European fintech hub B-Hive announced last week it has formed a partnership with data economy player Altares Dun & Bradstreet. B-Hive reported through the partnership, Altares aims to strengthen its position as a trusted partner for the financial services industry by bringing expertise into the B-Hive Fintech Ecosystem regarding data management and analytics.
Speaking about the partnership, Adriaan Kom, Head of Strategic Alliances at Altares, stated:
“Our global company data enables our clients to build models and make business decisions. Our services provide reliable data and predictive analytics which is proven to be very beneficial for the financial services sector. As a trusted partner in company data and analytics, we plan to expand our network in this industry through B-Hive.”
Fabian Vandenreydt, Executive Chairman at B-Hive, also commented:
“Altares’ expertise, knowledge and values are an impressive combination that we are thrilled to have among our network. We hope to provide them with a platform that will serve, B-Hive, Altares Dun & Bradstreet and our complete ecosystem.”
The partnership with Altares comes just weeks after B-Hive announced its partnership with Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company. The collaboration has been launched at the National Bank of Belgium in Brussels. Temenos will take part in a dedicated B-Hive program and the two companies will collaborate on creating added value to B-Hive.
Founded in 2017, B-Hive is a European collaborative innovation fintech platform that brings together major banks, insurers and market infrastructure players.
“B-Hive was founded to provide value to all organizations dealing with the impact of digital technology on the financial system. Together with our partners, we are building a global ecosystem where knowledge, innovation and technology can be shared.”