Fintech, open banking and beyond

Today startups present new ways of processing payments, raising funds and borrowing money. Yet, for the first time, the services offered are not an enhancement of traditional banking services but can efficiently replace them, threatening the main financial institutions. In 2017, the total transaction value in the fintech market amounted to $3,300,958m, with the “digital payments” segment accounting for most of it.

We explore further. 

Welcome to Tech City

Ten years ago, the start of the credit crunch changed the world as we know it.

It sparked an astonishing set of events, from which repercussions are still being felt.

The resulting recession pushed down rents across London, affecting less developed areas most. At the same time, there was a growing excitement about the potential of technology to transform the way we live.

We explore what's happened since then.