FinTech Scotland heads to New York for innovation spotlight

  • FinTech Scotland collaborates with UK Department for Business and Trade to send Scottish fintech firms delegation to New York.
  • Delegation, led by CEO Nicola Anderson, participates in New York Tartan Week and FinTech Week to showcase Scotland’s fintech sector.
  • Activities include strategic engagements, meetings with investors and banks, aiming to raise international profile and explore US market opportunities.

FinTech Scotland partners with UK Department for Business and Trade, sending Scottish fintech firms to New York for Tartan Week and FinTech Week, aiming to boost global presence.

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Spotlight on Scottish Fintech: Delegation heads to New York

FinTech Scotland, the organization driving the fintech economy in Scotland, collaborates with the UK Department for Business and Trade (DBT) to send a delegation of Scottish fintech firms to New York.

Led by Nicola Anderson, CEO of FinTech Scotland, the group includes representatives from Terrapin, Tindeco, GrandBequest, and Broker Insights, showcasing Scotland’s dynamic fintech sector at New York Tartan Week and New York FinTech Week.

The collaboration between FinTech Scotland and the UK Department for Business and Trade to showcase Scottish fintech innovation in New York is a remarkable initiative. It not only highlights Scotland’s dynamic fintech sector but also demonstrates the commitment to fostering international partnerships and exploring new markets. The strategic engagements during New York FinTech Week present valuable opportunities for Scottish fintech firms to expand their global presence and forge meaningful connections with investors and industry leaders. Overall, this proactive approach underscores the potential for cross-border collaboration and innovation within the fintech industry.
——Tilly, BTW Reporter

Strategic engagements: Opportunities and activities in New York

As part of Tartan Week, DBT, FinTech Scotland, and Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE) hosted a fintech reception on April 4, 2024, to celebrate and strengthen the financial relationship between Scotland and the US.

During New York FinTech Week, FinTech Scotland and the accompanying firms engage in strategic activities to raise their international profile and explore the US market, including reverse pitching sessions, roundtable discussions, and meetings with investors and banks.

Nicola Anderson stated, “Our participation in Tartan Week and New York FinTech Week highlights Scottish fintech innovations. Collaborating with PwC and DBT fosters meaningful connections and explores US market growth.”

UK government support: Minister’s endorsement and collaboration

UK Government Minister for Scotland John Lamont attended the fintech reception, affirming the UK’s commitment to transatlantic partnerships and encouraging US businesses to explore opportunities in Scotland’s fintech sector.

These events underscore FinTech Scotland’s dedication to international collaboration and showcase Scotland’s fintech cluster strengths, promoting cross-border innovation and business opportunities between Scotland and the US.


Tilly Lu

Tilly Lu, an intern reporter at BTW media dedicated in Fintech and Blockchain. She is studying Broadcasting and Hosting in Sanming University. Send tips to

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