Fintech

Fintech or Financial Technology is the name given to an industry made up of companies that use technological innovation to disrupt the existing marketplace of major banks, financial institutions, and financial services. This work spans both start ups and SME’s, but also covers large scale, established financial and technology companies improving and updating their own services through technological innovation.

This week’s Company Connecting infographic compares  the skills, sectors, age, size, and business focus areas of 289 Scottish IT companies working in the financial / fintech sector with those of the 2,763 Scottish IT companies. IT companies providing services and products into the financial services sector make up 9.5% of the Scottish IT companies.

 

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2018 Infographic on Financial Services Companies Compared to Scottish IT Companies

Financial Services is one of the fastest growing Sectors in Scottish IT companies. In our latest infographic we will be diving into the details of the Financial Services Companies and comparing them with all the Scottish IT companies. 10% of Scottish IT companies have Financial Services as a...

The infographic covers 283 tech companies that work in the financial services area i.e. 6% of the IT and telecoms companies in Scotland. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,450 tech companies of which almost 2,800 are in Scotland.

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We've recently developed overviews of Scotland’s progress in some of the biggest IT/tech industries. This week it's an infographic looking at Scottish FinTech.

Scottish FinTech Infographic from Company Connecting

We've taken a look at the IT companies that fall within the City of Edinburgh council area, which is particularly known for its finance sector.

Title image for the Company Connecting infographic on IT companies. Edinburgh Castle

The Future of Identity with BioConnect

How do we develop a means of validating the identities of individuals? BioConnect is a Canadian company who envisage the future of identity within Biometrics.

At BioConnect, we believe that your identity does not lie in something you know, or something you have - your identity is something you are. We all have characteristics that are unique to us, called biometrics, and we want to empower people to authenticate with these features; whether that be face, eyes, fingerprint, the way you walk or the sound of your voice -- any biometric type for that matter.

An Interview with Seismic, the Sales Enablement Platform

FinTech across the pond in the USA: Seismic is the leading end-to-end sales enablement solution for institutional financial services firms worldwide.

Seismic is the leading end-to-end sales enablement solution for institutional financial services firms worldwide. Seismic’s platform gives asset and wealth management firms and business banks the ability to deliver the right client content at the right time, facilitating a world-class client experience. With Seismic, marketing teams are automating the personalisation of client-facing materials via Seimsic’s award-winning LiveDocs® technology, which are then automatically accessed by distribution teams at any time, on any device, and always fully compliant, allowing them to spend more time developing and nurturing client relationships. 

Image of Seismic logo accomanying an Interview with Seismic, the Sales Enablement Platform

Better Banking Decisions with Starling Bank

Anne Boden started Starling Bank after witnessing the financial crash and realising the banking world was out of sync with modern customer demands.