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May 25, 2016

Fintech Week

The world’s largest fintech-focused festival is back for a 3rd year in July 2016.

What is Fintech week? Fintech Week is the world’s largest Fintech-focused festival. It comprises a series of conferences, workshops, hackathons, meetups and drinks receptions. Each day we focus on a different topic and each evening we celebrate.

What’s the big picture? London has a thriving Fintech community. Our aim once again is to unite the world of Fintech in the world’s financial capital. Last year hundreds of people flew in to see what the buzz was about. We want to enhance the dialog between established multi-nationals, innovation firms, disruptive start-ups, government, media and [...]

 
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May 24, 2016

The Goop Phenomenon: Does Integrity in Business Matter Anymore?

In 2008, megastar and Oscar winner Gwyneth Paltrow launched a website in somewhat of a blog format known as Goop. At the time of its release, it had a seemingly innocent plot – it was just simply a spot on the Web for Paltrow’s friends, family, and fans to gander at what her interests were, what her daily life was like, and the things she generally was interested in.

Seemingly innocent though it was, as Paltrow began to recommend certain brands that she liked to use, such as everything from face cream to kids’ pajamas, the brands began to see a spike in interest and sales. At this juncture, a business – and not a celebrity blog – was born.

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May 24, 2016

Paper receipts are dead. BillHive has arrived.

BillHive is an app which ensures you never lose a paper receipt again. It allows users to store their receipts directly into their phone at the moment of purchase.  This removes the need to take a picture of the paper receipt or dig through your emails, or more likely junk mail, for the proof of the purchases you’ve made. 

Through the ‘Hive’, which acts as the central repository for receipts customers can access all of their receipts and share them with employers (along with friends and family), thereby aiding the uphill battle with expense reports, while receiving up to date analytics on their spending habits.   

For retailers the benefits include unprecedented marketing [...]

 
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May 23, 2016

Co-living fintech house opens in Greenwich

StartupHome, the first co-living for young entrepreneurs in London, was co-founded by two mentors of Level 39, and is currently divided in two chapters: StartupHome in Whitechapel and StartupHome Greenwich dedicated to Fintech.

“It was important to have the Fintech home as close as possible to Canary Wharf where Level39 resides.” Tells Stefano Tresca, one of the founders.

“We’ve been looking for the best houses in the best locations. Take StartupHome in Whitechapel for example. It is literally 7 minutes slow walking from Second Home in Brick Lane and 20 minutes from the Google [...]

 
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May 21, 2016

Let’s talk politics

Interview with Mathias Nso, Founder of Kuorum.

Are we looking at a new age in politics? What’s your perception?  Ten years ago politics was almost a virgin field for the tech industry. A $500bn market ruled by traditional media, communication agencies and polling companies. But studies of the Pew Research Center show that internet has overcome television when it comes to influencing the voting intention. Political campaigns run on Facebook and Twitter. And the accuracy of polls has declined with the shrinking penetration of landlines, thereby opening new opportunities for the application of big data. Politech is the next fintech. And we already experienced that in the UK during [...]

 
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May 20, 2016

Contis Group Appoints its new Group CEO

Contis Group has appointed Skrill’s ex-COO as its Group Chief Executive Officer.

Contis Group, the fast-growing alternative banking and payments company announced the appointment of Thomas Gregory as Group CEO. Thomas Gregory joins Contis Group from Skrill, the London-based global payment processor and eWallet group recently acquired by Optimal Payments for $1.2bn and rebranded as Paysafe Group. He previously worked in a number of senior roles in organisations including PayU, Barclaycard, Barclays, and FirstCaribbean Bank.

Peter Cox, Chairman and Founder of Contis, says “We are [...]

 
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May 19, 2016

The True Cost of Financial Stress in the Workplace

There’s no stress quite like financial stress. Worrying about money – how to pay the bills, how to afford a decent quality of life, how to support a family – is a constant for many people; whether your employees struggled with money in the past or are having issues making ends meet currently, the growing anxiety is always at the back of their mind. Unfortunately, this stress doesn’t always go away when they’re gainfully employed, either.

As we note in our infographic The Cost of the Financially Stressed, “When employees find themselves in financial stress, it puts their health, job performance, morale, and even their ethics and integrity at risk – which can put downward [...]

 
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May 19, 2016

The big secret of undertaking a successful trial for a brand – CHARGE FOR IT!

At Tech2Brand my main aim is to help start-ups to get work with a brand – sounds simple, if only that was the case!

Getting in front of a Marketing Manager is one thing, but getting them to agree to work with you is another.

One key question that comes up before a final ‘yes’ is confirmed is ‘how much would it cost?’ With the future smell of success and a credible case study in mind, more and more start-ups still seem to be adopting the ‘free trial’ strategy. The rationale being that a free trial will get you a valuable ‘foot in the door’ and will hopefully (if the trial proves successful) lead to a longer term ‘paid’ arrangement in the future.

Does this rationale stack [...]

 
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May 18, 2016

Level39: 217 really interesting stories to tell #3

Company: ET Index Founder: Sam Gill

Can you explain what it is please, what your company does, I see from your website it relates to carbon credits, is that right? Not exactly. Carbon credits are allowances that companies are given to pollute under schemes such as the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. If a company has surplus credits they can be sold on the market. Sadly, one of the biggest problems with the EU Emissions Trading Scheme is that companies lobbied very hard for the system to have too many credits, so it doesn’t really do its job of cutting emissions. Luckily other schemes that are popping up all around the world are [...]

 
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May 17, 2016

The Complete SEO Package

A professional company such as the experts behind seoroyals.com can help you polish your marketing and branding skills while maintaining the rest of your business. Successful SEO is not just a matter of inserting some conspicuous words in your brochures and web pages. It takes skill, expertise, and attention to detail to get everything just right. So take a look at how you can optimize your results with the help of an expert team. You may be surprised just how everything comes together.

Expand Your Brand with Buzzwords

The right SEO practices utilize the right buzzwords. These are the keywords that will be successfully written into your company website, promotional [...]

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