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
FinTech Scotland has secured UK government funding to accelerate innovation in Scotland’s fintech cluster. The funding will advance research and innovation in financial regulation.
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
In collaboration with Scottish fintech Inbest, NatWest Group has launched a benefits calculator for its customers.
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
FinTech Scotland has signed a partnership agreement with Finance Isle of Man to promote and develop insurtech and fintech capabilities across the two jurisdictions, with the intention to boost economic and business cooperation and investment. They will work together to stimulate education, recr
Fintech Scotland has announced the core theme of this year's Scotland Fintech Festival will be celebrating collaborative innovation that is driving economic recovery. This will be the fifth FinTech Festival hosted by FinTech Scotland and will take place over four weeks in September and October. It i
Scottish fintech start-up Snugg has raised £1.2 million in their first seed fundraising round. The funding from private investors is being used to accelerate development of a unique, net-zero eco platform for UK homeowners and private landlords to make home energy efficiency improvements simpl
In collaboration with FinTech Scotland, TSB is launching an innovation lab “TSB Labs” in Edinburgh, inviting fintech small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to work together and address relevant customer challenges.
A new initiative, FinTech-Tables, has been launched to support the growth of the FinTech ecosystem in Scotland in order to drive growth, innovation, collaboration and connectivity. Launched by BDM Marketing & Communications and supported by FinTech Scotland, the initiative will deliver a series