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Billon receives €2m grant from Horizon 2020

Grant enables scaling up of corporate payments business Supports launch of eCommerce and content monetization solutions in Poland and the UK Provides additional investment in sales, marketing, compliance and operations The EU’s biggest Research and Innovation programme, Horizon 2020, announced that it granted funding of almost EUR 2M to Billon …

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UK EdTech companies turn to SyndicateRoom for international growth

EdTech companies turn to SyndicateRoom for growth capital, Gooseberry Planet and Dem Dx seek £750K via the platform. Online investment platform SyndicateRoom today announces that two EdTech companies, Gooseberry Planet and Dem Dx, are seeking funds through its network of investor members. EdTech has been cited the fastest-growing sector in the UK this month, after British EdTech …

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BlackBerry and VoxSmart Partner to Help Financial Services Firms Achieve MiFID II Compliance

BlackBerry and VoxSmart, a leading mobile surveillance and compliance firm, are announcing today the companies have partnered to help financial services firms comply on time with the European Union’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (“MiFID II”). Together with BlackBerry UEM (Unified Endpoint Management), which connects and manages endpoints, VoxSmart’s patented …

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Fintech bank, OakNorth, makes it on to The Leap 100: the definitive list of fast-growth companies

OakNorth has announced it has made The Leap 100 2017 – a community of the most exciting, fast-growth companies in the UK – launched by London law firm Mishcon de Reya and business publication City A.M. and nominated in partnership with Seven Hills and The Entrepreneurs Network. To be considered …

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Western Union and UK Department for International Trade to host ‘RegTech Trade Mission’ in New York

The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global money transfer and payments services, is teaming up with the Department for International Trade (DIT) to host 16 ‘RegTech’ industry leaders in a ‘RegTech’ Lunch and Learn session during Fintech Week NYC. The unique session will provide a platform for …

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The FinTech Times and Ukrainian fintech-focused Future magazine held a conference on 29 March in Kyiv on the subject of The Digital Economy and its Impact on Business. The event saw some 100 people from a range of sectors taking part, including representatives of the public sector, senior management and …

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