FinTech Scotland

Scottish technology groups join forces to build strong digital economy

Three of Scotland’s leading technology cluster voices are to work more closely to stimulate Scotland’s digital economy and develop cross-sector collaboration that will lead to growth and a prosperous economy.

Published 2 December 2020

FinTech Scotland enjoys boost after Google Cloud comes on board

Cluster management organisation FinTech Scotland has enjoyed a boost after Google Cloud joined the cluster to support the growth of the fintech SME community in Scotland.

Published 19 November 2020

Fintech Scotland’s Stephen Ingledew to become executive chair

After almost three years as CEO of FinTech Scotland, Stephen Ingledew is to move to the role of executive chair.

Published 6 October 2020

COVID-19 encouraged firms to adopt new technology, report finds

The use of technology and the adoption of digital innovation within Scottish businesses has accelerated at an extraordinary level in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report by Addleshaw Goddard in partnership with the University of Strathclyde’s Fraser of Allander Institute.

Published 1 October 2020

Scotland’s FinTech Festival to go ahead virtually

FinTech Scotland has today confirmed the programme for the third Scotland Fintech Festival which will take place virtually. 

Published 1 September 2020

Scotland’s FinTech Cluster to receive £22.5m funding

The growing international role of Scotland’s fintech cluster was given a further significant boost today with the announcement of £22.5 million innovation funding for the Global Open Finance Centre of Excellence (GOFCoE) to be established in Edinburgh and the Central region.

Published 26 June 2020

FinTech Alliance announces partnership with FinTech Scotland

FinTech Alliance has announced a partnership with Fintech Scotland in a mission to bring together the strengths of the UK’s FinTech ecosystem on one all-encompassing platform, and to support the continued growth of the sector.

Published 25 February 2020

Scottish Fintech cluster wins European recognition

Scotland’s growing financial technology sector has become the first in the UK, and only the third in Europe, to receive formal accreditation as a cluster of excellence.

Published 28 January 2020

The number of fintech enterprises in Scotland continues to grow

FinTech Scotland has confirmed that the number of innovative fintech SMEs based in Scotland has grown by over 60% from 72 to 119 over the last twelve months.

Published 9 January 2020

First Fintech National Network Symposium to be held in Glasgow

The first ever FinTech National Network Symposium, bringing together the various fintech bodies from across Britain, will take place in Glasgow on the 10th of October.

Published 4 October 2019

Sopra Steria launches new initiative for fintech organisations

Sopra Steria, one of the world’s largest tech consultancies has launched its new scheme to bring fintech organisations into the forefront of innovation in financial services.

Published 23 September 2019