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Here’s how UK tech reacted to the Supreme Court’s Brexit ruling

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Wiltshire-based HealthTech firm Atlas Genetics closes $35m Series D

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Leeds-based online sports network Pitchero lands £3.1m Series A

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Starling Bank first of digital challengers to join Faster Payments as direct partner
No more electronic ‘loose change’: innovative fintech charity payment scheme launched today across 6,000 UK schools
Chimni calls for the UK proptech community to work more closely with the housebuilding industry

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New FinTech VC Motive Partners to launch in London
posted on January 18, 2017

A new FinTech venture capital firm called Motive Partners is launching in London.

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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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London FinTech firm CompareEuropeGroup secures €20m Series A
posted on January 11, 2017

CompareEuropeGroup has closed a €20m Series A round, with investors including ACE & Company, Pacific Century Group, Nova Founders Capital and SBI Holdings (formerly Softbank Investments).

Finance

London FinTech startup Babel Systems acquired by InvestCloud for $20m
posted on January 9, 2017

Babel Systems, a securities processing platform for online trading, has been acquired by Californian finance software provider InvestCloud for $20m.

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2017 UK tech predictions
posted on January 4, 2017

We spoke to tech entrepreneurs for their take on what the new year will mean for the country’s tech ecosystem.

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FinTech startup Monese closes $10m Series A
posted on January 3, 2017

Monese, a London-based FinTech startup, has raised a $10m Series A round.

FinTech

How FinTech firms are transforming the traditional lending landscape
posted on December 29, 2016

Steven Renwick, CEO of business finance firm Satago, explains how a new breed of FinTechs has emerged to transform the SME funding landscape.

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Nutmeg adds £12m to Series D, bringing total to £42m
posted on December 22, 2016

UK FinTech firm Nutmeg has added a further £12m to its Series D round, bringing the total to £42m.

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Iwoca co-founder Christoph Rieche on his struggle to achieve a work/life balance
posted on December 18, 2016

This week, we spoke to Christoph Rieche, CEO and co-founder of iwoca, a lending platform for SMEs.

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Startup Weekly: Campus Capital’s £2m fund, Innovate Finance FinTech competition & more
posted on December 16, 2016

Here’s your weekly round up of news about startup competitions, awards, co-working spaces, accelerators and any other exciting things happening in the UK tech sector.

investments

Growth Capital Ventures raises £1.1m from Maven Capital Partners
posted on December 15, 2016

Growth Capital Ventures, an alternative finance tech company, has raised £1.1m from Maven Capital Partners.

international

How to take your FinTech startup global
posted on December 14, 2016

Dean Young, head of product management and delivery at eWise, explains how UK FinTech businesses can overcome the challenges of international expansion and remain successful overseas.

Editor's picks

Supreme Court

Here’s how UK tech reacted to the Supreme Court’s Brexit ruling
posted 6 hours ago

HealthTech

Wiltshire-based HealthTech firm Atlas Genetics closes $35m Series D
posted 7 hours ago

pitchero

Leeds-based online sports network Pitchero lands £3.1m Series A
posted on January 23, 2017

PM Theresa May

UK tech community reacts to Theresa May’s Industrial Strategy proposals
posted on January 23, 2017

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PM Theresa May to reveal Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to support UK tech
posted on January 23, 2017

Tech for good

Here’s how tech for good startups can maximise their chances of getting funded
posted on January 23, 2017