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Stemettes – Seeing the Future

Stemettes – Seeing the Future

untied is based out of the Barclays Rise building in Shoreditch. It’s always an opportunity to meet others, and the events space often hosts external organisations. This week was a major highlight. Stemettes encourages girls and young women to pursue careers in...
Three months and crumpets

Three months and crumpets

About a year ago, I was on a holiday in Israel; I had planned to attend a wedding. I was standing in the middle of Arlozorov bus station in Tel Aviv, gazing around to spot the 480 bus that would take me to Jerusalem. There, it was. I started walking towards it when I...
Open banking – why should I care?

Open banking – why should I care?

This September will bring us that ‘back to school’ feeling, a season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, and one of the most transformative changes to the personal finance sector that we’ve seen in two decades. And it matters to all of us, because it opens the doors to...
The highs and highs of our final week in Tel Aviv

The highs and highs of our final week in Tel Aviv

This was our final week at the Barclays Accelerator in Tel Aviv, powered by Techstars.  It’s been an incredible 13 weeks. We’ve met so many people, and learnt so much. To everyone: thank you.  The finale of the programme was Wednesday’s Demo Day at which...
Airbnb host with a tax return to complete?

Airbnb host with a tax return to complete?

In the space of just 12 years, Airbnb has gone from being a loose community of amateur hosts offering spare rooms or temporarily vacant homes to travellers to a ubiquitous part of 21st century travel plans. The company has had triple-digit growth in several European...