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31/01/2020 8:15

FinTech North Investment Forum

On 31st January 2020, we will be hosting an Investment Forum in partnership with FinTech North supporters North Invest.

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FinTech North York Forum

Join us for our first ever FinTech North York event!

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2 days ago

Let’s encourage future diversity in fintech, by teaching our daughters to be brave…

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We're raising our girls to be perfect, and we're raising our boys to be brave. This has to stop.Watch the full TED Talk here: http://t.ted.com/mlUP8dn

01/10/2018

Zilch Technology secures £79.9 million Series B Follow On investment from Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Zilch raises a further $110m from Goldman Sachs Asset Management and DMG Ventures  Series B extension combines debt and equity to provide Zilch with additional $110m of funding  Zilch is one of the UK’s first ‘buy now, pay later’ app’s regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority  London, [23rd July, 2021] – Zilch, the London-based fintech, […]

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01/10/2018

Clim8 Invest secures £2.85 million Seed Follow On investment via Crowdcube

Clim8 raises £10 million in a race to avert climate disaster Over 1,800 investors in third crowdfunding round, joining Channel 4 Ventures  Campaign raised £1.26 million in first 24 hours Surge in demand from customers and retail investors in race to avert climate disaster 22nd July, London, UK – Clim8 Invest (Clim8), the UK’s leading sustainable investing […]

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01/10/2018

Soldo secures £131.6 million Series C investment led by Temasek

Soldo, the leading European pay and spend automation fintech closes record $180m Series C funding round led by Temasek  Series C investment to accelerate international expansion and product development The investment round is the largest to date in the spend management category The Series C funding will be used to accelerate international expansion and product […]

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01/10/2018

We Are Percent (t/a Percent) secures £3.67 million Series A investment led by Morpheus Ventures

GLOBAL FINTECH-FOR-GOOD INNOVATOR PERCENT RAISES $5 MILLION TO EXPAND INTO US Percent’s API platform enables companies to effortlessly build charitable donations into every financial transaction New investment comes as businesses place giving and sustainability at the top of their agenda creating a new trillion dollar ‘purpose’ and ESG market 21st July 2021, London, UK: Percent, the fintech […]

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1 week ago

Some great news coming out of Leeds yesterday; FinTech North Partner xDesign has opened an office in Leeds and is actively recruiting for some great roles in the city. Congratulations to Matt Ward and the team! xDesign are an award winning product and software engineering company. Find out more about their Northern expansion via our article and news section below: https://lnkd.in/ey2VUM4

01/10/2018

Yapily secures £37.42 million Series B investment led by Sapphire Ventures

Yapily raises $51m in Series B funding to revolutionise financial services through Open Finance Sapphire Ventures leads Series B funding round, with existing investors Lakestar, HV Capital and Latitude all participating The strategic investment will see Yapily expand its operations across Europe and continue to invest in its market-leading open banking infrastructure, following 3.5x customer ...Read More

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1 week ago

Is the FinTech market a beacon of hope for the UK economy? Thanks to Maxim Cohen, Chartered MCSI, CEO of The UK Adviser Group for authoring this article, which we think is a real clarion call to get behind UK FinTech! We particularly like the point Maxim makes around balancing technology with the human experience. We agree Maxim, the future is bright for FinTech! Check out the article in our news section below: https://lnkd.in/eY9qdrP

01/10/2018

xDesign Opens Office in Leeds, Actively Recruiting to Create 100 New Jobs in Region by 2023

FinTech North Partner xDesign (https://www.xdesign.com/) , an award-winning independently and owner-operated product and software engineering company with over 100 employees, has today announced its new office opening in Leeds, with plans to help accelerate growth and create jobs in the region over the next three years
The North’s tech ecosystem is poised for an exciting period of continued ...Read More

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01/10/2018

IslamicFinanceGuru secures £3 million Seed investment Outward VC and B&Y Partners

IslamicFinanceGuru raises £3 million to ‘unlock personal finance for Muslims’ globally IFG has raised £3m from Outward VC and B&Y Partners. Several strategic angels participated including the co-founders of fintech unicorns Onfido and Acorns as well as senior executives from Facebook, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse. IslamicFinanceGuru (or “IFG”) is a UK-based […]

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1 week ago

Did you join yesterday's FraudTech & FinCrime Forum? We were blown away by some of the insights and experiences our speakers shared. Did you know that 2020 saw a 252% increase in ID fraud losses? It was fascinating to find out how technology and human expertise can combine to combat extremism and other illicit activity. Thanks again to Lee Melia (Tasika Ltd), Grahame White (ANALYSIS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED), Vicky Brock (Vistalworks), Aravind Narayan (Refinitiv, an LSEG business), Paul Jennings (RSM UK), Maria Phillips ☘ (Bridge RegTech), Vainius Fedotovas (Ondato), Marvin Blazhevski (SEPA Cyber Technologies), Philip Creed (fscom). A special thanks to Sara de la Torre (NCC Group) for leading our panel discussion, to Julian Wells (Whitecap Consulting) for chairing our FraudTech showcase, and to everyone in the community who joined in with the event live!For those who couldn't join the session live, we have produced a write-up along with a recording so you can catch up. Re-cap and re-watch the forum via our website below:https://lnkd.in/eZBwr8g #FraudTech #AML #FinancialCrime

01/10/2018

Re-watch & re-cap: FraudTech & FinCrime Forum

On the 15th July the Northern FinTech community came together virtually to discuss recent developments in FraudTech and Financial Crime. The FraudTech & FinCrime Forum was supported by AML (anti-money laundering) specialists Tasika (https://tasika.co.uk/) and Financial Crime experts Analysis International. (https://www.analysis-international.com/)
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Wow! Did you know losses from ID Fraud totalled $43 billion in 2020? There was some truly fascinating insight and eye-opening facts shared at our FraudTech & FinCrime forum this morning! We were really grateful to be joined by so many passionate and engaging experts in the FraudTech and Financial Crime space. The fact we had representation from all four home nations of the UK was a real endorsement of the UK's leadership and capability in this space. Thanks to Vicky Brock (Vistalworks), Aravind Narayan (Refinitiv, an LSEG business), Paul Jennings (RSM UK), Maria Phillips ☘ (Bridge RegTech), Vainius Fedotovas (Ondato), Marvin Blazhevski (SEPA Cyber Technologies), Philip Creed (fscom) for sharing their insights. A special thanks to Sara de la Torre (NCC Group) for leading our panel discussion, Julian Wells (Whitecap Consulting) for chairing our FraudTech showcase and to Lee Melia (Tasika Ltd) and Grahame White (ANALYSIS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED) for providing excellent keynotes and supporting the session as co-sponsors. We're producing a recording and working on the write-up for those who couldn't join the session live. Keep an eye out for that on our news section and on social media. #FraudTech #FinancialCrime