Hear us speak and meet the team at these events

Web Summit 2019

November 05, 2019

Brad van Leeuwen will be speaking at Web Summit in Lisbon as part of the round table series on cooperation between fintech and banks. Learn how to structure win-win partnerships to bring new revenues to banks and new scale to fintechs.

Polish Tech Day

October 24, 2019

Catch Brad van Leeuwen at Google in Kings Cross at the Polish Tech Day. Brad will be participating in the Fintech panel along with Curve and the ex-CEO of mBank.

Belgian Innovation Day

October 23, 2019

Railsbank's Brad van Leeuwen is speaking at the Belgian Innovation Forum, hosted by Mastercard. Brad is building on our recent interview with Tearsheet and talking about the unintuitive use cases enabled by Banking-as-a-Service.

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development - Opportunities in Fintech

October 22, 2019

Come on down to EBRD's London Headquarters on 23 October 2019, where Brad van Leeuwen will be speaking about the opportunities in fintech. 

FinTech Abu Dhabi Festival 2019

October 20, 2019

Railsbank was invited to Abu Dhabi to exhibit at the as part of their Fintech 50 - the most exciting and innovative fintech emerging and scaling businesses from across the world

Warsaw International Banking Summit

October 15, 2019

Railsbank's Shaul David is off to Warsaw to talk about new entrants in the capital markets and the role that Railsbank has to play in reinventing financial services.

Banking as a Service at LendIt

September 24, 2019

Catch Railsbank CEO Nigel Verdon talking about Banking as a Service at LendIt 2019, joined by Nick Ogden from Clearbank, Sophie Guibaud from Robin Finance Tech and Frank Otten from Varengold Bank.

BrightTALK @ Sibos

September 22, 2019

Catch Brad van Leeuwen at SIBOS on 23 September talking about Open Banking, hosted by BrightTALK

Central European Banks Roadshow - The Future of Banking

June 27, 2019

Our VP of Partnerships and Marketing, Brad van Leeuwen will be speaking on 28 June 2019 at Level39 about the Future of Banking.

Thanks to the UK Department of International Trade for the Opportunity.

Power of Women in Innovation

June 25, 2019

Railsbank's Head of Compliance and MLRO Jo Jenkins will be speaking at the EY Power of Women in Innovation event.

AB Insights and Outrun Ventures

June 24, 2019

Railsbank's CEO and Founder Nigel Verdon is off to Rise London on June 25th to talk at the AB Insights and Outrun Ventures event

Money2020 Europe

June 02, 2019

Railsbank will be exhibiting at this event.

Vilnius Clojure Meeting

May 29, 2019

Our engineering superstar, Žilvinas Urbonas, will be speaking at Rise Vilnius at the Vilnius Clojure meetup about why Railsbank uses Clojure and Datomic.

Fintech and Insurtech Digital Congress, Poland

May 08, 2019

On 9 May, Railsbank's VP of Partnerships and Marketing Brad van Leeuwen will be talking at the Fintech and Insurtech Digital Congress in Warsaw about Pragmatic Compliance.


Thanks to the UK Department of International Trade for the opportunity!

Open Banking Excellence - From Theory to Practice

March 21, 2019

Head on down to Open Banking Excellence on 21 March 2019 to hear Brad van Leeuwen speaking about how to take Open Banking from Theory to Practice.

Visa Everywhere Initiative

March 20, 2019

Railsbank is off to Singapore on 20 March 2019 for the Asian finals of the Visa Everywhere Initiative.

London Fintech Conference - Talent Month

March 20, 2019

Railsbank will be exhibiting at London Fintech Conference Talent Month on 20 March 2019. Thanks to the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology for the opportunity!

Guest Lecture Reading University

March 19, 2019

Nigel Verdon CEO & co-founder of Railsbank will be giving a guest lecture on Fintech and Blockchain at Reading University, 2pm - 4pm.

Money2020 Asia 2019

March 18, 2019

Railsbank will be exhibiting at Money2020 Asia 2019 in Singapore, which starts on 18 March.

