Industry Insight

20th Feb 2023

Leeds City Region’s FinTech sector doubles in size since 2020

Leeds City Region’s FinTech sector has doubled since 2020 and is responsible for adding more than £700m in gross value to the area according to a new report.

Whitecap Consulting identified more than 100 FinTech firms in the Leeds City Region, the vast majority of which are start-ups and scaleups, a segment which has tripled in number over the last three years.

Industry Insight
28th Nov 2022

MTEX Marketing Technology Expo Round Up

Veracity’s senior management team has been in London at the two day MTEX Marketing Technology Expo.

The two day event at ExCel, organised by ROAR B2B, sees businesses involved in the technology side of all aspects of marketing showcase their products and listen to keynote speakers on subjects as varied as creating a brand ambassador program through to how AI and automation can lift your PPC.

Industry Insight, Veracity News
17th Nov 2022

It’s 2022 Christmas advert time!

After a tumultuous year online retailer Very was first off the mark once again with its 2022 Christmas advert.

The advert dropped on October 13th and features a mother looking at the camera and stating that: “Christmas isn’t just one day, it’s lots of days” as her family exchange gifts.

Digital Marketing, Industry Insight
21st Sep 2022

Why reCAPTCHA isn’t a failsafe against all click fraud

Google’s reCAPTCHA is hailed as a simple solution against bots, spam and other internet abuse but it’s not a failsafe. It can easily be defeated.

Bad bots continue to consume resources and overwhelm organisations, accounting for at least a quarter of all internet traffic and disrupting processes.

To highlight the size of the problem, there were in excess of 57 billion bot-initiated attacks in human-initiated financial services processes in 2021 (this is believed to be an underestimate. Source: Help Net Security), growing at 41% per year.

Digital Marketing, Industry Insight
24th Aug 2022

Improving Due Diligence in Digital Marketing

Digital marketing can be a black art to many people but there are certain things that every Due Diligence team must look at seriously.
Even seasoned practitioners often find it difficult to keep pace with the changing developments in digital marketing, however there are some areas that should be addressed and evidenced without fail before any investment consideration.

Digital Marketing, Industry Insight
27th Jul 2022

Veracity internships and why they matter to us

Veracity is a firm supporter of providing opportunities for students through the use of internships and they are an important part of our business practice.

Recently we have had Adithya Pradeep, a third year student of Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence (MEng) at the University of Southampton on an internship working on our Veracity project.

Industry Insight
28th Jun 2022

Systemic change is radically transforming the future of FinTech

Systemic change is radically transforming the future of FinTech as delegates at the inaugural Future of Payments Conference hosted by FinTech North in Manchester discovered.

During the conference, which was held in partnership with Discover Global Network and Bruntwood Sci-Tech, delegates heard from Barry James that the West is taking two to five years minimum to match what’s going on in China with cBDC (Central Bank Digital Currency).

Industry Insight

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