Dundee, historically fintech

Dundee has a long history of financial technology successes. Global companies such as NCR have made the city their home and innovation is everywhere. Dundee is also known for being “Britain’s coolest little city” thanks to the right mix of historical and modern features.

Leading in software development

Dundee is an important digital technology centre in Scotland. Through the development of the gaming industry, with high-profile successes such Grand Theft Auto, Dundee has a strong digital pedigree.

The digital technology ecosystem in Dundee is not restricted to gaming and digital design. It extends to wider software development, FinTech, and data centres, bringing new innovation possibilities through the proximity of creativity and technology.

Home to some of the most innovative firms

Broker Insights

is one of Dundee’s most promising fintechs. Launched in 2017 it already works with some of the leading insurance firms.

Zudu

offers expert support to enable customers to capitalise on advances including Distributed Ledger Technology, Bitcoin, Ethereum and Blockchain.

NCR Corporation

is a global leader in omni-channel solutions and has been recognised as a top ten technology provider to the Financial Services sector – it has a major research and development presence in Dundee employing in the region of 500 staff.

Etherplay Entertainment

This company bridges the gap between fintech and Dundee's renowned computer gaming sector by developing the first skill game platform where players can get rewarded in cryptocurrencies

Skills and talents in Dundee

The region has an internationally recognised strength in the emerging field of cybersecurity. Abertay University offers research and teaching excellence within the area of ethical hacking, the only UK based university to offer an Ethical Hacking MSc.

The presence of Abertay, Dundee and St Andrews Universities, Perth College UHI, and Dundee & Angus College helps with supplying the skills that fintech companies need.

Future ready

The Tay Cities Deal (currently under consideration by UK and Scottish Governments) will generate an additional £900 million of GVA per annum for the Scottish economy and create up to 15,000 job opportunities over 10 years.

 

Abertay University is developing proposals for the cyberQuarter project.

This project will catalyse the formation of a geographic cluster of cybersecurity companies in the Tay Cities Region by harnessing the supply of highly skilled labour, offensive cybersecurity talent and realising the commercialisation potential emerging from education and research at Abertay University.

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  • AlbaFXAlbaFX
  • LifeiumLifeium
  • Women’s Coin CommunityWomen’s Coin Community
  • Growth StreetGrowth Street
  • AvaloqAvaloq
  • Hatch AIHatch AI
  • Money DashboardMoney Dashboard
  • SoarSoar
  • MonilyMonily
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