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FinTech startups: When to blow your own trumpet, and when not to
posted on September 22, 2016

Debbie Zaman, founder and MD of specialist technology communications agency Withpr and a Tech London advocate, explains how FinTech startups can attract attention from investors and the industry.


Cambridge-based FinTech firm CashFlows buys iCheque Network Ltd
posted on September 16, 2016

Cambridge-based FinTech firm CashFlows has acquired online payments company iCheque Network Ltd.


Point of sale finance company Divido raises £2.5m
posted on September 6, 2016

Point of sale finance company Divido has raised £2.5m from Mangrove Capital Partners and London venture capital firm DN Capital.


6 things to think about when investing in FinTech
posted on August 30, 2016

Dr Richard Theo, co-founder and CEO of Wealthify, outlines key things to consider when investing in the FinTech sector.


VC investment in German FinTech ‘outpaced UK by 80%’ in Q2 2016
posted on August 17, 2016

UK-based FinTech firms received less venture capital funding than their German counterparts throughout Q2 2016.


What the UK-Korea FinTech bridge may mean for your startup
posted on August 2, 2016

Aamar Aslam, CEO of online invoice trading platform Funding Invoice, explores how fostering partnerships with other emerging FinTech markets can help strengthen UK FinTech firms.


Opportunity for FinTech firms as UK regulator calls for payments reform
posted on July 28, 2016

New opportunities could arise for FinTech firms following the UK payments regulator call for reform. The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) said today that the UK’s payments infrastructure needed to undergo reform in order to increase competition and to meet consumer requirements. Hannah Nixon, managing director of the PSR, said: ‘We need to future-proof the payments…


FinTech: Evolution or revolution?
posted on July 24, 2016

What does the future look like for financial services? Will FinTech startups lead the way?  Chris Maule, CEO and co-founder of UK Bond Network, explores. FinTech disruptors versus traditional financial services incumbents – to some, this supposed rivalry resembles that of the battle where the smaller and more agile David slays the large and mighty Goliath. It…


New FinTech Bridge to boost startups’ access to Korea
posted on July 22, 2016

The HM Treasury has announced an agreement that will seek to make it easier for the UK and the Republic of Korea to invest in financial technology. In turn, the new “FinTech Bridge”, announced at the UK-Korea Financial Forum today, will also seek to attract Korean FinTech companies and gain access to investors to the…


MasterCard acquires UK FinTech firm VocaLink for £700m
posted on July 21, 2016

MasterCard Incorporated has acquired 92.4% of payments services company VocaLink Holdings for around £700m.


Santander InnoVentures to invest further $100m in FinTech
posted on July 18, 2016

Santander InnoVentures has secured a further $100m from Santander Group to invest in minority stakes in financial technology startups.


Peer-to-peer finance provider MarketInvoice raises £7.2m
posted on July 18, 2016

Peer-to-peer finance provider MarketInvoice has raised £7.2m in a round led by MCI.TechVentures Fund of MCI Capital Group. The Manchester and London-based business finance intermediary was founded in 2011 and allows small and medium-sized businesses who have outstanding invoices to trade these with institutional investors online in order to gain working capital. Anil Stocker, co-founder…

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E-commerce startup Paddle lands $3.2m in funding
posted on September 28, 2016


Newcastle’s Screach raises £1.13m to expand internationally
posted on September 27, 2016


University of Warwick spinout Medherant receives £1.5m
posted on September 27, 2016