FinTech Scotland has named Trish Quinn as its new strategic innovation director. Ms Quinn will spearhead the development of the Financial Regulation Innovation Lab (FRIL), set to launch later this year
TSB, in association with Fintech Scotland, has opened up application submissions for fintechs to participate in its third annual TSB Innovation Labs programme. Housed in TSB's Edinburgh Technology Centre on George Street, this initiative seeks to strengthen the fintech sector.
Phoenix Group, long-term savings and retirement company, has announced its latest initiative, the Women’s Innovation Forum. The forum aims to address the significant gender pensions gap, which sees women saving 34% less for retirement by their 40s and 51% less by their 50s. This disparity is a
FinTech Scotland and Smart Data Foundry have joined forces to launch a UK Fintech innovation challenge in collaboration with UK banks. This innovation challenge seeks to find innovative solutions that will support and strengthen the relationships between Financial Institutions and their SME clients.
Scotland is set to host the 6th edition of its Fintech Festival, which celebrates remarkable achievements in fintech innovation. From September 21 to 12 October 2023, the festival will bring together fintech leaders, innovators, and enthusiasts from the UK, and beyond.
In a collaboration between FinTech Scotland and Scottish Development International (SDI), eight Scottish fintech firms have been selected to participate in Money20/20, held in Amsterdam from 6 to 8 June 2023. Money20/20 hosts over 7,500 participants from more than 2,300 companies across 90 countries
A year on from publishing the FinTech Research and Innovation Roadmap, FinTech Scotland has revealed that it is on track to hit its targets for economic growth. In March 2022, FinTech Scotland, the independent cluster body, published a strategic FinTech Research and Innovation Roadmap, identifying i
Cluster management body FinTech Scotland has announced a new strategic partnership with Morgan Stanley, strengthening the growth of the financial technology innovation across Scotland and accelerating the sector’s global connectivity.
FinTech Scotland has announced a further increase in the number of entrepreneurial fintech SME firms as well as a record-breaking new investment funding for the year. In the last 12 months, Scottish fintechs received over £305 million in funding supporting their growth and development, represe
Stephen Ingledew, chairman of FinTech Scotland, has been awarded an OBE in the New Year Honours List for services to the UK financial technology (fintech) sector. Mr Ingledew formed and led FinTech Scotland in 2018, initally as chief executive.
The second in a series of four events dedicated to supporting the FinTech Scotland Research & Innovation Roadmap will take place in Edinburgh this week. The FinTech Research & Innovation Event Series is providing a platform for discussion that will continue to support an industry-led approac
Scotland's fintech innovation space has been given a significant boost with the announcement that FinTech Scotland has achieved a new level of cluster excellence accreditation. The accreditation, which is the highest level achieved by a fintech body in UK and Europe, comes at a time when economic cl
A new fintech event series has been announced which is focused on collaboration and stakeholder engagement to support the development and delivery of the recently published FinTech Scotland Research and Innovation Roadmap. The financial services industry contributes £132 billion to the UK econ