About UKDE

UKDE Limited –  a London-based financial technology group

We are a London-based fintech company (reg. number 11313452) focusing on digital finance and blockchain technology services. We aim at becoming a global fintech service leader integrating blockchain technology implementation, digital financial settlement and venture investment services.

Based in the City-of-London, the UKDE Ltd has been authorised as an EMD agent (No.902789) by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which gives permission to provide e-money distribution and payment services.

Company History

DEC 2017
Founding Team established
£1 million capital raised

APR 2018
UKDE Ltd. registered in London

JUL 2018
Officially launched UKEX Exchange
Registered capital increased to £3 million

AUG 2018
Been authorised as FCA Electronic Money Institution (EMI) distributor

SEP 2018

UKEX global launch event at London City Hall

FEB 2019

UKEX & Visa co-branded debit card approved by Visa
Distributed by UKDE, our VISA cards provide users with convenient and secure payment services, worldwide dominant currency coverage, and choice of spending in GBP, USD or EUR.

MAY 2019

Been invited to settle in Cocoon Global, one of Europe’s largest fintech incubators

JUN 2019

Registered capital increased to £10 million


UKEX & Visa co-branded debit card global launch event at Magna Carta Island

AUG 2019

Launched UKEX Pay in Smart China Expo 2019
Visited China with the Department of International Trade of the United Kingdom, participated in the China (Chongqing) Smart Expo, and signed as the key project of the trade cooperation

FEB 2020

Passed FCA compliance audit and obtained EMD license

JUL 2020

UKDE BAC goes live with roadmap to Europe

DEC 2020

Completed a new round financing of £10 million. Received investments of £5 million from UK government scheme: The Future Fund. Post-money valuation has reached £1 billion

AUG 2021

Participated in Smart China Expo 2021, signed contract with Chongqing International Logistics Hub Park to build a Cross-border Financial Services Platform between China and Europe