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BNP Paribas and Open Banking platform Tink extend European partnership

BNP Paribas has chosen Tink as its preferred European partner for account aggregation, payment initiation and personal finance management technologies.

BNP Paribas and Open Banking platform Tink extend European partnership

BNP Paribas has chosen Tink as its preferred European partner for account aggregation, payment initiation and personal finance management technologies.

Failing fintechs: survival of the fittest?

Stats suggest the vast majority of fintechs are destined to fail – how do they handle the challenges, asks Jennifer Turton.

Starling and QuickBooks partner to enhance business banking marketplace

Starling Bank today announced a newcomer for business to its growing marketplace with popular cloud-based platform QuickBooks added to the ranks.

HSBC aims to help homeless by offering bank accounts

HSBC is working with charities in the UK to help homeless people who do not have fixed addresses or photo IDs to open bank accounts, which can be managed in branches or online.

FCA asks for proposals on how Open Finance could transform financial services

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today launched a Call for Input (CfI) on the opportunities presented by so-called ‘Open Finance’.

Insight: Head of products, BBVA Open Platform, on the future of payments, CX and Banking as a Service.

Open Banking Expo Magazine recently caught up with the Head of Products at BBVA Open Platform. Here’s what she had to say on the future of payments & Banking as a Service.

VoPay partners with Hydrogen to offer seamless access to Open Banking payments

VoPay, a leader in payment technology innovation, announces a partnership with New York based Hydrogen.

Funding Options and Validis partner to improve financial outcomes for SMEs

Funding Options, the marketplace for business finance, has partnered with Open Accounting experts, Validis, to enhance the lending journey for applicants and speed up access to finance.

Bud and HSBC sign global partnership

The fintech Bud has signed a global partnership with HSBC which will give the bank access to Bud’s Open Banking aggregation, data intelligence and marketplace application programming interface (API) services.

Coconut adds Open Banking feature

Coconut, the smart accounting app designed specifically for self-employed people, has integrated Open Banking into its offering.

Starling Bank adds legal expertise to its growing business marketplace

Starling Bank has added the first legal services partner to its rapidly growing business Marketplace, putting affordable legal services at the fingertips of its 88,000 small business customers.

Insight: Is Open Banking the panacea for personal finance issues?

Lubaina Manji, Senior Programme Manager, Nesta Challenges looks at the the ever changing landscape of personal finance and how Open Banking can play its part.

Mojo Mortgages and CreditLadder team up to help renters become first time buyers

A new partnership between online broker Mojo Mortgages and rent reporting service, CreditLadder has been announced to make things a whole lot easier.

New start-up aims to rip up the renting market rule book via Open Banking

Fronted, a new fintech start-up, will launch in 2019, with founders from Monzo, Bud and Apple. 

Insight: Direct Debit Plus – how Direct Debit can improve and learn from Open Banking initiatives

Henry Knight, Head of Product and UX at Smart Debit, explores the New Payments Architecture and how its empowering consumers.

Fibank launch the first Open Banking platform in Bulgaria

The customers of First Investment Bank in Bulgaria will be the first to benefit from the advantages of Open Banking.