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Whitecap runs FinTech Advisory Centre at FinTech Connect Live

This post was written by Jake Fox on December 4, 2017

This week Whitecap will be participating in FinTech Connect Live at ExCel in London. With over 3000 visitors, and 200 exhibitors and partners, FinTech Connect Live is the UK’s largest FinTech event. FinTech Connect Live is host to 4 strategic conference sessions with inspirational case studies from around the world, a technology buyers theatre with […]

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Northern Powerhouse FinTech Mission boosts Nordic-Baltic trade opportunities

This post was written by Jake Fox on November 23, 2017

Northern Powerhouse Nordic-Baltic FinTech Mission, 20-22 November 2017 This week 20 Nordic and Baltic FinTech firms spent three days in the Northern Powerhouse where they met with over 150 representatives from approximately 60 UK banks, building societies, financial and technology providers and investors, as well as leading figures from the region’s universities. All the participating companies […]

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FinTech North November Seminar – Event Write Up

This post was written by Jake Fox on November 10, 2017

FinTech North, the collaboration between Whitecap Consulting and White Label Crowdfuding, hosted its latest seminar on the 10th November. Hosted in partnership with Leeds City Council and Ward Hadaway, the fully booked event included networking, keynote speeches and a panel discussion revolving around the Leeds FinTech ecosystem. Julian Wells, Director at Whitecap Consulting chaired proceedings […]

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FinTech’s relevance to UK building societies and how they can respond

This post was written by Jake Fox on November 9, 2017

Event reflections from the Local & Regional Building Societies Conference 2017. On 1-2 November Whitecap attended and presented at the annual Local & Regional Building Societies Conference, hosted by the Building Societies Association and delivered by the team from the Marsden Building Society. It was an insightful and forward-looking event, with a theme of ‘Deciphering […]

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Association of Financial Mutuals Annual Conference 2017

This post was written by Jake Fox on October 24, 2017

FinTech, digital innovation, and placing an increased focus on external rigour in the strategic planning process were amongst the themes we picked up on at the recent Association of Financial Mutuals (AFM) annual conference held in Stratford on 16-17th October. AFM is the trade body that represents 48 mutual and not-for-profit insurers, friendly societies and […]

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Whitecap to speak at Innovate North, NHC Northern Housing Summit 2017

This post was written by Jake Fox on October 20, 2017

Whitecap is delighted to be presenting at Innovative North – The NHC Northern Housing Summit 2017 on the 1st November at Renaissance Hotel, Manchester.   Whitecap tech expert, Stefan Haase will speak at the event on the topic of FinTech and disruption within the north’s housing market, covering a short history of Fintech, its approach […]

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Increasing disruption across retail FMCG categories

This post was written by Richard Coates on October 19, 2017

There are several common threads that are typically evident across our client work and present in multiple market sectors: appetite for profitable revenue growth and sustainable value creation; desire for clarity and cut-through in increasingly complex markets; and responding to disruption in markets, usually caused by changes to regulation, technology and consumer behaviour. In this […]

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FinTech North Networking Seminar – 10th November 2017

This post was written by Jake Fox on October 17, 2017

Following the packed out FinTech North @ Platform seminar last month, FinTech North and Leeds City Council are proud to announce the latest FinTech North Leeds seminar, happening on the 10th November. Hosted by Ward Hadaway, this event is for any individuals in the Leeds city region with an interest in the region’s Finance and/or Tech […]

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Fintech North @ Platform – Post Event Review

This post was written by Jake Fox on September 28, 2017

On the 28th September FinTech North and Leeds City Council delivered a networking and discussion event at the soon to be opened Platform building in Leeds. Over 120 people from across the Northern Powerhouse signed up for the event, which focused primarily on the desire to drive FinTech growth in the Leeds City Region. FinTech […]

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Whitecap to deliver FinTech session at Regional Building Societies Conference

This post was written by Julian Wells on September 20, 2017

Whitecap Consulting is delighted to have been invited to speak at the annual Local & Regional Building Societies Conference 2017, organised by the Building Societies Association. The two-day conference takes place on 1st – 2nd November at the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester and will focus on digital and customer innovation. The conference is […]

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