Global Fintech Trends

As of November 2018, global FinTech investing reached $35.5B across 1,431 deals, a new annual high. Funding surged on the back of a record number of mega-rounds, including Ant Financial’s unprecedented $14B investment. 2018 has already minted 15 new unicorns including digital banking startup Revolut, a Mastercard Start Path portfolio company, as well as POS […]

UK at Risk of Losing Global Fintech Crown

Tech founders have warned that the UK is at risk of losing its position as the global fintech leader. Sector leaders urged the government to “not be complacent” about the country’s fintech crown, as a new survey revealed that founders were concerned about access to talent and capital and the potential impact of Brexit. A […]

Inside the podcast gold rush

When Matt Sacks worked for a large American venture capital firm, he would spend his commute plugged into the latest episode of acclaimed American sports writer Bill Simmons’ podcast. Simmons was among the earliest adopters of the podcasting medium and Sacks was an early, obsessive listener. “It was one of the first ones that opened my eyes […]

Digital Medical Tech Raises £1.2m funding

Digital Medical Tech (DMT), a solution provider for hospital management and asset tracking, recently raised $1.5 million in seed capital.  St. Louis, Mo.-based DMTI Capital Partners provided the funding which will be used to launch a nationwide engagement program for targeting healthcare providers and potential partnerships. Digital Medical Tech, which enables health systems to proactively […]

Tension Rising at Facebook Libra

The regulatory pushback on Facebook’s digital currency project Libra appears to be putting the frighteners on some of its commercial partners, with several companies currently considering their positions, according to the FT. The news comes after reports emerged that competition watchdogs at the European Commission have begun probing potential anti-trust issues relating to Facebook’s plans, […]