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They’re the dinosaurs and I’m the meteor’, he says of the bricks and mortar shops like Citibank, Chase or Bank of America… ’They have a business practice which should be extinct’ Mike Cagney, CEO of San Francisco online loans group SoFi, FT 3/5/16


We asked Tom Blomfield, CEO of Mondo, where he sees the future of Banking. I’ve recently been reading about artificial intelligence and robotics, and I’m fascinated by that stuff. It embodies exactly what I love about technology, the ability to …

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Is it time to declare online lending a fad and head home?


“As stories circulate regarding Lending Club, Prosper and OnDeck that all is not well in the online lending sector, Eyal Lifshitz, CEO of Bluevine, describes why fintech isn’t disappearing anytime soon”

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With over $125m raised in funding, we asked 6 leading CFO’s/Heads of Finance about the challenges they face at some of Europe’s leading tech businesses?!


“At Yoyo Wallet, we believe a company’s key assets are its people. It is no secret that it is a very competitive market for talent in London, and it is difficult to find the right candidate for the job when …

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Five proven ways to get your start-up noticed (in a good way) By Jennifer Janson, owner, Six Degrees and author, The Reputation Playbook


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SilverRail’s new London HQ ; Inspiring and collaborative


The remodelled and refurbished Heal’s Building at 1 Alfred Mews in Central London provided a fantastic opportunity for SilverRail to design a new space for the next phase of their growth.

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We asked 12 leading entrepreneurs ‘What would leaving the EU mean for London and the UK’s tech community?’


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Linda Main, Partner at KPMG, sits on the prestigious Tech City advisory panel responsible for identifying the fastest growing and most disruptive tech companies in the UK. With a significant number located in London we asked Linda ‘what do these businesses really need from the next Mayor?’


What do tech businesses really need from the next Mayor? London is home to a thriving population of tech entrepreneurs and innovators thanks to the rise of Tech City and other digital hubs.  The next mayor must take positive action …

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Having witnessed the 2013-14 changeover from Mayor Michael Bloomberg to Bill de Blasio and the rapid growth of New York’s tech ecosystem we caught up with Daniel Glazer, Partner at leading international lawyers Fried Frank and asked: What will London’s new Mayor need to do to make our capital the most tech friendly City in the World?!


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Gregor Pryor is one of the Top 100 most influential people in digital media (Wired Magazine) We asked Gregor what London really needs from its next Mayor?!


London has for many years been one of the world’s best cities; a melting pot of art, music, fashion and technology. But if we are to remain a stomping ground for the most exciting creators, innovators and entrepreneurs, the next …

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BloomNation, UrbanStems and The Bouqs have raised over $7.5m in funding in the USA as the business of On Demand flowers continues to grow! Aron Gelbard ,CEO of London based Bloom and Wild, talks funding, flowers in the mobile age and the future.


It’s an exciting time in the world of startup flowers. In the US, a number of startups are disrupting the $35B flower industry, and Bloom Nation, Urban Stems, The Bouqs, and Bloomthat have all recently raised venture capital funding to …

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