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Apple v Europe - the gloves come off

A very quick and typically well-worded and measured response from Tim Cook on the EU decision to tax Apple retroactively. 

The media seems...

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TransferWise continues its evolution and growth stateside

I was in conversation with the Chairman of a well-known FinTech company last week, during which he said that, "the problem with a lot of...

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How long until we see the end of email in China?

Tencent's 'Super App' WeChat Is Quietly Taking Over Workplaces In China

The company isn’t stopping at personal use, however. It has added a range of business-oriented features onto the app over the years,...…

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Fancy a TIQL?

FinTech games app maker Nous Global Markets launches TIQL® – a revolution in personal trading

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Are home office workers really effective?

Victor Hugo said there was one thing stronger than all the armies in the world: an idea whose time had come. Right now, a flexible,...

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Blockchain moving to the consumer market

The UK Regulator, the FCA is developing a reputation for innovation and forward thinking.  Not words that you would immediately use to...

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Interest in FinTech accelerates

Read on for the announcement that Octopus is launching an Accelerator to focus purely on FinTech

London’s Octopus launches new accelerator to capitalize on FinTech boom

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I took an Uber in Bangkok

First thought: Wow, globalization.

Second thought:  It had the familiar consumer experience that I know from the US, with the added...

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Keeping the faith

In staunch support of the UK maintaining it's place as a FinTech hub: read on for comments from Cameron Stevens, founder of Prodigy Finance

Why Brexit won’t take away London’s fintech crown

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Lions and unicorns - cautionary tales from Europe

Investing in a unicorn is clearly no guarantee of success, right? Of course.  However, in case you need reminding, read on...

Feeling the sharp end of a unicorn

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Is small beautiful? If you are Dutch, apparently so.

What leaps off the page is that 41% of jobs in The Netherlands are apparently created by startups.

41%!!

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The Netherlands’ Small (But Mighty) FinTech Scene

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Imperial converts to (bio)metric

Standard Chartered, a bank that can trace its history to The Empire in 1853, is introducing biometric security in favour of pin numbers...

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Adblock Plus vs Facebook: round three

This week, in case you missed it, there was a right-royal, ding-dong battle between these two companies. On Tuesday, Facebook's VP of Ads...

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Nordic FinTech

Another day, another list of the 10 hottest....

Read on to see what's going on in the Nordic region

Iceland’s Money-Honey: The 10 Hottest Nordic Fintech Startups

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The dust beginning to settle

6 weeks after Brexit and people seem to be calming down a little.  Our fintech ecosystem is not about to move en masse to Berlin after...

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Connected Cars: we're witnesses to creative destruction

  • Remember back when being a cabbie was an actual job?
  • Remember when we had to arrange for people to pick us up?
  • Remember getting a driver's...
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How to get a meeting with Me - Agreed!

agree with Brendon 100%.  His feedback applies to get in front of executive headhunters for roles:  

Keeping in mind that most decent...

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What's going on at Google's self-driving car unit?

Commodification, I suspect.  Based on the Google-cars I see traveling my Palo Alto neighborhood each day, my hunch is that the product...

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Compensation at Startups

Some great advice.  However, I prefer to avoid "big reveal" type of offers and instead adopt clarity from the time you consider that the...

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Worldpay continues executing its growth strategy

The UK's largest payments processor is expanding into Australia.  The company was the largest British IPO in recent times (£6.3bn),...

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UK companies lead FinTech bootcamp

Of the 9 start-ups chosen for Startupbootcamp's 2016 programme, 6 of them are British.  Read on for more detail.

Six UK start-ups chosen for Startupbootcamp’s 2016 fintech cohort

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Old school protection for Bitcoin

How do you keep your bitcoin key secure?  Read on to find out.

Spoiler alert, it involves a pen and a piece of paper!  Have we really come...

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The City's wishlist

Is it just me or is this just extremely obvious, common sense?

In summary, "a vision for how London can remain Europe's financial capital":

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Blockchain joins The Establishment

Congratulations to Nick Williamson and his team at Credits for being awarded the first official blockchain provider to the UK Government....

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FinTech in London: 9 to watch

See below for 9 FinTech start ups to watch.

Over 1000 start ups whittled down to 9 over the past 6 months, converging on London for a 3...

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Grand rivals, epic battles

Amidst the comment on the Uber deal, I love this quote: “Uber has been a grand rival and we have had an epic battle . . . We raged an...

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Another week, another major transaction

Verizon has agreed to pay $2.4bn for Fleetmatics

Verizon to buy truck software group Fleetmatics for $2.4bn, as the US telecoms giant continues to execute its diversification strategy. ...…

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Ma Bell, Mother of the Connected Car?

Verizon, the largest child of AT&T's break up, is moving steadily into the connected car space.  This week's telematics acquisition...

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Fintech investment in the UK remains positive

it's still early days but the momentum behind investment in the UK Fintech sector does not seem to have slowed down since June 23.

UK fintech startups raised £40 million in July, showing Brexit hasn't killed the hot sector

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