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We’re digital marketing experts with decades of experience

Our team has worked with some of the most successful financial services businesses in the UK, delivering award-winning marketing strategies, building challenger brands and launching new products.

In previous roles, we struggled to find agency and consultancy support that understood the nuances of financial services - thus, 71a was born.


Our track record speaks for itself

Before founding 71a, our leadership team held senior positions at, the UK's second fastest-growing private company. They were instrumental in the company's success, from its inception to its acquisition by Zoopla for £120m. Logo
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Meet our team

Edward Newman
Edward Newman

Ed is a highly accomplished entrepreneur and CEO. He taught himself to code at a young age and used his skills to help build, where he was a key team member that led it through two successful £120m+ acquisitions. In 2019, he founded 71a, specialising in digital marketing and building products for the fintech industry.

Nathan Barnett
Nathan Barnett

Nathan is the COO and a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He’s played a vital role in four successful business acquisitions, three valued at over £100m and one over £2bn. He has a track record of helping businesses achieve recognition in the Sunday Times Fast Track 100, Profit Track 100, and Tech Track 100. Nathan is responsible for overseeing the growth strategies of our clients.

Matt Fernell
Matt Fernell

Matt has spent the last 10 years creating personal finance content designed to help people navigate their finances. He has written extensively on a range of subjects, including credit cards, loans, mortgages, investing and insurance.

James Westerby
James Westerby

James is Head of Engineering with a passion for all things tech. He is responsible for crafting and enhancing the technical platforms that support us and our clients, from conversion optimisation tests to launching full-stack solutions.

Amy Harker
Amy Harker

Amy is our Marketing Executive with 3 years of experience. Originally starting as an apprentice, she has developed a real passion for achieving results for our clients and discovering opportunities to enhance and optimise our client’s digital assets.

Sian Potter
Sian Potter

Sian is Ed’s Executive Assistant and brings over a decade of experience and a proven track record within the FinTech space to the team. She’s here to supercharge our operational efficiency and support the growth of our company.

We’re striving to do business in the right way
Solar-powered office
None of our waste goes to landfill
Electric car scheme
Four-day weeks and flexible hours
Free team breakfasts & lunches
Dog-friendly office

Don’t just take our word for it - what our customers say about us

Great team to work with! Cannot recommend them enough.

Without doubt the best company we have worked with.

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Harley Kimber
Head of Marketing at CLS Money
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Michael Foote
Founder at QuoteGoat
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