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Blenheim Chalcot company ClearScore to be acquired by Experian

15th March 2018

Experian has today announced it is to acquire ClearScore, the leading provider of free consumer credit reports and scores. ClearScore is part of Blenheim Chalcot’s roster of successful FinTech companies, which include Liberis, Oakbrook, Modulr, Salary Finance, Openwrks and, most recently, mortgage market disruptor Dynamo. Through Blenheim...
Government welcomes new centre for growing technology businesses to open in West London
Government welcomes new centre for growing technology businesses to open in West London

1st February 2018

Imperial College ThinkSpace and digital venture builder Blenheim Chalcot have announced a joint venture to build “Scale Space”, a 200,000 sq ft development at White City.                                The launch of Scale Space, which will be...
‘Minicorns – exciting young FinTech ‘foals’ aiming to become Unicorns that deserve recognition’
‘Minicorns – exciting young FinTech ‘foals’ aiming to become Unicorns that deserve recognition’

2nd October 2017

“The Minicorn Club is for FinTech start-ups that are aspiring and aiming to become Unicorns,” explained Jessica Williams, Event Manager of PayExpo Europe before adding “and there are many exciting new businesses in the payment sector that deserve recognition in this way.” “Thousands of start-ups in this sector are...
Retailers and banks – established and new – to explore the future of transaction technology at the UK’s largest payments event
Retailers and banks – established and new – to explore the future of transaction technology at the UK’s largest payments event

2nd October 2017

PayExpo Europe, the UK’s largest payments conference and exhibition, will return to ExCeL London on 4 and 5 October 2017. As new developments drive continual change in the vital area of payments, the event is an essential source of news and insight for anyone involved in making financial transactions faster, easier and more secure. ...
UK Finance Launches
UK Finance Launches

3rd July 2017

• New trade body representing over 300 firms in the UK providing credit, banking, markets and payment-related services • The new organisation will take on most of the activities previously carried out by the Asset Based Finance Association, the British Bankers’ Association, the Council of Mortgage Lenders,...
ClearScore Launches World’s First Chatbot to Build Credit Confidence
ClearScore Launches World’s First Chatbot to Build Credit Confidence

22nd February 2017

ClearScore, the UK’s no. 1 credit checking service, is aiming to help millions of people improve their credit score with the launch of ‘Coaching’ available for free to all today. Coaching is the first bot-based programme in the world to help Brits improve their credit worthiness and ability to get the best financial...
Agilisys to examine next frontier of digital technology in the delivery of customer service
Agilisys to examine next frontier of digital technology in the delivery of customer service

11th November 2016

Free round table event offers public sector organisations exclusive access to leading industry expert to explore how digital can ease burden of public sector cut backs Martin Hill-Wilson, global authority on social customer service and the founder of Brainfood Consulting, is leading a customer service event hosted by Agilisys, digital...
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Online and P2P lenders find new ways to solve the challenges of managing client money

10th November 2016

As the consumer and B2B online lending market has grown rapidly over the last few years, one of the increasing challenges has become the complexity of managing thousands of client accounts and the payments going in and out on a regular basis. A new breed of fintech companies has emerged to solve precisely this problem – by providing...
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FCA announces 24 successful sandbox firms as part of Project Innovate

9th November 2016

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has selected 24 fintech companies to start testing their new financial products in its “regulatory sandbox”. The regulatory sandbox is part of FCA’s Project Innovate, an initiative to foster growth and competition among innovative financial firms with the aim of benefitting consumers. It...
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Tech Giants Collaborate on Zero Outage to Define New Industry Standard

3rd November 2016

Founding Members Brocade, Cisco, Dell EMC, Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Juniper, NetApp, SAP, SUSE and T-Systems join forces to develop a common framework aimed at improving quality and reliability.  A group of technology companies announced that they have joined together to establish a Zero Outage industry...