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Amdaris announces partnership with global payment platform Stripe

Bristol-headquartered digital transformation specialist Amdaris has partnered with Stripe , the financial infrastructure platform for businesses, to provide an industry-leading solution for embedded payments and financial services.

The partnership will empower companies to build and scale powerful global payments and financial services more efficiently. Amdaris will provide the...

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Australian Government calls on South West startup to help with UK expansion of tech businesses

Bristol-based growth marketing startup HdE AGENCY has been selected by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, Austrade , to help Australian exporters expand into the UK market.

HdE AGENCY will be using their specialist skills, knowledge and network to help connect ambitious Australian businesses across a variety of tech sectors to the UK market, starting with Fintech....


West’s FinTech Cluster Set for Continued Growth in 2022

The representative body of technology-based financial services firms in the Southwest, FinTech West, is announcing ambitious growth plans for 2022.

This year will see the planned Spring launch of the FinTech West accelerator powered by SETSquared for start-up firms in the region. The FinTech West team is also working on an expanded events calendar; international exposure with...

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From Silence to Noise - the Path to Action in Sustainable Finance

Armen Papazian is a financial economist and the CEO of analytics platform Value XD . This post is an excerpt from his upcoming book due to be published by Palgrave Macmillan in the near future.

Beyond buzz words and broadly titled global targets and initiatives, the fact is, we are still thinking and crystallising the principles, equations, methodologies, data points, and...

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FinTech West links with TISAtech to open up opportunities for South West FinTechs

FinTech West has announced a partnership with TISAtech, via its website .

The arrangement is aimed at opening up business development opportunities for South West FinTechs to engage with established financial services organisations.

TISAtech is a global digital platform that connects FinTechs with financial services firms, predominately banks, insurers, retail platforms and...

Dancerace eyes expansion with new investment from Newable Capital

Bath-based Dancerace has received an investment from Newable Capital, which the fintech company will use to recruit further staff and to improve their working capital operating systems.

It is the first time Newable Capital has invested in fintech and represents an opportunity for Dancerace, which was founded in 1992, to write its "next chapter as a company", according to its CEO....

Marty Reid, Engine Shed

Marty Reid: Why the region is a melting pot for fintech innovation

Marty Reid is the director of Bristol tech hub Engine Shed . This is an extract from a talk given by Marty at the UK FinTech Week: Bristol & Bath Fintech Cluster Showcase , originally published on the Engine Shed website .

Fintech is a truly innovative sector in the West of England, not because of its potential to generate revenue for the financial services sector, but because it...

Jake Parish, managing director

Innovex Global moves to South West cyber hub

Innovex Global is moving its HQ to Cheltenham’s Cyber Central, the UK's focal point of activity in cyber security, to accommodate the growth and future expansion plans of its international executive search businesses.

The move comes as the firm celebrates unprecedented growth in the last year whilst supporting clients with C-suite hire across the cyber, fintech and technology sectors...

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Blockchain storage comes to the South West, as entire cryptocurrency market hits £1.5 trillion

Paypal and Visa are the latest fintechs to allow cryptocurrencies for day-to-day transactions - and a Bristol-based startup leading the way for digital currencies in the southwest, hopes this will be the catalyst for blockchain technology becoming mainstream.

Derek Rodriguez, CEO of Gridlock, which will store cryptocurrency for owners says: “It's a promising step in the right...

Bristol & Bath named as top fintech cluster

Bristol & Bath named among top fintech clusters

The South West is home to one of Britain's fastest-growing fintech clusters, according to an influential new government review .

Bristol & Bath is identified as one of 10 high growth clusters by the Kalifa Review of UK Fintech, which was commissioned by the chancellor, Rishi Sunak.

The report recommends the creation of a £1bn “Fintech Growth Fund” to unlock investment...