Who we are
Scotland has a fantastic heritage of innovation in the financial services sector and today its fintech community is one of the most active in Europe. Our universities are at the forefront of the fintech revolution and our eco-system includes both FTSE100 financial brands and innovative fintech ventures. FinTech Scotland aims to make Scotland a recognised and respected global player in fintech innovation and development.
We provide a collaborative and connected ecosystem and represent Scotland nationally and Internationally to attract new businesses and inward investments. We ensure Scotland is shortlisted by national and international entrepreneurs and talent pools; securing our place as a significant player in the global fintech movement and funding circles.
We are a catalyst set up to be the voice and gateway for fintech in Scotland and the glue between all its constituent parts.
Our founding members include a healthy mix of public and private organisations showing commitment from both side to see Scotland emerge as a fintech nation. Scottish Financial Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise, Skills Development Scotland, Scottish Development International, the Scottish Government, Edinburgh University as well as RBS, Standard Life, Lloyds Banking Group, Nucleus are some of the founding members.
Our vision and our mission
We want Scotland to become a global leader in Fintech innovation and development. We will achieve that through the creation of an integrated Fintech ecosystem in Scotland through provision of funding, support, infrastructure and talent that acknowledges and caters for the needs of each stakeholder.