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Fintech Monthly: Barclays signs bitcoin deal, Innovate Finance at LTW and much more…

This month we filmed at GoCardless‘ offices and visited Innovate Finance as they celebrated London Technology Week to bring together all the top names in fintech.

In the news

This month,  money transfer company Azimo raised $20m in a round led by Frog Capital, and the company are now valued at just under $100m. Currency Cloud aren’t far behind, raising 18 million dollars, in a round led by Sapphire Ventures and Rakuten. High-street bank Barclays have signed a deal with Swedish company Safello to create a system that enables payments to be sent to charities using bitcoin. And software provider Intelligent Environments have developed a passcode system that is based wholly on emojis

We talk to Wragge Lawrence Graham and Co’s Richard Goold about tech disrupting the insurance industry.

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