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CryptoAM.io and Level39 member BABB join forces to help the vulnerable around Canary Wharf

In an attempt to reignite community spirit during the coronavirus pandemic, James Bowater of City AM’s Crypto Insider listed a fundraiser on the BABB (Bank Account Based Blockchain) platform to help elderly and vulnerable people residing around Canary Wharf, Poplar …

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Level39 member YourParkingSpace offers free parking for NHS staff working on front line of COVID-19 crisis

The outbreak of coronavirus, known as COVID-19, was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on 11 March 2020. Whilst the British Community is trying their best to cope with the rapidly evolving situation, our NHS staff …

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Stephan Murer appointed Director and Senior Lecturer for the “Open banking and platforms” course by CFTE

Stephan Murer is appointed as a Director and Senior Lecturer for the "Open banking and platforms" course by CFTE. With 24 years of experience, he is an all-rounder in financial technologies.Stephan Murer holds a Ph.D. in computer science from ETHZ and …

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#SwissTechL39 has launched!

Expansion
Government

We are delighted to welcome the Embassy of Switzerland to Level39 as part of their SwissTech initiative running from January to May 2020. SwissTech@Level39 is an initiative by the Embassy of Switzerland in the United Kingdom which aims to showcase Swiss …

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Irfan Khan, Yielders CEO, selected as Top 100 BAME leader in UK Tech

Level39 member Yielders' CEO, Irfan Khan, has been selected onto the shortlist celebrating the top 100 BAME leaders in the UK. The award, organised by the Financial Times and Inclusive Boards, published the list selecting the top black and minority ethnic …

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Level39 member Foxberry launches new index with L&G Investment Management; raises €200m

Level39 member Foxberry has launched a new index in tandem with Legal & General Investment Management - raising €200m from Varma - a leading Finnish pensions insurer. The ETF, the Foxberry Sustainability Consensus Europe Total Return Index, listed on the London …

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Level39 member YourParkingSpace appoints Chairman of Morrisons to board

Expansion
Hiring

Andrew Higginson, Chairman of Morrisons, has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of Level39 member and online parking portal YourParkingSpace. Founded in 2013, YourParkingSpace is an online marketplace that features driveways, private off-street parking spaces, lock-up garages and spaces from commercial car …

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eSmart Systems gets 100m NOK investment

Funding

Level39 member and data-analysis platform for smart-city and energy industries, eSmart Systems has received an investment of 100M NOK (£9.35m) from Norwegian industrial software company Konsberg Digital.  Based out of Norway (and brought to Level39 via our Norwegian partner Innovation Norway) …

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Talking Future Tech with the United States SBA Maria Contreras-Sweet

Government

Maria Contreras-Sweet, the administrator of the United States' Small Business Administration paid Level39 a visit to talk tech, collaboration and diversity along with Seven Hills.  The three-part discussion touched upon corporate collaboration, diversity in the industry and an outlook for the …

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Trunomi raises $3 million in seed funding

Funding

Trunomi, the Level39 member which develops KYC data-sharing tech, has raised $3 million in seed funding. The round included Fintonia Group, a  fintech VC firm based in Singapore and WorldQuant Ventures in the US. The round was also co-led by Saturn Partners …

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