Istanbul Fintech Week

March 03, 2019

Railsbank CEO and Founder Nigel Verdon will be speaking at Istanbul Fintech Week on 2-5 April 2019

Mobile World Congress - 4YFN

February 25, 2019

Thanks to Mastercard for sponsoring Railsbank to speak at 4YFN, the startup conference attached to the famous Mobile World Congress!

Brad van Leeuwen, VP of Partnerships and Marketing at Railsbank, spoke about how lowering the barriers to entry for financial services makes for better financial products for people and businesses.

Blockchain Conference Stockholm

February 06, 2019

Nigel Verdon, CEO & co-founder of Railsbank will be conference chairman and guest speaker at this event.  Agenda TBC

Paris Fintech Forum 2019

January 29, 2019

Railsbank will be exhibiting and leading panels at this event.

Fintech Connect London

December 05, 2018

Railsbank will be attending Fintech Connect which will be showcasing discussions around digital transformation, IT infrastructure and Paytech.

London School of Economics Guest Lecture

November 29, 2018

Nigel Verdon CEO & co-founder of Railsbank will be giving a guest lecture at 6pm on 29th November.

The LSE Entrepreneur Talks is a bi-weekly speaker series that brings successful entrepreneurs to LSE for an hour of inspiring input and stimulating debates. Previous guests range from techy founders of fast-growing start-ups to executives of global corporations. Last year, for example, the LSE welcomed Riccardo Zacconi (King Digital), Jon Wright (Innocent), Dhiraj Mukherjee (Shazam).


November 23, 2018

Railsbank's annual open banking hackathon, Nov 23rd-25th in London. #OpenBankHack18 - a 48 hour hackathon to create innovative banking services using the Railsbank Open Banking API.

LendIt Fintech Europe

November 19, 2018

Nigel Verdon, CEO & co-founder of Railsbank will be speaking at this event about the future of banking at the Business Design Centre London.

Singapore Fintech Festival

November 12, 2018

Railsbank is part of the DTI's trade mission to Singapore this November and will be exhibiting at this event.

#SFF2018 #SGFinTechFest

Digital Economy Conference Athens

November 06, 2018

Brad van Leeuwen Railsbank Head of Partnership will be speaking about Open Banking at the Leaders of the Digital Economy Athens.

Hong Kong Fintech Week

October 29, 2018

Railsbank will be exhibiting and will have a booth at Hong Kong Fintech Week.

The World's 1st cross border Fintech event. 
Oct 29 - Nov 2 2018 @ Hong Kong & Shenzhen   

OECD Financial Roundtable Paris

October 24, 2018

Brad van Leeuwen, Railsbank Head of Partnerships will be attending the OECD Financial Roundtable in Paris.

This biannual informal dialogue between Committee officials and private financial sector representatives and stakeholders will be on the topic “Open Banking” and the revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) in Europe. 

NPF & Regtech Leaders Forum - Brussels

October 21, 2018

Nigel Verdon, CEO & co-founder of Railsbank will be a key note speaker at this event.

Taking place in Brussels from October 22-23. 

The NPF & Regtech Leaders Forum will host the exclusive meeting point between regulators, bankers, retailers, fintech & regtech execs, technology evangelists and thought leaders, in an exclusive 2-day setting.

The agenda combines keynote sessions on industry-wide issues with focused workshops/panel discussions and practical case studies for compliance, payments professionals and solution providers on subjects such as current and upcoming regulations, digital transformation and cyber security, mobile banking/payments, customer experience, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, AI, and much more.

#NeoCrypto Trust

October 02, 2018

Nigel Verdon, CEO & co-founder of Railsbank will be a panellist at this event.

#NeoCryptoTrust: Using AI to provide risk-free operations to neo-banks and cryptocurrency markets

Date: Wednesday, 3rd October 2018

Time: 18:00 – 21:00

Location: Sandbox 1, Level39, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5AB


18:00 Registration & Welcome Drinks

18:30 Keynote Address

18:40 Panel Discussion

Making the world safe for neo-banks and cryptocurrency companies

19:20 Q&A Session

19:30 Cybersecurity and Cryptocurrency Startups Pitches

19:50 Closing Remarks and Networking Drinks

20:50 Vacate the Premises

Innovation in Banking Conference Prague

September 17, 2018

Nigel Verdon, CEO & co-founder of Railsbank will be speaking about innovation in Open Banking during this two day conference.

