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Bitcoin: Blockchain’s first app
posted on January 6, 2017

If you’ve heard of any application of blockchain technology, it’s likely bitcoin. Roop Gill explores the history of the digital currency and the impact it has had to date.

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Accelerating blockchain: UK regulators push ahead with regulation
posted on September 25, 2016

This article looks at the recent developments in the worlds of digital currency and blockchain technology.

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FinTech Monthly: Privitar lands £3m, bitcoin hack, new FinTech incubator & more
posted on September 5, 2016

Welcome to FinTech Monthly for July 2016 – your monthly round up of the top financial technology news. This month, we filmed from the Funding Circle office in London. In this episode, we have Pritivar’s funding round, The Pulse of FinTech Report by KPMG and CB Insights, Barclays voice recognition and more.

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Bitcoin, Brexit and Imogen Heap: The Blockchain Issue by Tech City News available now
posted on April 19, 2016

We are happy to announce that Tech City News’ latest print magazine issue has launched. Focusing on the topic of blockchain, issue 10 of our popular tech magazine, features Imogen Heap, award winning artist and technologist, as its cover star. Heap, whose interest in technology stems back to her childhood, is also the focus of…

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Jukedeck wins #TCDisrupt, Walmart announces mobile payments & more in your week in tech
posted on December 11, 2015

Jukedeck win #TCDisrupt, Walmart announces mobile payments and the hunt for the founder of Bitcoin continues. This week we filmed at Interchange a coworking space in the heart of Camden. Georgie Barrat presents all this and more in your week in tech. Download of the week Our download of the week is Sup. With Sup you can…

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Digital currency ecosystem tested on island
posted on November 23, 2015

Digital currency consultancy Coinstructors recently attempted to demonstrate how a digital currency can work by launching the first ever fully deployable digital ecosystem on the island of Agistri, as Lee Gibson-Grant, founder of Coinstructors, explains. Digital currencies have, over the past few years, gained increasing prominence within the financial services community. Blockchain technology and its applications…

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Fintech Monthly: Over $65m investment, Apple Pay and Tyson bites into bitcoin
posted on August 6, 2015

This month, we filmed at More London with Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, Richard Goold gives his expert opinion on the FCA and what they’re doing to help fintech. July was a month in which investors really flexed their muscles, with over $65 million raised by UK fintech companies. All this and more in your…

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Future of the cryptocurrency market
posted on July 17, 2015

Given the recent growth in the Bitcoin market and extended volatility with Litecoin, there has been renewed interest and speculation on the future of the cryptocurrency market. Over the last weeks the Bitcoin price has been rising and hit £200 per BTC over the weekend, with many speculating that the price rise is due to…

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London’s Coinfloor launches broker-based Bitcoin marketplace
posted on July 2, 2015

London based Bitcoin exchange Coinfloor has launched what it says is the first broker-based marketplace for buying and selling the cryptocurrency. Coinfloor has brought together 21 professional Bitcoin brokers as founding members of its Coinfloor Market, who will advise personal and retail investors on trading Bitcoin peer-to-peer. CEO Mark Lamb said: “Coinfloor Market and the introduction…

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Fintech Monthly: Barclays signs bitcoin deal, Innovate Finance at LTW and much more…
posted on July 1, 2015

This month we filmed at GoCardless‘ offices and visited Innovate Finance as they celebrated London Technology Week to bring together all the top names in fintech. In the news This month,  money transfer company Azimo raised $20m in a round led by Frog Capital, and the company are now valued at just under $100m. Currency…

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Could Bitcoin save Greece and provide a real alternative to traditional banks?
posted on June 30, 2015

Human nature is a wonderful thing. Over millennia we have responded to natural disasters, war, destruction, fire and brimstone many thousands of times over and the enduring human spirit has always found a way to survive and ultimately live to fight another day. Ancient Greece was the nation that invented modern civilisation, democracy,  systems of…

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$10m for Bitcoin and Financial Innovation, while banks scramble to adjust
posted on June 30, 2015

Most of the major banks are taking a U-turn and are stamping their seal of approval on the technology behind the digital currency Bitcoin, when not so long ago they were laughing at it. Barclays, Goldman Sachs, UBS and in fact most of the major banks are all trying to figure out how they can…

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Startup Weekly: Desolenator wins Pitch@Palace 7.0, Startupbootcamp IoT calls for applications and more
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PropTech startup YourWelcome raises £1m to help Airbnb hosts
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Tech chats: AI’s impact on jobs with EY’s Richard Goold
posted on April 27, 2017

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Data science firm Exonar raises £1.25m to expand across Europe
posted on April 27, 2017