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When people talk about digital transformation, they are usually referring to the changes that have occurred following applications of digital technology into human society. For instance the Internet of Things (IoT) or Artificial Intelligence (AI) would be two key examples. However, when we focus on such things, it is important to note that incorporating digital and transforming...
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January 2015 saw London startup TransferWise became the highest profile startup in the capital, after it reportedly received a valuation of $1 billion at a funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. Follow them here: @TransferWise What is TransferWise? TransferWise is a peer-to-peer international money transfer company that was...
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Financial tech startup, Curve, has now closed a very impressive seed round of $2 million, managing to secure backing from a list of extremely notable investors. (follow them here” @imaginecurve) Three INSEAD MBA graduates make up the company’s founding team:  Former COO of children’s banking fintech company Osper, Tom Foster-Carter; Anna Mostyn Williams, ex-marketer at Microsoft’s...
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Recent data from CBRE, the property giant, has shown that Canary Wharf is fast becoming the base for London’s financial technology (FinTech) startups. Traditionally the Silicon Roundabout and Tech City have been lauded as the tech hotspots in the capital, cranking out tech unicorn after tech unicorn. However, Canary Wharf has now started to make...
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