20 December 2014

Start ups

Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Slush: The Nordic startup madhouse

08 December 2014  |  1243 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

If you are inclined to believe the closing party of Sibos is a little too heavy, too boozy and a bit silly, I implore you not to attend Slush. You might have a heart attack. Even considering the drunken-banker antics of Sibos after dark, I would still consider it a family-friendly affair in comparison to this 12,000-strong Nordic startup-madhouse...

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Toby YoungEbury - London

The year of fintech

08 December 2014  |  3003 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The fintech industry is booming. Browse through the business pages in any national daily and you’ll likely hear about a fintech startup challenging convention or setting the pace with funding and investment. Recent figures only serve to prove the rapid growth of the sector with deal volumes growing at a yearly rate of 74% since 2008. Start-ups are ...

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Chris LeesFixSpec - London

Science Says Paper Beats PDF: Can APIs Beat Them Both?

02 December 2014  |  713 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Remember when your utility bills landed on your doormat instead of in your inbox? Remember when you payed for them with a cheque instead of direct bank transfer? It struck me recently how much paper h...

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Roman ItskovichEbury - London

2014: Disruption from the UK alternative finance market

01 December 2014  |  2184 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Days might be getting colder and darker as we head into December, but the outlook for SMEs continues to remain bright and sunny. The UK alternative finance industry report from Nesta and the Universi...

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Chris LeesFixSpec - London

Seven tips for being more productive

24 November 2014  |  1427 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

If you work in a big bank, broker, exchange or software vendor, you will recognize the relentless tsunami of email, phone calls, customer visits, conferences, project meetings, town halls and other &q...

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John DoyleFSS Technologies UK - London

What Makes a Great Relationship Manager?

23 November 2014  |  952 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The Summary First, the summary for those that can't be bothered with the detail. A great relationship manager is someone who, Understands their customers business, Knows the customers strategy and wh...

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Christina BowePerceptive Software - Maidenhead

Five Ways to Turn Bank Branches into Competitive Powerhouses

18 November 2014  |  2173 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

There’s no shortage of startups in the financial services industry. Whether they’re online-only financial institutions or diversified financial services companies that are using the Web to expand into...

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Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

The romance of private equity: Liquity

11 November 2014  |  1537 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

“You know what people say to us? They say ‘you’re inventing a new asset class. You’re inventing liquid shares in private companies” Liquity, the London-based startup taking part in the Startupbootcamp...

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Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Bringing quality back to the web: milliPay

05 November 2014  |  1745 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

“We hope to change the way content can be consumed – there is quality content on the web and we believe in it. It needs to be financed – and people must be willing to finance it.” Whether you like it ...

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Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Breaking the cryptocurrency stigma: Epiphyte

28 October 2014  |  3745 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

"It's a sensitive space, people still associate it with criminality and dubious activities - like the internet in the early days" When Finextra wrote a story about Epiphyte winning the Innot...

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