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.
Join us for our first ever FinTech North York event!
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Fintern raises £32m to expand access to affordable loans in the UK On the back of their public launch in March, London-based startup Fintern has announced that it has raised £32m in equity and debt funding. The equity funding comes from a variety of angels, including several fintech founders and business leaders. Debt financing will […]
Lumio raises £1.1m Seed round to grow your money on autopilot.Lumio, the personal finance brain that grows your money on autopilot, has raised £1.1m in Seed round funding. Backing came from angel investors including Matteo Berlucchi, William Frewen, Richard Fearn, Ben Lundie as well as 1,208 crowd investors to help Lumio achieve their mission of […]
Introducing our line-up of leading experts who’ll be sitting on the second panel in our new series – The Future of Innovation.
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We can't wait for UK FinTech Week! #UKFW21 🥳
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Modulr receives strategic investment from the venture arm of FIS FIS Ventures invests in leading UK FinTech Modulr, as it drives real-time payments solutions and capabilities at a global scale. Modulr, the payments platform, is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and Central Bank of Ireland, with the EMI also benefiting from direct access to the Bank […]
Clim8 has raised almost £6 million in funding from a range of venture funds, cleantech and technology experts and 3,000 retail investors via Crowdcube. Investment include 7pc Ventures (early backers of Oculus acquired by Facebook), British Business Bank Future Fund and a range of successful technology entrepreneurs and executives including Marcus Exall (Monese), Marcus Mosen […]
Level E Research closes seed funding round, raising £1.2m from a group of private investors Level E Research, the Edinburgh based leader in artificial intelligence (AI) investment solutions, has just closed a seed funding round raising £1.2m from a group of private investors including leading figures in the investment management industry. The business, founded by […]
TrueLayer raises $70m to build the world’s most valuable open banking network Series D round led by new investor, Addition, with participation by existing investors including Anthemis Group, Connect Ventures, Mouro Capital, Northzone, and Temasek. Brings total raised to date to $142m. Additional investors include Visionaries Club, Surojit Chatterjee (CPO Coinbase), Zack Kanter (CEO Stedi), […]
One Utility Bill extends funding to £3.3m in the past year One Utility Bill – the Newcastle-based business which simplifies the utilities experience for consumers, landlords and letting agents – has raised a further £1.6m in its second fundraise within a year. The follow-on investment round was led by incumbent investors DSW Ventures, the venture capital business […]
31 March 2021 UK fintech Monavate eyes rapid expansion with £5 million seed funding 31 March, Cambridge, UK: New-to-market payment solutions provider Monavate has secured seed funding of £5 million from a major US institutional investor, signalling one of the largest seed funding rounds for a UK fintech in the last 12 months. Monavate provides a technology-enabled, compliance and card scheme […]
On Tuesday the 30th March FinTech North, in partnership with the Department for International Trade (https://www.great.gov.uk/) , hosted a Central European Virtual FinTech Trade Mission to the Northern Powerhouse. We were joined by Chris Sier, FinTech North (https://www.fintechnorth.uk/) Chair and FinTech Envoy at HM Treasury, and Julian Wells, Director at Whitecap Consulting ...Read More
BlockSwap Network Closes $2.5m Investment to Bring Fixed Income Products To DeFi March 30 , 2021 – DeFi platform Blockswap network has completed a $2.5m private placement investment round that included NGC, Wave Financial, Algorand EU accelerator, ZeePrime capital, DFG, 4th Revolution, CDI, Cabin VC, and others. The funds will allow BlockSwap Network to keep […]
Fintech platform Butter raises £15.8m – Providing responsible BNPL alternative Butter, the London based fintech platform that started life as the UK’s first Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) travel agency, has just closed a £15.8m funding round to accelerate the rollout of its responsible open-banking based BNPL shopping app. Who has invested?Butter has raised £15.8m […]
PPRO announces strategic investment from JPMorgan Chase & Co., bringing total round to $270 million London, 25 March 2021 – PPRO, a leading provider of local payments infrastructure, has announced new investments today from JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Eldridge. The latest investment is an extension of the US $180 million round from Eurazeo Growth, Sprints Capital, and Wellington Management announced ...Read More