Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal


The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) at the British Embassy in Lisbon invites all Portuguese innovative Fintech businesses to join the Fintech Virtual Mission which takes place from the 19th to 23rd of April, and where you can meet and hear from some of the most inspiring FinTech founders, bank ex-cos, technologists, entrepreneurs, investors, regulators, policy-makers, politicians, academics and media from all around the world to learn, discuss, debate and network.

This dedicated week is the best opportunity to discover why the UK is and will remain the world’s leading financial hub, which employs approximately 76,500 people and is set to grow to 105,500 by 2030. The UK accounts for 11% of the global FinTech industry. Since 2017, FinTech investment in the UK has grown explosively by 500%, with the USA expanding by 170% and Europe by 133% comparatively. 89,000 finance and insurance firms in the UK – are a  source of further growth. The UK’s FinTech adoption rate (the rate of consumers reportedly using two or more FinTech services) is 71% in comparison to the global average of 64% also being higher than most of our European competitors.


To hear about the Future of Global Fintech, the next big Fintech trends within the sector, you can register for free general admission tickets, by clicking here on the 'buy tickets' button and you'll be directed to the registration page where you can also purchase IFGS networking tickets if of interest. To take part in the networking event using the Brella app there will be a charge of £59 + VAT.


For any additional information please do not hesitate to contact our Investment Team in Lisbon: Ana Cristina, Emilia and Antonio