Europe – TechCrunch 7 March 2018

UK’s Atom Bank raises another $206M led by BBVA for millennial and SMB financial services

 Atom Bank, the startup based out of Durham, England that operates a mobile-only bank targeting consumers between the ages of 18 and 34, has raised another big round of funding. The company today announced another £149 million ($206 million) in funding to double down on its existing business — focused currently on savings accounts, mortgages and small business loans — as well as… Read More

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UK kicks off driverless car law review to get tech on the road by 2021

 In 2021 the UK government intends the country to be well on its way to a driverless future. No, not a cheap joke about Brexit — yesterday it announced a three-year regulatory review to “pave the way for self-driving cars”. Read More

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