Multifi integrates with Plaid to simplify SME finance applications

Multifi’s chief executive officer said the partnership is “fundamentally changing how UK SMEs access and manage their finances”.

NatWest’s Stacey Wilkinson: Banks trusted to offer digital identity

NatWest’s API growth manager Stacey Wilkinson spoke to Open Banking Expo about the need for other UK banks to provide digital identity solutions for the sake of merchants and consumers.

FICO teams up with Atto for Open Banking-informed credit scoring

Attos Open Banking technology and FICO’s transaction data analytics will provide lenders with predictive models built on Open Banking data.

GoCardless and Sage extend longstanding partnership

Sage’s SMB customers globally will have access to GoCardless’ direct debit and Open Banking payment capabilities.

Payments industry braced for threat of APP fraud

A survey by The Payments Association also revealed that the majority of respondents believe AI will be the key to combatting fraud.

Insight: Modernisation key to unlocking instant payments opportunities

Finastra’s Neil Macro writes about the increasing demand for instant payments, the pricing considerations for FIs, and the technology challenges on the road to modernisation.

Empower Finance agrees to buy US credit fintech Petal

At the same time, Empower has completed the acquisition of Philippines-based consumer credit and lending company Cashalo.

FinGoal teams up with Quiltt for transaction enrichment

The partnership sees FinGoal’s transaction enrichment capabilities integrated with Quiltt’s comprehensive API.

Pay.UK: Confirmation of Payee checks reach ‘milestone’

Since being introduced in the UK in 2020, CoP has been implemented by more than 100 organisations.