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Ummah Finance to become first UK-based mobile Islamic bank

Ummah Finance aims to be “the first UK born Islamic bank solely set up and operating from London”, with a fully digital proposition. Read more: www.bankingtech.com

Neyber picks up £7.5m for employee financial wellness

Employee financial wellness startup Neyber has picked up £7.5m in a Series B round. The investment comes from existing backer Police Mutual. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

UK SME lender Fleximize lands £16.3m

SME lender Fleximize has secured a £16.3m financing facility from specialist investment fund Hadrian’s Wall Secured Investments. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

UK SME lender Boost Capital secures £15m credit line

UK specialist business lender Boost Capital has secured a £15m credit line from US investment firm Atalaya Capital Management. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

HSBC chairman Douglas Flint: We welcome “crazy” FinTech ideas

The boss of one of Britain’s biggest banks has said it welcomes “crazy” ideas which come from FinTech startups. Read more: www.cityam.com

Mark Carney warns of FinTech threat to traditional banks

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned that new financial technology could damage the business model of traditional banks. Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk

TransferWise boss warns FinTech startups against Brexit Britain

At a government-backed conference the CEO of Transferwise went off-message, suggesting startups should avoid London. Read more: www.finextra.com

How to start a payments company – interview with Michael Kent

Michael Kent is a serial entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Azimo, one of Europe’s most successful FinTechs of recent years. Read more: www.banknxt.com

Uncertainty and opportunity: what Brexit means for FinTech

When the UK leaves the EU in 2019, it will have an impact on businesses across all sectors. Read more: www.wired.co.uk

Holiday Crowd snags £290,000 for rental property investment

Online property investment platform Holiday Crowd has raised £290,000 in a Seed round from angel investors. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com