Empowering Wales as a globally recognised hub of FinTech excellence

FinTech Wales is an independent membership association and champion of the FinTech and Financial Services industry in Wales. As the leading advocate for FinTech in Wales, we are dedicated to empowering FinTech companies and financial services within the region to achieve remarkable success.

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Latest News

There is always something to talk about in the world of FinTech in Wales. You can keep up-to-date with all the latest industry news and member stories here.

July 16, 2024

Direct Apply Jobs in Welsh FinTech and Ecosystem for July

Discover the latest FinTech job opportunities in Wales. Our bi-weekly Recruitment RoundUp features the newest roles within the FinTech Wales community. Whether you’re a software developer, marketing manager, or seeking another position, find the perfect role in this dynamic and rapidly evolving sector.

July 09, 2024

Tuesday July 9th 2024 – The FinTech Five+

A fortnightly look at the best articles, news, and insights from FinTech Wales members and the Financial Services industry across the UK.

July 08, 2024

Election Results: What it Means for FinTech?

The Labour Party, under the leadership of Sir Keir Starmer, achieved a landmark victory in the general elections last week. Their ambitions for supporting FinTech in the UK focus on fostering innovation, enhancing global competitiveness, and ensuring inclusive growth.

July 04, 2024

SHE WHO – SEE IT, BE IT EVENT – Gallery

We at FinTech Wales are incredibly proud to have supported the latest She Who Event – See it, Be it, hosted by Ria Burrage-Male of KIBO at Blake Morgan LLP.

July 03, 2024

FinTech Wales, Ogi Pro, & USW – AI Event – Gallery

Thank you to everyone who joined us at today's Lunch & Learn event, "The Future of FinTech: Artificial Intelligence," hosted by Ogi Pro.This event was part of our ongoing partnership with University of South Wales, aimed at connecting academia and business leaders within the FinTech sector.

June 28, 2024

Job Opportunity at FinTech Wales: Operations Assistant

The Relationship Manager will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with FinTech Wales’ members. This role will involve regular interaction with members to understand their needs, ensure satisfaction, and enhance engagement with the services and initiatives on offer.

What Our Members Say

Our vibrant Welsh FinTech Ecosystem means we will connect you to other FinTech companies, influencers, supporters, investors and more, and promote your organisation to the world.
But don’t just take our word for it – hear what our members say about FinTech Wales and how you can be part of it too.

“I am thrilled that CraftCourses has become part of FinTech Wales and look forward to working with you to raise awareness of the huge wellbeing benefits of our creative workshops. Also looking forward to meeting the other FinTech members, being pretty far out in West Wales, we don’t get out anything like enough!”

“We’re relishing the opportunity to join an exciting growth sector within the Welsh economy and contribute to the success of the organisations within it. We’re looking forward to supporting the FinTech Wales members with their future growth plans.”

“ScaleAround was created to help the start-up and VC community grow, and we share the same ambitions for this region. When I started ScaleAround it was to support emerging talents, and drive growth that benefits the wider community. This is more than a business decision; it’s a commitment to shaping a brighter, more dynamic future for the financial technology landscape in Wales.”

“As a leading blue-chip search firm with a dedicated practice and office based in Wales since 2008, we believe passionately in the skills agenda and in ensuring Wales is the most dynamic and thriving environment it can be. We look forward to continuing to play our part in this and in contributing to FinTech Wales.”

“FinTech Wales’ skills strategy is highly regarded within the ecosystem. Having delivered a number of programmes, we are certainly making progress in raising awareness about the flourishing career opportunities FinTechs in Wales can provide, and we’re also creating pathways for essential talent that will make a significant difference to FinTech Wales’ members recruitment and training plans.”

“I was thoroughly impressed with the quality of the talent that was created from the Data Academy. Finalrentals has successfully hired three people as Data & Implementation Executives and they have made an excellent contribution to our company.

“We’re so pleased to have partnered with FinTech Wales to design and deliver the first employer-led Advanced Data Academy in Wales. Initiatives like this are an example of what can be achieved by working in collaboration with amazing partners to drive forward a shared vision.”

“By working in partnership with FinTech Wales and fintech industry partners across the city, the Cardiff Commitment can promote our growth sectors and create opportunities for schools, children and young people to develop the knowledge, skills and awareness our young people need to support the Welsh fintech economy.

“Growing Wagonex in Wales has given us access to the thriving Welsh FinTech ecosystem. We are great advocates for the work that FinTech Wales are doing towards developing the ecosystem here in Wales.”

