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Entrepreneur First Demo Day: 5 Companies that Caught Our Attention

Entrepreneur first reimagined startup accelerators. Individuals apply pre-team, pre-idea. Six months later after sweat, blood, red-bull and tears, fully fledged startups present to a packed room of investors. Not all make it to demo day, but those that do present a staggering range of start-ups… Read More

Gonçalo de Vasconcelos: In Fintech Britain is Teaching the Rest of the World

SyndicateRoom pioneered the “investor-led” crowdfunding model in the UK. The brainchild of Gonçalo de Vasconcelos whilst studying for his Cambridge MBA, the company had an initial focus on the companies in the surrounding silicone fen.  As it’s profile has grown, so has the list of the companies it serves. To… Read More

Strange Bedfellows: The Banks and the Start-Ups

In the beginning there was the crash, then came the innovation. The innovators, at least in the fintech space, wanted to disrupt, which was perhaps a euphemism for what they truly wanted to do: destroy. Many had been recently let go from the banks and… Read More

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