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Is Bristol the UK’s capital of social financial innovation?

Francesca Wakefield

After the launch of a new local currency for the UK city of Bristol last year, the Bristol Pound team have been inundated with enquiries from other cities and even countries about how they did it. With over £200,000 now converted into the new local currency, over 1,000 user accounts and nearly 300 trade accounts, is Bristol turning into a new hub for social financial innovation - in the UK, and further afield?

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