Fintech Time | Ricky Knox, Founder and CEO of Tandem Bank discusses his thoughts on data & incoming regulation.
The Kamani Capital fund is the latest investor in the start-up, which has been trading for just under a year, and joins previous industry backers including New Look’s Tom Singh, and follows RangeRoom securing a number of clients, including some of the UK’s biggest retailers and a number of global manufacturers, such as Boohoo.
Ricky Knox, Tandem CEO, says, “We’re really excited to see what we can do with personalisation as we start helping more and more people manage their money better and launching new products. We’ve now got 250,000 customers and every single one is different.
Undergirding the insistence on measurement is a strategic approach to philanthropy. Melissa Berman, CEO of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, has emphasized the significance of this dimension of the new philanthropy: “For many years, people funded the problem and not the solution. Many funders would allocate their dollars based on how terrible the problem was – throwing money at the biggest issues even if there wasn’t a true fix available."
Solicitor Paul Hardy, from law firm DLA Piper which is bringing the case, said the application to the European Court of Human Rights "raises profound questions about sexual equality and membership of the House of Lords".
Speaking at a showcase event in Birmingham yesterday (12 July) to mark the Unit’s first anniversary, University of Birmingham Chancellor Lord Karan Bilimoria commented: “The University of Birmingham’s research is world-changing and we’re focusing our efforts on tackling nine of the UN’s Global Goals – including ‘Good Health and Well-being’ to produce practical solutions to some of the greatest challenges facing mankind.