London Mayor Sadiq Khan is repeating his call for the UK to remain a part of the EU Single Market and Customs Union as new data demonstrates the UK capital's continued appeal as a magnet for international tech talent.
San Francisco-based digital lending platform provider Roostify has closed a $25 million Series B financing round joined by Santander InnoVentures, Cota Capital and Point72 Ventures.
Azlo, a BBVA-backed digital banking platform targeting the fast-growing army of freelancers and self-employed Americans who make up the gig economy, has opened its virtual doors.
Monzo is to take advantage of EU-wide passporting arrangements and follow fellow challenger Starling to launch its app-only current account in Ireland.
Financial authorities in Mauritius are contemplating the establishment of a sovereign fund to provide seed capital for the development of fintech activities in the island nation.
Funding for fintech companies around the world stabilised in 2017, hitting similar levels to the previous year but was still way down on 2015 numbers, according to the latest KPMG report.
TruFin, a British fintech and banking business with fingers in various niche lending pies, has raised £70 million through a listing on the LSE's AIM market.
The UK's Starling Bank has inducted the first wave of fintech startups to its Marketplace, providing consumers with in-app access to a cornucopia of third party insurers, pension providers, investment platforms and mortgage brokers.
Finnish e-invoicing startup Zervant has raised EUR6 million in a funding round led by local VC and private equity firm Tesi.
Citbank is to open a new innovation lab in London, employing 75 people to support the bank's Markets and Securities Services business globally
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