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FinTech Scotland & FinTech Wales Releases Proposal to Increase Research and Innovation to Drive Fintech Development Acceleration Across the UK

  FinTech Scotland and FinTech Wales announced on Tuesday have released a report proposing increased Research and Innovation (R&I) to drive acceleration in fintech development across the UK, nationally and regionally to support growth and new jobs. The report, entitled “Research and Innovation for UK FinTech” jointly authored… Read More

Lloyds Banking Group and Fintech Scotland to Support High-Potential Startups and Early-Stage Businesses

Lloyds Banking Group, which owns the Bank of Scotland, has introduced the next phase of its plan to support Scotland’s Fintech workforce. According to Lloyds, Scotland has the fastest-growing digital economy after London. The Lloyds Banking Group will be working cooperatively with Fintech Scotland in… Read More

FinTech Scotland Forms Strategic Partnership With Check Point Software

Check Point Software (NASDAQ: CHKP), a global provider of cyber-security solutions, announced on Tuesday it has become a strategic partner of FinTech Scotland, an independent not-for-profit body jointly established by the private sector and the Scottish Government. Check Point solutions bring a practical boost to… Read More

Fintech Scotland Secures £22.5 Million of Innovation Funding For the Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence

Fintech Scotland announced on Friday it secured  £22.5 million innovation funding for the Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence (GOFCoE) to be established in Edinburgh and the Central region. According to the organization, GOFCoE will provide a trusted environment for participants from around the world… Read More

Fintech Scotland Partners Fintech Alliance to Bring Together UK-based and Global Financial Technology Ecosystem Participants

Fintech Scotland, an independent entity that aims to support the local financial technology-focused community and cluster in the country, has teamed up with Fintech Alliance, a platform that intends to bring together UK-based and global Fintech industry participants. The partnership between the two organizations will… Read More

Number of Fintech Firms in Scotland Increases By 60% from 72 to 119 Companies

The number of financial technology (Fintech) companies operating in Scotland has reportedly increased by 60% over the past year. According to Fintech Scotland, there are 119 Fintech-focused businesses based north of the border, which is significantly greater than 72 financial technology companies from the previous… Read More

Canada Fintech: 12 Canadian Fintech Firms Visit UK Led by DIT

Today, 12 Canadian Fintech firms are in the UK on a 5-day trade mission led by the UK Department of Internation Trade (DIT). The visit is part of an initiative in support of these Fintechs seeking to enter the UK market. According to DIT, the… Read More

FinTech Scotland Announces Consumer Panel Launch to Support Fintech Business Development

FinTech Scotland announced on Friday the launch of its new consumer panel to support fintech business development. According to FinTech Scotland, the panel will connect consumer and citizen advocate groups into the fintech ecosystem with the emphasis on citizen financial inclusion, problem-solving, and innovation.   “The… Read More

Fintech Scotland Announces the Country’s Fintech Community Now Exceeds 100 Enterprises

FinTech Scotland announced on Thursday the fintech community in Scotland has now increased to over one hundred innovative firms focused on re-inventing financial services through new technology and data. According to the organization, this increase continues the momentum from the start of the year when… Read More

UK Fintech Week: Innovate Finance, FinTech Scotland and FinTech North Announce Creation of Fintech National Network

Three UK economic development groups announced this week in London that they have formed a FinTech National Network designed to connect financial technology innovators across the country. The three groups –Innovate Finance, FinTech Scotland and FinTech North– made the announcement on Tuesday at UK Fintech… Read More

Fintech Scotland Teams Up With Fife Council & Fife College to Launch “Fintech Skills Academy”

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Fintech Scotland announced on Thursday it has teamed with Fife College and Fife Council to launch what it claims to be Scotland’s first “Fintech Skills Academy.” According to the organization, this new academy is set to provide highly skilled and qualified applicants for “an industry… Read More

Fintech Scotland Names Prudential UK As New Strategic Partner

FinTech Scotland announced on Thursday that it has named Prudential UK its new strategic partner. According to the fintech organization, the strategic partnership reflects Prudential UK’s strong ongoing commitment to playing a lead role in the digitalization of financial services in Scotland and across the UK. … Read More

FinTech Scotland Announces Board Members

FinTech Scotland announced on Thursday its new board members, who will work with CEO Stephen Ingledew and the FinTech Scotland team to oversee the strategic plans for making Scotland a “top five” global fintech center. The board member announcement comes just one month after FinTech… Read More

FinTech Scotland Announces New Strategic Partners & First Chairman

On Friday, Fintech Scotland announced its inaugural chairman and its new strategic partners. According to the organization, these appointments were confirmed at the joint Scottish Government and industry Financial Services Advisory Board (FiSAB) meeting chaired by the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon and Chair of Scottish Financial… Read More

International Fintech Firm Avaloq Named Founding Partner of FinTech Scotland

Avaloq, an international fintech providing services and digital solutions to banks and wealth managers, announced on Thursday it has been named founding partner of FinTech Scotland, which is described as a newly-established company tasked with promoting Scotland as a global fintech hub.  Since 2012, Avaloq reports… Read More

FinTech Scotland Announces Partnership With FinTechNZ

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Last week, FinTech Scotland announced its first partnership with New Zealand fintech hub, FinTechNZ. According to the Scotland hub, FinTechNZ is The New Zealand Financial Innovation & Technology Association. It is a working group focused on delivering economic growth in New Zealand through financial innovation. Slightly… Read More

FinTech Scotland Names Stephen Ingledew New CEO

On Friday, FinTech Scotland announced it has appointed Stephen Ingledew as its new CEO. According to the organization, Ingledew brings years of experience in the financial sector where he focussed amongst other things on implementing customer focused and technology-enabled initiatives. Founded in 2017, FinTech Scotland… Read More

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