Modulr, the business-to-business fee specialist with a rising Edinburgh presence, is to kick off its “accountancy innovation roadshow” within the Scottish capital subsequent week.
The fintech agency mentioned Edinburgh would mark the primary of a six-city tour of the UK. It varieties a part of the corporate’s £20 million funding to ship “easy, safe and dependable” funds companies for accountants and their small enterprise shoppers.
The roadshow is ready to roll into the capital on 20 February, at Norloch Home on King’s Stables Highway, and can function a morning of networking, panel discussions, spherical tables and “helpful insights” which accountants can apply to their very own companies.
Comparable occasions are then scheduled to happen in Birmingham, Manchester, Belfast, Cardiff and London all year long.
Final August, Modulr mentioned it was trying to create round 50 jobs in Edinburgh after scooping £10m in funding.
The fintech will use the grant from the Functionality & Innovation Fund – a part of the RBS Various Cures Package deal – to create 64 “top quality” UK jobs, with greater than 80 per cent of those situated in Edinburgh.
The agency, whose digital accounts present an alternative choice to conventional financial institution accounts for enterprise funds, has additionally dedicated to investing £10m of its personal funds to assist jobs progress and create new merchandise.
Founder and chief government Myles Stephenson mentioned: “For too lengthy the UK’s SMEs [small and medium-sized enterprises] and their accountants have missed out on the newest fee improvements from the world-leading fintech trade on their doorstep.
“This lack of entry to the fintech ecosystem has restricted their capability, resulting in sluggish funds, monetary complications and pointless hours pulled away from the core of their enterprise – delivering higher worth to shoppers.”
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