Digital First

from Ride Hailing to Banking without Borders

Tuesday 25th September 2018

Location: Hangar58. Runway East Shoreditch,

The UK’s technology sector continues to attract leading global players for digital innovations – and Estonian start-ups are at the fore.

During the first six months of 2018, €245.6 million has been invested in Estonian start-ups, just €26.5 million shy of the total investments of 2017.

Many of these start-ups have established their headquarters in UK and are rapidly expanding globally.

Join us to hear from Taxify about their vison for a better ride-hailing platform that treats drivers and riders fairly – and how they’ve succeeded in scaling up in Europe, Africa and India, and why London needs Taxify.

Learn how Zego, a global insurtech company providing flexible commercial insurance for businesses and professionals is disrupting the insurance market through their tailored and unique offering.

How do you challenge the norm and disrupt established markets? Mobile-only banking service Monese, which now has over 500,000 sign-ups, will share their experience in delivering banking without borders.

techUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow. Hear about the dynamic ecosystem it provides for supporting, partnering and scaling up digital businesses from techUK.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Henrik Jenson, Director of International at Taxify

  • Sten Saar, CEO and Co-Founder of Zego

  • Norris Koppel, CEO of Monese

  • Simon Spier, Head of International Trade at techUK

  • Moderator: James Oates, Honorary President of BECC


The talks will be followed by a Q&A with a panel, and drinks and snacks on arrival and at the close.

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