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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 [...]
FinTech Funding Thrives in Canada Despite U.S. Slowdown
  Sector data has found that FinTech funding in Canada reached an all-time high last year in twenty years despite slow funding in the U.S. FinTech [...]
ICAP looks to process forex trades on blockchain
  Move comes as settlement house Euroclear completes 2-week pilot for 600 test deals   ICAP is preparing to process thousands of foreign exchange [...]
Post-Brexit UK Should Implement Passporting Alternative to Retain Fintech Companies
  UK’s bustling fintech sector may soon be a history if the country doesn’t introduce an alternative to EU passporting regulations. Read [...]