Tagged: open finance

Open Finance: MX Partner Network Doubles Number of Fintech Partners in Past Year

MX, which claims to be a leader in Open Finance, recently announced the MX Partner Network has “doubled the number of its fintech partners in the past year alone.” MX partners with the “best” organizations across the financial services ecosystem “to bring industry-leading solutions and… Read More

Fintech Current Introduces Platform API, Teams Up with Plaid to Deliver Open Finance Solutions

Current, a U.S. financial technology platform serving Americans working to “create a better future” for themselves, recently announced the launch of its platform API, “built to facilitate seamless integrations and embedded banking experiences.” Plaid, the API-first data network powering the digital financial ecosystem, is reportedly… Read More

Welcome to the Fintech Party: Snark Emerges Between Plaid and Stripe

This past week, Stripe announced an open banking (or open finance) initiative with Stripe Financial Connections. Stripe laid out its plans explaining they were “enabling businesses to establish direct connections with their customers’ bank accounts that power a wide range of financial processes.” This is… Read More

Ozone API Introduces “Beyond Compliance” Open Banking Solutions

Ozone API, the developer of the standards-based software for open banking and open finance, has introduced a suite of solutions that “enable banks to move beyond compliance and convert their APIs into more strategic and commercial channels.” The enhancements to Ozone’s open API platform “give… Read More

KlariVis and Open Finance Fintech MX to Serve Financial Institutions with Data-Driven Insights

Klarivis, a fast-growing enterprise dashboard and analytics solution for the financial services industry, has announced a partnership with MX Technologies, Inc., a key player in Open Finance. Together, KlariVis and MX will empower financial institutions “with new data-driven capabilities and financial insights to equip leaders… Read More

Qolo Teams Up with MX to Help Fintech Firms and Neobanks Scale Effectively

Qolo, the omnichannel payments platform for Fintech, recently announced a strategic partnership agreement with MX, a key player in open finance. Qolo and MX offer “fast-track” solutions to “help businesses, particularly neobanks and fintechs, stand up a core mobile banking experience.” This allows them to… Read More

Samsung Introduces Kiosk based Open Banking Payments with Assistance from Moneyhub

Moneyhub, the Open Data and payments platform, is teaming up with global electronics manufacturer Samsung in order to facilitate the “first” Open Banking payments on a retail self-service point-of-sale (POS) Kiosk. Moneyhub’s Open Banking payment tech along with Samsung’s self-service ordering and payment solution, “will… Read More

Green Dot and Plaid to Give Clients Convenient Access to their Funds via Open Finance Solutions

Green Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT) recently announced that it is teaming up with Plaid, the data network supporting the digital financial ecosystem, in order to bring “secure open finance solutions to GO2bank customers.” Introduced last year, GO2bank is Green Dot’s “flagship” digital bank designed to… Read More

Frost Bank Teams Up with Fintech Plaid to Bring Open Finance Solutions to Almost 400,000 Clients

Frost Bank, which is one of the largest banks based in Texas, has partnered with Plaid, a data network powering the digital financial ecosystem, in order to help Frost clients “securely and easily integrate their accounts and finances online.” Via its mobile app and online… Read More

TrueLayer Clarifies What Changes to 90 Day Rule for Open Banking Access Actually Mean

Jack Wilson, Head of Public Policy at TrueLayer, notes that Open banking started back in 2018 thanks to appropriate regulations (PSD2) which gave consumers the right “to access their bank account data using third parties called account information services providers (AISPs).” However, these same set… Read More

Open Banking Fintech TrueLayer Expands into Sweden, Appointing Karl Hagner as Country Manager

TrueLayer, which is one of Europe’s Open Banking platforms, has announced its expanding operations into Sweden with the appointment of ex- Adyen executive Karl Hagner as its Country Manager. An experienced commercial manager, with a sharp focus on payments in digital commerce, Stockholm’s Karl will… Read More

Open Banking Could Become a Key Part of Brazilian Consumers’ Financial Lives: Report

Open Banking in Brazil marked its first anniversary on February 1, 2022 – and the South American nation is looking set to strengthen its position as a (maybe unlikely) open banking pioneer. The Brazilian reserve bank’s phased approach is considered to be a success, through… Read More

Ayoconnect Welcomes $15M Series B, Attracts Tiger Global, PayU as Investors

Southeast Asian open finance platform Ayoconnect has closed a $15 million Series B financing round led by Tiger Global. The round was joined by PayU, the payments and Fintech business of Prosus, and Alto Partners, as well as individual strategic investors, including Plaid co-founder William… Read More

UK Fintech TrueLayer Evaluates Impact and Progress of Open Banking

Open Banking is four years old now, however, the team at TrueLayer asks “who’s using it, how is it benefitting consumers and what’s next?” TrueLayer writes in a blog post that the updated Payment Services Directive (PSD2) came into force “on 13 January 2018, introducing… Read More

LatAm Fintech Belvo Shares Updates on Data Enrichment, Data Aggregation, Developers Portal

The team at LatAm Fintech Belvo has reflected on a great year for all the financial innovators working towards “leveraging open finance in Latin America.” Belvo has shared their latest product updates and releases “on three fronts: data enrichment, data aggregation, and [their] developers portal.”… Read More

Open Banking Limited Board Is Looking for CEO to Lead Operations of OBIE

The Open Banking Limited (OBL) board is looking for a Chief Executive Officer who will be responsible for leading the everyday operations of the Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) and its gradual transition to an organization that will be observing the Competition and Markets Authority’s… Read More

Open Banking Exchange (OBE) Chosen by IFC to Conduct Open Finance Program in the Philippines

As open finance continues to evolve as an international movement, it’s critical for various world  regions to compare different implementation methods before selecting the best or most appropriate system. The Open Banking Exchange, the international unit of Open Banking Europe, has been established to guide… Read More

UK Finance Shares Future Strategy for Open Banking Payments Adoption: Report

UK Finance notes in an update that it brought the payments industry together to “consider the future opportunity for open banking payments and how the market could collaboratively shape that future.” There are now more than 2.5 million Open Banking payments every month compared to… Read More

Wing, Ontology’s Cross-Chain DeFi Lending Solution, Live On Binance Smart Chain

Wing, which is Ontology’s cross-chain DeFi lending platform, has officially gone live on Binance Smart Chain (BSC). Following the integration, millions of decentralized finance users should be able to access modern financial services. As mentioned in an update shared with CI: “Showcasing its status as… Read More

BBVA Teams Up with Sella Group to Support Open Finance Initiatives

BBVA, the Spanish multinational banking group, and the Sella Group have reportedly entered into a partnership that is focused on supporting Open finance. Through the partnership, BBVA will be providing its foreign clients, who are willing to operate in Italy and those of the newly… Read More

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