Tagged: manchester

UK’s Starling Bank Signs Up “Lionesses” for its UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 National Sponsorship

  Starling Bank has launched a campaign that “celebrates” women’s football as part of its national support of the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 tournament. The ‘Our Time’ campaign highlights the glass ceilings that continue “to be broken for the women’s game, while nodding to Starling’s… Read More

UK’s Sourced Capital Looks into Benefits of Alternative Property Investment

The team at UK’s Sourced Capital notes that one of the “best” reasons for investing in property is the “potential” financial returns. However, what if you were not able to commit to “hands-on” investments? Sourced Capital has shared some of the alternative property investments. With… Read More

Manchester’s BankiFi Joins Visa Fintech Partner Connect Program

BankiFi, the Manchester-headquartered technology firm focused on putting banks at “the heart” of business, has announced that it joined Visa Fintech Partner Connect in Europe – a program that assists Visa`s customers with offering the next-gen of virtual banking solutions. The partner program mainly focuses… Read More

Tandem Bank Acquires Manchester based Oplo, a Consumer Lending Platform

Tandem Bank has reportedly acquired consumer lending platform Oplo. The strategic acquisition has formed a combined business with £1.2 billion of total assets, £1 billion of funding and 171,000 clients being serviced by a UK-headquartered team of 500 professionals. Tandem was established back in 2014… Read More

Manchester Fintech Hydr Develops Invoice Finance Platform to Integrate with Cloud Accounting Software Firms

  Fintech startup Hydr has developed its proprietary invoice finance platform to integrate with more Cloud accounting software providers such as Sage and QuickBooks. After launching “exclusively” with Xero back in May, the Hydr platform may now be accessed by many more SMEs in the… Read More

Real Estate Report: Birmingham, Manchester Considered Prime Investment Locations for 2022 Due to Strong Property Prices, Rental Growth

The team at UK’s Blend Network, a specialist development finance lender, notes that as 2022 gets underway, they’ve reflected on the “strength” and “resilience” of the UK property market. With property prices and rents surging to double digit growth in some areas of the UK,… Read More

UK based BNPL Fintech PollenPay Announces its Launch Plans

Providing a smarter way to perform monetary transactions, PollenPay, a UK-headquartered Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) firm is pleased to confirm its launch plans. Led by company founder and CEO, Leon Wilson, the team at PollenPay plans to ease pressure on purchases, while at the… Read More

Manchester’s Fintech Platform, Bankifi, Receives £500K Investment from Co-operative Bank

The Co-operative Bank has reportedly invested £500,000 in Manchester-headquartered Fintech platform Bankifi as part of a large co-development deal. BankiFi is “putting banks at the heart of business.” As noted by its management: “BankiFi is a technology platform designed to make business banking better, enabling… Read More

Payments Fintech Total Processing Makes Several Senior Management Appointments

Manchester-based payments Fintech Total Processing has reportedly made three new hires with the appointment of Phil Astall as Chief Operating Officer, Harry Luscombe as Commercial Director and Jonathan McGee as Finance Manager. Previously a Global Senior Director at travel company Expedia, Phil Astall joins with… Read More

Strategic Reporting Module Introduced by Planixs, a Provider of Intraday Cash, Collateral, Liquidity Management Services

Planixs, an established provider of real-time, intraday cash, collateral and liquidity management services, reveals that it has introduced the Strategic Reporting Module which comes as part of its Realiti suite. The newly-introduced module will open up Realiti’s extensive dataset to all client queries, thus helping… Read More

Manchester Fintech Hydr Launches New Invoice Finance Platform to Assist SMEs with Cash Flow Management

Manchester-headquartered Fintech firm Hydr (pronounced Hi-der) revealed on Monday (May 24, 2021) that it has launched its proprietary invoice finance platform in order to assist small businesses with streamlining their cash flow management. Co-founded by experienced Fintech industry professionals with extensive knowledge of the challenges… Read More

Cloud enabled ClearBank to Offer Access to the UK’s Faster Payments Network, Allowing Payments to be Settled within Minutes

Cloud-based clearing bank ClearBank will be offering access to the United Kingdom’s Faster Payments network, allowing payments that would normally take three working days to be settled within minutes. Cloud-powered ClearBank will be teaming up with Manchester Credit Union in order to streamline digital payment… Read More

Fintech B-North, which Lends to SMBs and Is Pursuing Banking License, Acquires Investment from Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Fintech firm B-North, which facilitates loans for small businesses and is currently seeking a banking license, has reportedly entered a deal with Channel 4 Ventures. Manchester-headquartered B-North confirmed that it has acquired a follow-on investment of £250,000 from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority. The challenger… Read More

Klara Expansion: Announces Second UK Office in Central Manchester

Payment processing brand Klarna announced on Wednesday the expansion of its UK operations with a new office located in Manchester. According to Klarna, the new office will open in Summer 2019 and will be located at the Old Granada Studios, which is a payments and… Read More

The House Crowd Raises Over £1.3 Million in 24 Hours For Housing Developments in Greater Manchester

The House Crowd, a UK property crowdfunding platform, announced on Wednesday raised just over £1.3 million over a 24-hour period for housing developments in Lees, Greater Manchester. The funding portal reported that this is the first time it has broken the £1 million mark in a day…. Read More

46,326+ Supporters Making a Positive Impact on JustGiving/British Red Cross’ Manchester Campaign

Shortly after the terrorist attack, The Manchester Evening News partnered with the British Red Cross to launch a donations campaign on JustGiving to raise £2 million to support the families of the victims killed and wounded in the tragic Manchester Arena attack. The campaign has… Read More

McCafferty Asset Management Launches PROSPI to Pitch Residential Real Estate

 PROSPI, a new shared property investment platform launched by Manchester-based property expert McCafferty Asset Management, seeks  to enable investors with as little as £500 to take a proportionate holding alongside other stakeholders in specific, fully-tenanted residential properties managed by McCafferty’s team of experts. Investors will benefit from predictable… Read More

Crowdcube Celebrates Manchester Office’s Six Month Anniversary

Happy six month anniversary, Crowdcube North! The equity crowdfunding platform celebrated its Manchester office by revealing some facts about the location’s already success. Before opening the office, Crowdcube stated that it helped nine businesses in the North West to raise more than £1.4 million in the… Read More

Manchester-Based Property Crowdfunding Platform Transcendent Real Estate Opens For Investors

Last week, property crowdfunding platform, Transcendent Real Estate (TRE), officially opened its doors for investors. The Manchester-based company currently offers direct equity investments in commercial real estate assets through the UK. Its first property is 43-45 Lever Street. The 13,182sq property is located at the… Read More

Manchester’s Craft Brewery Seven Bro7hers Looks to Raise £150,000 On Crowdcube For New Brewing Equipment

Seven Bro7hers, a Manchester-based craft brewing company, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise a minimum of £150,000. The company is currently offering 16.84% in equity to those who invest. The brewery stated: “Our vision for SEVEN BRO7HERS is committed to becoming one of the… Read More

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