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The UK and the Netherlands Announce Closer Collaboration on Fintech

The UK Department for International Trade has announced a series of new agreements with the Netherlands designed to boost closer collaboration with the Netherlands. The announcement coincided with a Dutch State Visit which took place on October 24th. Several of the deals included Fintech deals…. Read More

Digital Money Transfer Service Azimo Announces Expansion of European Operation By Opening New Amsterdam office

Azimo, a European digital money transfer firm based in London and Krakow, announced on Wednesday it has expanded further into Europe by opening a new office in Amsterdam. Azimo reported that the location will help it grow its share of the global cross-border payments market…. Read More

Payments Fintech Azimo to Offer Service to SMEs

Digital payments Fintech Azimo says it will allow SME owners across the UK and Europe to pay for goods, salaries and investments in 189 countries and territories beginning this week. Azimo claims it will undercut most pricing by banks by at least 75%. The service… Read More

Digital Money Transfer Service Azimo Added to Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 10

Fintech Azimo, a European money transfer service, has has been added to the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 list joining a prominent list of UK tech firms including some big names in Fintech. This is the first year for Azimo to be added to… Read More

Fintech Azimo Inks New Deal with Nigerian Payments Firm During PMs Trade Visit to Africa

UK based Fintech money transfer service Azimo has partnered with leading African payments business Interswitch Group. The announcement came during a UK trade delegation to Africa arranged by the PM’s office. Azimo was the loan Fintech to join the small group of firms traveling to… Read More

UK Fintech Azimo Joins Prime Minister’s Delegation to Africa

Azimo, a digital money transfer service based in London and Krakow, is set to join Theresa May’s official delegation to Africa – her first official visit to the continent. Azimo is one of 29 companies selected, and the only Fintech, for the visit to Nigeria,… Read More

Digital Money Transfer Firm Azimo Adds Ten New Countries to Services For Customers in Nordic Countries

Azimo, a European digital money transfer firm based in London and Krakow, has reportedly has added ten new countries to its services for customers in Nordic countries. This news comes just a little over a month after the company secured $20 million through its Series C… Read More

Digital Money Transfer Firm Azimo Raises $20M in Series C Led by Rakuten Capital

Azimo, a European digital money transfer firm based in London and Krakow, has raised $20M in a Series C round led by Rakuten Capital. This latest funding fund, which also received backing from investors such as e.ventures, Frog Capital, GR Capital Partners and Greycroft Partners, brings… Read More

Half of UK’s Financial Service Staff is Now Under the Women in Finance Charter

An additional 33 companies have registered for the UK’s Women in Finance Charter, the ground-breaking piece of legislature aimed to conquer gender inequality. This announcement arrives on the very first anniversary of the charter, which now includes 122 firms, over half a million people in… Read More

Digital-Only Tandem Bank Receives UK Banking License: “A Good Bank”

Tandem has been granted authorization from the Bank of England and will be regulated by Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority, blogged co-founder Ricky Knox. Tandem aims to be the most helpful, not the most painful, bank for its customers. “This is very… Read More

Silicon Valley vs London? No Competition, London Fintech Dominates, Says UK Treasury Fintech Envoy Eileen Burbidge

Silicon Valley can’t compete with London in terms of Fintech, says UK Treasury special Fintech envoy Eileen Burbidge: “Wall Street Talent doesn’t come to Silicon Valley.” UK Treasury special Fintech envoy and partner at tech VC Passion Capital, Eileen Burbidge took the stage at Fintech Week and discussed… Read More

CBR Posts 2015’s Biggest UK Fintech Fundraising Rounds; Funding Circle and World Remit Top the List

Today CBR‘s Jimmy Nicholls posted research regarding London’s fintech scene, highlighting which companies have drawn the most money in their funding rounds. His results follow: 1. Funding Circle – £96m Perhaps the largest peer-to-peer lender in London is Funding Circle a technology start-up that began life… Read More

London’s Azimo Raises $20M During Series B Round To Fuel Its Global Growth

Azimo, the London based digital money transfer service, announced today that it has raised an additional $20 million in its Series B Round. The funding will advance the company’s mission to be the world’s leading low-cost, mobile and social money transfer service. The funding round was led… Read More

Innovate Finance to Host Fintech Global Summit in London: March 9th, Guild Hall

Innovate Finance, the independent membership organisation that represents the voice of Britain’s global fintech sector, is hosting its first global summit on Tuesday, March 9th, 2015 at the Guildhall in London.  The major event will explore the impact of fintech on the financial services sector… Read More

Fintech Startup Azimo Introduces Money Transfer Services to China

 Azimo, the online money transfer service, has announced the launch of its world-class money transfer service to China, enabling customers to send money to friends and family at low-cost. The company introduced its wiring service to Thailand earlier this month.  The new service will provide Azimo’s potential 350… Read More

Fintech Company Azimo Launches New Wiring Service in Thailand

Azimo, the online money transfer service, has announced that customers can now send money to Thailand, direct to a personal or business bank account. “Great weather and the cost of living being 40% less than in Western Europe makes Thailand a popular destination for Europeans… Read More

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