FinTech Wales in partnership with The FinTech Power 50 launches the FinTech KICKSTART scheme
Fintech Wales and its partners (The Fintech Power 50, Innovate Finance, London & Partners, Rise created by Barclays, the Emerging Payments Association and iFinance Academy, part of The Conexus Group) have launched the Fintech KICKSTART scheme that looks to champion support across its fintech ecosystem and provide employment opportunities for 16-24 year olds.
FinTech Wales appoints Starling Bank Founding Member Sarah Williams-Gardener as its first CEO
As the champion of the FinTech and Financial Services industry in Wales, we at FinTech Wales are proud to announce that we have named Sarah Williams-Gardener as our first CEO. Find out more about the appointment and our ambition for the future FinTech in Wales here.
FinTech Wales @ Wales Tech Week
We are just a week away from the first Wales Tech Week; a new virtual festival that will showcase the outstanding technology industry that is thriving in Wales. FinTech Wales will be providing a stream of FinTech related events for you to join.
FinTech Wales roadmapping
Understanding the common challenges in FinTech is the heart of an effective and efficient system for innovation and skills delivery. FinTech Wales will be extending their roadmapping exercise across Wales for the sector, with support from Cardiff Capital Region.
Coronavirus COVID-19. Directory of business support resources
Updated 05.05.2020-19:35 FinTech Wales have created a one-stop shop to quickly guide and direct you on support and help for FinTech and Financial Services businesses impacted by the Coronavirus COVID-19 event.
Wales' Fintechs Future Fund feedback
Wales' FinTechs respond with feedback on the proposed Future Fund from UK Government on how applicable it is and their views on the structure and make up of the support.
CLBILS Scheme goes live and new Future Fund announced
BBB update on the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Schemes and Fund, designed to support UK businesses that are losing revenue and seeing their cashflow disrupted as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Beyond COVID-19 for Wales FinTech
Gavin Powell talks on the Cardiff Capital Region column on looking beyond the current pandemic for the Fintech sector in Wales
Welsh Gov C19 funding update
The Economic Resilience Fund aims to plug the gaps in the support schemes already announced by the UK Government, including the Job Retention Scheme and the Self-Employed Income Support Scheme, which will guarantee 80% of people’s wages and income. The new £500 million Welsh fund will support firms of all sizes, including social enterprises, with a focus on those which have not already benefited from the coronavirus grants already announced by Welsh Government.