Foco, itself, makes the news this week following a huge intervention into the UK tech scene by its founder Michael Taggart. That – and other news – in Tech & Tonic.
There’s a fishy feel to this week’s fintech news, as we probe a deal at Itsu. Also platform security is under the spotlight and insurtech firm Wrisk clears another milestone.
This week we’ve news that advisers need to embrace technology or face being crushed, plus a dire warning to money apps. It’s all happening here. Plus it is still hot, what about that, eh?
Turn off the eggs, put down the Financial Times, let the puppy sleep a while longer, unhand your husband or wife – you haven’t got time! That’s right this week’s Tech & Tonic has landed and it craves your immediate attention!
It's still hot, but not as hot as the news we've got for you this week. From Baroness Altmann's move to chair new auto-enrolment start-up Pensionsync, to the news that Moneysupermarket are slowly but surely taking over the entire world, we've got it all. So pour yourself a strong one, this could be a long one.
This week we’re all about the money, honey, as we look at two fundraises, a massive fine and the personal prosperity Open Banking is aiming to provide six months after launching.
From promoting economic prosperity to improving democracy, we've captured the most exciting tech innovations in this week's Tech & Tonic.
It’s probably good enough to win the World Cup! Well, maybe not – but welcome to Tech & Tonic anyway. This week, we cover Ticketmaster’s data disaster, a great new service for all those logins you’ve forgotten and yet more millions washing around UK fintech. GOOOOAAAAAAL!
We’ve exciting news from investment app Oval Money, which has just launched funds for those who'd like to invest in causes they care about, such as women in the boardroom and flexible working. Also, we look at Instagram’s move to lengthen its video time and Google’s ‘Play’ for the podcast market. Grab yourself a cup of Joe or something else really nice that you like better.
Do you hate paper? We report on one tech firm’s battle to eradicate dead trees from financial advice. We also have yet another announcement from Revolt…and the latest on TSB’s epic tech balls-up.
Big bucks are being bet on robo-advice, despite a raging debate about whether humans can or should be replaced. Also we look at a scheme to bring street performers into the cashless society. And check out our interview pick-of-the-week – Brolly’s Phoebe Hugh.
It's been such a busy week in fintech that it's hard to keep up, so let's embrace the Bank Holiday weekend by grabbing a soothing drink and reviewing what's been happening in this week's issue of Tech & Tonic.
Hey. If you're tired of reading about the royal wedding, don't worry, that's the last mention of it. Pour yourself a drink, wrap yourself in the union flag and read about what's been happening in the world of fintech this week instead.
Has HSBC just launched the battle of the apps? Plus online mortgage broker Trussle’s latest incredible funding round.
The social media giants are coming! We focus on Instagram’s foray into fintech, Luno’s strat-up success and Brexit worries over the EU talent pool.
We cover that Totally Shambolic Bank, London’s newest unicorn and the new era (maybe?) of incumbent and disruptor fintech collaboration.
Money makes the world go round but is it also making our guts churn? We recommend a worrying post about the health of money. There's also news of a fab new podcast...and more on the Facebook data fallout, which is showing signs of leaking into fintech.
Senator...we run ads. For anyone who missed the bizarre questions thrown at Facebook's Zuckerberg this week, we've got you covered. Plus, we've news of Oval Money's successful funding round.
What's been happening in the world of fintech this week? It might have been a short week for us in Blighty, but it was still packed! Grab a tin and dive on in.