Ryan Bertrand’s secret second career as a fintech entrepreneur – and John Terry is backing his …

The history of football’s relationship with technology is a chequered one, from the game’s long resistance to implementing goal-line gadgetry to the tale of former Aston Villa striker Darius Vassell taking a power drill to his toenail in the misguided belief that it would relieve pain. Ryan Bertrand hopes to change that perception. When he is not propelling Southampton into the upper reaches of the Premier League and furthering his own case to be part of England’s Euro 2016 squad, the former Chelsea left-back works on developing his little-known fintech business. Bertrand’s start-up Silicon Markets, which he established with two friends and operates from the One Canada Square hothouse Level39, launched last year and boasts of being the first brokerage to offer free artificial intelligence and machine learning software to retail…


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