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2022 Industry Report: FinTech

Fintech (financial technology) is one of the UK’s most thriving sectors, delivering financial services in fresh, innovative ways that compete with - and often “disrupt” - more traditional players and ways of doing business. The core of fintech is to improve the speed, ease, delivery…
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September 13, 2022
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2022 Industry Report: Web 3.0

It is now hard for many of us to think of a time without the internet. Yet the internet itself has changed dramatically in just a few short decades. Currently, we inhabit the “third generation” of the World Wide Web (Web 3.0); another milestone in…
Phil Teale
August 11, 2022
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2022 Industry Report: Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has come on a long journey. Not too long ago, you needed significant on-site IT resources (eg. physical data centres and services) to access large quantities of computer power, storage and databases. Today, you can access these solutions online at great speed, ease…
Phil Teale
July 13, 2022
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2022 Industry Report: Information Technology

Information technology (IT) has come a long way since the early days of popular computing in the mid-20th century. Starting initially with huge calculators taking up giant rooms, with 4050 valves and power consumption of 25 kilowatts, computers in 2022 can fit inside your pocket…
Phil Teale
June 12, 2022
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2022 Industry Report: SaaS

Software as a service (SaaS) solutions are amongst the fastest-growing in the wider IT industry. They typically work on a subscription basis (or pay-as-you-go), enabling recurring revenue. SaaS businesses also house their services on the cloud, allowing customers - including other businesses - to access…
Phil Teale
May 11, 2022
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2022 Industry Report: Robotics

Robotics may conjure up images of futuristic androids (like Data from Star Trek) or quirky, electronic children’s toys - like Aibo, the robot dog. Yet robotics is penetrating an ever-wider range of sectors, bringing transformation to company productivity and consumer problems. Below, our investment team…
burevaladmin
April 12, 2022
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2022 Industry Report: P2P Lending

Peer-to-peer lending (P2P) has been one of the UK’s fastest-growing financial services sectors in recent years. In simple terms, it offers online platforms where business owners can borrow money (repaying with interest) from people willing to lend it. This can be a powerful way to…
Phil Teale
March 9, 2022
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2022 Industry Report: Cybersecurity

In today’s digital age, security has come to refer increasingly to the protection of online assets – rather than physical ones. 100 years ago companies mainly concerned their security with the protection of their offices, equipment and paper documents. In 2022, however, companies are keen…
Phil Teale
February 10, 2022
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2022 Industry Report: Insurtech

The insurance sector has evolved considerably over time. Life insurance, home insurance, travel insurance, car insurance and other financial “products” have emerged as more people buy vehicles, holiday abroad and buy expensive items which need cover (e.g. computers and musical instruments). With the rise of…
burevaladmin
January 12, 2022