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London is being hailed as the global centre of fintech. Leading disrupting actors such as Funding Circle, Transferwise, Nutmeg, and Mondo have chosen London as their home, creating a stimulating ecosystem that other fintech startups can benefit from. The British capital currently hosts 17 of the top 50 fintech companies in the world, and it is the biggest existing cluster of successful fintech companies.

The UK’s first blockchain association launches at London Blockchain Week 2018

The British Blockchain Association (BBA) is the first UK-wide organisation to encourage and facilitate the adoption of blockchain technology across public, private and third sectors. Launched today (Wednesday 24th January) at Fintech’s London Blockchain week, BBA’s goal is to highlight the commercial applications of blockchain and demonstrate the benefits that …

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London’s Leading Coding School Makers Academy Awards 16 Fellowships to Promote Diversity in UK Tech

January 15th 2018: Makers Academy, Europe’s most elite and competitive coding school, has announced the winners of its first ever fellowship programme, which gives students free enrolment in their 12 week – software engineering course in 2018. Graduates are then guaranteed a job as a junior software developer at the …

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Market Invoice: “UK businesses facing global freeze”

Findings from business finance company MarketInvoice reveal that 73% of invoices sent by UK businesses to EU firms were paid late, up from 40.4% in 2016. Across the Atlantic, the number of invoices paid late by business in the USA increased from 45.7% in 2016 to 71% in 2017. Tellingly, the number of …

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UK remains Europe’s leading hub for global tech investors

2017 was a record year for UK tech investment, with London-based firms attracting the lion’s share of funding, according to data from London & Partners. The findings also revealed that the UK is Europe’s leading country for global tech investors, with British tech firms attracting more venture capital funding than …

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Global Processing Services Extends Mobile Wallet Capabilities To Support Android Pay For Issuers

LONDON, UK – October 24, 2017 – Global Processing Services (GPS), a leading payments processor, has increased its support for mobile wallets to include Android Pay using Mastercard Digital Enablement Service (MDES). Android Pay is now available to all clients using the pioneering GPS Apex platform. MDES is a tokenisation solution that enables Programme Managers …

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Amazon, Apple And The Post Office Among The Big Winners At The Emerging Payments Awards 2017

London, UK. 6 October 2017 – Big name industry giants and innovative new British FinTech organisations were recognised last night at the tenth annual Emerging Payments Awards in London. Recognising and celebrating the best the payments industry has to offer, the Emerging Payments Awards were presented at The Hilton, Park …

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Digital Fineprint Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary and Announces First Profitable Quarter

London, UK, Oct 1st, 2017 – The London-based InsurTech startup continues its successful growth journey Digital Fineprint, a London-based InsurTech helping the insurance community turn social media data into insurance data, today celebrated its first birthday, coinciding with the news that it has closed its first profitable quarter, driven by strong uptake …

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The Telegraph Future of Fintech conference returns to the capital

The Telegraph Future of Fintech conference returns for a second year on Thursday, September, 28 at County Hall, London. With Brexit around the corner,  the event will see a number of high-profile names give analysis of, and insight into, the status of fintech, and the future of the industry, whilst …

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