Crown changes heads at one of London’s biggest fintech firms.

Taavet Hinrikus will be stepping down as CEO of UK-based Transferwise, just months after he said he would relocate the company’s HQ to the EU mainland. While this fits the Brexit doomsday scenarios of fintech start-ups fleeing the UK, new financings by Receipt Bank, Soldo, Tide, Curve and Revolut demonstrate that Britannia remains fertile fintech ground.

This article was published as part of Weekly Briefing No. 90