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Financial Tech

remittance

TransferWise, WorldRemit and Currencycloud: How UK startups are shaking up the remittance market
posted on May 18, 2017

We take a look at TransferWise, WorldRemit and Currencycloud – the UK FinTech companies breaking the remittance monopoly held by the likes of Western Union and MoneyGram.

Tom Blomfield, CEO, Monzo

Monzo’s Tom Blomfield on cutting the crap from financial services
posted on May 11, 2017

Monzo CEO Tom Blomfield is adamant his company is different to the incumbent financial institutions we know and loathe, but when you strip back all the PR fluff, just how different is it? We interview the man himself to find out.

UK tech unicorn TransferWise expands to Singapore
posted on April 27, 2017

TransferWise, a London-based FinTech startup, has announced the opening of an office in Singapore to serve the Asia-Pacific region.

investors

UK FinTech firms ‘raised $328m in Q1 2017’
posted on April 26, 2017

Venture capital funding into UK FinTech firms rose during Q1 2017, according to CB Insight’s latest report.

Divido EP winner

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.

shanghai

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.

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.

Fintech firms

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.

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.

fleximize-team

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.

Benedetta

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.

FinTech Monthly Feb 2017 (1)

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.

Editor's picks

paddle team

Exclusive: E-commerce firm Paddle buys DevMate for ‘seven figure sum’
posted 5 mins ago

CalumSmeaton

Calum Smeaton, CEO of TVSquared, on growing a successful UK AdTech firm and raising $9.5m
posted 3 hours ago

diversity uk vc

Research spotlights lack of women in UK venture capital industry
posted 5 hours ago

Labour’s Manifesto: what does it mean for UK tech?
posted 6 hours ago

Theresa May

UK startups predict difficult times ahead following EU tech funding freeze
posted 22 hours ago

savemoneycutcarbon

EXCLUSIVE: Suffolk-based SaveMoneyCutCarbon raises £2.2m
posted 23 hours ago