North East FinTech Showcase, highlights the region’s booming FinTech sector
North East FinTech Showcase, highlights the region’s booming FinTech sector
North East FinTech Showcase, highlights the region’s booming FinTech sector

On the 3rd June the Northern FinTech community came together to discuss FinTech in the North East. The North East FinTech Showcase was hosted in partnership with Fintech North,  Dynamo North East and Tech Nation. For anyone who was unable to join the session live, Fintech North have produced a write-up and recording. Working in partnership with Dynamo […]

International technology firm Xplor, moves to Newcastle creating over 200 jobs
International technology firm Xplor, moves to Newcastle creating over 200 jobs
International technology firm Xplor, moves to Newcastle creating over 200 jobs

Newcastle has beaten off stiff competition from nine other UK cities as a business location for international software and payments firm, Xplor. As part of their global expansion plans, Xplor, a leading provider of enterprise software, payments and commerce-enabling solutions for businesses, has selected Newcastle city centre as the location of its new customer service […]

Newcastle put another Fintech company in their ‘pockit’
Newcastle put another Fintech company in their ‘pockit’
Newcastle put another Fintech company in their ‘pockit’

Pockit, an inclusive Fintech company focussed on customers who are excluded and underserved by high street banks, has set up a new office in Newcastle. This follows securing £15m of investment finance during 2020 and is part of their UK expansion plans and vision to drive financial inclusion. Pockit has become part of the growing […]

Growing Fintech company, Growth Capital Ventures, has secured £1 million investment and plans to create jobs
Growing Fintech company, Growth Capital Ventures, has secured £1 million investment and plans to create jobs
Growing Fintech company, Growth Capital Ventures, has secured £1 million investment and plans to create jobs

Rapidly growing Fintech company, Growth Capital Ventures (GCV), has secured £1 million of growth capital from institutional investors to continue its expansion and fast-track the growth of Britain’s burgeoning tech sector.  GCV has now opened up the investment round to new private investors via its online investment platform – growthfunders.com Investment from the current round will […]

International fintech company, Singletrack lands in Newcastle
International fintech company, Singletrack opens a new office in Newcastle
International fintech company, Singletrack opens a new office in Newcastle

Singletrack a fast-growing financial technology firm with offices in London and New York has opened a new base in Newcastle. Singletrack is a leading capital markets CRM and research distribution platform. Headquartered in London and with a US office in New York, Singletrack’s technology is used by investment banks and brokers around the world. Hoults […]

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Invest North East England to unite with Northern regions for FinTech Connect – a major global event
Invest North East England to unite with Northern regions for FinTech Connect – a major global event

The four main regions in the North of England have announced they are to come together as part of a single presence at the FinTech Connect conference in London on 3-4 December 2019, an which is expected to attract over 6000 people. Greater Manchester, Leeds City Region, Liverpool City Region and North East England will […]

Overseas expansion adds up for fintech company, Inflo
Overseas expansion adds up for fintech company, Inflo
Overseas expansion adds up for fintech company, Inflo

Inflo, a North East fintech business is set to continue investing in the region after strong international growth, including a deal with Thomson Reuters, saw it record its best year to date. Inflo, based at the Evolve Business Centre in Houghton-le-Spring, has developed a suite of software solutions with the potential to revolutionise the global […]

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North East England joins Manchester and Leeds as Northern Powerhouse fintech capital
North East England joins Manchester and Leeds as Northern Powerhouse fintech capital

As I sat down to write this blog, I asked myself, ‘when was the last time I went into a bank?’ The answer? Well it’s been a long time. The reason is I do nearly all of my banking online, like many of us. From paying bills, managing my accounts, even applying for a mortgage, […]