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FinTech startup Quantexa lands $3.3m Series A led by Albion Ventures and HSBC
posted on March 24, 2017

FinTech startup Quantexa Limited has raised a $3.3m Series A round led by Albion Ventures and HSBC.

Tech and banking

How tech is shaking up the world of banking
posted on March 23, 2017

Challenger banks, robo advisors and the Internet of Things – technology is well and truly shaking things up in the traditional banking arena.

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House of Fraser pulls £29m investment in UK challenger bank Tandem
posted on March 20, 2017

UK challenger bank Tandem has lost out on a £29m investment after one of its investors decided to pull the funds.

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Startup Weekly: CyLon cohort, a win for Pavegen and much more
posted on March 17, 2017

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

EXCLUSIVE: London FinTech startup Oinky raises $1m
posted on March 6, 2017

We can exclusively reveal that Oinky, a London-based savings app, has raised approximately $1m (£765,000) in Seed funding.

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FinTech Monthly: Investments topping £33m, a blockchain update involving JP Morgan Chase and more
posted on March 6, 2017

Welcome to FinTech Monthly. Your roundup of last month’s top financial technology news brought to you by Tech City News and law firm Gowling WLG. This episode, we have UK FinTech investments topping £33m, Amazon Payments news, a blockchain update involving JP Morgan Chase and more.

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Atom Bank gets £83m from investors including BBVA
posted on March 3, 2017

Atom Bank has received £83m in funding from shareholders as it readies to launch a range of new products and boost its growth.

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The Digital Strategy: Reactions from the UK tech community
posted on March 1, 2017

UK tech entrepreneurs have reacted to the government’s Digital Strategy and its plans to keep the country’s technology sector at the forefront.

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FinTech firm Squirrel raises £460,000 on crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom
posted on February 28, 2017

London-based FinTech startup Squirrel has raised £459,871 on crowdfunding platform SyndicateRoom, exceeding its £400,019 target.

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London FinTech firm Dealflo raises £10m Series B
posted on February 27, 2017

Financial automation service Dealflo has announced a £10m Series B investment led by venture capital firm Holtzbrinck Ventures, with additional funds from Notion Capital and Frog Capital.

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Challenger bank Monzo announces £19.5m investment
posted on February 23, 2017

Challenger bank Monzo has announced a £19.5m Series B round from venture capital firms Thrive Capital, Passion Capital and Orange Digital Ventures.

London FinTech

Investment in UK FinTech ‘declined by more than 85%’ in 2016
posted on February 21, 2017

Investment into UK FinTech companies declined by more than 85% in 2016 compared to 2015, according to a recent report by KPMG.

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Big Ben Spring Budget 2017

Spring Budget 2017: The key takeaways for tech entrepreneurs
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Top tech stats: Job automation, driverless cars and much more
posted on March 25, 2017

Startup Weekly

Startup Weekly: Nesta’s £5m prize fund, Digital Catapult and Seedcamp’s VR cohort and much more
posted on March 24, 2017

London skyline

FinTech startup Quantexa lands $3.3m Series A led by Albion Ventures and HSBC
posted on March 24, 2017

The North of England

The top tech hubs in the North of England
posted on March 24, 2017

TWIT Emily 23.03.17

A $30.4m Series B, a £120m AI fund, a Mario Kart hack and more in The Week in Tech
posted on March 24, 2017