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UK-based Fintech Thought Machine Launches Customizable Smart Contracts for Repayments

London-based Thought Machine, a Fintech firm that aims to address the banking sector’s dependence on legacy IT infrastructure, revealed on November 6 that it’s launching “Vault Rare.”  Vault Rare is a new product that will be integrated on top of Thought Machine’s cloud-native banking platform,… Read More

Fintech: Atom Bank, iwoca, Modulr Finance, & Currencycloud, All Benefit from BCR Grant

The Board of the  Banking Competition Remedies Ltd (BCR) has announced the awards of the “Capability and Innovation Fund Pool C.” This Fund is designed to “facilitate the expansion of business offerings to include lending or payments services to SMEs in the UK or international… Read More

Atom Bank Secures £50 Million Through Latest Investment Round

UK-based digital banking group Atom Bank announced on Monday it secured £50 million through its latest investment round, which included participation from BBVA, Toscafund, Woodford Patient Capital Trust and funds advised by Perscitus LLP. “Atom continues to be a fast-growing challenger in the UK’s lending… Read More

BBVA Announces Completion of £85.4 Million Investment in UK-Based Atom Bank

On Friday, BBVA announced it has completed the £85.4 million investment into Atom, which was announced in March of this year. According to the firm, With this transaction, it increases its stake in UK’s first bank built exclusively for smartphone or tablet to 39%. Atom also secured capital… Read More

Timelio Receives Investment from Anthony Thomson, founder of Atom Bank & Metro Bank

Timelio, an online invoice financing marketplace operating in Australia, has received the backing of Anthony Thomson – a leading Fintech entrepreneur who is founder and Chairman of Atom Bank and founder and former Chairman of Metro Bank. Both Atom Bank and Metro Bank have positioned… Read More

Digital Only Challenger Bank Atom Bank Expected to Announce Funding Round Soon

Atom Bank, a digital only challenger bank unencumbered by antediluvian legacy technology and a culture the fears change, is part of the emerging sector of Fintech poised to kick brick & mortar banks to the curb. Receiving a UK banking license for their virtual operation in… Read More

Atom Bank has Filed to Raise Equity Capital in the US

Atom Bank has filed a Reg D, 506b, notice of an exempt offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  According to the document, Atom Bank is seeking approximately $124 million in equity capital. The digital only challenger bank is working with Macquarie Capital USA on the… Read More

Brief: Investment In UK FinTech Soared In 2015 By 35% To $901M, Reveals Innovate Finance

UK investment for financial technology (FinTech) firms increased by 35 percent to $901M across 72 deals, according to statistics compiled through PitchBook by Innovate Finance, the not-for-profit membership association for global FinTech. The rise in UK investment was led by large funding rounds from Funding… Read More

Digital Challenger Bank Atom Receives £45 Million Investment from BBVA

The  future of banking is almost here and Atom Bank, a digital only platform, has just received a solid £45 million investment from BBVA. The capital injection will give BBVA a 29.5% ownership stake in Atom. According to Atom, this completes the company’s £85 million… Read More

The Future of Banking Arrives: Atom Bank Receives License in UK for Virtual Bank

  “A Branch-free, Paper-free and Stress-free Bank” The traditional banking industry has been rather slow to innovate.  Hundreds of years of operating branches, with tellers, is a hard thing to change.  It is also a costly and inconvenient business structure in a world where everything… Read More

RateSetter Secures £20 Million Investment from Ken Costa, Woodford Investment Management & Artemis

The investment in the peer-to-peer lender RateSetter, from veteran investment banker, Ken Costa, Woodford Investment Management and Artemis, places confidence in the nascent UK P2P and crowdfunding industry. Costa also led a £25m investment in the online-only challenger bank, Atom Bank, late last year. The £20… Read More

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