UK banking group NatWest announced last week it has opened a new digital branch in Leeds Victoria. According to NatWest, the digital store gives customers the space and opportunity to complete their banking online in a secure environment, with staff to help with more complex or technical issues…. Read More
Earlier this month UK crowdfunded Crowdcube blogged that £500 million had been pledged on the platform and has resulted in more than 700 successful raises, for startups to sizeable scale-ups including fintech unicorn Revolut, digital, mobile-only bank Monzo and the British multinational brewery BrewDog. Food and beverage… Read More
Leeds-based company Myrtle & Maude has recently launched a Seedrs initiative to raise £106,000 for the expansion of its all-natural nausea products, which are for those who experience morning and travel sickness. Myrtle & Maude currently offers a range of both natural and safe products, which includes… Read More
The newly announced partnership between Finpoint, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and PwC allows for the expansion of Pinpoint’s service into the UK. Finpoint has already been supported by 70 lenders across the UK, including among others Loyds Bank, Metro Bank, Funding Circle, FundingKnight and… Read More
Birmingham-based mobile payment startup, Droplet, recently finished its crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. Originally seeking £500,000 for a 12.56% in equity, the company has successfully secured nearly £575,000. Droplet is a mobile payments app that allows users to pay without having to queue, and collect rewards on their phone each time they spend. Supposedly, one of the reasons businesses love the startup is… Read More
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