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Until a mortgage divides us

The other week I sat in a conference room listening to a company that could predict whether someone would get divorced just by looking at …

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OP Financial Group signs Minna Technologies to advance open banking

Minna Technologies signs a contract with the OP Financial Group Minna Technologies, a Swedish banking technology start-up, has signed a partnership agreement with OP Financial …

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How pursuing an OpenAPI strategy helped Saxo build an ecosystem

Ecosystem is a win-win relationship What do the Italian bank Banca Generali, the Australian financial advisor Rivkin, the Finnish insurance company Mandatum Life, the Singapore …

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Plaid and honey: how consolidation aids and hinders competition

Two major payment providers have made record acquisitions in the start-up technology space in the past three months. In November, PayPal splashed $ 4 billion …

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Australia’s two most technologically challenged banks could merge

Conspicuous and protracted struggles bedding down and modernising core banking applications at Suncorp and the Bank of Queensland could soon take a radical new twist, …

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Cash management – changes, challenges and opportunities

SPONSORED INSIGHTS Cash management is the key for companies operating across borders Cash management is particularly important for companies that operate in multiple regions or …

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It’s time to turn Open Banking into Open Finance

PSD2 promotes an open future for innovation On September 14, 2019, the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) came into force. This European regulation has the …

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FintechOS plug-and-play platform brings in £ 10.7m

FintechOS, the Romanian-born, London-based start-up that provides plug-and-play products to banks and insurance companies to compete with challengers, has raised £ 10.7m in a Series …

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The capitalist eco-warrior

When people talk about climate change, I doubt they think about fintech. More likely, they think of protesters camping in world capitals, the teen activist …

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The Hungarian central bank says that large lenders could be “driven out” by fintechs

The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has warned major credit banks across the country that if they do not compete with the challenges the market …

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Token transforms digital money solution into new Paytech M10

Token, the open banking platform that develops direct bank payment methods for merchants, has created a new Paytech M10 from its Token X digital money …

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Open banking: a step towards more or less transparency in banking?

Open banking is increasingly being referred to by commentators as an exciting fintech trend to watch for years to come. Will it decrease or increase …

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The March issue of Banking Technology is out now

Keep calm and move on The latest issue of our flagship magazine – Banking technology – is available now and features news, analysis and insight, …

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Samsung SDS and Credorax launch the DLT platform for account reconciliation

Samsung SDS, the enterprise IT solutions arm of technology giant Samsung, announced that it has partnered with Credorax, a licensed merchant acquiring bank based in …

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FinovateEurope: Important takeaways

When another successful FinovateEurope comes to an end, FinTech Futures Sharon Kimathi and Ruby Hinchliffe Discover the top themes of the event from industry experts …

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Revolut introduces Open Banking to all UK retail and business customers

Revolut has launched its open banking for all UK private and business customers. With the new Open Banking feature, customers in the UK can connect …

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Fintech in the next decade: The interface between what is possible and what people want

If someone asks you to write an article about where fintech will lead in the next decade, you probably shouldn’t. I mean, you would basically …

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Supplement to the 20th Banking Technology Award

Click on the picture to read the addendum Welcome to our first Supplement to the Banking Technology Awards. Here we take a moment to present …

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eBook: Digital Identity Management – the basis for successful financial services

FIs must be able to identify, recognize, authenticate and protect their customers Today’s financial and banking customers expect a tech-savvy, efficient and proactive service that …

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White Paper: Payments Outsourcing Pros, Cons, and Considerations That Should Be On Your Radar

Exploring the pros and cons of payment outsourcing Payments have changed and innovated a lot in recent years and will continue to evolve at the …

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API provider Currencycloud is raising $ 80 million in Series E funding

Currencycloud, the Application Program Interface (API) builder for UK neo-banks such as Revolut and Starling Bank, raised $ 80 million in a Series E funding …

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Tally launches the 2.0 version of the app linked to UK Faster Payments

Tally, the banking app that offers a currency equivalent to milligrams of gold, has released the second version of their app, which connects to the …

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Fintech cannot tackle financial services without addressing its diversity problem

It’s been two months since I started as Head of Commercial at Snoop: a small milestone that gave food for thought in the whirlwind of …

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The April issue of Banking Technology is available now

All things are the same The latest issue of our flagship magazine – Banking technology – is available now and features news, analysis and insight, …

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API builder Yapily lands $ 13 million in Series A.

Yapily, a London-based application program interface (API) builder, has raised $ 13 million in a Series A funding round. The capital increase was led by …

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What about fintech? Episode 2 | COVID-19: Is Cash Still King?

