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UK Government Eyes Blockchain Trials in New Digital Strategy Push
  The UK government said it envisions a role for blockchain as part of a broader digitization plan unveiled earlier this month. The Department for [...]
The UK Struggles to Fill FinTech Positions
  As the global FinTech hub you would think that the U.K. has no problem when it comes to recruiting new talent for its financial technology sector. [...]
UK and Canada Regulators Sign Agreement for FinTech Expansion
  Regulators in the U.K. and Canada have signed an agreement that will assist FinTech companies, making it easier for them to expand into each other’s [...]
UK FinTech Funding Bounces Back in Q4 2016
  U.K. FinTech startups raised $173 million across 16 deals in Q4 2016, an increase of $95 million from Q3, according to a report from CB Insights. [...]
Is It Time To Remove UK Banks From the Bitcoin Ecosystem?
  A solution has to be created which makes moving fiat in and out of bitcoin exchanges more frictionless.   Over the past few years, a lot of [...]
11 Fintech Companies in UK’s Trade Delegation to Australia & New Zealand
  The Department for International Trade (DIT), the UK’s sole government department that negotiates to strike or extend trade agreements between the [...]
Major UK Telecom Seeks Blockchain Security Patent
  One of the UK’s largest telecoms is seeking a patent for a security system aimed at preventing malicious attacks on blockchains. British [...]
UK Exchange Coinfloor Embraces ‘No-Fee’ Bitcoin Trading
  London-based digital currency exchange Coinfloor has announced it will adopt a ‘no-fee’ bitcoin trading policy beginning later this [...]
Four Major UK Hospitals Targeted In Malware Attack
  It is not the first time UK hospitals are targeted by cyber criminals.   Four different UK hospitals have been hit by a large-scale malware [...]
Fintech P2P Lending Platform Gains £40m From the UK Government
  Funding Circle, a UK-based Fintech unicorn startup has received £40m from government-owned British Business Bank to directly fund small businesses [...]