Atom, Britain’s first digital bank which is led by Kildare native Mark Mullen, last week received £45 million (€64 million) from the venture capital arm of Spanish financial services giant BBVA for a 29.5 per cent stake.
The deal values the company at £150 million.
Atom was set up only 18 months ago and has yet to launch its app-only bank. Its plan is to disrupt banking as Uber has for taxis.
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