Fintech - 10 articles

August 19, 2022
Continuing our 2019-2020 series we take a look at the Finance Tech sector in Scotland. We provide insights into 219 Scottish IT companies that work and provide services to the Finance sector in Scotland. 65% of  the companies are based in Glasgow and Edinburgh.  We recently updated all of our data on Scottish technology to include all companies ... Read more
August 19, 2022
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. Our definition of ‘financial services’ ... Read more
August 19, 2022
Company Connecting continues its infographic series with a look at the tech companies working in the area of financial services. We have included the banking, insurance, and wealth management sectors as well as companies who provide skills related to financial management such as EPOS and blockchain. The infographic provides information on 283 Scottish IT and telecoms companies that ... Read more
August 19, 2022
The series of infographics Company Connecting have put together recently has developed an overview of Scotland’s progress in some of the biggest IT and tech industries. This week the CC blog features an infographic looking at Scottish Financial Technology, or FinTech. The infographic is based entirely on Company Connecting data, the authoritative source of information ... Read more
August 19, 2022
Could you tell us a little about BioConnect and your mission?Of course.BioConnect is on a Quest – for Rightful Identity. Why? At BioConnect we have a fundamentally different approach to “identity.” On the day we are born, we are issued a piece of paper with our name on it, signifying the start of our “ ... Read more
August 19, 2022
Hi there, could you tell us a little about SecurionPay and the inspiration behind your company?SecurionPay is a cross-device platform with simplified payment flow. We have been talking to online business owners for years, learning their expectations and decided to build a payment platform tailored precisely to their needs. We knew that something in the ... Read more
August 19, 2022
Hi there, could you tell us a little about Seismic and how it works?  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 ... Read more
August 19, 2022
Could you tell a little about how Starling Bank works?Starling is a technology start up with a banking licence. We’re creating an app that helps people to manage their money and understand where and how they are spending, so they can make better decisions about their money. Starling offers a completely new way for people ... Read more
August 19, 2022
Banking has hardly changed until very recently. Yes, in the early 2000’s we started slowly adopting telephone banking, then there was Internet banking, now there is mobile banking. However, all of this ‘innovation’ simply changed how we access banking, not how we bank. I believe the upcoming changes  will change how we bank too, hopefully, making ... Read more
August 19, 2022
Could you tell us a little about how GoCardless works?GoCardless began when its founders saw an opportunity to improve the existing bank-to-bank payments system, Direct Debit. Although a highly trusted payment method, Direct Debit was slow, difficult to access, difficult to use and reliant on inefficient legacy systems. Thanks to technology, GoCardless brought Direct Debit ... Read more