Startupbootcamp and PayExpo join forces to host Payments Dragons' Den

15 December 2014

Taking place at PayExpo 2015 at the London ExCel on 9 June 

Startupbootcamp has agreed a new partnership with PayExpo, the UK's largest and most exciting payments technology event.

Startupbootcamp FinTech, a leading business accelerator focused on financial innovation, will host the Payments Dragons’ Den feature at PayExpo which takes place at ExCel, London on 9 & 10 June 2015. 

Payments Dragons' Den enables start-ups to present their product or programme to a host of experts including European programme managers, retailers, transport operators, local government authorities, banks, mobile network operators, corporates and gambling operators.

Not only will participants be able to benefit from valuable feedback from the industry, but they will also be able to directly address any questions and stir up some early buyer interest. 

Markus Gnirck, COO of Startupbootcamp FinTech, explains: “Payments Dragons’ Den can prove a real recipe for success for innovative payments entrepreneurs. Previous contestants have gone on to develop fast with investment from the buyers and venture capitalists present at PayExpo.”

Zehra Chudry, Conference Director of PayExpo, adds: “This is a great opportunity for budding Fin Tech entrepreneurs to showcase their offering to impress future partners or investors and gain valuable exposure at a world-leading industry event.

“We have been running Payments Dragons' Den at our London PayExpo show for three consecutive years with great success. Previous winners have been fast-tracked into the FinTech programme, met new clients and expanded into new markets.”

PayExpo 2015 will take place at ExCel, London on 9 & 10 June 2015. It comprises five conferences: The Future of Payments Summit; Mobile Money Europe; Payments Security & Authentication, Merchant Payments and Prepaid Gifting & Loyalty. There will also be Cryptocurrency and Payments Workshops as well as an extensive exhibition.

Delegates who book and pay in full by 31 December 2014 will qualify for an early bird rate of £299 + VAT, a saving of £700.

Complimentary delegate passes to PayExpo are available for anyone who is involved in specifying or purchasing payment solutions in the following types of business: Government Authorities; Housing Associations; Retailers; Mobile Network Operators; Issuing Banks; Gaming Operators; Hotel & Leisure Operators; Transport Operators.

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