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Digital challenger bank Monzo gets £4.8m at £50m valuation
posted on October 20, 2016

Challenger bank Monzo has announced the closure of a £4.8m bridging funding round led by existing investor Passion Capital. The funding, which raised the company’s valuation to £50m, will be used to ramp up production of its beta programme. Speaking about the raise, Tom Blomfield, CEO of Monzo, said: “We’re grateful for the ongoing support of…


Finance giant ICAP acquires FinTech company Abide Financial
posted on October 13, 2016


Iwoca closes £21m Series C to expand across Europe
posted on October 4, 2016


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.


Artificial intelligence: Shaping the future of FinTech
posted on September 15, 2016


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


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


How to make your innovation pay (even more)
posted on August 23, 2016


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


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

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


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

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