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Fintech 2.0: What Happened Next?

Posted On: 7 Jul 2020   |   Posted By: Tech City UK

Fintech 2.0: What Happened Next?

As we're currently on the lookout for the most exciting and innovative fintechs on the UK scene to join Fintech 3.0, we thought it would be nice to take a look back at the 2.0 cohort. In the 10 and a bit months since they joined the Tech Nation Fintech 2.0 growth programme, the cohort have achieved some seriously impressive results.
Raising the bar
Watching the 2.0 cohort grow and flourish has filled us up with all sorts of joy, and raising a funding round is so often a critical achievement in a scaling company's story. Several of the cohort have completed funding rounds since they joined Fintech 2.0, including Credit Kudos - which uses open banking to provide more accurate credit scoring - it raised £5 million in Series A funding. Smarterly, which has just rebranded as Cushon , secured $8.7m Series A investment to support its continued growth as it brings innovation to workplace savings.
PrimaryBid, which is working to democratise financial services, closed an $8.5 million funding round...

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