Confidence in Service Providers Critical to Open Banking Adoption Says European Consumer Study from Mobey Forum & Aite Group

The overwhelming majority of consumers would prefer their main bank, as opposed to other banks or third-party providers (TPPs), to be their primary source of open banking services, a new pan-European study from Mobey Forum and Aite Group has revealed. Read more »

Tink Solidifies its Commitment to UK & Ireland with Appointment of Stripe’s Former Head of EMEA Banking as New Market Lead

Open banking platform Tink has strengthened its commitment to the UK and Irish markets by appointing Stripe’s former head of EMEA banking, Rafael Plantier, as its new Country Manager for the UK and Ireland.    Read more »

World Retail Banking Report 2019: Inventive Banking is key to maximizing banks’ strongholds and delivering exceptional last-mile customer experiences

Banks must collaborate with start-ups to remain relevant as the financial ecosystem evolves from Open Banking1 [1]to ‘Open X[2]’ Read more »

Trustly opens two new tech hubs in Vitória, Brazil and Lisbon, Portugal

To further refine its online banking payment solutions and accelerate the build-out of global coverage, Trustly is pleased to announce the opening of two new tech hubs in Vitória, Brazil and Lisbon, Portugal. In search of tech talent globally, Trustly will grow its engineering and product management teams outside of Sweden. The hub based in Vitória, Brazil was inherited following Trustly’s June merger with Silicon Valley-based PayWithMyBank, and... more Read more »

Salt Edge hits next big milestone: 500+ integrated open banking APIs

Being on the right track and speeding up every month, Salt Edge quickly reaches a significant milestone for the company and the industry itself – successful integrations with 500+ open banking APIs. This number is especially important since now the company is integrated with banks in every country of the European Union. Read more »

Yolt launches competitive deposit products in partnership with Raisin

Yolt users in the UK, France and Italy can apply for a Raisin account accessing a wide range of deposit products, select from competitive Raisin offers and see their deposits, directly within the app. The integration builds on Yolt’s mission to enable users to make informed financial decisions. Within the Yolt marketplace, users can currently switch their household bills, shop for insurance, make investments, combine their pensions and now, grow... more Read more »

Open Banking Expo partners with Nationwide and The Money Charity

Open Banking Expo announces today a partnership with Nationwide Building Society’s Open Banking for Good challenge and The Money Charity. At its flagship London event, Open Banking Expo will reveal the progress of Nationwide’s fintech partners who are creating apps to help solve financial capability problems, and donate a percentage of ticket sales to The Money Charity. Read more »

Salt Edge Partner Program - a door to open banking without extra investment

Salt Edge announced today that it now offers a simple solution which enables companies to get instant access to open banking channels in a compliant way, without having their own PSD2 licence. Salt Edge Partner Program is designed for lenders, credit bureaus, finapps, that are looking to create services based on clients’ account data but that prefer to entrust to a third party the enormous efforts that come with regulatory requirements and bank... more Read more »

Identitii Selected by ACCC to Test Open Banking Data Ecosystem

Identitii Limited , the FinTech reducing last mile payment hold ups for banks and corporates, announces it has been selected by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) as one of just ten companies to test the Consumer Data Right (CDR) ecosystem. The CDR ecosystem will enable Australia’s incoming open banking regime which goes live from February 2020. Read more »

PWC and Onfido to join uPort’s portable identity ef orts in the UK financial services sector

uPort, a digital identity platform anchored on the Ethereum blockchain, is excited to partner with Onfido, a global identity verification provider, and PwC, a leading professional services firm, to explore portability of consumer identities in the financial services sector in the United Kingdom and beyond. Read more »

Scalable Capital partners with Raisin and expands its product range with fixed-term deposits

Scalable Capital, Continental Europe’s market leader for digital wealth management, has collaborated with Raisin, Europe’s leading platform for cross-border savings, to offer a new service. Scalable Capital’s customers with a portfolio account at Baader Bank can invest in fixed-term deposits with select European banks as part of a white label solution by Raisin that offers a choice of more than 20 different savings products. The new service can... more Read more »

What does September’s PSD2 deadline mean for UK or European businesses and banks?

With the next phase of PSD2 due to come into effect on September 14th 2019, the experts behind Yolt Technology Services are available to provide expert analysis, commentary, and predictions about the impact PSD2 is expected to have. Will this deadline be a slow start or the beginning of a fundamental shift, affecting everyone from payment providers to SMEs and large banks? Read more »

Allevo and WSO2 Partner to Provide Open Banking Solutions in Romania

Allevo, a financial software provider, and WSO2, the leading open source integration vendor, today announced their strategic partnership in which Allevo is now a WSO2 Consultative Integration Partner. Allevo and WSO2 will collaborate with each other to ensure the successful design and delivery of open banking solutions tailored to the specific needs of banks and third-party financial service providers in Romania. Read more »

Open Banking Expo returns to shape the future of Open Banking

Open Banking Expo will bring together the innovators, disruptors and visionaries who will shape the future of Open Banking. Leaders and experts from financial services, fintech and regulation will reveal  lessons learned from year one and what Open Banking 2.0 looks like. Read more »

Newest WSO2 Open Banking Release Helps Banks Speed PSD2 RTS Compliance

Banks and financial institutions across the European Union (EU) and United Kingdom (UK) are sprinting to meet the EU’s Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) deadline on September 14, 2019. With the newest release ofWSO2 Open Banking, WSO2 adds significant new security features aimed at facilitating PSD2 RTS compliance: Read more »

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