Fintech Monthly: UBS & Blockchain, Crowdcube £100m milestone and Stockflare gets ahead

To celebrate our first birthday, we have a bumper load of news, including investment updates, UBS’ blockchain project, analysis of Berlin’s fintech scene, and Barclay’s first steps into the world of fashion…

All this and more in your monthly roundup of fintech news.

In the news

iZettle raises €60m in a round led by Intel Capital and Zouk Capital, iZettle are going after the SME market. Prodigy finance raises $100m, Swiss bank UBS are leading the way when it comes to giving blockchain technology a practical application in the financial services industry and Barclays heads into the world of fashion.And I talk to Matt Cooper at Crowdcube about their recent £100m milestone.

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