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London HealthTech startup Babylon raises additional $60m

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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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Chancellor Philip Hammond promotes UK FinTech in India
posted on April 4, 2017

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is leading a two day visit to India to promote the UK’s FinTech sector as the country gears up to Brexit.

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The Spring Budget 2017 roundup for UK tech companies
posted on March 8, 2017

Chancellor Phillip Hammond delivered his first – and last – Spring Budget today and we’ve rounded up the most important announcements for tech companies.

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New FinTech Bridge to boost startups’ access to Korea
posted on July 22, 2016

The HM Treasury has announced an agreement that will seek to make it easier for the UK and the Republic of Korea to invest in financial technology. In turn, the new “FinTech Bridge”, announced at the UK-Korea Financial Forum today, will also seek to attract Korean FinTech companies and gain access to investors to the…

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UK Treasury launches “FinTech Bridge” to boost startups’ access to Asia
posted on May 12, 2016

HM Treasury has announced a new ‘FinTech Bridge’, which will seek to help UK FinTech startups and investors access the Asian market and expand to Singapore. As part of the announcement, the Treasury said it would also attempt to attract Singaporean FinTech companies and investors to the UK. At a celebratory event, held yesterday in…

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UK FinTech industry to be given new government boost
posted on April 11, 2016

Harriet Baldwin, economic secretary to the UK Treasury, has announced FinTech Bridges, an industry-led panel and professional services hub to ensure that the UK remains the FinTech capital of the world. As she unveiled three new schemes to help spur the country’s FinTech sector, during her keynote speech at today’s Innovate Finance Global Summit, the economic secretary…

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Banking giants and tech innovators join forces to discuss FinTech in HM Treasury event
posted on February 23, 2016

Members of the UK’s long standing banking infrastructure rubbed shoulders with finance innovators at an event this evening held at No 11 Downing Street as part of FinTech Week. The event involved a speech by Harriet Baldwin, economic secretary to the Treasury, as well as a panel discussion chaired by Eileen Burbidge, partner at Passion…

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UK tech investment trends of Q1 2017
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Hibob closes $17.5m Series A, brings total raised to $25m
posted 16 hours ago

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London HealthTech startup Babylon raises additional $60m
posted 17 hours ago

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LoveCrafts raises £26m in round led by Scottish Equity Partners
posted on April 25, 2017

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PropTech firm No Agent raises over £500,000 through crowdfunding
posted on April 24, 2017

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Oxford’s AI firm Oxbotica gets £8.6m to lead driverless car consortium
posted on April 24, 2017