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Will.i.am reveals why he became an advisor to UK FinTech startup Atom Bank
posted on June 22, 2017

Will.i.am explained last night to a room of perspiring journalists at a sweltering London location why he decided to become an advisor to UK FinTech firm Atom Bank.

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Top 5 UK FinTech investment rounds so far this year
posted on April 13, 2017

We take a look at Tech City News’ investment tracker and pull out the top 5 FinTech raises that have taken place so far this year.

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Atom Bank gets £83m from investors including BBVA
posted on March 3, 2017

Atom Bank has received £83m in funding from shareholders as it readies to launch a range of new products and boost its growth.

Fintech Monthly: Future Finance raises £119m, KPMG Pulse Report, Android Pay and more
posted on March 31, 2016

Welcome to the FinTech Monthly for March 2016, filmed at Level 39 in London’s Canary Wharf. Investments Dublin-based Future Finance, Europe’s biggest student lender, raised £119m taking its total funds raised to £185m. The investment came from multiple firms, including QED Investors and Blackstone Group LP. The service, which launched in May 2014, has loaned over £25m to…

FinTech Monthly: Atom Bank launches with biometrics, $1bn blockchain spend by 2017 & more
posted on December 21, 2015

We filmed at Rise London and spoke to Magdalena Kron, VP for Open Innovation of Barclays about the accelerator. In the final episode of the year, we look at the top 100 FinTech companies, have the latest blockchain news and forecasts and hear Tech Stars’ top FinTech Tips for 2016. All this and more in…

Atom Bank raises $128m, Deliveroo raises $100m, Elevator Pitch Awards & more in your week in tech
posted on November 26, 2015

Atom Bank raises $128m, Deliveroo raises $100m, Apple acquires Faceshift and we celebrate the best of UK startups at the Elevator Pitch Awards. Sinead O’Brien presents all this and more in your week in tech. Download of the week Our download of the week is Swytch.The app lets you have multiple mobile numbers. So if you…

Mobile-first startup bank Atom gets UK banking licence
posted on June 24, 2015

Durham-based digital bank Atom has been granted a banking licence by the Bank of England, meaning it can start gearing up for launch later this year. Atom Bank is “branch-free, paper free” and will go live with a mobile-first personal and business banking service, with desktop to follow. The smartphone and tablet app will offer…

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Iris Capital launches €250m European tech investment fund
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Startup Weekly: Welsh tech accelerator calls for applications, Virgin StartUp partners with WeWork and more
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Culture. There’s no app for that, Kalanick
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Uber’s CEO resigns, over £368m in UK tech funding, a new $3.3bn fund and more in The Week in Tech
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EXCLUSIVE: London-based Inploi raises £500,000, brings total to £1m
posted on June 22, 2017

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UK-founded tech startup Blockchain secures $40m Series B
posted on June 22, 2017