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Meet our FinTech Startup of the Year: Divido
posted on April 21, 2017

Meet Divido, the winner of the FinTech Startup of the Year award at our flagship Elevator Pitch LIVE 2016 competition.

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GP Bullhound: UK’s ranking in FinTech declines slightly as China takes the lead
posted on April 21, 2017

China solidified its position as the rising leader in the world of FinTech last year, with four more of its firms reaching a billion-dollar valuation, while the UK’s position declined slightly.

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FinTech Monthly: £108m in UK FinTech investment, Square’s UK launch, Monzo news and more
posted on April 18, 2017

Welcome to FinTech Monthly, your round up of the past month’s top financial technology news, brought to you by Tech City News and law firm Gowling WLG. This episode, we have £108m in UK FinTech investment, Square’s UK launch, Monzo news, smart contracts and more.

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Top 5 UK FinTech investment rounds so far this year
posted on April 13, 2017

We take a look at Tech City News’ investment tracker and pull out the top 5 FinTech raises that have taken place so far this year.

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Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond champions UK FinTech
posted on April 12, 2017

The chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond wants the UK to remain at the forefront of the FinTech revolution post-Brexit.

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Suffolk-based FinTech platform Fleximize secures £16.3m in debt funding
posted on April 11, 2017

Online funding platform Fleximize has received £16.3m in debt funding from Hadrian’s Wall Investments Limited. Fleximize works to grow British SMEs by offering tailored financial solutions to its customers and employing relationship managers to provide clients with regular support.

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Personal savings app Oval Money, founded by ex head of Uber Italy, raises €1.2m
posted on April 5, 2017

Personal savings app Oval Money has raised €1.2m in funding backed by Italy’s Gruppo Intesa SanPaolo.

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FinTech Monthly: Investments topping £33m, a blockchain update involving JP Morgan Chase and more
posted on March 6, 2017

Welcome to FinTech Monthly. Your roundup of last month’s top financial technology news brought to you by Tech City News and law firm Gowling WLG. This episode, we have UK FinTech investments topping £33m, Amazon Payments news, a blockchain update involving JP Morgan Chase and more.

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FinTech firm Squirrel raises £460,000 on crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom
posted on February 28, 2017

London-based FinTech startup Squirrel has raised £459,871 on crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom, exceeding its £400,019 target.

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London FinTech firm Dealflo raises £10m Series B
posted on February 27, 2017

Financial automation service Dealflo has announced a £10m Series B investment led by venture capital firm Holtzbrinck Ventures, with additional funds from Notion Capital and Frog Capital.

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Challenger bank Monzo announces £19.5m investment
posted on February 23, 2017

Challenger bank Monzo has announced a £19.5m Series B round from venture capital firms Thrive Capital, Passion Capital and Orange Digital Ventures.

London FinTech

Investment in UK FinTech ‘declined by more than 85%’ in 2016
posted on February 21, 2017

Investment into UK FinTech companies declined by more than 85% in 2016 compared to 2015, according to a recent report by KPMG.

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PropTech firm No Agent raises over £500,000 through crowdfunding
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Oxford’s AI firm Oxbotica gets £8.6m to lead driverless car consortium
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Farmdrop gets £7m from investors including Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström
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Making gender pay gap reporting work for tech
posted on April 23, 2017

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Top tech stats: UK FinTech, Brexit, cybersecurity and more
posted on April 22, 2017