Anne Boden suggests a failed “coup” led to Tom Blomfield leaving Starling Bank to...

Little has been said about Tom Blomfield and his colleagues’ departure from Starling Bank to launch Monzo in 2015, but a new book may shine some light on the events.

MAP FinTech appoints Mark Ellis to lead business development

European RegTech leader MAP FinTech has named Mark Ellis as its new senior business development manager.

Twitter hires new CISO after bitcoin hack

Twitter suffered an embarrassing hack attack in July that saw scammers compromise several high-profile accounts in a cryptocurrency scheme. Now the social media network has hired a new chief information security officer.

UK FinTech industry stakeholders launch initiative to fight harassment in the sector

The FinTech industry has a problem with harassment, but now the Fintech For All Charter has moved to do something about it.

Another high-level executive leaves Revolut

Barely a month after Revolut's COO left, the challenger bank's head of compliance has now joined the growing list of top executives abandoning the neobank.

Bettina Pauck steps up as IDnow’s new COO

Hot on the heels of having acquired Wirecard Communication Services GmbH, IDnow has now named Bettina Pauck as its new chief operations officer.

InsurTech Sapiens International Corporation hires new regional director DACH

InsurTech Sapiens International Corporation has hired industry veteran Mathias Harrassowitz as its new regional director DACH.

FinTech recruiter Storm2 has secured $3m from Puffin Point Investment

Founded in 2019, FinTech recruiter Storm2 has collected additional funding from Puffin Point Investments to fuel its acceleration efforts.

Tide names first non-executive chairs and hints of upcoming Series C

FinTech Tide has named Donald Brydon as its first independent non-executive chair at the same time as the London-based startup hints of an upcoming Series C round.

Curve hires former PayPal finance director as its first CFO

Having just finished a six-year stint as finance director and head of European pricing at PayPal, Scott Weller has now joined Curve as the FinTech's first CFO and its latest high-profile hire.

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Superscript picks up another £8.5m in funding

UK-based Superscript has picked up another £8.5m in a funding round just months after it closed an £8m Series A round.

Steadily raises $3.8m in new funding and emerges from stealth

InsurTech company Steadily raises $3.8m in a new funding round led by Matrix Partners.

AnaCap to buy majority stake of Market Pay in €300m deal

AnaCap Financial Partners has kicked off exclusive negotiations for the purchase of a majority stake in payment FinTech Market Pay in a deal worth roughly €300m.

RealBlocks bags $7m to boost user experiences across the alternative investment space

Alternative investment tech platform RealBlocks has secured $7m in a series A round led by Crosslink Capital.

Root launches its IPO with shares priced at $27 each

Root, the parent company of digital car insurance platform Root Insurance, launched its initial public offering and its shares exceeded expectations.

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