Barclays supports bitcoin payment app

Barclays has become the first major UK financial institution to use the bitcoin blockchain. Barclays announced the start of a cooperation with Circle, a digital currency...

Former marine and JP Morgan investment banker to head fintech hub

Former marine and  CEO of the innovation gateway team at UK Trade and Investment, Ben Brabyn, has been appointed as the head of Level39. Ben...

Thornbridge launches service to help wealth start-ups

Fund boutique Thornbridge Investment Management has rolled-out a brand new support for discretionary fund administrators and fin-tech start ups to help to get off...

Nik Storonsky: I am someone who enjoys working with systems

Finbuzz met with former Credit Suisse investment banker and fintech startup Revolut Founder and CEO Nikolay Storonsky. Revolut is a pre-paid card and app that...
Chris Newkirk, Capital One

Chris Newkirk: Data and great talent could revolutionise consumer finance

CAPITAL ONE UK has today announced a major expansion in London. The organisation is to relocate its City offices and has signed an 11-year lease...
digitalisation

Digitalisation: How fintechs can create an innovative digital client experience

Digitalisation is impacting all walks of life – both business and consumer. Subsequently, all sectors, from travel to books or music face the same...

Google brings Android Pay to UK

MasterCard cardholders and Android device owners in the UK will soon have access to new ways to make mobile payments and purchases, as Google today...

Peter Sayburn: I look for people with ambitious concepts

Finbuzz spoke to Peter Sayburn, the co-founder and CEO of Market Gravity, a company that is responsible for fintech innovations including a new digital...

PwC: Adoption of blockchain technologies is unavoidable

PwC has recently spoken with Asset and Wealth Management asking it to estimate the potential impact of distributed ledger technology on their business. The Partner...

Kevin Hanley: Fintech firms and banks have complementary strengths

How Banks Can Survive Digital Disruption is the topic a number of industry experts and journalists tackled at an SAP roundtable. The event aims to...
Francois Fleutiaux

Francois Fleutiaux: Financial services sector must ‘drive innovation’

The Europe-wide study highlights the shift in consumer interaction with their banks and insurers, as digital-first demand continues to drive a new pace of...

BUDGET 2016: FinTech start-ups welcome tax boost

BUDGET 2016 is doubling rate relief for small businesses. British fintech start-ups will surely enjoy the news about the additional tax boost announced by UK Chancellor George Osborne. More than...

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