“As a partner of FinTech Wales, we are passionate about supporting and growing the Welsh FinTech cluster. For us, it’s not just about supporting Principality’s growth; we want to support all the start up and scale up FinTech businesses to create job opportunities, boost economic growth and develop important skills.”

“The flourishing fintech sector is an integral and valuable part of our successful digital economy here in Wales. The supportive ecosystem and collaborative approach means that fintech firms have access to the help that they need to start-up and scale-up, including an established network of advice, talent and funding.”

“Wales’ FinTech ecosystem is making a difference to so many people every single day, and we must be louder and prouder of our achievements to truly show what Wales has to offer.”

Amplify, Influence & Build

By focusing on four strategic pillars, we are creating a fully inclusive and supportive ecosystem that enables FinTechs to thrive.

Skills &
Talent

FinTech Wales links industry and academia to increase awareness of career opportunities in FinTech, and continuously develop the talent required for the ecosystem to grow.

Funding &
Investment

Securing essential funding for Welsh FinTechs involves actively cultivating global relationships with investors and influencers to generate crucial investment opportunities.

Ecosystem &
Community

We pride ourselves on having a world-leading, collaborative FinTech ecosystem that provides essential and valued support for Welsh FinTechs to connect, learn and thrive.

Promotion & Amplification

As the voice of Welsh FinTechs, we amplify our ecosystem’s astounding success on a local, national and global stage. We must be louder and prouder to show what Wales can offer.

Make Connections and Flourish

Join a community that’ll enable your business to flourish and succeed by connecting you to the best talent, skills and investment. Make a real impact on the global and local stage by becoming part of the FinTech Wales membership today.

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Why Wales? Why not?

Wales is a phenomenal place to start and scale a business, however don’t just take our word for it…

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“Cardiff is a dynamic and entrepreneurial city with a rich talent pool. Our office here is important to our growth as we benefit directly from the capital’s outstanding universities and FinTech expertise.”

“The Welsh cluster is a highly valuable contributor to the UK’s global FinTech position. I’m confident with the innovation and passion in the Welsh ecosystem; and I know there is more we have yet to see. I’m delighted to support FinTech Wales in all the great work they are contributing to the greater UK success.”

“There is a wealth of FinTech expertise in Wales and FinTech Wales is a crucial initiative that is combining this expertise to further enable growth, through understanding and addressing skills shortages as well as being a hub for the ecosystem that FinTech’s need to be successful.”

“The flourishing fintech sector is an integral and valuable part of our successful digital economy here in Wales. The supportive ecosystem and collaborative approach means that fintech firms have access to the help that they need to start-up and scale-up, including an established network of advice, talent and funding.”

“As a partner of FinTech Wales, we are passionate about supporting and growing the Welsh FinTech cluster. For us, it’s not just about supporting Principality’s growth; we want to support all the start up and scale up FinTech businesses to create job opportunities, boost economic growth and develop important skills.”

“Wales’ FinTech ecosystem is making a difference to so many people every single day, and we must be louder and prouder of our achievements to truly show what Wales has to offer.”

Our Members

The FinTech Wales community includes over 100 organisations representing FinTech, Cyber, Data and AI, Investment Services, Finance & Credit, Banking, Insurance, Professionals Services, Government, Education and more. Discover the companies committed to supporting the Welsh FinTech ecosystem.

Our Partners

Member Offers and Discounts

June 28, 2024

Member Offer – Ogi Pro – FREE Microsoft Tenant Health Check Report

Ogi Pro are offering FinTech Wales members a complimentary Microsoft Tenant Health Check Report. This includes a free review of your Microsoft tenant environment, covering current licensing, usage, and settings to ensure your service is optimized.

June 18, 2024

Member Offer – KIBO – Ikigai Wellness

Ikigai Wellness presents an 8-week programme tailored for founders, underpinned by KIBO's core principles and their flagship programme, EAT SLEEP BREATHE CONNECT.

Skills

Improving skills is integral to the FinTech Wales mission. We work closely with FinTechs, universities, colleges and training providers to ensure our organisations within our ecosystem can find the very best talent to help them grow and scale up. We’re building the right foundations in Wales so that we can attract, develop, upskill and retain great talent.

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The Foundry Accelerator Programme

Launched in 2021, the FinTech Foundry is our award-winning accelerator programme that provides startups with the vital tools and access they need to scale and grow in Wales. The Foundry provides world-class mentorship and support to help incubate, accelerate and scale start-up organisations within the Welsh ecosystem and beyond.

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If you have any questions about FinTech Wales and the work we do across our various initiatives, contact us today and we’ll get back to you shortly.