The second episode of What about fintech? comes to you from London in lockdown. Like many of our international listeners, the team works from home, …

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The banking industry publishes the EU payment plan after the coronavirus

The European Credit Sector Associations (ECSAs), which jointly represent the banking sector, have released a paper setting out the policy direction for EU payments over …

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Deadline for PayTech Awards extended! Submit your entry by April 10th

Enter the PayTech Awards today! Due to the great demand, we are extending the deadline for submitting the PayTech Awards until April 10th. In the …

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Plaid and Microsoft are working together to turn Excel into a fintech app

Plaid, the company that determines the installation that connects fintechs to users’ bank accounts, has worked with Microsoft to create a new application called Money …

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CRIF buys AI Fintech Strands

Italian credit bureau systems provider CRIF has acquired Strands, an artificial intelligence (AI) provider of banking solutions based in Barcelona and Florida. Strands currently serves …

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The hopeful unicorn Lanistar lands $ 2.5 million

Lanistar, the UK-based fintech trying to become a £ 1 billion “banking alternative” has received $ 2.5 million (£ 2 million) in seed capital. Hopeful …

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Russia’s prime minister introduces new fintech sandpit bill

Russia’s Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin presented the country with a new bill on March 17, 2020 that creates regulatory sandboxes for testing technologies for “digital …

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Fronted, 11: FS and Credit Kudos create “Covid Credit” for the self-employed

Fronted, a fintech landlord, has teamed up with its UK-based consulting firm 11: FS and the credit decision platform Credit Kudos to create a platform …

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How smaller banks can take control of their role in the US open banking movement

If you are a bank in the US, you are likely part of the open banking movement – whether you realize it or not. The …

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Disrupt small business banking

Recently I’ve been helping startups and it has reminded me of how poor and uninspiring banking can be for small businesses. Yes, there are a …

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Owning customer relationships is a key priority for banks in the age of open banking

Open banking has been at the top of the industry’s agenda in recent years and continues to drive innovation and technology talks for retail banks …

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Nigerian open banking fintech Okra raises USD 1 million from TLcom

Okra, the Nigerian fintech firm that helps third parties connect to African bank accounts, has received pre-seed funding of $ 1 million from TLcom Capital, …

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The Yolt app supported by ING is connected to American Express

Yolt, the smart money app supported by ING, has linked its application program interface (API) to American Express. According to Fintech, the app has more …

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Nordic API Gateway Receives $ 5M from Danske Bank and DNB

Nordic API Gateway, the fintech start-up that provides account-to-account (A2A) payments for Nordic banks, raised USD 5 million (4.6 million) in an internal financing round …

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World Fintech Report 2020: “Traditional banks are at a critical point”

The European Financial Management Association (Efma) and Capgemini have published the “World Fintech Report 2020”. The report shows a never-widening gap between what customers expect …

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Meniga and Worldline enter into partnership with digital banking

The digital banking technology provider Meniga has signed a partnership agreement with the payment company Worldline. According to Meniga CEO, the collaboration will lead to …

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VibePay opens APIs to SMBs for £ 1.25m

VibePay, the UK-based social payments app, has opened its application program interfaces (APIs) to businesses to help them better process payments and understand Gen Z …

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Credit Kudos lands £ 5m in Serie A ahead of FCA’s credit market study

Credit Kudos, a London-based fintech company that uses open banking to calculate users’ credit scores, has received £ 5m in Series A funding. The investment …

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Deadline for PayTech Awards extended! Submit your entry by April 30th

We have received more renewal requests than ever before. In view of the current climate, we are extending the registration period again until the end …

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Banks slam weak privacy, security settings for consumer data and open banking

Australia’s banks have rolled a hand grenade under the federal government’s push to create a Consumer Data Right regime to underpin open banking and contestable …

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Revolut and Open Banking – what’s the big deal?

The 2020s will be a time of change for the financial services sector. Traditionally slow to innovate, the industry is being turned on its head …

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Snoop Launches One Month Early “To Help Households During Coronavirus”

Snoop, the UK-based fintech app that helps consumers save money on bills and subscriptions, has brought its launch a month forward to help households treat …

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Open Banking will be able to keep up with the table in accounting, says Roundtable

“I think Open Banking will keep up with the table [for small practice accountants]Tony Margaritelli, CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICPA), said this …

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The British fintech cash coach wants to achieve savings in app stores

Cash Coach, the app that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to play, has just launched on Google Play and the App Store for UK users. The …

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Leon Muis from YTS: “Open Banking paves the way for Open Finance & Open Data”

The 2020 edition of FinovateEurope took place from February 11th to 13th. The conference, held in Berlin for the first time, is one of the …

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How to secure your business payments in the age of open banking and API solutions

Open banking and API solutions are revolutionary technologies that have helped overcome the dominance of banks that existed in the past. According to McKinsey & …

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