Startup Roundup – 6th October 2017

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As a partner to some of London’s most exciting and innovative startups, we take an active interest in what’s happening throughout the startup scene. Here are a selection of the most exciting and insightful startup stories from the past week.

Startup Funding

Automotive FinTech startup ASF has raised close to £1m after seeing 1,000% year-on-year revenue growth in the last year. The startup helps motorists spread the cost of vehicle servicing and repairs. Read.

Libryo, a year old startup that will enable anyone in any organisation globally to understand their legal obligations in any situation has raised £1m. Read.

UK software firm PremFina has raised £27m to boost its operations nationwide and support its expansion overseas. The startup seeks to innovate the premium finance industry. Read.

Startup Scene

Aviva has made a major FinTech investment after taking a majority stake in  Wealthify, a robo-invester startup. Read.

And finally Zinc, a London based VC aims to solve real-world problems. Starting with 55 participants the VC will run for six months after which Zinc expects to form between five and 10 early-stage companies in which it will take an 8% stake. Read.

Our dedicated tech sector consultants work with some of the hottest names in the startup scene. If you’re interested in learning more please get in touch by emailing Haydn Furness or Alex Laurent.

Author: Alex Laurent

As a recruitment consultant for Talentedge, I place qualified accountants and analysts across the technology sectors. If you are a finance professional looking for your next career move within this sector, or would like to have an informal and confidential conversation about the opportunities available to you, then get in touch.

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