A new specialist fintech hub, backed by the UK and Scottish governments and based at Royal Bank of Scotland’s headquarters in Edinburgh, will open its doors to entrepreneurs in May 2017.
The window for applications for the first round of the 2017 Skills & Opportunities Fund is open from midday Friday 3 February to midday Friday 3 March 2017.
RBS has today committed to helping 2.5 million people in the UK each year to improve their financial capability.
RBS has executed a £1.1bn securitisation deal with Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions (MIDIS), which will allow the bank to recycle capital and increase lending to the sustainable or renewable energy sectors.
RBS has today announced a new £1 billion in funding through NatWest to support female entrepreneurs in the UK to scale and grow – the largest intervention by a UK lender focused specifically on female-led businesses.