Financial services company Fiserv has stepped in to table a £70m offer for troubled technology business Monitise, after share price erosion of 96 per cent in three years.
Michael Hufton, CEO of ingage, recounts his tale of joining an 11-day government trade mission to the farthest corner of the globe.
The hiring plans of the finance sector is the primary reason London has seen a 17 per cent month-on-month increase in available jobs, a Morgan McKinley Financial Services report explained.
It takes a lot for me to get even mildly excited about a bank these days. But a bank that ‘just works’ for an SME stays out of the way, and doesn’t issue time fines or patronise you? Now that’s a little different.
Each year Real Business brings you 50 disruptive UK companies ignoring the status quo – and 2017’s list is overflowing with inspiring startup entrepreneurs.
A year after the launch of Entrepreneurial Spark at the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Edinburgh-based headquarters, the hub has opened its doors to the fintech community.
The New Year is here and the 2017 fintech industry holds the potential for exciting new developments, as well as having to come against a fast moving landscape and political impacts.
Fintech’s dramatic impact and the constant march of innovation has overhauled nearly all aspects of the sector, from accountancy to investment banking – as well as automotive finance.
“Tired of the fog? Try the frogs! Choose Paris La Defense,” a new French campaign will say in its endeavour to attract British talent.
The financial services sector is broken. However, it is not broke. It still generates enormous revenue, but it does so within a system that is quickly becoming unsustainable.
The rise of the fintech has long been seen as an approaching threat to the financial services industry. But now that it's arrived, the financial services industry is seeing as much in the way of collaboration as it is in the way of competition.
The parent company of venture capital firm Octopus Investments, Octopus Group, has opened Octopus Labs, a new accelerator programme launched to support fintech startups, while also independently creating in-house products.