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Whitecap Consulting and NatWest to Partner on Series of UK FinTech Events

This post was written by Tom Connell on February 14, 2018

We are proud to announce an exciting new events initiative around UK FinTech. UK FinTech Forum is a partnership between Whitecap Consulting and NatWest starting with five events looking at the key trends and significant potential of the UK FinTech sector. Lal Tawney, Director at Whitecap Consulting said, “We are delighted to be working with […]

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Press Release: FinTech North Initiative to Expand in 2018

This post was written by Jake Fox on January 31, 2018

The team behind FinTech North has announced plans to expand across northern England over the coming months, with seminars and events to be held in Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool. FinTech North is an event initiative created to generate collaboration and economic benefits for the North, and enhance the FinTech reputation within the region and beyond. […]

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Women in FinTech (North) – 23/02/18

This post was written by Jake Fox on January 22, 2018

Following the successful January seminar, FinTech North and Leeds City Council are proud to announce Women in FinTech (North), our February Seminar, on 23rd February 2018. This event in central Leeds is for anyone interested in the region’s FS and FinTech ecosystem and will be championing diversity in the northern fintech sector. The session will discuss […]

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3 Things on a University Vice Chancellor’s To Do List in 2018

This post was written by Lal Tawney on January 18, 2018

Higher Education is one of Whitecap’s areas of specialist expertise. In this blog, our HE lead Lal Tawney shares his thoughts on the challenges facing the sector and what practical steps senior leaders of UK universities can take. Lal is a strategy specialist and change expert with vast experience across the education sector. He has […]

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FinTech North Leeds: January Seminar – Event Write Up

This post was written by Jake Fox on January 12, 2018

Over 110 attendees came together for the latest FinTech North seminar on January 12th 2018. The event was supported by Leeds City Council, Curo and Equiniti, featured five FinTech pitches, and was hosted by the Open Data Institute in Leeds. Julian Wells, Director of Whitecap Consulting,  chaired the event and welcomed guests by giving a brief […]

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FinTech North January Seminar – 12th January 2018

This post was written by Jake Fox on December 12, 2017

Following the successful December seminar last month, FinTech North and Leeds City Council are proud to announce the FinTech North January Seminar, happening on the 12th January 2018. Hosted by Open Data Institute, this event is for anyone interested in the region’s FS and FinTech scene and will begin with a networking breakfast at 8.30am. We are […]

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FinTech North December Seminar – Event Write up

This post was written by Jake Fox on December 8, 2017

On the 8th December FinTech North held its December seminar at Platform, Leeds (a new flagship building in the heart of Leeds, featuring an impressive tech hub). This event focused on more specific developments in FinTech such as ICOs, Innovative Finance ISAs and peer-to-peer lending. The event began with a neworking breakfast before Julian Wells, Director, […]

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Whitecap runs FinTech Advisory Centre at FinTech Connect Live

This post was written by Julian Wells 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 Julian Wells 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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