Why Join the Payments Innovation Forum?

Ever Changing Rules & Regulation

Our members operate in a complex payments ecosystem where the expectations of regulators are growing in tandem with the pace of innovation. The consequences of poor practice can be severe. Apart from the regulatory impacts it can lead to loss of public confidence in the sector and customers not trusting firms with their money. 

We will help you be clear on your obligations to consumers and industry regulators, know the implications of new and changing regulations and maintain the highest standards of practice and compliance.

Sector Awareness and Trust

Building trust in payments and fintech is our number one priority. Left unchecked, misleading media coverage and misinformed opinion creates confusion and can be harmful to both individual firms and the industry as a whole. 

We work on your behalf to inspire legitimate confidence in the industry through educational campaigns and fact-based input, free from hyperbole and knee-jerk reactions.  

Knowledge, Experience and Expertise

PIF is led and governed by the industry for the industry. Through a year-round programme of meetings and events, we give you access to expertly-curated content and lessons learned through the lens of fintech start-ups, scale-ups and everything in between.

Drawing on our members' knowledge, experience and expertise, we offer regular briefings, practical member guidance, best practice and an abundance of opportunity to grow your network and connect with potential new partners and customers. 

Ultimately, everything we do is aimed at promoting a healthy, innovative and sustainable market for payments in which our members can grow and thrive.



Associate Member

As a market-leading payments organisation or fintech, you would like to further our cause by contributing a higher level of funding.You are a regulated firm or fintech enabler. You may be an e-money or payments institution, BIN Sponsor, issuer/issuer processor or scheme, or you may be a supplier of industry-critical services and solutions.You are a smaller payments business or fintech start-up. You may not be regulated, but work with partners who are. You may be looking to become regulated.

Benefits Enjoyed by All Members

Be part of a growing and diverse community of businesses,
from fintech start-ups, scale-ups and established firms to global payments organisations, schemes and issuer processors, and experts in law and regulatory compliance. 
Participate in our working groups to influence and help shape our response to industry issues.
Participate in our year-round programme of meetings and events with opportunities to build relationships, gain specialist knowledge and stay abreast of emerging trends. Obtain access to our educational materials to build awareness and trust with your customers.   
Have your voice heard as we promote understanding of the sector and act quickly to prevent misinformation from harming the reputation of market participants. Promote your business and amplify your brand, experience and expertise at our meetings and events.   
Gain unlimited access to our content to be clear on your obligations to your customers and industry regulators.  Promote your news and views across our channels and contribute to media campaigns that promote the breadth of innovation and expertise in the industry.
Have your voice heard as we represent your interests on important policy matters and push for best outcomes on your behalf.Influence and help shape our strategic direction by standing for election as a non-executive director of PIF

 Additional Benefactor Benefits

  • Press release announcing you as a Payments Innovation Forum Benefactor 
  • Benefactor designation in our promotional activity and on our website
  • Prominent branding and Benefactor designation at all our events 

Payments Innovation Forum Ltd is registered in England and Wales under company number 05955151 at 86-90 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NE.
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