Asian Banker Delegation

July 24, 2018

Railsbank is taking part in welcoming an Asian Banker delegation on 25th of July from

- Investec Bank (South Africa)

- ABSA (South Africa)

- Central Bank of Swaziland (South Africa)

- Allied Bank (Malaysia)

- Emirates (Dubai)

- Siam Commercial Bank (Dubai)



3.30 - 4.15 Startupbootcamp (Nektarios Liolios)

4.15 - 5.15 FinTechs presentations & Q&A 

Matercard Conference Ukraine

June 27, 2018

Mastercard hosts an annual event for issuers in Europe. This year it is in Ukraine and the theme is empowering the digital  economy.  Brad Van Leeuwen, our Head of Partnerships, is speaking at the conference about how Railsbank is an enabler for both banking and fintech and how Mastercard Start Path supports us.

Fintech and Insuretech Showcase

July 04, 2018

Funding London is hosting the FinTech and InsureTech industry showcase at the WeWork office space in Aldwych. Railsbank will be there!


There will be guest speakers sharing insights on market trends with feature presentations from LCIF portfolio companies, sharing how their technologies are disrupting this sector.

Key industry speakers include

  • Mason Maini, Senior Director of Business Development, Pitchbook

  • Susanne Chishti, CEO, FINTECH Circle & FINTECH Circle Institute

  • Christer Holloman, CEO, Divido

  • Garrick Douthwaite, Manager, FinTech Strategy, Ernst & Young (EY)

  • James Birch, Associate Director, and Richard Chattock, CEO, InsurTech Gateway

  • Mia Iwama Hastings, Head of Business Development, and David Cunningham, CEO, Priviti

LCIF portfolio companies presenting include:

  • David Tuck, Founder & CEO, Chaser

  • Karan Shanmugarajah, CEO, WealthKernal

  • Brad van Leeuwen, Head of Partnerships, Railsbank

  • Janthana Kaenprakhamroy, Founder & CEO, Tapoly


  • FinTech and InsureTech sector overview

  • FinTech and InsureTech companies

  • Networking with VCs, corporates and our partners begins after presentations.


Starting time: 5.45pm | Finish time: 8.30pm | Drinks will be provided

Amsterdam Fintech Forum

June 06, 2018

Nigel Verdon, co-founder and CEO of Railsbank will be attending Amsterdam Fintech Forum as a panel and conference speaker.

Money 20:20 Amsterdam

June 02, 2018

Railsbank will be exhibiting at Money 20:20 in Amsterdam (4-6 June 2018).

HM Treasury International Fintech Conference

March 22, 2018

Railsbank has been invited to take part in this HM Treasury event in March. The event will bring together international investors and UK Fintechs for a day long programme of talks and pitches promoting global investment in the sector.

ACAMS UK Chapter Meeting

March 20, 2018

Nigel Verdon will be speaking at the ACAMS (Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists) at the Bloomberg Headquarters in London.  

InTeahouse Global FinTech Summit China

March 16, 2018

Nigel Verdon, CEO and co-founder of Railsbank will be speaking at the InTeahouse Global Fintech Summit in China in March.  The summit is a gathering of 300+ industry leaders from Severn countries.  Nigel will be joining top industry leaders in the largest Fintech market in the world to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the future of money, competition, regulation and talent.

Money2020 Singapore

March 13, 2018

Nigel Verdon, CEO of Railsbank will be speaking at Money2020 in Singapore and hosting a panel called 'Rise of the Platforms.'  He will be joining senior representatives, visionaries and representatives from across Asia.

North European MBA Venture Capital Investment Competition

March 09, 2018

Nigel Verdon, CEO of Railsbank has been invited to be a judge  for the North European Final of the MBA Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) at Cranfield School of Management.


VCIC is one of the leading Global MBA competitions. The aim of the competition is to put MBA students into the shoes of investors. In teams of five, the MBA students have to evaluate 3-4 real businesses currently looking for funding, do face-to-face due diligence with each entrepreneur on the day, present their decision on who they would like invest in and under what terms to the investment committee (judges) and then negotiate the deal.