Fasanara Fintech Weekly

How LDN Became a Global Fintech Center, Fasanara backs ESG SMEs via Incomlend, HK CBDC & Other News




Happy Friday!



In this edition:


  • How London Became a Global Center for Fintech and What U.S. Tech Hubs Can Learn From It

  • Hong Kong Exploring CBDC as Part of Fintech Strategy

  • ESG-focused SMEs Supported by Incomlend & Fasanara Capital

  • A Premortem Should Be One of Your Top 5 Tips for a Successful FinTech Implementation

  • How Emerging Fintech Companies Can Leverage a Borderless Future for European Business.



 


How London Became a Global Center for Fintech and What U.S. Tech Hubs Can Learn From It.



When Silicon Valley veteran Eileen Burbidge moved to London in 2004, it was only meant to be temporary. With more than a decade of experience at tech stalwarts including Apple, Sun Microsystems and Verizon Wireless, the Chicago native felt a stint in Europe might help advance her career back in the U.S. With no language barrier and an emerging software-development market, London was an obvious choice.

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Hong Kong exploring CBDC as part of fintech strategy.



A new study from Hong Kong regulators is expected to present initial thoughts and findings on CBDCs during the summer of 2022.


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ESG-focused SMEs supported by Incomlend & Fasanara Capital.



Incomlend secures US$60mn from Fasanara Capital for working Capital Solutions Programme for ESG SMEs.

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A premortem should be one of your top 5 tips for a successful FinTech implementation.



Orla Fourie sets out her top tips for ensuring success with fintech implementations, based on over 20 years of industry experience in client delivery and implementations.

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How Emerging Fintech Companies Can Leverage a Borderless Future for European Business.



The future of finance will be built on the power and efficiency of fintech and its ability to leverage seamless cross-border transactions.


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