You’ll come across many acronyms when conducting business abroad such as; BIC, IBAN and SWIFT – we’ve broken down the bank codes and explain what they are.Continue reading
Security and convenience are two of the key drivers behind the rise of contactless payments in the UK.
And in October 2018, contactless transactions overtook chip-and-PIN payments in the UK for the first time. But, what might the future lookalike?Continue reading
Digital payments have become such a huge part of our lives now, it’s hard to believe that they are still a relatively new phenomenon and there is still a huge scope for them to grow and diversify.
Here are six reasons why the next 10 years represent a key period for the payments industry.Continue reading
Global investors poured funding into the UK’s glistening fintech sector last year, raising almost double the figure that was invested between 2018 and 2019 – despite the rest of the world suffering a slight downturn in funding.Continue reading
Recently – the past two years in particular – has seen a rise in business banking, with challenger banks emerging to take advantage of slow, legacy technology and outdated processes.Continue reading
Despite Brexit uncertainty the UK continued to be an attractive proposition for overseas investors in 2019. UK fintechs still raised a lot of capital, with a select few closing £100m+ rounds. We’ve listed 20 UK fintechs that raised the most throughout 2019.Continue reading
Trust is the key commodity in fintech: do your customers trust you, and how can you trust them? With complex intermediary relationships and cross-border transactions, it’s never been more important to build a trusted brand.Continue reading
New technologies are driving disruption everywhere – and financial services is no exception. They are giving rise to new operating models, redefining the nature of work in the sector and – as consumers or business owners – changing our relationship with IT. Here are 10 key trends influencing fintech today.Continue reading
Navigating modern banking, payments, crypto, regulation and all the other trends in fintech is not a one-person job. Luckily, pioneers in the space are writing, speaking and podcasting – so there’s no shortage of inspiration.Continue reading
Open Banking makes financial data interoperable. But whilst the tech is in rude health, customer sentiment is far behind what fintechs might expect…Continue reading
Sam Gormley was an entrepreneur at 20, discovering bands for the Atlantic label. Now he’s marketing for fintechs and says the rules haven’t changed…Continue reading