We are thrilled to invite you to the UK-Georgia FinTech Forum! The event is organized by The UK Department for International Trade and DataFest Tbilisi, in partnership with the Bank of Georgia and Grant Thornton.
The forum will gather distinguished experts from the UK and Georgia for inspirational talks and visionary panel discussions on FinTech cooperation opportunities and developments.
The forum will take place on September 22, from 12PM, online (Zoom) and offline (Rooms Hotel Tbilisi, 14 Merab Kostava Str). In-person invitations will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
12:00 – 12:30 Registration & Networking
12:30 – 13:00 Welcoming Remarks by the Ambassador and Co-organizers
13:00 – 14:00 FinTech & Innovation in Georgia
Giorgi Kintsurashvili, Head of Digital Banking Ecosystem Unit @ Bank of Georgia
David Kikvidze, Chairman of The Supervisory Board @ Fintech Association of Georgia
Saba Nakhutsrishvili, Chief Financial Officer @ PAYZE
14:00 – 15:00 Networking Lunch
15:00 – 16:00 FinTech Ecosystem in the UK
Mike King, First Secretary, COO & Head of Investment @ Department for International Trade
Alpesh B Patel, Dealmaker @ Department for International Trade
Bryan Zhang, Co-Founder & Executive Director @ Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00 Cooperation opportunities between Georgian & British FinTech communities
Varlam Ebanoidze, Head of FinTech and SupTech Development @ National Bank of Georgia
Robin Butler, Partner and Head of Impact @ Sturgeon Capital
Nish Kotecha, Co-Founder & Chairman @ FinBoot
Tornike Asatiani, Co-Founder & COO @ Edumentors
Salome Janashvili, Global Marketing Director @ CNICK
18:00 – onwards Closing remarks followed by Drinks & Networking
Please fill out the following registration form by September 21. If you would like to attend the event in person, please wait for a confirmation.