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Read the World with CityFALCON’s Translation Feature

How many languages do you speak? Three? Five? One? If your native language isn’t English, it is extremely likely your second language is. We can deduce that because you’re reading this in English, but also by the high prevalence of… Continue reading →

15 Lessons I’ve Learnt From 15,000 Hours of FinTech Entrepreneurship

On 30 June 2019, we completed 5 years of our darling – CityFALCON.  Over the last 5 years, I’ve followed my passion (not “worked”) – a lot. On average about 60 hours a week, 50 weeks a year. That gave… Continue reading →

100 Reasons Why Stock Market Investors should attend the Master Investor Show in London – and why we are too

We have been exhibiting at the Master Investor Show in London for the last 3 years. We thought we’d share with you why we attend these kinds of events and what they mean to us. We also thought we’d give… Continue reading →

Raiffeisen Bank Signs up CityFALCON to Pilot Personalised Financial Content in CEE Markets

Raiffeisen Bank is a lead corporate and investment bank in Austria and has retail and other banking operations in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) markets. The bank has been working closing with FinTech start-ups to improve its offerings to clients…. Continue reading →

FinTech Firms Collaborate – CityFALCON Partners with Goldex

Goldex, the first smart trading technology platform allowing retail customers to invest in physical gold, today announced its partnership with CityFALCON – a leading curated financial news service platform. The recently launched Goldex start-up is using CityFALCON’s technology to keep… Continue reading →

Four Things That We Failed At Within Our First Two Years Of Start-up Operations

One of the key differences between Silicon Valley and the rest of the entrepreneurial world, is that the rest of the world does not celebrate failure as much as it should. Here in UK, “success” is the primary focus, and… Continue reading →

Why Most Start-ups Worth Investing Are Worth At Least £1m Using ONE Fundamental Financial Concept

An idea is worthless until someone is willing to invest in it. When someone puts money…

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How will Brexit affect UK startups?

For those of you who may not be aware, the UK will hold a referendum on 23 June to decide whether or not UK should remain in the European Union. As a (fintech) startup, we are really worried…

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How A $25 Investment Converted Our Developers Into Marketers

In a start-up with limited resources, detailed specs for your developers are a luxury. At the same time, without proper specs, developers may not build what’s actually useful for our customers. To solve this problem, we decided to try something out,… Continue reading →

Reflections On The Startup And FinTech Ecosystems In Ontario From CityFALCON

We can’t overstate how proud we are that CityFALCON won the Next Big Idea in FinTech competition. For the honour, we got to travel to Ontario to get acquainted with the FinTech ecosystem there and learn more about startup culture… Continue reading →

Who starts a startup investment pitch with a dance!? you must be crazy!

We entrepreneurs are risk takers. We leave the comfort of our corporate jobs and take a leap of faith to start our own businesses. But some aspects of running a start-up have not changed, and at times, investors, service providers… Continue reading →

Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Worth Every Penny…Oh Wait, It’s Free!

One of our advisors at CityFALCON called me and asked me why I’m not looking to join Microsoft Ventures accelerator. I didn’t know much about the program, but my first reaction was that it may be a distraction. I was… Continue reading →

From convenience to impact, from security to adventure…

“Our biggest regrets are not for the things we have done but for the things we haven’t done” ― Chad Michael Murray Every time, my ‘dream job’ had turned into just another job 1 to 2 years in; every year, my definition… Continue reading →

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