Congratulations to those who have submitted their proposed chapters for The PAYTECH Book. We had a great response with over 170 submissions from global payment experts. The Voting Process will start tomorrow when you can review all proposed chapters and select your favourite ones for The PAYTECH Book which will be published by Wiley in 2020. 




Login here to review all abstracts and cast your vote by 31 December 2018. Good luck to everyone. The final decision will be made by the Co-Editors and Wiley early January. Those who are shortlisted to write for The PAYTECH Book will be informed by end of January 2019.


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The FINTECH Bridge China-UK Conference will open its doors on the 11th December 2018 in London. The conference is invite only to provide the best opportunity to progress investment and business partnerships between 100 Chinese & international finance leaders.

With new partners and speakers we are also pleased to announce this month that  we are running a two day Fintech Course on the 13-14 December 2018 at the University of Cambridge in partnership with the CJBS Launchpad.




Lecturer Dr Chris Coleridge will be holding a two day program at the prestigious venue of learning Clare College, Cambridge University. The case for innovation will be made with the Four Basic Responses to Innovation Threats including New Value Propositions and Business Models. Attendees will have the chance to enjoy the grounds of this historic location during breaks and networking with the final day dedicated to sessions such as Co-opting Fintech Innovations, Acquiring Startups and Leadership. For tickets and full agenda check here

There have been lots of new exciting developments for the The FINTECH Bridge Conference on 11 December that brings together the finance and government elite from Greater China and the UK including.

  • Fintech leaders
  • Global investors
  • Decision makers from the finance sector
  • Leading tech giants
  • Government representatives

This is an invite only conference so to avoid disappointment please leave plenty of time for us to receive your details via this short easy form

FINTECH Bridge Conference Speakers


What would you like to learn today?

Check our latest online fintech courses here. Search through our diverse range of courses across Fintech, InsurTech, RegTech, WealthTech, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Enterprise Innovation and Startup Methodologies. All our online courses are bite-size and self-paced – so you decide how you like to learn about the future of finance.


FINTECH Conferences


“Jupiter Global Financials Fund is changing its investment focus from traditional and large banks and insurers to financial technology stocks, in what could be a growing trend among financials funds”  Read more

“Singapore-based cross-border payments company InstaRem has secured $45 million in Series C funding round, aimed at expansion in Japan and Indonesia. The company expects to receive the licenses for the new markets by end of this year” Read more


“Beijing Financial Work Bureau and the Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Committee have, with the consent of the municipal government, jointly issued their “Beijing Promotion of Financial Technology Development Plan (2018-2022)” Read more

“Ireland’s AIB has spread its arms open wide with the launch of its API developer portal. Its rival Ulster Bank did this last year Its rival Ulster Bank did this last year The bank says it wants to drive innovation and create opportunities by collaborating with us using our APIs”. Read more

That’s all for now. I hope you enjoyed our November newsletter!

Best wishes,

Susanne Chishti
CEO, FINTECH Circle & FINTECH Circle Institute
Co-Editor of The FINTECH BookThe WealthTECH BookThe InsurTECH Book and The PAYTECH Book