The Gateway to the Italian Fintech Ecosystem

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Fintech District is an open ecosystem that wants to represent the Italian fintech community. Created in 2017 by SELLALAB and Copernico, it aims to foster the development of Italian and European fintech companies, and to support the growth of the financial ecosystem of the future.

Fintech District aggregates leading Italian operators and leading technology, media and capital partners for the development of the industry, by promoting collaboration, competition, service interoperability and open innovation.


20 febbraio 2018 Di sellalab in News

INTERVIEW WITH MATTEO CONCAS – General Manager Italy at N26

“We can finally accept the paper identity card. This is one of the major improvements we have done this year and that was our Achilles’ heel in 2017” particularly in Italy, where the electronic identification pass, as everyone here knows, has not yet become widespread. For Matteo Concas, General Manager Italy at N26, this development
19 febbraio 2018 Di sellalab in News

LENDIX announces its opening in Germany and the Netherlands

SME loan marketplace Lendix enters Germany and the Netherlands, will be fully operational in 5 countries by year end, this means that “Italian investors will have at their disposal a wider choice of companies to invest in. Not only Italian, French and Spanish SMEs but also German and Dutch one” explains Sergio Zocchi, SEO of
06 febbraio 2018 Di sellalab in News

Interview to Alessio Balduini CEO of Credit Data Research

“It has been an exceptional experience for me, to present Credit Passport at the Paris Fintech Forum” said Alessio Balduini, CEO of Credit Data Research. On 30 January he was on stage at this flagship event for the Fintech community to discuss with more than 2600 people from 45 countries about how PSD2 and Open


An appointment to discover everything there is to know about the new legislation concerning Equity Crowdfunding and the expected impact on the sector growth.

An event to talk with the sector about the digital payments security and about implications which may arise as regards all the new technologies underpins the fintech industry like AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Machine to Machine Finance.

Event devoted to the Regtech ecosystem. An occasion to analyze the main legal challenges and the most significant market trends.


The Italian Fintech Ecosystem is still lagging far behind the vast majority of developed countries both in terms of capital invested and general status of the industry (number of Fintech startups established in the country, aggregate revenues generated and international presence). In this context, the Fintech District wants to be a place where all the Italian stakeholders that work within the financial sector can meet and work together to foster the development of the industry and commit their competences for the achievement of a greater systemic competitive advantage.

We believe that banking and financial activities are at a time of great change that, if properly acquired and valued by entrepreneurs, incumbent and regulators, can drive the revolution in the industry and the engine of economic development.


Network & community

Promoting engagement and collaboration between fintech players, corporates, financial institutions and regulators through events and by spreading the latest news of the sector!

Connecting the dots

Supporting business opportunities and market growth within the national ecosystem and through relations with other global Fintech Hubs!


Providing private offices, flexible workspaces and coworking desks in the new financial district of Milan!

We are looking for fintech operators to join the ecosystem!

If you want to contribute to the growth of the ecosystem by joining the community or by providing valuable services related to compliance, financial know-how, technology and growth capital, you are invited to contact us.


The Fintech District is a project promoted jointly by SELLALAB and Copernico aimed at fostering the growth of the Italian Fintech Ecosystem.

Its headquarter is based at Copernico Isola for S32, the dynamic business hub located in the hearth of Milan’s new financial district between Piazza Gae Aulenti and the Garibaldi Railway Station. Not only private offices, coworking or meeting rooms, but also a library, a rooftop garden and a bistro-cafè: designed to offer a new professional experience fostering business opportunities, collaboration, flow of new ideas and network development within an increasingly international context.


MEDICI is a Global research and advisory firm that support innovation and strategy departments of top Financial Institutions. MEDICI services are reinforced by the unique data and insights acquired via its global FinTech Market network of 11K FinTech Startups (analyzed, classified and engaged), 300 Financial institutions, more than 200 Investors, Selected Regulators and over 200K Industry professionals engaged on a daily basis.

TWITTER: @gomedici

NIKE Group is a consulting company, specializing in the design of internal control system for financial institutions, and in supporting the update of internal processes to cope with external regulations. Financial institutions are researching ways to increase the efficiency of the control activities, ensuring at the same time the effectiveness required by the supervisors. Among other initiatives, including artificial intelligence and blockchain, in that respect, NIKE Group supports financial institutions in the introduction of Robot Process Automation systems that can perform specific tasks with higher productivity, compared with human staff. The control activities executed in branches and the anti-money laundering checks are the tasks in which specialized team are currently working.

TWITTER: @NIKEconsulting





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