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Mirabella to Use Derivitec’s Risk Portal

(For the original press release, please see http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/-2047828.htm) Mirabella has Selected Derivitec’s Risk Portal Product for Production of Short Selling Reports (‘SSR’s’) LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwired – August 14, 2015) – SSR is a European regulation that imposes restrictions on the amount of short selling undertaken by natural or legal persons. This regulation was enacted into law after the financial crisis of 2007-2008 when it was suspected that short selling of shares …Read More

FinTech Start-up Storm

FinTech Start-up Storm at Google Campus: can opposites attract? By Haggerston Times  Wednesday, June 25, 2014 Is there a certain inevitability about the fact that London’s longed for big investments in early stage companies is coming at last, not from multinationals acquiring ingenious apps hatched and built in the garden sheds of reclusive coding geniuses, but from an all too familiar, and not entirely trusted source; the banking industry? Figures released by …Read More

Eight of the hottest fintech start-ups in London

London is at the epicentre of a boom in technology firms that will create an additional 46,000 jobs over the next ten years. FinTech companies in Shoreditch’s ‘Silicon Roundabout’ and Level 39 in Canary Wharf are fast becoming the places to work for financial technologists. Techies who would have previously been happy to draw a salary from large investment banks are increasingly embracing entrepreneurialism, vying for the attention of firms by …Read More

Start your engines!

Start your engines! Life as a fintech startup in the 21st century. The biggest challenges facing a new startup are actually the biggest challenges facing any business, time and money. In the case of a startup however, these issues become life or death within the first two years. When you start a business, the chances are that you start with a completely blank slate. This is of course one of …Read More

Fintech Focus: Derivitec

Derivitec: Pay-as-you-go equity derivatives analytics Derivitec is a London-based financial technology start-up that was founded in 2011 by George Kaye, a quantitative analyst with over a decade of experience in equity derivatives at Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and UBS. Kaye (centre), who holds a PhD in theoretical physics from the University of Cambridge, is Derivitec’s chief executive. He works with Marc Tuckmantel (left), head of equities product development, and Mattias …Read More