Atom is a mobile bank in which BBVA has a 29.5% stake. It is among the 10 most notable emerging startups in the world, according to Fintech 100, the report prepared by the consultancy KPMG in collaboration with the venture capital fund H2 Ventures.
The UK start-up will use biometrics to run a check on customer identities
Atom has drawn the attention of ‘fintechs’ yet again with the announcement that it will be using face and voice recognition systems as its main procedure for authenticating user identities.
The course is intended for engineering students and includes paid work experience in the Spanish subsidiary of the Chinese company.
Mobile banking apps tend to top the rankings on the two largest application store platforms. However, the list always has a few surprises up its sleeve.
User experience (UX) and design have had to fight hard to gain prominence in the battle for company development. Renowned experts told us why at the BBVA Innovation Center in Madrid in GEWOTUP 2015.
BBVA has agreed to invest £45m (around €64m) for a 29.5% stake in Atom, the UK’s first mobile-only bank, which will launch in early 2016. The investment is part of BBVA’s strategy to lead financial services in the digital age.