Seemingly, mobile payments service iZettle has started off 2017 as it means to go on, raising a €60m investment alongside the appointment of a new CFO.
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.
A new mobile business loans service from Barclays, which will provide instant capital to SMEs, is set to unlock a £34.25bn economic opportunity for growing companies by 2021.
The number of mobile workers is surging. Research shows that 40 per cent of the global workforce will be mobile by 2020; and in advanced economies like the EU and the US, that number will soar to 75 per cent.
Akamai is a leader in content delivery network services, and as a by-product it gathers data on connection speeds – which the firm shared with Real Business.
Through her growing female-centric dating service Bumble, Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe has backed gay dating app Chappy, which has been created by Made in Chelsea’s Ollie Locke.
We hear exclusively why, alongside other services such as Web Services and Marketplace, Pay with Amazon is looking to disrupt the way growing businesses interact with customers.
Facebook and Instagram’s Ciaran Quilty explains why the festive season is a great opportunity for small businesses to think about expansion.
Taxi apps are becoming increasingly commonplace, but so too are the problems that surround the operational strategies of the businesses.
App-based private jet service JetSmarter claims to have reinvented first class travel with a shared shuttle offering that connects London and Dubai.
A Europe-wide study of seasonal shopping has found that UK Christmas spending will lead the continent to hit a record £77.56bn this year.
While stores or catwalks used to be the only language businesses spoke to reach the consumer, something else is leading the way: a mobile marketing strategy.