Friday 4 September 2015
Aberdeen Asset Management PLC (“Aberdeen” or “the Group”) has entered into an agreement to acquire Parmenion Capital Partners LLP and its sister company, Self Directed Holdings Limited (together “Parmenion”), based in Bristol. The acquisition is part of Aberdeen’s strategy to capitalise on advancements in financial technology systems and to become a leader in using technology to provide investors with portfolios appropriate to their needs, whilst also growing its Investment Solutions business. More
The FinTech20 India first initiative in UK - India FinTech Bridge
Wednesday 9 September 2015: Mumbai
The Rt Hon Lord Francis Maude of Horsham, Minister of State for Trade and Investment, today announced a new venture in the Financial Technology (“Fintech”) sector at a lecture to IIT Bombay to students, faculty members, invited entrepreneurs and media. Fintech is a fast-growing area of business, providing IT solutions in the financial services industry. Read more
GFT Data Practice launch Project Jupiter to develop innovative Blockchain proof-of-concept.
Wednesday 17 November 2015
The GFT Data Practice in the UK have launched Project Jupiter to develop an innovative Blockchain proof-of-concept. Read more
Following this year's FinTech20's India and Hong Kong, we're pleased to announce The inaugural FinTech20 Ireland in association with IrishTechNews and FinTech Ireland.
Simon Cocking, editor of IrishTechNews, says: "For 2016 we want to ensure that Ireland’s first list showcases the very best of what we have to offer in Ireland. For this reason we have assembled a top panel to consider, debate and ultimately shortlist the top Irish FinTech companies. We’re optimistic that the list will be such a success that for 2017 many more companies will come to the panel’s notice to be included. We’re intentionally aiming for this list to be a lightening rod for all that is good and impressive about the Irish FinTech scene." Read more
Code_n Contest: Kantox, Everledger through to finals
7 July 2016:
52 startup finalists from 11 countries will present their digital business models at the CODE_n new.New Festival in Germany in September. FinTech finalists include TaxFree4U, Everledger, Kantox, Quantum Base and Bodle Technologies.
CODE_n Award ceremony will be held on the evening of September 21. Read more
GFT expands its Retail Banking offering in the UK and North America
19 January 2017
GFT, the leading provider of business, design and technology consulting to 8 of the top 10 global banks, today announces that it is expanding its retail banking practice in the UK, supported by the appointment of senior hire Christian Ball, who joins as Head of Retail across the GFT Atlantic Region.