Hi everyone,

This week in FinTech world:

  • Venture capital funding into UK FinTech firms rose 171% in Q1 2017 when compared to Q1 of 2016, with firms in the space raising $328m. Large funding rounds by Atom and Funding Circle drove the increase.
  • NatWest is launching a new lending platform for small businesses, providing clients with a pre-configured financing assessment within 3 minutes.
  • Mastercard has announced a set of chatbots that give consumers the ability to order and pay for goods through Facebook’s Messenger service.

Click on the link below to know more:

Focus on FinTech 2017-04-28

Happy reading !