On the 30th of April our colleagues at StrategyEye will host ‘The Future of Payments’, the latest in their series of knowledge and networking events at The Escalator in East London.
The evening will feature keynote speeches from three of the most disruptive companies in payments, plus rapid-fire pitches from the start-ups taking the space by storm. The talks will be rounded off by pizza and networking drinks with 130 payments entrepreneurs, investors and senior executives.
Meet the Speakers
James Allgrove, Business Development and Operations Head at US Fintech unicorn Stripe ,will share the secrets to his company’s incredible growth and his insight into the top trends shaping the market.
Alex Segerby, Commercial Relations Manager at iZettle, will explain how his company came to make up 46 per cent of card terminals in Sweden and (six per cent in the UK) after just five years in operation.
Jens Saltin, Head of Expansion at online payment processor Klarna, which currently operates in 18 markets and handles 250,000 payments every day, will talk attendees through his company’s impressive growth story.
Tom Weaver, Co-Founder and CEO of mobile payments start-up Flypay, will discuss how his company – which makes it easier for consumers to split bills, pay at the bar and place orders – is disrupting the restaurant space.
Just 31% of Brits know who's on the back of the new £5 polymer banknote, says new research from Barclays, which also found that the number of cash users continues to drop as people prefer using more digital methods of payments.
Nine out of ten consumers use their smartphones more than any other device, and consumers would also prefer to use biometrics over PINs - with fingerprints being the preferred method, according to a new Mastercard survey.
It's banks, not government agencies, that the British people trust to deliver biometric authentication payment services, says a new Visa study.
With less than two weeks to go until the US liability shift hits its first anniversary, MasterCard published new data evidencing the positive impact the technology is having on issuing banks, merchants and consumers, as well as saying adoption continues to grow.