Zilch wants to flip the dynamic on ‘buy now, pay later’

Buy-now-pay-later has been in the spotlight in the UK of late with the credit payment method for consumers attracting much attention and scrutiny from critics. More than 70 MPs said the BNPL space, exemplified by big players like Klarna and Clearpay, could be “the next Wonga waiting to happen” unless there is stringent regulation put […]

Ziglu wants to bring the challenger bank mindset to crypto

Mark Hipperson had a very busy Monday morning after his fintech startup Ziglu just launched its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. It set a £1 million target but the campaign surpassed that goal within three hours. As of now it’s at £1.8 million. “What we’re trying to do is add customers and profile and crowdfunding […]

A look at how Dublin’s SilverCloud is equipping people with the digital tools to manage their mental health

Under the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic, digital health startup SilverCloud has seen a spike in interest in its technology for digital mental health programmes. The Dublin startup, whose backers include Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, develops a digital delivery platform for mental health therapies. Its technology is deployed with health services like the NHS, private […]