Ahead of the UK Fintech Week, the independent group of Islamic finance and fintech practitioners has reconvened under the UK Islamic FinTech Panel (the Panel) chaired by Harris Irfan. The Panel, formed last year, aims to promote the UK Islamic fintech sector and bring together thought leaders to support the development of the sector. In […].
Financial landscape for female entrepreneurs Angel investment is a significant source of risk capital for start-up and early stage businesses across Europe. As avid watchers of the BBC’s Dragon’s Den will know, it offers entrepreneurs not only finance but vital business experience and expertise to enable businesses to achieve their high growth potential. But in […].
The power of combining AI and analytics for manufacturers Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become one of the hottest topics in manufacturing today. The range of business and operational applications that it can be put to is almost limitless. Yet, it’s fair to say that we’re still very early in the AI adoption curve. Success with […].
Several bilateral agreements were signed between Qatar and the UK recently with the most notable being the agreement by the Qatar Central Bank to establish the Qatar Centre for Global Banking & Finance within the King’s Business School at King’s College London. A membership agreement was signed between the Qatar Development Bank (QDB) and Innovate […].
AI-Driven Business Advisor Attracts International Interest CEO and Founder of Runagood, Duncan Collins says the London based start-up firm has received enquiries from North America, Australia, Africa and the Middle East. “The business aims to use the funds to launch its innovative artificial intelligence-based technology and start marketing to Britain’s 5.5 million small businesses, including […].
Addressing the Gender Issue and Securing the Future of Fintech The report was released alongside a panel discussion chaired by Marcus Scott (Chief Operating Officer, TheCityUK) and featuring Anne Murphy (Managing Partner, Odgers Berndtson), Professor Phil Sutton (Imperial College London), Mark Hoban (Chair Skills Taskforce) and Josh Bottomley (Global Head of Digital, HSBC). The breakdown […].