Previous Events


The National Wedding Show

16th - 18th February

Kensington OlympiaLondon

The UK's biggest wedding show. Try, buy, book and hire everything you need for your special day from over 300 exhibitors. Come and find out how Starling could help you save, budget and keep track of expenses for your wedding. We'll be at stand H86.

Destinations – The Holiday and Travel Show, London

1st - 4th February

Kensington OlympiaLondon

The largest and longest-running travel event. Find the next trip worth saving for (with zero travel fees from us when you make it happen.) Use the code DST50 for free tickets and come and say hello at stand TA5.

Paris Fintech Forum

30th - 31st January

Palais BrongniartParisFrance

The most exclusive digital finance and fintech event in Europe! During these two days the key issues at the heart of the news of digital finance in general, and Fintech in particular, will be discussed.

With: Anne Boden

Next Money Asia 2018

30th - 31st January

Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition CentreWan ChaiHong Kong

The largest fintech conference in Hong Kong. 2000 people will gather in Hong Kong, with the world’s best speakers assembled to cover fintech design, innovation & entrepreneurship, and see the top 24 startups globally pitch for prizes and cash. Megan will be discussing alternative financial systems and challenger banks shifting customer mindsets.

With: Megan Caywood

Destinations – The Holiday and Travel Show, Manchester

18th - 21st January


The largest and longest-running travel event. Find the next trip worth saving for (with zero travel fees from us when you make it happen.) Use the code DST50 for free tickets and come and say hello at stand E1.


LSE Phenomenal Women Conference

16th October

London School of Economics and Political ScienceLondon

“Phenomenal Women” is an event is organised jointly by the LSE Investment Society and Women in Business Society with the aim of promoting the successes of women in finance, consultancy or other similar areas and equipping current students with the advice to help reach those roles.

With: Megan Caywood

unbound London 2017: a celebration of innovation

19th July - 20th June

The Old Truman BreweryLondonUK

The festival connecting brands and corporations with disruptive technology to fuel their innovation and growth.

With: Anne Boden

TOA 2017: Berlin

11th July - 14th June

Funkhause BerlinBerlinGermany

Tech Open Air is Europe’s leading interdisciplinary technology festival. At TOA our mission is to connect, grow and inspire the human spirit through interdisciplinary knowledge exchange and collaboration.

With: Anne Boden

Money 20/20 Europe

26th - 28th June

Bella CenterCopenhagenDenmark

Money20/20 Europe is critical to realising the vision of disruptive ways in which consumers and businesses manage, spend and borrow money. Anne will be delivering a keynote speech on entrepreneurship & investing, whilst Megan sits on a panel discussing APIs, processing, POS & open

Including: Anne BodenMegan Caywood

Banking as a Marketplace

15th June

Money Talks: VCs Take The Stage by Innovate Finance

15th June

East WintergardenLondonUK

Entrepreneurs go to VCs for money. But what if the tables were turned and investors had to pitch to entrepreneurs? We put VCs in the hot seat and get them on stage to do just that – before a group of startups.

With: Anne Boden

Leaders In Tech Summit

14th June

Google Digital AcademyLondonUK

Megan will deliver a keynote speech on how challenger banks are leading the way in terms of AI implementation in the UK and also, separately, she will join a panel to discuss the future of money: digital banks and virtual money.

With: Megan Caywood

Lean Startup Summit London 2017

13th - 14th June

Here EastLondonUK

Diane Perlman, Global CMO of startup accelerator Mass Challenge, interviews Anne Boden. They’ll discuss Starling’s approach to innovation and experimentation in a highly regulated industry, the biggest challenges for fintech in 2017, and how to best disrupt the holds big banks have on customers.

With: Anne Boden

FT – PA Consulting Group Executive Innovation Briefing – Making Leaders Fit for Purpose

13th June

Financial Times HeadquartersLondonUK

The Financial Times, in partnership with PA Consulting, present a unique Breakfast Briefing forum. Using an innovative lens, discussion will focus on the role of a leader, how they need to be fit for purpose, and the culture of innovation they need to create. Executives and innovators alike will map out the skills needed and the path towards embedding an innovative culture in every organisation.

