8th December 2015
London’s status as the world’s top financial centre has helped the UK become a leading location to build a financial technology startup, and is now one of the few startup hubs globally that can challenge Silicon Valley for new fintech startups. Some data suggests it may already be the leading fintech location.
Well known UK fintech startups such as Transferwise and Funding Circle are valued at more than $1bn and there are many more that are likely to reach that level. So we decided to take a look at the next wave of emerging innovators, and pick our top early stage startups (founded in 2014 or 2015) that we think will be the fintech stars of the future.
“Britain is the most attractive country in the world for building a Fintech business… …London and the UK will lead the Fintech sector” – Eileen Burbidge, Passion Capital and the UK Government’s special envoy for Fintech