News

There is always something to talk about in the world of FinTech in Wales. Keep up-to-date with all the latest industry news and member stories here.

Latest News

May 01, 2024

Member Offer – Call of the Wild –  Free Team Building Day

A free team building day for up to 12 people. This offer is limited to 1 organisation, so is on a first come first served basis, deadline to take advantage of this offer is 31 May 2024. Additional people and experiences can be added to the day at an additional cost.

April 26, 2024

Conversational AI insurtech PeppercornAI raises £3.25m

The insurtech has raised a £3.25m EIS round from Wealth Club, EHE Capital and Angels Invest Wales and Funding will support development of conversational AI technology to support pipeline of B2B demand

April 23, 2024

CCR Academic-Industry Partnerships Programme

 You can now register your interest in the Cardiff Capital Region Academic-Industry Partnerships Programme, an exciting opportunity for high-potential businesses to unlock ambitious new growth opportunities by partnering with Academic expertise.

Latest Skills News

January 23, 2024

The Open University – Free OU Microcredentials Places

Supported by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW), we are offering a limited number of fully-funded (free) places on our popular microcredentials.  Microcredentials are professional development short courses, designed to help you quickly build new skills to take your career to the next level. With many endorsed by leading industry partners, you can study online for 10–13 hours a week for 10–12 weeks, alongside your work or life commitments. 

October 06, 2023

32 Exciting FinTech Job Openings in Wales – October 2023

If you’re looking for a career in FinTech, Wales is the place to be. The industry is thriving, and there are a wide variety of career opportunities available, from Finance Assistant to Business Analyst, to Product and Engineering Management roles!

September 29, 2023

Sustainable FinTech Leadership Programme

We are thrilled to announce an exciting new collaboration between FinTech Wales and the London Institute of Banking and Finance (LIBF), and as a result of this partnership we are delighted to offer a one of a kind ‘Sustainable FinTech Leadership Programme’ for your employees.

April 06, 2023

Apply for a free front-end Coding academy at CAVC

We've partnered once again with Cardiff and Vale College (CAVC) on a free, intensive front-end Coding Academy. The programme is designed to provide you with relevant skills and qualifications in-line with current local job vacancies in the FinTech sector. Discover more about the course and how to apply.

April 03, 2023

FinTech Wales celebrates 81% success rate in its first year of Coding and Data Academies 

FinTech Wales, in partnership with training provider iungo Solutions, has recorded an 81% success rate from individuals who attended their ten-week Coding or Data Academies. A substantial 62% of those who successfully completed the course have entered roles in FinTech or Technology, and 19% have gone on to undertake further training. Read more about the success of our Data Academies.

March 31, 2023

Recruitment Roundup – 31st March 2023 

Read our latest recruitment Roundup and discover a variety of the latest job vacancies from FinTech Wales members. Featuring vacancies from: Yoello, Chetwood Financial, LDMS, ALS Training, Deloitte & more.

March 13, 2023

FinTech Wales Recruitment Day; Introducing Great Talent to Great Employers

We’re delighted to be hosting a Recruitment Day to introduce leading FinTech organisations to amazing individuals with various different skills and backgrounds who are looking for their next opportunity. Whether you’re an employer searching for new talent, or an individual keen to learn what opportunities are available, find out how you can get involved today.

March 09, 2023

FinTechs in Wales actively seeking more women in tech

FinTech Wales and Chwarae Teg have partnered with Code First Girls, a social enterprise that provides free coding courses to women and non-binary people across the UK, to offer exclusive training and employment opportunities for females in Wales. 

Latest Foundry News

June 12, 2023

FinTech Wales Meets Yacooba’s Co-Founder, Diogo Santos

We recently sat down with Diogo Santos, Co-Founder of Yacooba, a new revenue redistribution model for event promoters and travelers around the world, to discuss their decision to move to Wales and how the FinTech Wales Accelerator Programme helped them get honest feedback from other entrepreneurs and mentors.

May 10, 2023

FinTech Wales Meets AGAM’s CEO, Shabnam Wazed

From closing a funding round supported by the Development Bank of Wales, to partnering with Bangladesh’s leading microfinance institution: we caught up with Foundry alumni AGAM to discuss their recent milestones, and why they chose Wales as the perfect place to grow their company.

April 25, 2023

FinTech Wales Meets Finalrentals’ CEO, Ammar Akhtar

From a 6-figure funding round to global expansion: we sat down FinTech Wales Foundry alumni Finalrentals at their new offices in Tec Marina, Penarth, to discuss their company’s growth story to date.

January 01, 2023

FinTech Wales’ 2022 Highlights

2022 was a phenomenal year for the Welsh FinTech ecosystem, so we’ve taken a trip down memory lane to show you some of our highlights from FinTech Wales’ Foundry, skills initiatives and events over the past year. 

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