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opportunities

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…

smart pension

FinTech startup Smart Pension gets ‘more than £3m’ in funding
posted on July 28, 2016

revolution

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


MarketInvoice

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…

FinTech

FinTech vs FinFakery: a reality check for banks and startups
posted on July 13, 2016

FinTech

FinTech startup Moneybox lands $1.75m in funding
posted on July 11, 2016

FinTech

Revolut gets £6.75m in round led by Balderton Capital
posted on July 11, 2016

FinTech

Lending Works closes £3m Series A investment round
posted on July 7, 2016

FinTech

FinTech Monthly: TransferGo raises $3.4m, Brexit, Android Pay and more
posted on July 5, 2016

Lord Freud

Blockchain tech ‘may not work at scale’ for payments distribution
posted on July 4, 2016

GIL Europe Luca

The future of FinTech: How tech will transform financial services
posted on June 30, 2016

contactless payment

The state of contactless payments in the UK
posted on June 29, 2016

Taavet and Kristo

TransferWise lands $26m in round led by Baillie Gifford
posted on May 25, 2016

TransferWise, the international money transfer platform, has closed a $26m funding round. Today’s announcement brings the London-based company’s total funding to $117m since it was founded in 2011. The round was led by Baillie Gifford, which joins Andreessen Horowitz, Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures and Sir Richard Branson as investors in the company. Taavet Hinrikus, CEO and co-founder,…

FinTech

VC investment in UK FinTech ‘outpaced Germany despite decline’ in Q1 2016
posted on May 25, 2016

FinTech

Aviva Ventures invests in Founders Factory to scale FinTech startups
posted on May 18, 2016

FinTech

UK Treasury launches “FinTech Bridge” to boost startups’ access to Asia
posted on May 12, 2016

FinTech

Scotland could be a ‘serious global contender’ in FinTech
posted on May 5, 2016

FinTech

Azimo raises $15m to expand across Asia
posted on May 5, 2016

closing gap on fintech

UK PayTech firms ‘closing the US lead in FinTech investment’
posted on May 3, 2016

UK sandbox

How the FCA’s Regulatory Sandbox scheme could help UK FinTech startups
posted on May 2, 2016

blockchain transform

Why blockchain tech ‘could transform financial services forever’
posted on April 30, 2016