GoCardless announces first VRP customer

The savings app for first-time buyers Nude has selected GoCardless to gain access to both Direct Debit and instant Open Banking payments through a single integration.

Open Banking Expo Awards 2022 shortlist revealed

Find out which companies and individuals from across the Open Banking and Open Finance community have been shortlisted.

The Credit Thing and TrueLayer bring Open Banking recurring payments to consumer for the first time

TrueLayer partners with The Credit Thing to implement its recurring payments API for the first consumer variable recurring payment transactions in the UK.

Axway joins forces with Cloudentity to support FDX API 5.0

First to market with an authorisation server supporting the latest version of the common data standard in the US.

Modulr secures $108m in Series C fundraise

The embedded payments platform, which was backed by General Atlantic and PayPal Ventures, will use the funding to expand client and partner coverage in the UK and Europe.

Tink: UK consumers will not tolerate friction in online transactions

The research by Tink found that consumers recognised payment choices have increased, while 82% believe it is easier than ever to make payments quickly and in one click.

Token secures $40m to scale Open Banking payments in Europe

Token.io has raised $40 million in a Series C funding round to continue driving the shift from traditional payment methods to Open Banking-enabled account-to-account payments.

Smart Data gets Queen’s Speech endorsement

The UK government’s legislative agenda for the next parliamentary year makes reference to a Smart Data reform bill.

Yapily to acquire finAPI to create Europe’s leading Open Banking platform

Yapily has signed an agreement with SCHUFA to acquire finAPI, the leading provider of Open Banking solutions in Germany.

Brokers can be ‘facilitators’ to engage consumers in Open Banking

During an Open Banking Expo live panel debate, ‘Is broker integration the next big opportunity in Open Banking?’, speakers discussed how brokers can make better use of the Open Banking data they capture.