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Donative inspires relationships between charities and donors

Donative inspires relationships between charities and donors

Laurie Ainley, Founder of Donative, has big ideas for the charity sector. After experiencing his own frustrations with giving money to charities and not receiving feedback on how it was spent in a desirable format, he set out to change things. Follow Innovation met with…

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Follow Innovation’s Tech Trends For 2016

Follow Innovation’s Tech Trends For 2016

Since our top tech trends report for 2015 was published, the Follow Innovation team have been nurturing relationships with a growing number of the most promising startups from across London’s digital scene, interviewing their Founders and watching many of their ideas progress from prototype through to…

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The FinTech startup that’s changing the way we view financial markets

The FinTech startup that’s changing the way we view financial markets

Dr Kimmo Soramӓki is a man on a mission. As Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Financial Risk and Network Theory and the Founder of Financial Network Analytics (FNA), he has taken on the ambitious challenge of revolutionising the way financial professionals perceive markets. His newest software,…

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New FinTech startup helps improve your financial health

New FinTech startup helps improve your financial health

Personal debt and financial fragility are common staples of life today. The cost of living is rising and according to Money Charity, in the UK alone, there is £170 billion worth of personal debt (excluding mortgages). Combine this with record low savings, 15 million people…

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Pollen – fintech for fairness

Pollen – fintech for fairness

Serial entrepreneur, world traveller, handsome devil, 26 years old – hating Benji Wakeham should be easy… But his new venture, Pollen, is fintech with a moral compass – and he’s a bloody nice bloke to-boot. In early 2010, fresh from graduating at Nottingham University’s business…

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Developing a level playing field for traders and investors

Developing a level playing field for traders and investors

Ruzbeh Bacha had been trading as a retail investor for 15 years when he founded City Falcon in February 2014. Tired and frustrated of not having access to the same market data used by financial institutions and cash-rich day traders to aid investment decisions, Ruzbeh…

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Myriada – all eyes on the £uture

Myriada – all eyes on the £uture

“As soon as we get a reliable and forward-looking sentiment stream, we have major partners lined up to help productise and sell on the data.” For Arjun Hassard, three life experiences converged to push him, just 16 months ago, to co-found Myriada alongside Product Manager…

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