FinTech: Q&A With Simon Taylor, 11:FS Co-Founder

Recent news from London’s burgeoning FinTech hub has been encouraging for the city as it faces other challenges politically. The Brexit vote means that hiring tech talent is also a huge obstacle to growth. However, last month’s announcement that London FinTech Revolut is now a so-called unicorn with a $1.7 billion valuation and TransferWise working with the Bank of England and launching a ‘borderless’ card that drastically slashes transaction costs, the future for the city may be companies such as these. Another fellow London FinTech 11:FS is also making waves offering a range of FinTech services, not least being able to ‘make a challenger bank in 12 weeks’. Company Co-Founder Simon Taylor spoke to¬†Forbes¬†about these moves and also on Swedish company iZettle’s recent IPO announcement.

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