Fintech Podcast – Episode 140 Interview with Co-Founder of Innovate Finance Abdul Haseeb Basit

Episode 140

This week, Faisal Khan interviews the Co-Founder of Innovate Finance, Abdul Haseeb Basit. We discuss what Innovate Finance is all about, how they are acting as a catalyst for the UK Fintech scene and above all we hear Abdul’s viewpoint on a recent article which was published in the New York Times. The article cites that as per the numbers published by Innovate Finance, that “Investment in UK Fintech Tops Pre-Brexit Levels in First Half of 2017“. What does this mean for UK and the fintech scene – we will get Abdul’s viewpoint.

About Innovate Finance

Innovate Finance is an independent not-for-profit membership association representing the UK’s global FinTech community. Founded in 2014 with the support of the City of London, Innovate Finance aims to accelerate the UK’s leading position in the global financial services sector by directly supporting the next era of technology-led financial services innovators, from start-ups to institutions.

Abdul Haseeb Basit, CFO, Innovate Finance UK.
Abdul Haseeb Basit, CFO, Innovate Finance UK.

With over 250+ members, Innovate Finance seeks to address the key barriers and opportunities in the FinTech ecosystem: attracting greater investment, supporting the development of proportionate and effective regulation, engaging in community collaboration, and promoting innovation in financial services, whilst championing an open, inclusive and secular FinTech community. Members range from start-ups to the world’s leading global corporations.

Through Innovate Finance membership they have a single point of access to innovators, investors, regulators, policy makers and commercial partners. Visit for more information.

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