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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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Crypto wealth platform Dacxi is hosting a CPD certified ‘Future of Finance Lunch and Learn’ event designed specifically to provide crypto information and education to accountants, financial advisors, wealth managers and any other financial professionals.   The Dacxi UK team will be joined by several special guest speakers and the event is coming to the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Leeds on Friday May 6th. It is free to attend for financial professionals and includes lunch.   To find out more and to register for your free ticket please visit cryptolunchandlearn.com or head over to: https://lnkd.in/eC2RnwVx #finance #crypto #event #future

01/10/2018

Thought Machine Group secures £128.88 million Series D investment led by Temasek

LONDON, May 18 2022 – Thought Machine, the cloud native banking technology company, today announces it has closed its series D funding round, led by Temasek, the global investment company headquartered in Singapore, with participation from Intesa Sanpaolo and Morgan Stanley. Existing investors following-on in this round include: Eurazeo, ING, JPMorgan Chase, Lloyds Banking Group, […]

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01/10/2018

Opportunity: Phoenix Group launch 2 new FinTech challenges as part of Innovation Forum

Phoenix Group (previously Standard Life) has just launched 2 new challenges as part of their Innovation Programme, and are keen to get fintech applications from across the UK
This programme builds on the innovation work already underway at Phoenix and creates a purposeful pathway for them to build partnerships with FinTech and Tech SME’s.

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01/10/2018

MoneyBox secures £6.25 million Series D Follow On investment via Crowdcube

Smashing the original investment target of £1m in just 25 minutes, 8,700 people invested £3.7million before the crowdfund even went public. The crowdfund was launched to give the Moneybox community the opportunity to share in and shape the company’s future success, alongside top institutional investors  Moneybox has raised in excess of £100million including a £35million […]

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01/10/2018

Opening your Business to Ukrainian Tech Talent – 25th May 11am

Alongside our colleagues at the FinTech National Network and Tech Nation, FinTech North is delighted to be part of an event which aims to support Ukrainian tech talent
With the ever evolving and devastating situation in Ukraine unfolding before our eyes, organisations and individuals have been left feeling helpless, wondering how they can best support.

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) are hosting a two-day CryptoSprint on the 10th and 11th May, seeking to explore how the evolving world of crypto-assets could be regulated in the UK.The event focuses on addressing 3 specific problem statements that currently face the industry:🧐 How should information relating to issuance of crypto-assets be disclosed to investors?❓ How do we identify (and test) where regulatory obligations on centralised and decentralised crypto-asset models should be placed?🗣 What gaps need to be addressed in the UK's existing custody regulatory framework for custody of crypto-assets to help protect UK consumers and markets?The FCA are looking for attendees comprising a mixture of industry events, who can dedicate their time over the full two days of the event. Below is a list of the type of experts they would like to see:Crypto specialists (including trading venues, custodians, providers and firms)TechnologistsAcademicsRegulated financial institutionsProfessional advisers (including accountants, law firms, consultants and insolvency practitioners)Consumer bodiesPlaces are open now, but limited. The FCA can only accept a maximum of one attendee per organisation, so please consider if you are the most appropriate applicant.For more information, check out the link below:Joe Roche Ryan Walsh Julian Wells Daniel Rajkumar Chelsea Boothroyd Kevin Telford Kevin Mountford Amy Whitell Maria Harris Richard Carter Christopher Sierhttps://lnkd.in/eQTfFKcW

01/10/2018

North East to develop 3 year FinTech strategy

Whitecap Consulting, the regional strategy consultancy and co-founder of FinTech North, is collaborating with key regional stakeholders across the public, private and higher education sectors on an expansion plan for growth and jobs in the North East FinTech sector. FinTech North is delighted to be supporting this project, which is well timed in the run up to our Newcastle conference on 14th July ...Read More

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FinTech North events are arriving thick and fast this summer, and we're delighted to announce another one!The payments landscape is continuously adapting amid technological advancements and FinTech innovation - arguably leading to a shift in culture and consumer behaviour. The emergence of new ways to pay underpin the digitalisation of society.But, what will this broad and inter-connected sub-sector of FinTech look like in the future?Introducing the FinTech North Future of Payments conference, in partnership with Global Payments Network Discover Global Network. The event will take place at co-sponsor Bruntwood SciTech's state of the art facilities in Greater Manchester on the 22nd June 2022.The event aims to provide a platform to share ideas, to contextualise Northern FinTech innovation in a global sector, to champion diversity in the sector and feature under-represented founders. Delegates can expect the conference to cover themes such as:🔮 The Future of Payments💳 Open Banking🔓 Open Finance🚗 Connected car technology🤝 Financial Inclusion🔐 Cryptocurrencies➡️ BNPLAnd more!We're currently developing the agenda for the event, and we're looking forward to sharing this with you soon.Tickets are available now on our website, accessible through the link below. Early bird tickets are on sale at £25. Secure your place today to avoid disappointment.How to get involved...are you...A Payments FinTech based in the North?A Northern FinTech start-up?A black, Asian or minority ethnic founder interested in getting involved as a speaker?If so, please contact Joe Roche, Engagement Manager at FinTech North (joe@fintechnorth.uk) and we'll look to get you involved!#FinTechNorth #FinTech #Paymentshttps://lnkd.in/gRB3x4DpJoe Roche Ryan Walsh Julian Wells Nic Sparasci Ana-Maria Leonte Jenna Johnson Scot Furness Nick McCafferty Deb Hetherington Kevin Telford Kevin Mountford Christopher Sier Daniel Rajkumar Maria Harris Chelsea Boothroyd Richard Carter Amy Whitell

01/10/2018

Token.io secures £32.80 million Series C investment co-led by Cota Capital and TempoCap

Thursday 12 May, 2022 – Open banking payments platform, Token.io, today announces it has raised $40 million in a Series C funding round co-led by Cota Capital and TempoCap, with participation by Element Ventures, MissionOG, PostFinance and existing investors Octopus Ventures, Opera Tech Ventures and SBI Investment. Torch Partners advised on the financing. The funding comes […]

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