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FinTech Bootcamp for Women Entrepreneurs

17-18 March, 2021

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About the event

The British High Commission in India is organising a virtual Bootcamp for Indian Women Entrepreneurs in Fintech on 17th and 18th of March 2021. The event is being held in partnership with Barclays, who will support us in this journey to help participants gain knowledge and upgrade their skill in the Fintech landscape. 

The two days bootcamp will give you an opportunity to E-network with peers and discover best practices and success stories from the sector. It is also an opportunity to learn about the UK Fintech landscape and explore potential overseas market opportunities. 

Sessions on a range of topics by subject matter experts include:

  • Women in Fintech – India perspective  
  • How to build a company from scratch 
  • Success stories from Women Fintech Entrepreneurs 
  • Interactive sessions on Fintech State perspective with senior government officials and British Deputy High Commissioners 
  • Significance of diversity and mentorship in Fintech ecosystem 
  • Building banking relation 
  • Cloud scaling and fund raising techniques
  • UK Fintech market overview and possible opportunities oversees

Key takeaways for participants:

The virtual fintech bootcamp for Women will help participants gain knowledge, upgrade their skills and understand the Fintech ecosystem in India. It will also help in gaining insights from across the country and state perspectives from senior government / private sector officials. 

It will enable early/mid stage Fintech start-ups to develop a better understanding of the domain and make the right choices - be it company development, product launch, fundraising or even looking for a market oversees. During the bootcamp, the participants will also get opportunity to connect with the subject matter experts virtually. 

Eligibility criteria:

  • Indian women entrepreneurs keen to learn further on Entrepreneurship, mainly early/mid-stage Fintech start-ups 
  • The event will be focussed mainly on Women entrepreneurs however to maintain the diversity and inclusion pledge we’d welcome registrations from other entrepreneurs as well

UK- India Fintech

The UK is the global hub for the fast-growing financial technology sector, home to 17 of the top 50 Fintech companies and 25% of Fintech unicorns. India is the third largest Fintech market by size. It is therefore a priority sector for our exports, as well as a source of FDI and an important theme of our Prosperity Fund programme and policy collaboration on financial services. 

How do I register?

The webinar will be held for half a day on 17 and 18 March 2021. Participation to the sessions are free but seats are limited. Kindly check on the registration link below to apply early and avoid disappointment. You will receive confirmation mail with joining instructions shortly after the registration.

Write to Moumita.Bhattacharya@fcdo.gov.uk /Alok.Srivastava@fcdo.gov.uk in case you have any queries or if interested in connecting with any of the eminent speakers from the event. 

View event schedule      Click to register

*This website is updated regularly with more details about the programme and specific sessions.

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