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These fintech startups in Wales might have the best tech role for you

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And just like that, the world almost feels normal again. Restrictions have lifted, and there’s life back in the economy at last! One tell-tale sign of this? Companies are on serious hiring sprees. We know this because our job board is booming with amazing opportunities at the moment. We wanted to share some of these with you! 

Check these Wales-based companies hiring fintech roles… 

CurrencyCloud 

CurrencyCloud has grown beyond being a start-up, to being able to provide financial infrastructure and enterprise-class solutions anywhere in the world to any business that wants to move money across borders. What was once a simple FX tool has evolved into a platform and is currently a full-scale Software-as-a-Service solution for companies that want to boldly lead the way in financial innovation. 

CurrencyCloud’s most recent funding round saw them raise $80 million, and bring on new investors like Visa and BNP Paribas alongside existing investors such as GV (Google Ventures). They have now processed more than $75 billion in payments, and have transferred payments to more than 180 countries around the world. 

They are passionate about embedded finance and believe it’s the future, so they want to share this expertise with any business out there who is struggling to make cross-border and multi-currency solutions part of their offering. CurrencyCloud predicts a future where every company will be a Fintech company.  

From their foundational roots in 2012 in a small office in east London, they have grown both in geography and size. Today CurrencyCloud has offices in New York, Amsterdam, Singapore, Cardiff, and London, but as a remote-first company their employees are all over the world. They have almost 400 employees and are growing fast! New team members join every day and they’re excited about what the future holds. 

Check out their open roles now on our job board.  

Coincover 

At Coincover, they partner with world’s leading cryptocurrency solution providers delivering security and assurance in cryptocurrency for individual investors, fund managers, professional traders and corporate customers.​​ Founded in 2018, they provide deposit protection, crypto key storage and recovery, lost key protection, cryptocurrency wills, theft insurance and accumulation plans for customers.​​ 

They are regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority, backed by venture capital and the Welsh Government Bank, with insurance provided by Lloyds of London members.​​ Coincover’s founding team have finance, blockchain, technology and cybersecurity expertise having worked with the UK Government, NASDAQ listed companies, the police, and armed forces.​​ They have used this experience to design and build a comprehensive digital asset security platform for consumers and business customers. This platform enables them to offer a growing range of real-world services for the digital asset marketplace.​ 

Coincover are always striving for simplicity and a straightforward approach. As a team, they have accumulated a great deal of knowledge about financial services, blockchains, cryptocurrencies and cybersecurity.​​ Their goal is to share this knowledge in a way that is easy to digest. Coincover is a close-knit team with a lot of energy, ambition and determination! They love nothing more than to get stuck in and get things done. They work very closely together, bouncing ideas around, trying to find Smart Simplicity in all they do. 

Fancy joining the ranks? Check out all their open roles now.   

Viva Wallet 

Viva Wallet is the first European entirely cloud-based neobank using Microsoft Azure with branches in 23 countries in Europe. Viva Wallet is a Principal Member of Visa and MasterCard for acquiring and issuing services. 

Viva Wallet provides businesses of all sizes card acceptance services through innovative Smart Android terminals or the new Android Viva Wallet POS app, and through advanced payment gateways in online stores. It also offers business accounts with local IBAN and a business Viva Wallet Mastercard card.The Viva Wallet vision is to change the way businesses pay and are getting paid. They want to disrupt the fragmented financial ecosystem in Europe and the UK and create a truly unified European payments system which allows customers to go global, while remaining local. As a Neobank, they disrupt, innovate and change the rules of the game. They’re seeking creative, like-minded people that can bring true value to Viva Wallet and help them conquer the European payments landscape.  

They believe in the organic social atmosphere of the workplace. Informal catch-ups, and casual conversations are vital elements of our social lives and trigger creative sparks between people. None of these can be replicated online, which is why Viva Wallet does everything they can to avoid the feeling of isolation, stress, and loneliness of working from home. They care for their employees and their wellbeing and provide an open, safe and modern office space that encourages collaboration and helps build trust among peers.