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UK tech reacts to the arrival of the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive


Inbound investment into UK tech ‘reaches 10 year high’


Starling Bank expands to Ireland as it eyes Europe

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“Coffee, networking and productivity”: Workspace disruptor ‘Lounge’ launches in London
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Financial Tech


UK-founded tech startup Blockchain secures $40m Series B
posted on June 22, 2017

Blockchain, a UK-founded software platform for digital assets, has closed a $40m (£31.6m) Series B round. reveals why he became an advisor to UK FinTech startup Atom Bank
posted on June 22, 2017 explained last night to a room of perspiring journalists at a sweltering London location why he decided to become an advisor to UK FinTech firm Atom Bank.

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As Apple upgrades its payments offering, do UK P2P startups stand a chance?
posted on June 8, 2017

Apple has launched a peer-to-peer (P2P) payments service to rival those of Facebook, Google and PayPal. But does this leave any room for UK startups to innovate?


UK dominates FinTech50 list of innovative financial technology firms
posted on June 7, 2017

British FinTech firms have dominated this year’s FinTech50, a list of Europe’s most innovative financial technology companies. Some 33 of this year’s top 50 firms are based in London, cementing the UK’s position as the leader in European FinTech.


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.


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.


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.

Editor's picks

UK tech reacts to the arrival of the Fourth EU Money Laundering Directive
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Inbound investment into UK tech ‘reaches 10 year high’
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Starling Bank

Starling Bank expands to Ireland as it eyes Europe
posted 5 hours ago

FinTech startup Yoyo Wallet gets £12m to expand across Europe
posted 7 hours ago

Survey: 22% of female tech founders not heard by male investors
posted 8 hours ago

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Your employer brand: How to be more attractive to tech professionals
posted on June 25, 2017