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LSE Report: Fintech comes of age

LSE Report: Fintech comes of age

The London Stock Exchange's 'Fintech Comes of Age' report explored their research on the growth and maturity of UK fintech. "London has become a global hub for fintech. It is the ideal listing destination for fast-growing companies to increase visibility with...

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Augmentum are proud to be Innovate Finance members

Augmentum are proud to be Innovate Finance members

We are delighted to announce that Augmentum Fintech are the first investor members of Innovate Finance. Innovate Finance is an independent membership association that represents the UK’s global fintech community. Founded in 2014 and supported by the City of London and...

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Augmentum Fintech: A year in review

Augmentum Fintech: A year in review

Our core mission at Augmentum has always been to support game-changing businesses disrupting the finance landscape. This time a year ago we decided to practice what we preach, through launching the UK's first publicly-listed fintech fund. Today we are reflecting on...

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Augmentum Fintech Capital Markets Day 2019

Augmentum Fintech Capital Markets Day 2019

On Tuesday 5th March we held our first Capital Markets Day in the heart of London at The Brewery, welcoming investors and analysts from across the country (and indeed beyond) to learn more about Augmentum Fintech's portfolio companies. We were delighted to have...

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Augmentum Fintech Plc Pedal to the Metal

Augmentum Fintech Plc Pedal to the Metal

Richland Standard say Augmentum Fintech are "Pedal to the Metal" in this article from earlier today:   "Looking further at additional technical indicators we can see that the 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) for Augmentum Fintech Plc (AUGM.L) is sitting at...

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Office Hours

Office Hours

We’re hosting Office Hours! Register your interest for a 30 minute meeting about your business with one of team in our London office. We’re happy to act as a sounding board, giving advice on some of the key challenges you may be facing, including access to capital. As...

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Rahil Patel

Rahil is an Analyst at Augmentum. He joined the fund full-time following a Summer internship in 2018.

Prior to Augmentum, Rahil studied Geography at Durham University and has previously worked with Mayfair Insurance Company and Sipsmith Gin.

When he is not curating the office Alexa playlist, Rahil tries to keep up with his passion for DJing that began at university.

Learn more about Rahil in this blog post.

Georgie Hazell

Georgie heads up engagement at Augmentum, which involves supporting portfolio companies, engaging with investors and the wider fintech ecosystem (including marketing and events), and supporting the team internally.

Georgie has worked in a number of startups across people, strategy and growth leadership positions. Following her MBA and a consultancy project with Crowdcube, Georgie moved into venture capital.

Passionate about diversity and inclusion, particularly in VC and entrepreneurship, Georgie founded women in tech network Elevate, led on UK expansion for Her Campus Media, volunteers with Diversity VC and mentored with The Girls Network.

Ellen Logan

Ellen is an Investment Associate at Augmentum. She previously worked at OC&C Strategy Consultants and at HR analytics startup Bunch. Ellen studied Economics at the University of Edinburgh.

Outside of the office she spends her time practicing yoga, experimenting in the kitchen and exploring the art galleries of London.

Learn more about Ellen in her ‘Meet the Team’ blog here

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Sofia Wiecko

Sofia oversees the financial and administrative operations at Augmentum and has over 15 years’ experience in financial accounting.

Believing in giving back to the community, Sofia is active in a number of local charities.

Hayley Manning

Hayley is Augmentum’s Office Manager and PA. Prior to working at Augmentum, Hayley worked at law firm Stephenson Harwood.

Nigel Szembel

Nigel leads Public Relations and Investor Relations at Augmentum. Nigel has had an international career in corporate affairs, communications and investor relations which, over 30 years, has included responsibility for UK, regional (EMEA and Latin America) and global functions; covering high-profile public companies, private companies, prominent individuals and public bodies, primarily in the financial services sector but also taking in consumer/fashion, planning policy, arts and the environment.