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British MP Touts UK Fintech Prominence & Potential of Blockchain

British MP Matt Hancock delivered a speech last week at the Law Society that highlighted the UK’s prominence in Fintech and the massive potential for blockchain technology. Hancock described blockchain as a type of panacea for issues beyond financial services shortcomings; “While Fintech may have… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Announces New Crowdfunding Program Dedicated to Arts & Heritage Campaigns

On Thursday, Crowdfund UK announced it was teaming up with Nesta, Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England to distribute 250,000 towards arts and heritage campaigns as part of a new crowdfunding program.  According to the UK-based funding portal, the program will give a series of specially-selected… Read More

UK Government Spent £12.1 Billion with SME’s, 27.1% of All Central Government Buying

The UK has just released figures showing that 27.1% of central government purchasing was with small business in the past fiscal year.  According to the report, 10.9% was directly with SME’s and 16.2% was through the supply chain.  This tops the goal set by Parliament… Read More

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