With: Anne Boden

Harnessing Fintech Innovation in Retail Banking 2017

8th June

Millennium Gloucester HotelKensington, LondonUK

Megan will be delivering a talk on managing the API ecosystem effectively to offer an omnichannel banking experience to customers.

With: Megan Caywood

Payments Innovation Conference

8th June

etc. venues County HallLondon

Anne will be on the panel to discuss topics on "Payments in the Connected World".

With: Anne Boden


6th June

5th Annual Retail Banking Forum

1st - 2nd June

Venue Crowne Plaza Berlin – Potsdamer PlatzBerlinGermany

Megan will deliver a keynote speech on digital banking and APIs. The Banking sector is going through very turbulent times due the innovations on the market. Retail banks are trying to keep up with the new entrants of the market like challenger banks or FinTechs.

With: Megan Caywood

Money20/20 London

30th May

Child & Co.LondonUK

Money20/20 Europe is partnering with Bell Pottinger, Child & Co., Femtech Leaders and Holland Fintech to showcase the latest FinTech insights of 2017 in London this May.

With: Anne Boden

ProductTank London

17th May

Global Digital Banking Conference

11th May

Gibson HallLondon

The realities of an open banking World.

With: Megan Caywood

Open Banking Summit

10th May

EFMA – Distribution Summit

27th April

Hilton WembleyLondon

Megan will be discussing banking as a marketplace. In a dynamic industry such as financial services, it is vital that banks and insurance organisations ensure they are aware of where the industry is headed next. Naturally, distribution plays a key role in the industry’s future, customer experience and business.

With: Megan Caywood

Women in Islamic & Ethical Finance Forum (WIEFF)

20th April

Starling Hackathon

7th - 9th April


We’re opening up our API and we’re planning a weekend-long Hackathon event hosted by Campus London, for you to come and flex your developer muscles.

With: Megan CaywoodStarling Developers

Innovate Finance

6th April

The ShardLondon

APIs, Open banking and platforms panel.

With: Megan Caywood

ALTFI Europe Summit 2017

30th March

The BreweryLondonUnited Kingdom

A panel discussion on synergies in fintech and identifying complementary niche. Speakers include CEOs and founders from Market Invoice, auxmoney, Atom Bank, Pariti and Scalable Capital.

With: Anne Boden

FStech Awards

23rd March

London Marriott HotelLondonUnited Kingdom

Julian will feature on the judging panel of the 17th annual FStech Awards, celebrating excellence and innovation within the UK and EMEA financial services sector.

With: Julian Sawyer

Fintech Investor Forum – Hosted by London Stock Exchange

16th March

London Stock ExchangeLondon

Anne is on the panel discussing new banks.

With: Anne Boden

Retail Banking Innovation Conference 2017

15th March


Megan will be joining a panel discussion on challenger banks in 2017, where the speakers will consider the possible future impact of challenger banks on the retail banking space and the business models that could lead to successful disruption.

With: Megan Caywood

Digital Banking Conference

9th March

Marker HotelDublin

Key Note on Digital in Financial service

QCon London

6th March

The Queen Elizabeth II Conference CentreLondon

Building & trusting a cloud bank (Architecting for failure track)

With: Greg Hawkins

Customer Experience Exchange: Financial Services

22nd February

Hilton Syon Park HotelLondon

BBA Digital ID&V Conference

14th February

Pinners HallLondonUK

This BBA’s event brings together government, banks and industry experts to discuss digital identity and the KYC landscape.

With: Julian Sawyer

London Fintech Conference 2017

8th February

Imperial College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom

With: Anne Boden

Macquarie Annual Digital Ecosystems Conference 2017

25th January

Macquarie Conference SuiteLondon

Digital Banks and Marketplace Lenders – Rethinking the provision of financial services

With: Anne Boden