“Retail investors have embraced this emerging asset class, seeing us as one very effective way of indirectly getting exposure to a diversified set of assets.” Good Money Guide’s Richard Berry spoke to Tim Levene about the ups and downs of investing in fast-growing, unquoted fintech businesses.
The Kalifa Review of UK Fintech was published this morning, setting out a plan for the UK to retain its global leadership in fintech by helping the country’s financial technology firms to scale up, access the talent and finance they need, and deliver better financial services.
This special edition of The Fintech Club will cover the outcomes of the UK government’s Independent Strategic Review of UK Fintech, looking at priority areas for industry, policy makers, and regulators to explore to foster innovation, maintain an ecosystem that supports growing firms, and promote the integration of new technologies across financial services.
Receipt Bank rebrands to Dext. Hear all about their new chapter from CEO Adrian Blair and Tim Berners-Lee at their free event on 23rd February.
iwoca has been named as the no. 1 small business lender and top fintech firm on The Sunday Times Fast Track.
Augmentum’s Martyn Holman and Ellen Logan are looking forward to speaking with Innovate Finance members tomorrow as part of their Fintech Investor Office Hours Week.
Augmentum Associate Ellen Logan named by Sifted as one of Europe’s top 30 young VCs, “poised to lead the next era of European venture”.
Global identity verification and authentication company Onfido has announced another record growth year in 2020, with global annual recurring revenue (ARR) increasing by 82% YoY.
We’re looking forward to being involved in the next Power to Black Founders event with Founders Factory, TechNation and 10×10.
“The stampede of small retail investors into the stock market has sent customer numbers surging at one of Britain’s biggest investment platforms.”
As we kick off 2021 we are delighted to announce our investment in and partnership with ParaFi Capital, who are backing pioneers in the decentralised finance (DeFi) and blockchain spaces.
How do investment funds structure their capital, and what does this mean in practice for the companies in which they invest? Whilst it might seem an obscure question, the reality can have quite some impact
As we come to the end of an unprecedented year, we wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on what has been an exceptionally busy twelve months for our team and portfolio companies.
We are delighted to announce an investment into open banking payments platform VOLT.
We are delighted to announce the Augmentum Fintech plc Interim Results for the six months ended 30 September 2020.
In our latest ‘Meet the Investor’ feature, we speak to Augmentum Partner Martyn Holman. Learn about Martyn’s route into VC, his view on the most underrated skill for working in the industry and the learnings he’s taken from his passion for long-distance running.
Earlier today, Onfido announced a change in leadership for their next phase of growth.
Released earlier today, the 30 minute film explores the evolution of fintech and digital transformation in the wake of the 2008 crash and more recently, COVID-19, featuring interviews with leading voices from across the fintech industry, including Augmentum Fintech CEO Tim Levene.
“A trading update for the six months to 30 September 2020 highlights just why the offer is worth taking up. Augmentum’s diversified portfolio of 18 private fintech companies offer innovative technologies, asset-light business models and have adapted well to the new ‘normal’. Many are performing incredibly well.”
“Augmentum Fintech (AUGM), one of the year’s best-performing investment companies, announced its intention to conduct a placing to raise gross proceeds of up to approximately £28m at a price of 120p”