GFA Exchange selected as one of Midlands Top 50 Tech Disruptors

Joel Blake
May 17, 2021

Leading online business news site has selected GFA Exchange as one of the Top 50 Tech Disruptors in the Midlands!

This ground-breaking list reveals 50 of the most innovative businesses in the region who consistently challenge the status quo in their chosen industries and play a strong part in catapulting the tech sector in the Midlands onto the international stage. is the market leader for regional digital business news. They provide 2.5 million emails per month generating around 1 million page impressions, operating across Yorkshire, North West, West Midlands, East Midlands and South West.

Joel Blake OBE, Founder of GFA Exchange stated "We are honoured to have been recognised as a tech disruptor with the region, based on our passion and purpose to improve access to finance for growing SMEs. As a fintech startup, we provide an data intelligent approach to help finance providers reduce the risk and cost of identifying and supporting SMEs with high growth potential. Inclusivity lies at the heart of our business, and we look forward to working with those who feel the same."

Sam Metcalf, Midlands editor at, said: “The Midlands has always been a hotbed for tech innovation, and now – more than at any other time – we’re seeing the East and West of the region come together to forge a national and international reputation.

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