Corporate venture capital: the big new attraction for fintech start-ups?

There has never even been a richer, more varied environment for FinTech entrepreneurs to access funding and with latest research showing Corporate VC accounted for a quarter of all deals across the sector globally last year, conventional institutional venture capitalists are clearly up against a new kid on their block. According to the research by CB Insights, increasingly active corporate VC units – mainly from the financial, telecoms and tech ... read more


CEOs and Founders of 10 FinTech50 companies all tackle a universal challenge: how to scale and grow a FinTech.

For this first FinTech leaders dinner, we invited the CEOs and Founders of ten FinTech-50 listed FinTechs to discuss a universal challenge: how to scale and grow their business. Guests included leaders from InvoiceSharing, Ixaris, Kantox, Onfido, Property Partner, Raisin, Revolut and Sybenetix. Alongside communications, legal and corporate finance experts from Bell Pottinger, Kemp Little, ICON Corporate Finance, and venture capital firm Hoxton Ventures, the discussion focused around issues of ... read more


Synergix Health appoints leading corporate finance advisors.

Synergix Health appoints leading corporate finance advisors for its fast growth digital healthcare subsidiary Doctor Care Anywhere to review strategic options to further accelerate its growth.  Doctor Care Anywhere is already a prime mover in the digital healthcare sector and recognised for its best in class virtual doctor and healthcare management services available worldwide. Research by YouGov for Doctor Care Anywhere has highlighted the critical role technology can play in breaking ... read more


29 APIs That Startups Should Consider Before Building Any FinTech Product

APIs will become very important in FinTech. Earlier, APIs were built for networks which were slower and far more expensive. Also, they were designed more from the perspective of data storage than as an active ingredient of coding, which would be called over and over again. Leading APIs are now constructed keeping in mind the reduction in price for network bandwidth and the ability of the cloud ecosystem to provide ... read more


Michelle Pearce, Wealthify CIO: Not enough Britons invest

Wealthify wants to get Britons to switch from cash savings to stocks and shares, explains Michelle Pearce, the company's CIO. To invest in Wealthify read more here >> read more


Richard Theo, Wealthify CEO: We want to democratize investing

Richard Theo, CEO of Wealthify, discusses the role of robo-advisors in the asset management industry and if lower costs can bring in new investors. To invest in Wealthify read more here >> read more


Robo-investor Wealthify plans to raise £1m through Seedrs.

The robo-investor Wealthify plans to raise £1 million in capital from the crowd through Seedrs. Continuing its mission to democratize investing in the UK, the online investment service, which went live in April, launches its public crowdfunding campaign on 12 September. CEO, Richard Theo “Since Wealthify launched in April, demand for our service has exceeded expectations. With interest rates hitting a new all-time low of 0.25%, even more people are ... read more


Corporate venture capital: the big new attraction for fintech start-ups?

There has never been a richer, more varied environment for FinTech entrepreneurs to access funding and with the latest research showing corporate VC accounted for a quarter of all deals across the sector globally last year, conventional institutional venture capitalists are clearly up against a new kid on their block. According to the research by CB Insights, increasingly active corporate VC units – mainly from the financial, telecoms and tech ... read more