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DueCourse attracts former Apple tech talent



How to make your innovation pay (even more)
posted 20 hours ago

Adam Kotas, director of R&D tax consultancy ForrestBrown, says more education is required to make sure the FinTech sector is getting R&D tax credits right.

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Top tech stats: The Internet of Things, gender equality & more
posted on August 20, 2016


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

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Top tech stats: Startup survival rates, thoughts on Brexit & more
posted on August 6, 2016

Welcome to your roundup of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry. This week, we have statistics relating to startup survival, mobile finance and current reactions to the impact of Brexit upon the tech community.


Software firm Privitar lands £3m in funding
posted on August 3, 2016


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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

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

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