Tagged: data-sharing

Open Banking Implementation Entity to Strengthen Governance of Organization with Non-Exec Director Role

The Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) has announced that it’s looking to appoint an independent Non-Executive Director (iNED) to its Board. As mentioned in the announcement, Open Banking enables consumers and SMEs to share their bank account details in a secure manner with trusted third-parties… Read More

Payments Supported by Open Banking to Surpass $116B in 2026, Up from Only $4B in 2021: Report

Open Banking is driving the “largest disruptors” in the virtual banking market, BaaS (Banking-as-a-Service) and embedded finance, by serving as an “enabler for delivery of these concepts,” according to a report from Juniper Research. As noted in a whitepaper, shared by Juniper Research: “While the… Read More

Financial Data Exchange Reveals that 22M Accounts are Using its FDX API for Open Finance Data Sharing

The Financial Data Exchange (FDX) reveals that 22 million consumer accounts are currently using its FDX API for open finance data sharing. Since FDX’s previous report in April of this year, more than 1 million additional consumer accounts per month have transitioned to the FDX… Read More

UK’s Open Finance Platform mmob Receives FCA Approval for Payment, Account Info Service Provision

mmob, an Open Finance partnership platform, has announced that it has received authorization or approval from the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for Payment and Account Information Service Provision. The approval from the United Kingdom’s regulatory authority validates mmob’s progressive business model and embedded finance… Read More

AI and Machine Learning Network Fetch.ai to Connect Autonomous Economic Agents to IOTA Network’s Data Sources

AI and machine learning network Fetch.ai will be working with IOTA, in order to connect Autonomous Economic Agents to IOTA network’s rich data sources. As mentioned in a blog post by Fetch.ai, dated June 10, 2021, for the first time ever, this draws “a clear,… Read More

Latvia’s Open Banking Fintech Nordigen Acquires an Additional €2.1M, Completes 1,000+ Bank Integrations

roThe team at Nordigen notes that it’s just been half a year since they announced Europe’s first “free” Open Banking API, however, they’ve already managed to introduce 1,000 bank integrations and acquire an additional €2.1 million. The Latvia-based Nordigen team writes in a blog post… Read More

Australia’s Open Banking Fintech Frollo Introduces Real-Time Balance Checks with Siri for Budgeting App

Australia-based Frollo, the “purpose-driven” Fintech firm that offers financial management and Open Banking services, has introduced a new feature for its budgeting app that allows customers to check their real time balance with Siri and the firm’s Open Banking connections. Some common use-cases for voice… Read More

Salesforce CRM to Help Revolut Business Clients with Rethinking, Reshaping Management of Customer Interactions

The team at digital bank Revolut notes that being able to work effectively in a digital environment is very important for small businesses. After a year that challenged many SMEs globally to adapt and become more flexible due to the COVID outbreak, everything from customer… Read More

LendInvest Senior Underwriter Tom Steer Shares how Open Banking Helps Buy-to-Let Process

UK-based LendInvest, a property finance Fintech, reveals that they’ve been an early Open Banking adopter, as part of the Buy-to-Let process, using the technology’s potential to facilitate faster deals. LendInvest Senior Underwriter, Tom Steer, recently discussed how Open Banking is working for the company’s underwriting… Read More

Open Banking: UK’s Digital Bank Zopa Explains how Consumers Can Benefit from Financial Data-Sharing

Open Banking is about giving users better control over their banking information. Instead of your bank hoarding the details regarding your transactions and account, users are able to decide how and when they want to share these details with other financial services providers and other… Read More

TechUK Responds to Competition and Market Authority’s Consultation on Open Banking

The UK has reached a key stage for the ongoing development of Open Data initiatives.  The Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) is now nearing the completion of creating Open Banking guidelines and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has finalized a consultation on the updated… Read More

UK’s Open Banking Fintech TrueLayer Secures $70M via Series D led by Addition, Company has Raised $142M in Total to Date

UK-based Open Banking solution provider TrueLayer has secured $70 million in capital through a Series D round. TrueLayer‘s latest investment round was led by Addition and included contributions from several angel investors. Following this latest fundraise, the Fintech firm has acquired a total of $142… Read More

Open Banking in the US Is Popular with those Earning $250k+ and Younger Generations: Report

Open Banking adoption or usage in the US has been increasing due to a significant rise in customer demand and growing pressure or competition. This, according to a recent from the Financial Technology (FT) Partners. As noted in a report titled, Open Banking: Rearchitecting the… Read More

Open Banking May Lead to New Revenue Streams for Financial Service Providers, PaymentComponents Reveals

The team at PaymentComponents, a UK-based firm that’s empowering Open Banking with agile PSD2 and API frameworks (developing solutions for banks, corporates, and developers including BaaS while supporting Fintech payments), notes that Open Banking could translate into additional revenue streams for financial institutions and other… Read More

Former OCC Acting Head Brian Brooks Joins Board of Directors at Spring Labs, which Facilitates Secure Data Exchange via DLT

Brian Brooks, Former Acting Head of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), has now joined the board of Spring Labs, a firm that develops innovative tech for exchanging data securely and in an anonymous manner via a shared blockchain or distributed ledger… Read More

Open Banking in Vietnam Is On Track to Become Widely-Adopted, but Lags Behind More Developed Southeast Asian Countries

Vietnamese banks are becoming a lot more aware of Open Banking policies and are beginning to realize that they should look into leveraging open APIs in order to remain relevant in the evolving digital financial services sector. There are at least two local banks in… Read More

Open Banking Regulatory Framework in Thailand has Not Yet Been Fully Launched, but Digital Tech Adoption Remains Steady

There are no extensive regulations yet on Open Banking in Thailand, however, the government’s digital transformation strategy (and the Thailand 4.0 strategy) along with the introduction of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) in 2020 indicate that the country may soon offer an Open Banking… Read More

Open Banking related Services are Now Key Focus Area for Professional Bankers Globally: Report

Banking software firm Temenos (SIX: TEMN) has released a report, titled “Open Banking: Revolution or Evolution?”, which was authored by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and it’s also based on a survey of more than 300 senior banking professionals. The report revealed that almost half… Read More

Fintech Consumers of 2030 could be More “Data-Aware” and “Discerning” in What Information They Share, KPMG Report Predicts

Big Four auditing firm KPMG in Australia has released a report, titled, The 30 Voices, which aims to cover “every facet” of financial services and beyond. It features insights related to developments from incumbents to banking challengers, Big Tech firms to investors, legislators to academics…. Read More

Open Banking: Australian Financial Institutions Plan to Fully Support Responsible Customer Data-Sharing Practices by Nov 2022

The introduction of Australia’s Consumer Data Right (CDR) laws on July 1, 2020 marked the initial phase of Open Banking in the country, which may improve the services offered by the local banking sector. More than 6 months into CDR and Open Banking in Australia… Read More

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