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Data science firm Exonar raises £1.25m to expand across Europe

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UK tech unicorn TransferWise expands to Singapore

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UK tech unicorn TransferWise expands to Singapore
posted 19 hours ago

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

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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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Over £14m in VC funding, Twitter’s legal battle & more in your Week in Tech
posted on September 23, 2016

Here’s your Week in Tech, presented by Emily Spaven and featuring the latest news from the global tech scene.

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FinTech startup Curve adds £2m to seed round, brings total to £3.5m
posted on September 19, 2016

London-based FinTech startup Curve has raised an additional £2m in seed funding, bringing its total raised to date to £3.5m.

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FinTech Monthly: Transferwise raises $26m, Pulse of FinTech Report, Aviva Ventures investment
posted on June 6, 2016

Welcome to FinTech Monthly for May 2016 – your roundup of the month’s top financial technology news. Pulse of Fintech Report VC funding for UK FinTech companies dropped 41% over the first quarter of 2016. That’s according to the KPMG and CB Insights Pulse of FinTech report. The UK was still ahead of Germany in…

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Transferwise raises $26m, Tinder sues 3nder, shocking wearables & more in your Week in Tech
posted on May 27, 2016

Welcome to your Week in Tech. Investments Rock Pamper Scissors has raised £1.2m from investors including 500 Startups and Seedcamp to strengthen their tech team. SyndicateRoom has raised £3.1m for its investor-led equity crowdfunding platform. Braci, a Birmingham-based startup has raised £490,000 pounds. Braci helps the hard of hearing with a sound recognition platform which…

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TransferWise lands $26m in round led by Baillie Gifford
posted on May 25, 2016

TransferWise, the international money transfer platform, has closed a $26m funding round. Today’s announcement brings the London-based company’s total funding to $117m since it was founded in 2011. The round was led by Baillie Gifford, which joins Andreessen Horowitz, Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures and Sir Richard Branson as investors in the company. Taavet Hinrikus, CEO and co-founder,…

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Habito raises £1.55m to disrupt mortgage market
posted on April 11, 2016

Habito, a London-based online mortgage broker, has raised £1.5m in seed funding in a round led by Mosaic Ventures with participation from the CEOs of Transferwise and Funding Circle. The startup claims to analyse every mortgage on the market across 100 different lenders to enable consumers to complete their application in approximately 30 minutes. Daniel…

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FinTech Monthly: TransferWise research, Barclaycard’s NFC roll-out, $52m blockchain investment and more
posted on January 28, 2016

The first month of the year has been an interesting one for FinTech – we’ve seen company expansions, VC investment, product updates and much more. We filmed the FinTech Monthly for January 2016 at the Braintree office in central London – make sure you check out their series of FinTech articles on payments, ecommerce and more. In…

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Payment network Earthport launches Distributed Ledger Hub
posted on January 12, 2016

Cross-border payment network Earthport has launched its Distributed Ledger Hub (DLH), which provides full connectivity into the Ripple payment protocol. The DLH is accessed through Earthport’s Distributed Ledger Gateway, which was announced in August last year, enabling banks to gain access to the benefits of distributed ledger technology through a single API. Through the same…

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Kano, Duedil and Swiftkey join SVC2UK’s Scale Up Club
posted on November 6, 2015

Edtech hardware startup Kano, company research tool Duedil and keyboard software provider Swiftkey, along with 55 other fast-growth UK-based companies, have been welcomed into Silicon Valley Comes to the UK‘s Scale Up Club for 2015. The companies have a combined revenue of £300m this year, while employing some 3,100 people across the UK, with Kano experiencing 1000% growth year-on-year. Others that…

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The future of work – is it freelance? #TFOW15
posted on September 28, 2015

The end of big teams, the end of offices, but not the end of work. So what exactly will your job look in the future? Tech City News teamed up with co-working space WeWork and freelance platform YunoJuno for the first in a series of events bringing together the experts to discuss the future of…

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