Why technology and startups are key to accelerating sustainable banking practices

Sustainability has been evolving as an increasingly important issue in the banking industry for a long time now. As stakeholders called for increased importance on Environmental, Social and Governance issues, banks had begun incorporating ESG considerations into their risk management processes, purpose statements and investment decisions.  The importance of ESG considerations has been emphasized even more in wake of the …

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Level up: The importance of security certification for startups when dealing with global enterprises

In today’s fast-paced world, the security threats facing large global enterprises are increasingly complex and ever-changing. As such, global enterprises with thousands of employees need to be stringent with their policies to protect their business and customers. In 2019, the UK’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport released statistics showing that almost half of UK businesses suffered a cybersecurity …

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Investment in cybersecurity start-ups defies lockdown slowdown

Cybersecurity startups in the UK have raised more than $880 million since lockdown was first enforced, a new report from Plexal and Beauhurst shows. The majority of investment, however, went towards relatively well established firms and only circa $16 million went to newly formed startups looking for their first investors. Investment into cybersecurity startups rose by more than half (52 …

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Microsoft partners with UK cybercrime watchdog to identify the most innovative start-ups

The UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) wants to make the territory the “safest place to live and work online”. To that end, it has partnered up with Microsoft to find and develop start-ups that can make that dream a reality. Announcing the news in a press release, Microsoft said it would be providing access to its Accelerator alumni network, …

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