Bringing together the FinTech community in the Northern Powerhouse
On 31st January 2020, we will be hosting an Investment Forum in partnership with FinTech North supporters North Invest.
❄️ Season's Greetings from FinTech North! We'd like to wish you all the best for the festive season and the New Year.Thank-you for your support during a landmark year for FinTech North...💯 We hit a milestone of 100 events🤝 Brought together just under 1,000 delegates from across the Northern FinTech community🔥 Gathered over 130,000 impressions on LinkedIn 💡 Brought on more partners than ever before - to support our activity and to deliver value for organisations, at all levels, across the ecosystem.➕ more....We're currently developing a news article that reflects on our 2022 performance, and highlights what's next for FinTech North in 2023. We're looking forward to sharing this with you soon.Our events calendar is already in development for next year, and we seriously can't wait to continue bringing the Northern FinTech community together in our 7th year of operation...💥 See you next year!Joe Roche Ryan Walsh Julian Wells Christopher Sier Daniel Rajkumar Amy Whitell Chelsea Boothroyd Maria Harris Kevin Telford Kevin Mountford Richard Carter
London, 2 February 2023 – Digital bank Zopa has raised £75 million ($93m) to drive its next phase of growth, supporting its vision to become Britain’s best bank. The deal cements and markedly enhances Zopa bank’s Unicorn status, and was led by existing investors. The funding will be used to meet the capital requirements of Zopa bank’s growing balance […]
We are acutely aware of the issues businesses are facing regarding digital skills and talent, so we’re delighted to share an event that we believe should be of interest to North-East based employers
Newcastle University (https://www.ncl.ac.uk/) are hosting their Employers’ Business Breakfast, an event curated for you to discover how up-skilling your employees through the Higher and Degree ...Read More
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Lloyds Banking Group has invested £4m in Caura, an award-winning all-in-one motoring app designed to take the hassle out of car ownership. Caura for iOS and Android provides a single, highly intuitive interface for all driving related payments. It serves the 30 million motorists in the UK today who currently find themselves using between 8-10 apps […]
FinTech North and digital transformation leaders, GFT Group have worked in partnership throughout 2022, with GFT supporting several events. GFT has recently expanded its UK presence in Manchester and is involved in the FinTech ecosystem in the North
GFT Group (https://www.gft.com/uk/en/) has released research into consumers’ opinions towards the digital capabilities of British banks in their ...Read More
🔮 Let's go 'back to the Future' ... of Savings!On Wednesday the 7th of December, we hosted our third annual Future of Savings event, hosted in partnership with Newcastle Strategic Solutions, at Bruntwood SciTech's state of the art Platform facility in Central Leeds.💯 The morning seminar also marked our 100th event - a real milestone, and one that we're incredibly proud of. FinTech North came full circle - we capped off this milestone in Leeds, the city where it all began back in 2016.Did you miss us on the day, or keen to see what was discussed? How about a speak peek...Did you know?💚 65% of 19-24 year olds are prioritising ethical savings over financial returns. - Newcastle Strategic Solutions💲 There are just short of £2 trillion personal deposits in the UK - the highest on record.- Atom bank🌐 The intergenerational transfer of wealth has been identified as a key theme in the future of savings - Newcastle Strategic SolutionsWhy not check out our write-up of the event, featuring more amazing insights and expertise, provided by our remarkable line-up of speakers. We covered:🌐 The current savings market, future developments & trends and a Tech and Digital update with Matt Hanna, Proposition Director & Taya Reynolds, Head of Digital at Newcastle Strategic Solutions.💡 The diversification of deposits raising & the growth of savings platforms with Kevin Mountford, Co-Founder of Raisin.🏡 Savings innovation for first-time buyers with Antonia Lock, Head of Strategic Initiatives at Nude.💲 Putting value back into the savings market and some brutally honest, eye-opening insight into large banks 'engineered inertia' with Mark Mullen, CEO of Atom bank.Check out the write-up by clicking the link below:https://lnkd.in/ec3rZnrU#FinTechNorth #Fintech #FTNFOSJoe Roche Ryan Walsh Julian Wells Daniel Rajkumar Hannah Steel Katherine Megson Liam Clancy-Kerrigan Robbie Steel Kevin Mountford Kevin Telford Amy Whitell Chelsea Boothroyd Maria Harris Richard Carter Deb Hetherington Faye Peacock Iain Clacher James Keatley Josh Dracup Megan Noble Tony Corby Romaan Chowdhry
The newly established Centre for Finance, Innovation, and Technology (CFIT) has named Ezechi Britton MBE @EzechiBritton as its first CEO.
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FinTech North is an events-led, ecosystem facilitator established to provide a platform to share ideas, celebrate innovation, champion diversity and share best practice in regional FinTech. The focal point for Northern FinTech, FinTech North occupies a unique position in the ecosystem; working neutrally to promote and support FinTech innovation across the entire North, whilst collaborating ...Read More
🐝 That's all for FinTech North events this year, but we're still gladly supporting others across the North...... such as this networking event, that we think you should attend!Hosted by pro-manchester at Gateley Legal in Central Manchester, Whitecap Consulting will present the preliminary findings from their refreshed Greater Manchester FinTech Ecosystem report, next week on Tuesday the 13th of December.Whitecap’s previous report in 2020 identified Greater Manchester to be one of the largest regional FinTech ecosystems in the UK. The city is home to the largest financial and professional services sector outside London, and is also the second largest PE hub in Europe.So, why not join us, and see how this thriving ecosystem has developed since?At the event, delegates can:👀 Witness the development of the FinTech ecosystem in Manchester - a deep dive into the preliminary findings of the report.🎙 Hear from our very own Joe Roche, Engagement Manager of FinTech North on a panel discussion.🤝 Indulge in excellent networking opportunities with key players in Greater Manchester's FinTech ecosystem.The event is designed for interactivity - aiming to ensure the FinTech ecosystem in Manchester is represented equally and effectively. Join us; be active in the discussion, provide feedback and share ideas!Tickets are available now. For more information and to register, click the link here:https://lnkd.in/eVG8cvyr#FinTechNorth #Fintech #Manchester #Manchesterfintech Joe Roche Ryan Walsh Julian Wells Sam Booth Joseph Beaden Deborah Walker Josh Dracup Romaan Chowdhry Chloe Thompson Rachel Kenyon Deb Hetherington Michael Atack Elizabeth Hampson Isabel Fish Scot Furness Kevin Telford Kevin Mountford Richard Carter Amy Whitell Chelsea Boothroyd Maria Harris Daniel Rajkumar Christopher Sier
Monthly volume of invoices paid via Tranch increased 10x over the second half of 2022 24 January 2023 – TRANCH, a buy now pay later (BNPL) platform for SaaS sellers and services providers, has raised $100 million in seed equity and debt funding to bring payment flexibility to a wider pool of B2B customers. The […]