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We're a passionate team of digital marketing experts with decades of financial services experience

Our senior team have worked at some of the most successful financial services businesses in the UK, delivering award winning marketing and PR 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.


We have an outstanding track record with some of the biggest comparison sites in the UK

Before founding 71a, our leadership team held key 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.

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.

James Westerby
James Westerby
Amy Harker
Amy Harker
We're striving to do business in an enlightened way, taking responsibility for the impact our business has on society and our team
Our team work four days per week
Free nutritious breakfasts & lunches
Flexible hours
Free trips abroad
Electric car scheme
Dog friendly office

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