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UK Fintech Growth Partners: Fintech Growth Fund Launches in the UK, Spurred by the Kalifa Review of UK Fintech

As outlined in the Kalifa Review of UK Fintech, the UK Fintech Growth Partners has launched its Growth Stage Fintech Fund. The Kalifa Review declared there was an annual growth stage funding shortfall for UK Fintechs of around £2 billion. A £1 billion fund was… Read More

Leeds Gets New Fintech Hub Supported by HM Government

Leeds is the beneficiary of a new government-supported Fintech hub that will formally launch today. The Centre for Finance, Innovation, and Technology (CFIT) is described as the first of its kind, backed by £5.5 million of Treasury and City of London Corporation funding. Fintech is… Read More

University of East London Launches Centre of Fintech, Uses Nano for Crypto Transaction at House of Parliament

Last week, the University of East London (UEL) launched the Centre of Fintech, a new hub that aims to leverage expertise within the University in research, finance, technology, law, and regulation. The launch was hosted at the Houses of Parliament and included the participation of… Read More

UK Fintech Pollinate Says Financial Tech Firms Aren’t a Niche Market, as They Underpin Digital Financial Services

The United Kingdom has been touted as a world leader in Fintech, and it also has the “accolades” to back this position, according to a blog post by London-based Pollinate, a global software business that teams up with banks to assist them with deepening and… Read More

UK Fintech Review Expected to be Released Next Month, Seeks to Boost Fintech Sector Post Brexit

In March of 2020, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak delivered the UK budget. Included in the presentation was the announcement of a Fintech sector review – a study to be led by Ron Kalifa OBE, who was previously CEO Worldpay and current Chair… Read More

The Digital Finance Forum Rebrands as Fintech Founders

  The Digital Finance Forum has rebranded as Fintech Founders, according to a note from the group. Founded and Chaired by LendInvest founder Christian Faes, the name change is said to indicate the group’s wider, scaled-up ambitions to become a network of influence and authority… Read More

Coronabudget: Chancellor Rishi Sunak Delivers UK Budget Outlining Actions to Mitigate COVID 19 Impact, Includes Fintech Sector Review

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak delivered the annual budget today in a speech at the House of Commons. Sunak only recently stepped into the key government role this past February, inheriting an exceptionally challenging task in a world where the Coronavirus, or Covid-19, has… Read More

City of London and Innovate Finance Launch Fintech Strategy Group

The City of London Corporation and Innovate Finance have jointly announced the launch of the Fintech Strategy Group (FSG) to help continue the success of the UK Fintech sector. According to Innovate Finance, the group will combine senior industry leaders across the sector including banks,… Read More

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