Fintech North, and The Department for International selecting Upswot

Fintech North, and The Department for International selecting Upswot

Thanks a lot to Foreign OfficeFintech North, and The Department for International Trade of the UK for selecting #Upswot for a fully-paid four-day trade mission to the UK’s Northern Powerhouse

The delegation will visit three of the UK’s largest economic centers: Liverpool, Manchester, and Leeds, all of which boast a strong combination of large financial services sectors, world-class universities and a blossoming tech ecosystem

On top of that, we will be introduced to dozens of UK banks and financial institutions, including: Barclays UKSantander UKAIBThe Royal Bank of ScotlandHandelsbankenYorkshire BankBNY Mellon, and dozens of others

Interesting facts about #NorthernPowerhouse:

17 Million Population

Bigger than 30 European
countries

Employs 11 times as many as
Frankfurt and twice as many as
Paris

850,000 people working in
Financial Services

Over 40% of all UK payments go
via Leeds

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