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A week of fintech firsts: UK government invests £2.5bn, first female CTO, game-changing innovations from Orca and Monzo, and Foco-tastic talks

A week of fintech firsts: UK government invests £2.5bn, first female CTO, game-changing innovations from Orca and Monzo, and Foco-tastic talks

It’s a week of firsts in fintech as the UK government invests £2.5billion, Marketvoice appoints first female CTO, Orca Money and Monzo fire the imagination with game-changing innovations, and our own folks at Foco share the secret sauce to successful content marketing. Read on!

Tech & Tonic: Betting the (Money)Farm on robo-advice, cashless payments for buskers and the rollerskating CEO

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.

Tech & Tonic: putrid pounds, women in fintech and TrueLayer's move into property

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.