Tagged: open banking

P2P Lender Žltý melón Utilizes Salt Edge Open Banking Platform

Žltý melón has partnered with Salt Edge, a European Open Banking service provider, to incorporate PSD2 compliant access to data to improve the loan application process. Žltý melón is a peer-to-peer lender based in Slovakia that also offers a host of services in partnership with… Read More

Money Management App iSpent19 to Offer UK Consumers a Better Way to Manage Funds

iSpent19 is pleased to confirm the rollout of its money management app that’s meant to offer UK users with a new way of monitoring and managing their funds via transaction personalization and sharing. …and WE ARE OFFICIALLY LIVE! 🥳 It is with great pleasure to… Read More

Global Payments Fintech Paysafe to Acquire SafetyPay for $441M in All-Cash Deal

Paysafe (NYSE:PSFE), a specialized payments platform, reveals that it has entered an agreement to acquire SafetyPay for $441 million as part of an all-cash deal. SafetyPay is an established payments platform that allows digital commerce transactions through various Open Banking and electronic cash solutions, operating… Read More

Open Banking: Yapily Hires New Chief Product Officer

Open banking platform Yapily has hired Roland Selmer as Chief Product Officer (CPO), according to a note from company. Yapily shares that Selmer brings deep experience in building API first products at organisations operating in highly regulated markets. Prior to joining Yapily, Selmer was Senior… Read More

UK Fintech Modulr Shares Updates on Mode for Business, a Super App Providing Digital Financial Services

A team of experienced investors, technologists and Fintech professionals, Mode has been offering innovative financial services in the United Kingdom, Europe and across the globe since their inception back in 2018. Although we might be aware that Mode serves as a Bitcoin app, its vision… Read More

Many Americans Unfamiliar With Open Banking: Survey

While some form of open banking is on its way to North America, not everyone is familiar with the term, results of a new survey from API management services provider Axway suggest. Open banking is the use of APIs to unlock financial data, enabling third-party… Read More

Open Banking Survey Reveals that Most Americans Want Greater Control Over their Financial Data

A survey by API Management firm Axway (Euronext: AXW.PA) reveals that half of Americans have “never heard” of the term “Open Banking,” however, 84% agree with its “central tenet” that they should have “control of their financial data.” As mentioned in an update shared with… Read More

Overfunding: Global Cashless Tipping Platform TiPJAR Secures £692,780 from 370 Investors via Crowdcube

TiPJAR, which is a global cashless tipping platform designed for hospitality staff & other tipped workers, has secured £692,780 of its £400,000 target from 370 investors via Crowdcube. The company reports an £11,000,000 pre-money valuation, £5.92 share price, and 5.92% equity. There are now 27… Read More

Santander Commences Roll-Out of CashFlow Manager App in the UK

Santander UK is reporting the rollout of its CashFlow Manager App in the UK. The App is available for corporate and commercial banking accounts. Utilizing the Open Banking ecosystem in the UK, the app is described as enabling customers to have a single view of… Read More

UK based Open Banking Fintech TrueLayer Appoints Clement Boulais as GM for France Operations

UK-based TrueLayer, which is one of Europe’s leading Open Banking platforms, reveals that Clement Boulais has now joined the company as GM for France. Clement Boulais is an experienced commercial manager and Fintech expert. He’ll be working out of the firm’s Paris offices and will… Read More

Open Banking: UK Fintech Modulr Says that Financial APIs are Driving the Financial Revolution

A completely digital economy has “always been on the horizon” and now, thanks to the Covid-19 outbreak, that horizon has been “brought to the forefront” of business operations, the team at UK-based Fintech Modulr writes in a blog post. Before the Coronavirus crisis, cashless payments… Read More

Global Fintech GoCardless Appoints Alexandra Chiaramonti as its GM for Southern Europe

GoCardless, a global Fintech in account-to-account payments, has reportedly appointed Alexandra Chiaramonti as its GM of Southern Europe. Chiaramonti will be responsible for leading GoCardless‘ ongoing growth in the region by continuing to recruit new talent in order to strengthen the firm’s presence in its… Read More

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking to Use Mastercard Open Banking Merchant Payment Solution to Launch PayFrom Bank

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking will be utilizing Mastercard’s Open Banking merchant payment solution to launch PayFrom Bank. The solution allows people to carry out online payments directly from their bank accounts, giving customers more choice over “how they pay” while providing merchants with “instant settlement… Read More

Open Finance: Yapily Raises $51 Million in Round Led by Sapphire Ventures

Yapily, an open banking infrastructure provider, has raised $51 million in a Series B funding round led by Sapphire Ventures. Existing investors Lakestar, HV Capital, and Latitude participated in the round as well. Yapily says the investment will enable it to expand its operations across… Read More

UK Fintech Modulr Secures Visa Ready Certification, which Helps Clients Access Seamless Digital Payments Solutions

UK-based Fintech firm Modulr reveals that they’ve managed to secure their Visa Ready certification, which supports customers in selecting the “best of breed payment solutions” that meet Visa’s international standards. As noted in an update from Modulr, the extended collaboration with Visa will help with… Read More

Latam: Open Banking Provider Prometeo Allows Access for Startups Free of Charge with Spark

Prometeo, a large open banking platform based in Uruguay, has announced a new program for startups called Spark. The program enables startups, Fintechs, and small businesses access to its infrastructure of banking connections with APIs, free of charge. Prometeo stated that participants will have access… Read More

UK’s Open Banking Fintech TrueLayer Appoints Tilen Chetty, Dan Gaskin to Focus on APAC Expansion

TrueLayer, the global Open Banking solution provider, reveals that it has hired technical professionals in Australia in order to expand operations in the APAC region. Tilen Chetty will be joining TrueLayer in Sydney as Product Lead and Dan Gaskin will be working out of the… Read More

UK’s P2P Investment Platform Kuflink Reveals it’s Working on Open Banking Updates

Kuflink Group, a platform that connects borrowers with lenders, by providing a steady flow of accessible finance and competitive interest rates, notes that their tech team has worked hard to bring new features. Kuflink‘s management writers in a blog post that together, with users’ feedback,… Read More

Open Banking Fintech SplitBill Secures Nearly £100K from 52 Investors via Crowdcube

UK-based Fintech firm SplitBill, which enables free instantaneous fund transfers between friends and family members and allows merchants to save in processing fees versus credit cards transactions, reveals that it has now raised £99,370 (of its £150,000 target) from 52 investors via Crowdcube. SplitBill, which… Read More

Open Banking Firm Tink Appoints New Chief Revenue Officer

Tink, an open banking platform, has appointed Rowan Taylor as its new role of Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Taylor previously worked at AWS and is said to have 26 years of experience in banking technology including stints at Accenture, KPMG and Gartner. Taylor will be… Read More

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