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Julie is CEO and Founding Director of The FinTech50, launched in 2013 to recognise the European game-changers transforming financial services. Published annually, the list is now helping FinTech companies to raise profile globally, connect with influencers, investors and funders and generate business. Julie is also founding director of FinTechCity, the platform which brings together the European FinTech Community, and The FinTech50 Asia.


Advisory Panel member: Finconecta, YES Bank

A co-founder of The FinTech50 & FinTechCity, Nicky is also a founding member of ICON Corporate Finance. She connects FinTech companies to FinTechCity’s global network of  investors and strategic acquirers.


Julie Lake: CEO / Founding Director

Nicky Cotter: Co-Founder

FinTechCity is the result of the power of collaboration. We are extremely grateful to our partners for their support. Meet the founders and operational team.



Simon Piper, Research Analyst

Simon works with us to investigate and examine recent FinTech investment activity across the European market.


Chris Guttridge, Research Analyst

Chris is the latest member of the FinTech50 team and will work with us on our expanded 2015 programme.

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