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London, a fintech powerhouse that still needs a cheque book

London, a fintech powerhouse that still needs a cheque book

Written by on May 25, 2017 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

You can’t say that London isn’t a fintech powerhouse and epicentre of the revolution that is forging a new financial services industry in the white heat of old technology. Wait, what? “The UK is to roll out an image-based cheque clearing system in October that will slash processing times from six ‘weekdays’ to one day” […]

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Social counts for London’s fashion start-ups

Social counts for London’s fashion start-ups

Written by on May 28, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – When Chris Morton was setting up a fashion e-commerce company five years ago, he spent a lot of time listening to online music service Spotify. He realised the web player was doing something fashion sites were not; it was curating playlists of tracks, from obscure and mainstream labels, tailored to his tastes. […]

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London’s brightest minds plotting revolution

London’s brightest minds plotting revolution

Written by on March 26, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

LONDON (Reuters) – From the shabby streets of east London, some of the brightest minds in technology and banking are plotting a revolution. London’s “Silicon Roundabout” has become one of the top hubs for financial technology – or fintech – where start-up firms are launching products to bypass traditional banks with phone apps and websites, […]

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