The UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) has overall responsibility for promoting UK trade across the world and attracting foreign investment to our economy. We are a specialised government body with responsibility for negotiating international trade policy, supporting business, as well as delivering an outward-looking trade diplomacy strategy.
The Welsh Assembly Government helps companies, from multinational to start-up, trade with or invest in Wales, UK. We can offer some amazing business opportunities and help ensure your business expansion is smooth and as profitable as possible. In Wales, you’ll find teamwork and professional support are a way of life.
Contis Group is the home of alternative payments and banking. We work with brands and businesses all over the world and provide international end-to-end prepaid payment solutions. Whether it’s a full visa debit card solution or a gift or loyalty card programme, Contis offers the entire end-to-end process. With full control of our own developed systems, this means we can change, adapt and respond to the market place quickly, efficiently and cost effectively. We are a leading banking and payment solutions company which operates in four core markets: Financial inclusion, Travel and FX, Payroll and gift and loyalty. At Contis, we bring a holistic service in providing the ultimate payment lifestyle choice for both you and your customers.
GBG is a global specialist in Identity Data Intelligence. We help organisations make decisions about the customers they serve and the people they employ.
Through our fundamental belief that the digital economy relies on everyone having access to data they can trust, GBG enables companies and governments to fight fraud and cybercrime, to improve the customer experience and help to protect the more vulnerable people in our society.
Headquartered in Chester (UK) and with 24 locations in 15 countries, GBG provides solutions to many of the world’s biggest organisations, from established brands like HSBC and Ford to disruptive newcomers such as Xpress Money and Stripe.
Temenos, headquartered in Geneva, is a market leading software provider, partnering with banks and other financial institutions to transform their businesses and stay ahead of a changing marketplace. Over 2,000 firms across the globe, including 38 of the top 50 banks, rely on Temenos to process the daily transactions of more than 500 million banking customers. Temenos customers are proven to be more profitable than their peers: in the period 2008-2014, they enjoyed on average a 31% higher return on assets, a 36% higher return on equity and an 8.6 percentage point lower cost/income ratio than banks running legacy applications.
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Daon, www.daon.com, is a leading provider of mobile biometric authentication and offers a universal authentication platform called IdentityX®. IdentityX authenticates the person, not a password or token, using biometrics such as their face, voice, and fingerprint and currently boasts millions of users in large scale deployments. This technology is perfect for banks and payments processors as a convenient, fast, secure way for customers to do business online. By providing biometric choice instead of a single modality IdentityX allows for a tailored digital experience for every user on every transaction.
ApPello is a leading software solution provider specialized in front-to-back-office banking solutions, covering all phases of the Credit Risk Management and Cash Management processes.
The company is headquartered in Budapest and represented in other cities such Bucharest, Dubai, Prague and Vienna. ApPello develops and implements next generation solutions to improve its clients’ productivity and efficiency. Our innovative approach is demonstrated in solutions such as our Web Development Platform which provides unparalleled opportunities to create and change business logic (data model, screens, business rules, workflow and reports) by parameterizing only, without development, even by bank staff.
Intellect SEEC, the insurance software division of Intellect Design Arena, provides an extensive portfolio covering distribution, underwriting and claims. Intellect SEEC has been developing innovative insurance solutions to lower operating costs and increase premium volumes and margins for the last two decades. Over the last 25 years, the company has built strategic relationships with major insurance carriers in America, Canada, United Kingdom, India and the Far East. Intellect SEEC builds its innovative, low-cost solutions on a firm belief that while the underlying business and technology of insurance are complex, their application should not be.
Wirecard Card Solutions (WDCS), a subsidiary of Wirecard of Wirecard AG, is a multi-award winning issuer of prepaid cards and products in Europe. WDCS is an FCA regulated electronic money institution specialising in BIN sponsorship and a principle member of both Mastercard International and Visa Europe.
WDCS issues plastic and digital prepaid products for many of the biggest and most innovative programmes in the European marketplace. Wirecard AG is a global technology group that supports companies in accepting electronic payments from all sales channels.
Active since 2000, Farvest created IT One in 2007. This new initiative dedicated to the ICT community identifies, informs and stimulates the professionals of the ICT sector. This same year, IT One organises its first annual IT One Gala which aims to reward the key ICT decision-makers but also the industries best products, services and IT partners.
Established in 2012 and relaunched in 2015, BankNXT has developed a reputation for strong opinions, influential editorial and expert business insight in the world of financial technology and financial services. Its remit is to provide thought leadership to people working in or around fintech.
The site is updated regularly with expert insight from some of the world’s leading fintech influencers, and it logged more than 525,000 page views in its first year since relaunch. It also has strong social reach, with a 4,500+ subscriber list for its weekly newsletter, and active Twitter and Facebook feeds.
It broadcasts its own BankNXT Fintech Podcast, which is available on iTunes and SoundCloud, and was nominated in the Online Media Awards in 2016 in three categories.
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Angel Investment Network is a global angel network with 40 platforms covering over 80 countries, all interlinked. Founded 12 years ago, they have over 120,000 registered investors and 600,000 entrepreneurs. Aside from their online platform where entrepreneurs can register and upload business proposals, they also have a UK-focused broking division that works on one or two projects per week. About to launch is AIN’s crowdfunding platform, Tribely which will allow its investor database to invest in smaller chunks (£1k+) into the broking division’s companies all under one nominee structure.
Established about five years ago, Financial IT is the venue where community makes itself heard. Innovation is the common feature of the companies that we work with. Some are FinTech disruptors, posing a direct challenge to established institutions. Others are technology companies, providing solutions that produce positive outcomes for the institutions and their clients.
We provide a digital platform for product listings, multimedia and other editorial content, reviews by financial IT companies’ clients, and overviews of major trade events.
Financial IT magazine is published around 8-10 times a year in digital form. It is also available in print form at trade events through media partnerships.
We believe that our competitive edge comes from our established relationships with financial IT companies and institutions, the breadth of the solutions described and the quality of content. Financial IT provides a detailed map of the ever changing space where the broadly defined financial services sector meets the IT sector.
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