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FinTech Monthly: Nutmeg’s Series D, the rise of robo-advisors, FinTech trends for 2017 and more
posted on January 16, 2017

Welcome to FinTech Monthly, your roundup of last month’s top financial technology news, brought to you by Tech City News and Gowling WLG. We filmed this episode from the office of online wealth manager Nutmeg.

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VIDEO: Jamie Qiu on EY’s Startup Challenge and the mutual benefits of startups collaborating with large firms
posted on January 9, 2017

We sat down with Jamie Qiu, founder and lead of EY’s Startup Challenge programme, and discussed how collaboration between startups and large corporates can be mutually beneficial. Check out the video and read the article to find out more.

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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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Top tech stats: SME equity finance, blockchain’s potential in real estate & more
posted on December 17, 2016

Welcome to your round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry.

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Blockchain startup Setl scores funding from Deloitte
posted on December 7, 2016

Setl, a blockchain startup for financial services, has received funding from business advisory firm Deloitte.

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FinTech Monthly: Nutmeg lands £30m Series C, FreeAgent floats on AIM & more
posted on December 4, 2016

Welcome to FinTech Monthly for November 2016 – your round up of the month’s top financial technology news. In this episode, we have the largest FinTech raise since Brexit, FreeAgent’s flotation on AIM and the total VC-backed FinTech investments for Q3 2016.

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Top tech stats: FinTech M&A activity, blockchain and property investment & more
posted on December 3, 2016

Beth Daniel brings your round up of some of the past week’s most interesting surveys, statistics and reports relevant to those involved in the UK tech industry.

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Blockchain can fix our broken relationship with the material world
posted on December 1, 2016

Could blockchain make us more conscious consumers? Jessi Baker, founder of Provenance, certainly thinks so.

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Microsoft research: 33% of financial services incumbents fear sector disruptors
posted on October 31, 2016

Half of UK business leaders think their industries will face significant digital disruption within the next two years, according to new research published by Microsoft today.

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Startup Weekly: John Lewis JLAB invests in startups, a win for Everledger & more
posted on October 28, 2016

Yessi Bello Perez brings you some of the top news from the UK’s tech startup scene.

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Blockchain and open innovation: What does the future hold?
posted on October 17, 2016

Jamie Qiu, founder and lead of EY’s Startup Challenge, explores what the future could hold for blockchain and open innovation.

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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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Amit Gudka, co-founder of Bulb, on the biggest misconceptions of startup life and his proudest moment so far
posted on January 22, 2017