Tagged: edinburgh

Regtech: Glasgow-based AutoRek Partners with Nationwide to Offer Data Management and Cloud-powered Financial Controls

Glasgow-headquartered AutoRek, a firm that provides financial controls and regulatory reporting software, has teamed up with Nationwide to offer a data management solution and cloud-powered financial controls for a three-year period, with a two-year extension plan. Gordon McHarg, managing director at AutoRek, stated: “I am… Read More

Edinburgh-based TSB Bank to Establish New IT Center to Support Digital Banking Services as Part of $156 Million Investment

TSB has confirmed that it will establish a new IT center based in Edinburgh, in order to support the launch of digital banking services, as part of a £120 million (appr. $156 million) investment – which is expected to create around 100 new technology jobs,… Read More

UK-based Fintech Modulr Says It’ll Invest Most of Its £20 Million Funding in Scotland’s Financial Tech Sector

London-based Fintech firm Modulr revealed on October 30 that it’s planning to invest most of its £20 million in funding in Scotland’s financial technology sector, in order to promote innovation and support the nation’s role as a leading tech hub. Modulr’s investment-related decision has come after… Read More

Edinburgh Napier University Announces Launch of Dedicated Fintech Course

Edinburgh Napier University announced on Wednesday the launch of a new dedicated course for its Master’s degree in Fintech. The University reported that its Business School already has various courses to offer at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and the addition of the new fintech… Read More

Downing Crowd: Crowd Bonds + Care Homes= £2.5 Million Raise

Crowd Bonds, a type of debt-based crowdfunding, are gaining traction in the healthcare investment sector with a particular focus on high quality care homes, according to UK crowdfunding platform Downing Crowd. Downing Crowd itself has launched a new £2.5 million Crowd Bond for two established care… Read More

Royal Bank of Scotland Plans Edinburgh Fintech Accelerator

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced plans to open a fintech accelerator and relationship hub for startups at its Gogarburn headquarters in Edinburgh. For the past year, the bank’s newly-refitted Gogarburn building has been home to an Entrepreneurial Spark Business Accelerator Hub, including a ‘Hatchery’ for… Read More

The UK Faces A Once-In-A-Century Chance To Be A Technology Leader, Writes Financial Times Correspondent

Aided by factors such as a record high number of registered businesses in the UK–5.2 million; a national interest in entrepreneurship; and SMEs accounting for just over 60 percent of private sector employment, according to the Department for Business, the UK has the chance to increase its… Read More

Edinburgh FreeAgent Captures Over £1M During Seedrs Initiative

Back in May, Edinburgh-based cloud accounting provider, FreeAgent, took to equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs with a mission to raise funds for its vision of “Democratising Accounting.” Since its launch in 2007, FreeAgent has grown into an established, highly-regarded technology innovator, with customers in 100 countries and… Read More

Crowdcube Announced: Scottish Firms Have Successfully Raised £1.5M Through Its Crowdfunding Platform

Last fall, equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced the launch its new office in Edinburgh, Scotland. The new location was help support existing clients in the region and due to the strong growth in number of new businesses being established in the country. CEO of Crowdcube,… Read More

Edinburgh’s Gluten-Free Bellfield Brewery Seeks £150,000 For New Brewery Through Crowdcube

Seeking to bring its gluten-free beers concepts to life, Bellfield Brewery recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to help fund its dedicated gluten-free brewery in Edinburgh. According to its campaign, the new craft brewery with a mission: to make Gluten Free (GF) beers and lagers… Read More

Growler Beers UK Announces Crowdcube Campaign to Raise £120,000 For Brewing Expansion

Ready to expand its already growing business, Scotland-based Growler Beers UK announced it is set to launch an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube in a couple of weeks and will be seeking £120,000. According to The Scotsman, Growler Beers UK debuted in the Morningside District of… Read More

Indiegogo-Success Tens Announces Singapore Expansion

Consumers who’ve always wished that they could see the world through real-life photo filters will now have their wishes granted, thanks to Tens sunglasses. Just a few months after its Indiegogo campaign became a huge hit, the crowdfunding-success company has now reached South East Asia… Read More

CrowdfunderUK Local Rollout Helps People to Power the Funding Revolution (Infographic)

CrowdfunderUK is rolling out UK-wide campaigns after the success of the campaign for Crowdfund Cornwall. The next four cities immediately benefiting from a region-specific campaign rollout will be Bristol, Manchester, Liverpool and Edinburgh. Crowdfunding projects across the cities have already raised substantial funds in their respective… Read More

Edinburgh’s SuperJam Launches £250,000 Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube; Jumps to Nearly £91,000

Setting out to expand its franchise, Edinburgh-based company SuperJam turned to Crowdcube for its £250,000 crowdfunding campaign. The company is said to be known for its delicious jams and popularity in the UK region. Funds from the project will help SuperJam make its way into other… Read More

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