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Home to over 10,000 FinTechs, the US is at the forefront of the FinTech scene. From Silicon Valley to New York the FinTech ecosystem in the US is buzzing with innovative unicorns and start-ups. It was hard for us to avoid the age-old battle of West vs. …


Over the years, technology has changed the way consumers pay for goods. A vast majority of people do not always prefer cash as the introduction of contactless payments has made the process easier and more convenient.

The latest emerging payment system is cryptocurrency; the most popular being Bitcoin, with other…


A Chief Commercial Officer is integral for the commercial development of a company, especially within the FinTech industry. Commercial relates to the generation of revenue so in a team context, covers a mix of services such as sales, customer success, marketing, and PR. This means, that there are several skills…


The US is currently dominating the FinTech scene, being home to a wide range of FinTech unicorns and start-ups. Investment into the US FinTech industry has seen a huge increase year on year, thus maintaining its lead as the FinTech hotspot. We have put together some key statistics that cover the number of FinTechs in the US, the top 5 Fintechs, the top 5 FinTech hubs, and the percentage of the market the US holds.


Despite FinTech being a modern industry, the gaps within the sector concerning LGBTQIA+ communities are evident now more than ever; last year only two Chief Executives amongst FTSE 100 companies were open about being LGBTQIA+.

The barrier to promotion or advancement for gay and lesbian professionals is so prominent, one-third…


The role of a compliance director is key for any business that operates in regulated areas. The main responsibilities include ensuring that all areas of the business follow financial policy, reporting regulations, and the law, whilst implementing any changes accordingly.

This role is important within the FinTech industry as the…


Growing a company from nothing to millions of revenue in a few years is one of the most challenging but rewarding experiences someone can go through. At Storm2, that is exactly what we have done.

In just two years, we have grown from three recruitment buffs working in Founder, James…


The FinTech ecosystem is ever-growing, and whilst cities such as San Francisco, London, and New York still hold the top spots. It is amazing to see the new FinTech hubs that are emerging. …


A Chief Executive Officer is one of the most demanding but desirable positions in any company. Primary responsibilities include making major corporate decisions, managing the overall operations and resources of a company and being the public face of the brand. …


Not too long ago, globalisation was only achievable by giant FinTechs. But thanks to technological advancements, the adoption of online marketing, greater access to capital, and the rise of direct-to-consumer business, more and more FinTech scale-ups have the opportunity to take their product or service international.

Gaining a deep understanding…

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