5 of the Most Exciting FinTech Startups in Leeds

· Kirsty Allen · Business

These startups are making waves in the Leeds FinTech scene.

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Leeds is the undisputed capital of FinTech in the north and there are some epic firms right here in the city.

Technology has transformed the financial industry and FinTech is now one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK. Luckily for us, Leeds is a hub for both tech and finance, home to a multitude of big name businesses and disruptive startups. So, who are the ones to watch? From mobile payments to property investment, check out the most exciting FinTech companies in Leeds right now.


PrinSIX is FinTech platform which streamlines the customer onboarding process for risk businesses in the consumer credit, utilities, banking and telco sectors. Their no-code, ready-to-deploy digital ecosystem helps improve the customer experience, while giving firms a thorough understanding of their applicants.

Created by lenders, for lenders, businesses can be assured that the team at PrinSIX truly understand the industries they’re working with. Their agile SaaS onboarding solution helps mitigate new customer risk, enabling businesses to safely meet regulatory requirements while maximising profits.


Leeds startup Hyperfinity is a rising star in the FinTech sector, even reaching the final of the prestigious Snowflake Startup Challenge, where firms battle it out to win $1 million in investment. Their platform uses data intelligence and AI to help retailers and brands make faster decisions about customers and products.

Unlike other retail analytics software, Hyperfinity is super simple to use, with a highly visual UI, empowering non-technical people to access customer insights and make improved, data-led decisions. It’s already being used by the likes of Asda, Costa and Beaverbrooks, so the future looks bright.



UOWN is an online platform designed to help people invest in property. Until recently, property investment was difficult, requiring lots of time, cash and expertise. UOWN’s platform gives you the chance to invest as much as you can afford, whilst removing day-to-day property management headaches.

With house prices rocketing, many people can’t afford to buy a home on their own, but UOWN enables people to pool funds, with investors receiving shares based on how much they contribute. Signing up is quick and simple, and you can invest in well-researched properties in a matter of minutes.


Tappit is an innovative cashless payment system, built specifically for events and venues. Removing the need for cash at events enhances the fan experience. Think shorter queues, faster transactions and less risk of theft. Tappit has two solutions – cashless RFID technology and a white label mobile digital wallet.

Both solutions allow the customer to pay instantly, either via mobile wallet or a prepaid card or wristband. With Tappit, venues are able to introduce rewards and incentives to customers while receiving powerful customer data. Faster payment, valuable insights and a personalised experience – everyone wins.


DealTrak has been working in the motor finance industry for over 15 years now, making them an established startup in the Leeds FinTech scene. They connect vehicle dealers, lenders and brokers, improving F&I efficiency to help these businesses create positive customer experiences.

The DealTrak marketplace connects the automotive F&I industry, and their simple, elegant platform is designed for daily admin, management and reporting activity. By only keying in information once, DealTrak saves dealerships around an hour per customer, cutting down lengthy admin and phone calls.