Olivia Halsall

UK-based Fintech Elpaso Launches Services for Ukrainian Companies

Electronic Payment Solutions Ltd. (ELPASO) was founded in 2017 by a group of IT geeks, corporate bankers and entrepreneurs is a digital platform for those “who wish to go international in their daily needs like international cross-border payments and currency exchange”, according to its website…. Read More

Fintech Company Nth Round A Viable Option for Startups and SMEs During Covid-19

Nth Round, founded in 2018 and based in Philadelphia, is a “comprehensive equity management platform for companies of all stages and sizes” and can enable startups and SMEs to “manage equity, engage shareholders, and facilitate liquidity in an all-in-one secure environment” according to its website…. Read More

Nausicaa Delfas Delivers Speech on Building a Suitable Financial Regulatory System for a New UK

On July 1st, Nausicaa Delfas, Executive Director of International and member of the Executive Committee at the FCA, delivered a speech for a series of webinars offered by City & Financial Professional Virtual Roundtables. The focus of the speech homed in on Brexit, Covid-19 and a suitable… Read More

China Leverages Blockchain in its Pandemic Preparedness Strategy

China has indicated an interest in using blockchain technology to promote data sharing among medical institutions amid fears of pandemics becoming the norm. The People’s Republic were praised by the WHO for their Covid-19 response; Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus lauded Beijing’s ‘speed, scale and efficiency’. Despite… Read More

Richard Curtis, Co-founder of Comic Relief, Ignites Campaign to Transfer £3 Trillion of Pension Assets into Sustainable Developments

Richard Curtis, the co-founder of British Comic Relief, has launched a campaign named Make My Money Matter to facilitate the UK’s pension assets in becoming more sustainable. The campaign was launched at an event on June 30th and looks to build a movement of individuals,… Read More

The Impact of Covid-19 on UK Fintech and the Gaping Funding Gap

Between June 2nd – 14th 2020, Innovate Finance, Tech Nation, and the Fintech National jointly distributed a 14-question online, anonymous survey. With particular regard to funding and investment, the purpose of the survey was to collate and analyse data on how the UK Fintech Sector… Read More

£50 Million Milestone for P2P Investment Platform Kuflink

Kuflink funds projects secured against UK property and boasts that investors can earn up to 7.2% interest per annum plus 4% cashback on their first investment. Having undertaken just over 300,000 investments, in mid-June the P2P Investment Platform announced it had funded over £50 million… Read More

UKRI awards £22.5m in funding to Edinburgh’s Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence Fintech Hub

The Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence Fintech Hub (known as GOFCoE Fintech Hub) was launched in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2018. With the overarching aim of safely unlocking the potential of customer data to improve lives, the GOFCoE has secured £22.5 million in funding from… Read More

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