Pollinate

RECONNECTING BANKS AND SMALL BUSINESS THROUGH PAYMENTS

Pollinate

Pollinate is a product driven software business, focused on payments. 

We were created to help the world's largest and most complex banks compete with digital challengers. 

Our global merchant acquiring platform was launched in Spring 2019 in the UK by NatWest (www.natwest-tyl.com). 

Over the past decade, due to huge advances in technology, changes to regulation, customer demand and a levelling of the commerce playing field, an entirely new industry of payments technology has emerged. 

This has created a plethora of new and innovative solutions for consumers and merchants alike. 

Working with banks and their legacy systems, we help them to launch new services that reinvent the industry. 

Led by a team of proven leaders across payments, technology, consumer and financial services and supported by a world class network of partners, Pollinate specialises in creating annuity revenue streams and new market value for banks.

Year Established

2017

Number Of Employees

100

Headquarters

120 Old Broad Street , London , Greater London , EC2N 1AR , United Kingdom

Email

info@pollinate.co.uk

Website

https://www.pollinate.co.uk/

London

Latest from Pollinate
Pollinate Orders launches for hard hit dining sector

Today we can announce the launch of Pollinate Orders — software to enable restaurants, pubs and cafes to quickly turn on online order management for their customers.

Pollinate Orders launches for hard hit dining sector

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced the launch of Tyl in Scotland.

Tyl will make it easier for small business customers across Scotland to receive payments and maintain cash flow during COVID-19 and beyond.

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced the launch of Tyl in Scotland.

Pollinate and Mastercard announce global commercial partnership

Mastercard and Pollinate have agreed to a strategic partnership that will see Mastercard and Pollinate collaborate to bring the latest technology and data insights to banks serving small and medium businesses around the world. 

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Pollinate platform expands its global reach

National Australia Bank agrees multi-year deal to deploy Pollinate’s digital merchant service platform for its SME customers. NAB is the second bank to join a global network, dedicated to bringing the next generation of merchant services to SMEs.

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Meet the team at Pollinate
Simon McNamara

Chair

Simon McNamara was appointed Group Chief Administrative Officer, RBS in September 2013.

Alastair Lukies CBE

Founder & Group CEO

Alastair Lukies CBE is a UK businessman and entrepreneur best known as a pioneer and champion for the UK’s global FinTech industry.

Jonathan Hughes

Co-founder, CEO Pollinate Horizons

Jonathan has 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry, in strategy, operations and technology roles.

Herman Spruit

CEO, Pollinate International Limited

Herman has 30 years experience in global financial services as banker, consultant and investor.

Fiona Roach Canning

Co-founder, Group Chief Marketing Officer

Fiona has 20 years’ experience, split between management consulting and customer- centric roles with networked businesses.

Tim Joslyn

Co-founder, Group Chief Technology Officer

Tim has worked alongside Private Equity, performing key roles in the acquisition and turnaround of payment companies.

David Beresford

Chief Commercial Officer

David is a highly experienced senior executive in the field of business services, technology and specialist outsourcing.

Anna Moore

Director, People & Performance

Anna has 20+ years’ experience in HR, in both Employee Relations, Change Management and Business Partnering roles.

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News

Banking Innovation Enters New Era; Consolidation Now The Rule
Banking
December 09, 2020

Banking Innovation Enters New Era; Consolidation Now The Rule

Our CEO, Alastair Lukies CBE, spoke to Karen Webster at PYMNTS about consolidation in the banking in...

New version of the Pollinate platform released
FinTech
July 22, 2020

New version of the Pollinate platform released

We’re delighted to announce a new version of our platform was released this weekend. With over 170 c...

Pollinate: strong banking partnerships to support small businesses
FinTech
July 07, 2020

Pollinate: strong banking partnerships to support small businesses

"At the moment, there’s an explosion of complexity in payments. Payments businesses have yet to solv...

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