21st & 22nd March 2023

Old Billingsgate Market, London


2022 Winner

Will Billingsly, Co-Founder and CCO, ApTap

Cancelling, switching or signing up takes hours when it should take seconds. ApTap improves user awareness and control; saving people time and money, while driving user engagement and revenue for financial services providers and merchants.

As co-founder and CCO Will leads on all things commercial and operations, as ApTap looks to use open data across banking and beyond to make bill management easy.

2021 Winners

Day One - Consumer

Here are some companies that have technologies and services that are innovating to provide choice, enhanced customer experience and financial wellness tools to consumers.

Oliver Gale

Chief Executive Officer

Søren Nielsen

Chief Commercial Officier

Jack Nikogosian


Maysam Rizvi

Founder and CEO


Will Smith, Co-founder of tred

Will has a deep understanding of using data to change behaviours both in the start-up and corporate world. He has reduced food waste at a UK supermarket by £26m, negotiated £250m government contracts and helped get healthy people out of hospital quicker. A GB triathlete and drummer! 

>>Watch Will’s pitch here

Day 2 - Merchant

These are companies empowering businesses with alternative payment solutions (in-store & online), helping them to get paid, manage expenses and prosper in the new normal.

David Armstrong

Managing Director

John Cavebring

Founder, CEO and CTO

Craig Tillotson

CEO & Co-Founder

Sina Yamani



Miguel Mateus, Co-founder of Izicap

Miguel helped to launch 4 different startups in 4 different countries (Portugal, Italy, Morocco and Brazil) as a Consultant and Izicap as an Entrepreneur that is already active in 3 countries and is expanding quickly. Izicap is the Card-linked CRM & Loyalty platform to help local merchants thrive! Read more

>>Watch Miguel’s pitch here

Day 3 - Enablers

These companies are leveraging AI, machine learning and the blockchain, to tokenise data, democratise investing, combat fraud and drive operational efficiency.

Sofia Augusto

Marketing Manager

Sergi Figueres

Co-Founder and CEO

Timothée Grüner

Antelop Solutions
Chief Commercial Officer

Sean Salloux

Baanx Group Ltd.
Chief Revenue Officer (CRO)


Daniel Greiller, Chief Commercial Officer of Weavr

Daniel has a wealth of experience leading and scaling businesses in exciting and emerging industries – it was this appetite to be at the forefront of the Embedded Banking revolution that brought him to Weavr. Read more

>>Watch Daniel’s pitch here

Submit your pitch

Deadline is 5th November 2021.

Please note: After submitting your details, you will be asked to submit a video pitch which will be featured on our website for live voting.

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