Client showcase

FirstWord has been offering premium finance, business and tech content since 2014. In that time, we have worked with 90+ companies in 17 countries.

We are delighted to partner with:

Leaders in finance


Deutsche BankNot all audiences are external. For Europe’s leading investment bank we’ve done a lot of thinking around employee engagement. We’ve created fabulous looking PowerPoint ‘decks’ for internal consumption and crafted executive speeches.


SchrodersAs ongoing content partners to one of the world’s biggest asset managers, we create everything from consumer-friendly educational campaigns to high-level thought leadership programmes.

Intesa SanpaoloWe help Italy’s largest retail bank to tell its story to the English speaking world, running the editorial programme for their English website, Facebook page and other publications.

Leaders in fintech

TemenosBanking software company Temenos asked us to help build a content marketing strategy from scratch. Together we’ve seen a trebling of audience, plus they’ve taken the number one share of voice online in their sector.





Leaders in media

FT – Quite understandably we’re very proud of our partnership with the FT, the world’s business newspaper. We help it to shape and activate native advertising programmes for clients.

WSJ / Dow Jones

Leaders in industry

PirelliWe keep the rubber on the road on a daily basis for tyre maker Pirelli. We support their brand newsroom, write their annual reports and generally tie all the editorial output together. As editors-in-chief offour years we’ve built their global social audience from 350,000 to 14 million.

TotalOur storytelling approach focuses on the real-world impact of the French battery making division’s products and how they improve lives to drive new audiences and interest.


CNH IndustrialOne of the world’s largest capital goods companies with Case, New Holland and Iveco among its brands. We tell its vast range of sustainability stories online and in hard copy, and write stories on many varied topics for its website.

GEOne of the world’s most respected brands was one of our very first clients. So far we’ve helped out with narrative and strategy projects, run training courses and, of course, created high-quality content for their channels.