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Top tech stats: UK FinTech, Brexit, cybersecurity and more
posted on April 22, 2017

This week we look at the global FinTech landscape, including the UK’s outlook after Brexit and international FinTech rankings. We also look at cybersecurity, ransomware, and chatbots.

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Meet our FinTech Startup of the Year: Divido
posted on April 21, 2017

Meet Divido, the winner of the FinTech Startup of the Year award at our flagship Elevator Pitch LIVE 2016 competition.

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GP Bullhound: UK’s ranking in FinTech declines slightly as China takes the lead
posted on April 21, 2017

China solidified its position as the rising leader in the world of FinTech last year, with four more of its firms reaching a billion-dollar valuation, while the UK’s position declined slightly.

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VC investment in London ‘driven by AI, robotics and big data’
posted on April 20, 2017

Artificial intelligence, robotics and big data are among the fastest growing areas for investment, according to analysis of VC capital flows carried out by the founders of London Tech Week.

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FinTech Monthly: £108m in UK FinTech investment, Square’s UK launch, Monzo news and more
posted on April 18, 2017

Welcome to FinTech Monthly, your round up of the past month’s top financial technology news, brought to you by Tech City News and law firm Gowling WLG. This episode, we have £108m in UK FinTech investment, Square’s UK launch, Monzo news, smart contracts and more.

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Top tech stats: Global FinTech playing field, rising digital appetites and much more
posted on April 16, 2017

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.

Startup Weekly

Startup Weekly: Mastercard cohort, Pfizer HealthTech accelerator & much more
posted on April 15, 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.

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Top 5 UK FinTech investment rounds so far this year
posted on April 13, 2017

We take a look at Tech City News’ investment tracker and pull out the top 5 FinTech raises that have taken place so far this year.

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Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond champions UK FinTech
posted on April 12, 2017

The chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond wants the UK to remain at the forefront of the FinTech revolution post-Brexit.

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FinTech startup Neyber closes £7.5m Series B
posted on April 12, 2017

FinTech startup Neyber, which allows employers to offer access to ‘affordable’ loans, has raised £7.5m in Series B funding.

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Suffolk-based FinTech platform Fleximize secures £16.3m in debt funding
posted on April 11, 2017

Online funding platform Fleximize has received £16.3m in debt funding from Hadrian’s Wall Investments Limited. Fleximize works to grow British SMEs by offering tailored financial solutions to its customers and employing relationship managers to provide clients with regular support.

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Top tech stats: Rise in tech startups, gender pay gap and much more
posted on April 8, 2017

This week, we have statistics relating to FinTech collaboration, the gender pay gap and startup office space.

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Farmdrop gets £7m from investors including Skype co-founder Niklas Zennström
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Making gender pay gap reporting work for tech
posted on April 23, 2017

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Top tech stats: UK FinTech, Brexit, cybersecurity and more
posted on April 22, 2017

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Startup Weekly: Just Eat’s FoodTech cohort, TrueStart’s call for applications and much more
posted on April 21, 2017

Divido EP winner

Meet our FinTech Startup of the Year: Divido
posted on April 21, 2017