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EXCLUSIVE: Suffolk-based SaveMoneyCutCarbon raises £2.2m

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Shipping software provider Shipamax raises $2.5m in Seed funding

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London-based robo-adviser MortgageGym raises £2m Seed

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MortgageGym

London-based robo-adviser MortgageGym raises £2m Seed
posted 5 hours ago

MortgageGym, an FCA-authorised mortgage robo-adviser, has raised a Seed round of £2m. The London-based company, which is set to officially launch this summer, claims it will allow homebuyers to complete their mortgage applications online in 15 minutes through its free website.

remittance

TransferWise, WorldRemit and Currencycloud: How UK startups are shaking up the remittance market
posted on May 18, 2017

We take a look at TransferWise, WorldRemit and Currencycloud – the UK FinTech companies breaking the remittance monopoly held by the likes of Western Union and MoneyGram.

Tom Blomfield, CEO, Monzo

Monzo’s Tom Blomfield on cutting the crap from financial services
posted on May 11, 2017

Monzo CEO Tom Blomfield is adamant his company is different to the incumbent financial institutions we know and loathe, but when you strip back all the PR fluff, just how different is it? We interview the man himself to find out.

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Startup Weekly: Virgin Voom Tour launch, Barclays demo day and more
posted on May 5, 2017

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.

people with tech

£94m in UK tech investment, Uber’s sick pay u-turn, a chameleon car and more in The Week in Tech
posted on April 28, 2017

Welcome to The Week in Tech, your roundup of the week’s top technology news. This week, we have over £94m in UK tech investment, Uber’s u-turn on sick pay and a car that changes colour depending on the driver’s mood.

UK tech unicorn TransferWise expands to Singapore
posted on April 27, 2017

TransferWise, a London-based FinTech startup, has announced the opening of an office in Singapore to serve the Asia-Pacific region.

investors

UK FinTech firms ‘raised $328m in Q1 2017’
posted on April 26, 2017

Venture capital funding into UK FinTech firms rose during Q1 2017, according to CB Insight’s latest report.

tech stats

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.

Divido EP winner

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.

shanghai

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.

robotics

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.

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.

Editor's picks

savemoneycutcarbon

EXCLUSIVE: Suffolk-based SaveMoneyCutCarbon raises £2.2m
posted 36 mins ago

shipamax

Shipping software provider Shipamax raises $2.5m in Seed funding
posted 5 hours ago

MortgageGym

London-based robo-adviser MortgageGym raises £2m Seed
posted 5 hours ago

tech startup AI

AI and IP: What you need to know
posted on May 21, 2017

Top tech stats

Top tech stats: Entrepreneurial confidence, VR headsets and much more
posted on May 20, 2017

the death of the accelerator

Could tech accelerators soon become a thing of the past?
posted on May 19, 2017