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Foco wins PR and digital brief for fintech start-up Bean
Comms consultancy Foco has been appointed to handle public relations for Bean, a fintech start-up that helps consumer manage their finances and cancel unnecessary [...]
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Frank becomes first UK PR agency to accept Bitcoin payments
Frank has announced today that it will become the first UK PR agency to accept payment for its services in Bitcoin, the virtual currency.  The agency expects its move to [...]
Cision PR Panel: Financial brands must beware the “London bubble”
Brexit and disruptive technologies are transforming the relationship between consumers and financial brands, a panel of experts said at last night’s Cision thought leadership [...]
PR event: Financial panel to address “Brexit comms” challenges and market disruption
With Brexit negotiations finally underway, a panel of media, fintech and PR experts will meet in London next week to discuss why it’s essential for financial services [...]
Mash PR to launch new fintech startup Hedgd
London-based fintech startup Hedgd has brought in Mash PR to handle comms activity around the launch of its upcoming flagship product. Hedgd designs software to enable [...]
MagnaCarta Communications hires former Edelman Africa chairman François Baird
MagnaCarta Communications has appointed communications management leader François Baird as non-executive chairman. Baird is founder and chairman of Baird’s US LLC and of [...]
Revolut hires first global comms lead
Revolut, an app-based banking alternative, has brought in Rocket Internet’s Chad West as its global head of comms. Launched 18 months ago, Revolut allows users to set up a [...]
Fintech startup Curve names Callum McCaig as its first PR hire
London fintech startup Curve has made its first PR and comms hire with the appointment of Burson-Marsteller’s Callum McCaig, as the business prepares to scale out of [...]
Prophet unveils partnership with fintech membership body
Prophet, the global strategy consultancy, has announced a partnership with Innovate Finance, an independent members’ association representing the UK’s global fintech [...]
Cognito associate director joins APAC HQ
Cognito associate director Charlie Morrow has relocated to the financial PR and marketing firm’s APAC headquarters in Singapore, where he will be a member of the region’s [...]
Pan-African fintech company MFS Africa appoints CCgroup
Pan-African fintech company MFS Africa has appointed London-based tech PR agency CCgroup to lead its marketing communications strategy across EMEA. CCgroup will position MFS [...]
Swiss Finance Startups chooses Aspectus
Aspectus will manage international media relations for Swiss Finance Startups (SFS). SFS says it requires a communications partner to help it build the profile of Swiss [...]
Bell Pottinger wins fintech duo
Ripple, the financial technology platform, has appointed Bell Pottinger as its European agency. Claudia Bate, who recently joined the agency as partner, will lead the Bell [...]
Start-up SalaryFinance expands brief for Clarity
FinTech company SalaryFinance, which was co-founded by former Google UK MD Dan Cobley, has brought in Clarity PR as its retained agency to raise awareness of its service. [...]
Innovate Finance partners with comms firm freuds to offer media strategy to the FinTech organisation’s members
Innovate Finance, an independent membership association that represents the UK’s FinTech community, has forged a strategic partnership with PR firm freuds to provide [...]