TradeTech FX 2017

September 11-September 13, 2017

Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos, Barcelona

44 (0) 20 7368 9836

Mark Whitcroft

Founding Partner
Illuminate Financial Management
Illuminate Financial is a London-based venture capital firm with a global mandate, exclusively focused on financial technology that benefits capital markets participants. Prior to Illuminate, Mark spent eleven years in various capital market roles at HSBC and Deutsche Bank based in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and New York. He has been investing in FinTech companies since 2010 and has worked at a number of FinTech start-up accelerators. Mark will be delivering the presentation ‘FinTech innovation disrupting the financial markets ecosystem - What will impact your business and how can you compete in this moment of generational change?’ on the 13th September.


Day 2 - Wednesday 13th September 2017

2:00 PM Guest Speaker: FinTech innovation disrupting the financial markets ecosystem - What will impact your business and how can you compete in this moment of generational change?

Illuminate Financial is a London-based venture capital firm with a global mandate, exclusively focused on financial technology that benefits capital markets participants. Prior to Illuminate, Mark spent eleven years in various capital market roles at HSBC and Deutsche Bank based in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and New York. He has been investing in FinTech companies since 2010 and has worked at a number of FinTech start-up accelerators.

  • Which types of technological innovation do we expect to transform the capital markets in the next 10 years? How can you seize the opportunities now to be ahead of the curve?
  • Crossing the chasm: identifying the problems established capital markets players face and how we match them to the game-changing solutions from small early stage companies
  • How and why to take advantage of the innovative, lower cost and highly scalable solutions offered by newer and more entrepreneurial suppliers
  • Avoid the fintech hype – how can firms distil the signal from the noise?