venture capital funding and corporate finance strategy. ICON’s success stems from its sector knowledge, experience, deal expertise and global reach. It has key relationships with both the sources of finance, the global acquirers of technology companies and long standing relationships with IT giants: Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, Google, Intel, ARM, Qualcomm, Symantec, HP, Amazon, Experian, Capita, Tata Consultancy Services and many others. To speak to ICON, please contact Eddie Harding, e: eddie@iconcorpfin.co.uk Tel: 020 7152 6375 Hotwire is a global PR and communications agency dedicated to helping forward-looking organisations manage reputations in a rapidly evolving influencer landscape. We work with brands on campaigns through our wholly owned offices in the in the UK, US, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Australia, and those of our global affiliate network. Our dedicated financial services and technology practice supports companies across Europe and the globe. Campaigns reach out to customers, high net worth individuals, businesses or financial institutions through traditional, online and social media outlets. Sector expertise includes payments, retail & core banking, capital markets, mobile financial services and venture capital. To speak to Hotwire please contact: Sole Chirco e: FS&Tech@hotwirepr.com Tel: 020 7608 2500
  15. 15. This business law firm understands the City – how its institutions, businesses, entrepreneurs and senior executives work and how it is changing. Fox Williams has specialist knowledge of, and exceptional experience in, both financial services and technology. The firm’s financial services team has first-hand experience of enforcing regulation from within the financial services regulator - the FSA - and, in addition to delivering regulatory advice, also guides financial services firms through merger & acquisition, capital raising and other corporate transactions. Its specialist tech team works with endlessly innovative clients and sees its role as matching that innovation in its own way – by developing new legal strategies that manage risk and which protect and unlock their clients’ often considerable value. To speak to Fox Williams please contact: Technology, Nigel Miller e: nmiller@foxwilliams.com Tel: 020 7614 2504. Financial Services e: pwright@foxwilliams.com Tel: 0207 6142680 Silicon Valley Bank is the only global bank dedicated to the innovation sector. Our niche sector focus has made us an expert in our field and we have a proven record in the technology, life science, cleantech, private equity and venture capital industries. SVB is at the centre of the global innovation ecosystem and our unique focus means we understand the industry dynamics. We know how to manage risk and have the experience to help our clients get to the next stage. With an unparalleled network of peers and investors, SVB offers expertise, guidance and the kind of networking connections that only a bank with true industry knowledge can deliver. To speak to SVB please contact: Alex McCracken e: amccracken@svb.com Tel: 020 7367 7865 The CEO Agenda is a collaboration between businesses whose focus is the technology sector. Together we develop opportunities for start-up and high-growth technology businesses to engage with global brands and with one another. Our first major initiative in 2012 sold out overnight, and in January this year our FinTech event, hosted by Bloomberg, attracted 360 CEO level guests, as well as a panel featuring leaders from Google, O2Money, Barclaycard and Monitise.