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Whitecap to support DIT FinTech Missions to Northern Powerhouse

This post was written by Whitecap on August 30, 2018

Whitecap is delighted to announce it will be working with the Department for International Trade and Foreign and Commonwealth Office to bring two high profile FinTech missions to the Northern Powerhouse over the next 6 months. In November, a delegation of approximately 15-20 FinTech firms from the Nordic-Baltic region will visit the north for the […]

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3 Secrets for Great Strategic Planning

This post was written by Lal Tawney on

Most organisations will run a strategic planning process; many will do so in September and October as a contribution and context setter for the annual budgeting process. Often perceived as a necessary evil, it may: –  be a time-consuming process, –  be expensive, –  feel like it gets in the way of day to day […]

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Living and Breathing Strategy: Whitecap Hosts Business Insider Magazine ‘Growth Leaders Roundtable’

This post was written by Whitecap on August 14, 2018

In early July, Whitecap hosted a Business Insider Magazine’s ‘Growth Leaders Roundtable’ at our head office in Leeds, welcoming a group of local business leaders to discuss how senior executives manage strategic planning, whilst balancing other pressing commercial and business challenges. Attendees, including representatives from  Grant Thornton, Barclays, Freeths, Vapour Media, Paxman Coolers and Equiniti Credit Services, […]

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10 key trends in regional FinTech in the UK

This post was written by Julian Wells on

In the second of a two part blog series, Julian Wells, Director at Whitecap Consulting, highlights 10 key trends evolving regional FinTech landscape that is forming in the UK. Over the last 12 months there has been a marked increase in the level of interest from policymakers and business leaders in the FinTech economy outside […]

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Could blockchain in healthcare be just what the doctor ordered?

This post was written by Stefan Haase on August 8, 2018

Read Stefan Haase’s latest blockchain column for Business Leader magazine. Of all the sectors that could be revolutionised by Blockchain, healthcare is near the top of the list. This is an industry that relies absolutely on trust and security when it comes to the keeping of records. Multiple documents and snippets of information are handled […]

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Regional FinTech developments in the UK

This post was written by Julian Wells on August 7, 2018

In the first of a two-part blog series, Whitecap Consulting’s Julian Wells shares some insights on the evolving regional FinTech landscape forming in the UK. Over the last 12 months there has been a marked increase in the level of interest from policymakers and business leaders in the regional FinTech economy outside London, both domestically […]

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£1,000 Raised for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

This post was written by Lal Tawney on August 3, 2018

Whitecap were proud to support our Director Lal Tawney and his friends who recently celebrated raising over £1,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Lal and three friends cycled three nations in three months, completing the Maserati Tour de Yorkshire in May, the Versailles to Nantes ride in June and the Welsh Velothon, 450 miles in total! Lal […]

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Whitecap to Chair Open Banking Expo

This post was written by Whitecap on July 24, 2018

Over the last year the Whitecap team has undertaken a number of projects relating to open banking, and continues to be actively involved in this area via client work in various sectors. We are therefore delighted to have been invited to chair the inaugural Open Banking Expo conference, which will take place at America Square […]

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Take part in the Leeds City Region FinTech Ecosystem Research 2018

This post was written by Whitecap on May 18, 2018

We would like to invite you to participate in some important FinTech research we are currently conducting, which is being supported by Leeds City Council. As you may know from the recent FinTech North Leeds conference and subsequent announcements, Whitecap Consulting is currently undertaking some research into the Leeds City Region FinTech Ecosystem – Read […]

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Whitecap to conduct research into Leeds City Region FinTech ecosystem

This post was written by Whitecap on May 9, 2018

Leeds based Whitecap Consulting, with support from Leeds City Council, is to conduct an analysis of the Leeds City Region FinTech Ecosystem and over the coming weeks is seeking to engage with key stakeholders in the region on a range of initiatives. Over recent months  FinTech initiatives have increased across the Leeds City Region including […]

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