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Coronavirus will make it harder to raise finance in the next year, say fintech founders

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The majority of fintech founders in the UK believe the pandemic will make it harder to raise finance in the next year.

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RT @DigiFinForum: 'Fintech is not on a level playing field when it comes to access to capital' Get the full low down on our latest @DigiFinForum founder's survey results in @CityAM this morning. https://t.co/Fku25dZxxp
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Coronavirus will make it harder to raise finance in the next year, say fintech founders

Coronavirus will make it harder to raise finance in the next year, say fintech founders

The majority of fintech founders in the UK believe the pandemic will make it harder to raise finance in the next year.

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