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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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Four Key Takeaways from UK FinTech Forum 2018

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UK FinTech Forum, Whitecap’s event partnership with RBS/NatWest concluded with an insightful breakfast briefing at the NatWest accelerator Islington. Our FinTech speaker was Sarat Pediredla, CEO of Hedgehog Lab who gave an inspiring presentation on the Hedgehog Lab journey. This initiative has seen Whitecap and Natwest travel together to Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Bristol, Manchester and now […]

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Whitecap’s own Lal Tawney rides in the Tour de Yorkshire Sportive

This post was written by Tom Connell on May 4, 2018

We were proud to have our own Whitecap Director Lal Tawney (right) featuring in the Tour de Yorkshire last weekend. The Tour, took place from 3-6 May 2018 and featured four days of world class road cycling across Yorkshire.   Last year, Lal, Michelle, Chris and Amanda cycled from London to Paris, just to prove that they […]

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Sarat Pediredla, CEO of Hedgehog Lab will be the guest speaker for the final UK FinTech Forum

This post was written by Tom Connell on April 12, 2018

UK FinTech Forum is heading to London on 27th April for the final part of this five event series which is a collaboration between Whitecap Consulting and NatWest. What a success the UK FinTech Forum has been, with a broad range of great speakers and extremely valuable discussions and insights from attendees. London looks set to […]

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Matthew Elliott, co-founder of Nivo will be our speaker at UK FinTech Forum Manchester on 17th April

This post was written by Tom Connell on April 5, 2018

UK FinTech Forum is heading to Manchester on 17th April for the fourth of this five event series which is a collaboration between Whitecap Consulting and NatWest. The first three events in Milton Keynes, Glasgow and Bristol have each been a huge success with outstanding presentations from the likes of Investly, Amiqus ID and FinTech Scotland. […]

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Event – FinTech Insights Lunch, 25th April 2018

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Whitecap is delighted to be co-hosting a FinTech Insights Lunch for senior executives of Financial Services and FinTech businesses in the region on 25th April in central Leeds. The invitation only event is hosted by Whitecap Consulting, in association with CBI, and kindly sponsored by Equiniti Credit Services. Whitecap is a long standing member of the CBI, and is […]

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