Finch Capital acquires Open Banking businesses Qwist and Ndgit

Nicola Breyer, chief executive officer of Qwist, welcomed the deal to “enable us to offer the full value chain of services, from API build and compliance, to high-end data analytics”.

OFNC says Canada ‘risks falling behind’ in open letter to Finance Minister

The Canadian government is under further pressure to implement Open Banking, after the Conservatives tabled a bill, the Consumer-Led Banking Act earlier this month.

Andaria launches embedded finance solution

Nirav Patel, Andaria’s chief executive officer said it is “setting a new standard for the financial services industry”.

Worldline enables Tap to Pay on iPhone for large merchants in France

Earlier this year, Worldline launched the service for its merchant customers in Australia and the Netherlands.

Ozone API partners with 10x Banking to speed up banks’ Open Banking compliance

10x Banking’s Frederico Venturieri said the partnership makes it “much easier for banks to create commercial value and monetize Open Banking”.

Open Banking, credit bureau data can ‘inform’ customer vulnerability

Aro, Equifax and Abound discussed the use of bureau data and Open Banking data to identify and manage vulnerable customers at Open Banking Expo UK & Europe.

Smarter Contracts appoints Leda Glyptis as strategic adviser

UK-based Smarter Contracts has built consent and permissions management platform Pulse.

Xero addresses SMEs’ cash flow challenges with new Open Banking tools

The small business platform has partnered with Crezco to facilitate a new bill payments feature.

CFPB proposes Big Tech ‘play by the same rules’ as banks, credit unions

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seeks to supervise non-bank companies offering digital wallets and payment apps in line with banks and credit unions.