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  • INNOVATE FINANCE FINDS BRITAIN SET FOR FINTECH RECORD

    Innovate Finance announced this week that British fintech is set for its best year yet, with record investment of $2.9 billion (£2.3 billion) already put into the sector in the first half of 2019. The amount represents the highest intake of investment in a half-year......

  • Subverting the Stereotypes: Cephas Williams on Capital Conversation

    Cephas Williams is fed up with poorly-told narratives about black people. Wearing his hoodie – the iconic symbol of his movement, 56 Black Men – the campaigner and entrepreneur told Michael Hayman on Capital Conversation that now is the time to stand up and ensure black people can......

  • ENTREPRENEURS SHOW HOW THEY PROSPER THROUGH CHANGE AT COUTTS ROADSHOW

    Coutts wrapped up the fifth and final of its summer regional roadshow events last week, taking its entrepreneur proposition to Manchester following visits to Bristol, Birmingham, Leeds and Newcastle throughout June and July. Each event brought together up to 100 guests made up of business......

  • We the people need to find a way to dispel the Brexit Blues

    This piece by Michael Hayman originally appeared in City A.M, see here The year is 1989. Ronald Reagan on his last day at the White House makes his farewell address. His message is one of the recovery of morale and national pride during his presidency.......

  • A TOAST TO CHANGE: TRISTRAM STUART ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

    Tristram Stuart is brewing up a storm in the business world, as he looks to save our environment by turning breakfast into beer. Tristram has been a long-term environmental campaigner, particularly on the topic of the UK’s enormous food waste, and speaking to Michael Hayman......

  • CELEBRATING A WINNING PARTNERSHIP: UK-INDIA WEEK 2019  

    UK-India Week last week provided multiple platforms to celebrate the winning partnership between the UK and India, with a series of events looking at opportunities for collaboration between the two countries. The week’s cornerstone event was the India Inc. Leaders’ Summit on Wednesday and Thursday at Latimer House, Buckinghamshire. The......

  • AT YOUR SERVICE: THE REAL MR & MRS SMITH ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

    James and Tamara Lohan recognise that romantic weekends away aren’t for playing Scrabble. The married couple have been injecting the fun into travel ever since walking out of a Lake District spa hotel in 2001, where they had been unexpectedly weighed on check-in and put......

  • LONDON TECH WEEK HIGHLIGHTS 2019

    Tech fever gripped the capital this week during the sixth annual London Tech Week. Led by founding partners Informa, London & Partners, and Tech London Advocates, the week has grown to become a festival of more than 300 events, with 58,000 attendees participating over the......