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Middlegame Ventures has Recently Announced a €10m Investment from Enterprise Ireland

Funding for Irish FinTech Companies The investment firm will create a pool of funding of up to €20m for Irish FinTech Companies. Middlegame Ventures which has its headquarters in Washington has recently establish an office in the Republic of Ireland. They recently held a FinTech focused accelerator in both locations for the first time in […]


Companies are Actively Running Recruitment Campaigns During COVID-19

A recent Blog Post by Job Alert says that some companies are actively running recruitment campaigns targeting candidates who have been displaced. Roles such as Software Engineers, Product Designers, Program Managers and Java Developers are still very much in demand by big companies. These large companies can appear as a great option to candidates as […]


Tips from FinTech Companies on Remote Working

A recent blog post on Finance Magnates gave some valuable tips for companies and employees who have switched to remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic. While many FinTech, Finance and I.T. companies are accustomed to working remotely the coronavirus has kicked the world of remote working into higher gear. Companies across many industries have been […]


Recruitment Agency Hays Launch Online Training Platform

Hays Recruitment Agency have launched a new online training platform with is available free to all organisations, large and small, to help keep their businesses moving through these unprecedented times. The platform, called Hayes Thrive, can be accessed anywhere with fully online courses available to complete wherever your team is working. Hays Thrive has many […]


COVID-19 Will Force Reluctant Financial Services Companies to Make the Digital Switchover

A recent blog post by FinTech Connect suggested that the current COVID-19 crisis will finally push Financial Services Companies such as incumbent Banks to invest in Digital Transformation. A unique set of circumstances is driving innovation and invention. Financial Institutions such as Banks have always been adamant that they are the ones who understand the […]


Nationwide Offers a New Way to Donate Money to Charity

A new project by Nationwide has seen them trial a ‘smart window poster’ which allows people to donate £3 to a homeless charity by simply tapping their bank card against the poster, which is located beside a cash machine in Bath. The objective is to make it easier for people to donate money. People can […]


FinTech Investment in Ireland reached a new record funding level in 2019

A recent report on Fintech Global indicates that FinTech Companies in Ireland have raised over $1bn across 84 transactions between 2014 and 2019. 2014 to 2017 saw FinTech Investment increase at a GACR of 86.6%. Funding dropped however in 2018 to only $98.6m but recovered well in 2019 to reach a new record of $356.6m […]


One of the Leading FinTech Companies – Tink Poaches Stripe’s Rafael Plantier to Lead the UK and Ireland

After securing it’s NatWest win earlier this year, Tink has strengthened its commitment to the UK and Irish Market by appointing Stripe’s former head of EMEA banking, Rafael Plantier, as its new country manager for the UK and Ireland. Since launching in Sweden 2012, Tink, one of the leading FinTech Companies has been dedicated to […]


Santander buys $400m stake in FinTech UK Company Ebury

Banco Santander will acquire a majority stake in UK Fintech Company Ebury for £350m ($400). Santander will acquire 50.1% with $90m to be comprised of new primary equity to support Ebury’s plans to enter new markets in Asia and Latin America. Bank Officials from Santander said the investment will increase the strength of its global […]


Canadian FinTech Companies Target the UK

Canadian Fintech Companies Target the UK At the London stock exchange very recently 12 Canadian FinTech Companies set off on a trade mission across the UK as they went in search to find a suitable base to set up operations in the UK Market which is obviously great news for the FinTech Jobs Market. The […]


FinTech Companies in the UK are now the Galapagos of Financial Technology Innovation

FinTech Companies in the United Kingdom lead the way according to a recent blog post on FinTech news site altFi. The blog post goes on to say that the UK has created a FinTech ecosystem which is the envy of Countries all over the world. The United Kingdom is now home to new banks with […]


One of the Leading UK Fintech Companies – Tide Raises £44m in Funding

One of the Leading UK Fintech Companies – Tide raises £44m in Funding Leading digital business banking platform Tide has recently announced it has raised £44.1 million in a first-round of Series B funding. The round was led by specialist Fintech Investment Companies, The SBI Group and Augmentum Fintech plc (“Augmentum”). Leading Fintech Investment Company […]


Good News for the FinTech Jobs Market as UK FinTech Giant Revolut are set to hire 3,500 staff as it expands Globally

Good News for the FinTech Jobs Market as UK FinTech Giant Revolut are set to hire 3,500 staff as it expands Globally According to a recent report on the Business Insider website, the British base digital Banking App Company Revolut are hiring 3,500 staff as it aims to break in to 24 new markets thanks […]


London is now the main City for FinTech Investment, research shows

According to a recent article published by CNBC, London has recently overtaken New York as the main City for FinTech Investment. The article says that London has attracted 114 deals worth $2.1 billion in 2019 so far and has come out $200 million ahead of New York on total deal value. The figures above were […]


FinTech News – New European Rules mean 1 in 5 contactless payments now blocked

As ever the FinTech Industry continues to evolve and change. New European Rules introduced set to drive an increase in the Authentication required of customers has resulted in 20% of all contactless payments being blocked following their introduction. While this hampers the contactless revolution, companies such as Google and Apple have made the most of […]


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