Open Banking

Mastercard Finalises Acquisition of Danish Open Banking Firm Aiia

Mastercard announced it has completed its acquisition of Aiia, a Danish open banking technology provider that offers single and secure API access to banks and fintech companies, and enables users to easily perform account-to-account payments. Details of the deal which

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Swiss Accounting Tool Bexio Joins SIX’s Open Finance Platform

bexio, a Swiss provider of cloud-based business and accounting software solutions, announced that it is joining the bLink open finance platform. Through the bLink platform, SIX Swiss Exchange makes available a platform that connects financial institutions with third party providers. Additionally,

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Die St.Galler Kantonalbank startet mit Open Wealth API

Als erste Schweizer Bank stellt die St.Galler Kantonalbank gemäss eigenen Angaben per sofort eine standardisierte Programmierschnittstelle (OpenWealth API) für ihre Depotbank-Services zur Verfügung. Die Programmierschnittstelle ermöglicht einen sicheren Austausch von Finanzdaten mit autorisierten externen Vermögensverwaltern (eVV). Eine gute Nachricht für

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Salt Edge, Supernovae Labs Partner to Boost Open Banking in Italy

Italian fintech accelerator Supernovae Labs has joined forces with open banking solutions provider Salt Edge to provide financial institutions and third-party providers a much more secure and reliable way of aggregating bank data and initiating payments powered by PSD2 in

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Europe Paved the Way for Open Banking but Held Back by Adoption Discrepancies

Europe is often considered a pioneer in the widespread introduction of open banking, but despite groundbreaking regulations like PSD2, significant differences and discrepancies exist between countries of the continent, a new research by German open banking platform Ndgit found. In

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TrueLayer Earns Unicorn Badge With US$130 Million Funding From Stripe

London-based open banking platform TrueLayer announced that it has secured US$130 million, earning the unicorn badge with a company valuation of more than US$ 1 billion. The funding round was joined by Tiger Global and Stripe. This brings TrueLayer’s total funds

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Open-Banking-Weichensteller actesy neu im F10-Accelerator-Programm

Die actesy AG erhält in Zukunft Unterstützung vom Fintech-Beschleuniger F10 in Zürich. Das Ostschweizer Unternehmen ist eines von 25 europäischen, asiatischen und amerikanischen FinTech- und InsurTech-Startups, welches für das neue Förderungsprogramm ausgewählt wurde. actesy wurde aus insgesamt über 350 Bewerbern

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Swiss Consumers Show Interest in Open Banking-Enabled Services Despite Low Awareness

In Switzerland, although just a few consumers know what open banking is, consumers are showing strong interest in the use cases and opportunities the trend brings, signaling that future growth and adoption of open banking will be driven by consumer

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Mastercard Inks Deal to Acquire Danish Open Banking Firm Aiia

Mastercard is set to acquire Aiia, a Danish open banking technology provider, for an undisclosed sum and the transaction is anticipated to close by year’s end. Aiia is a licensed Payment Initiation Service Provider (PISP) and Account Information Service Provider

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SIX Joins Forces With Inventx to Expand the Swiss Open Finance Ecosystem

Swiss stock exchange SIX will collaborate with Inventx, an IT service provider, to ensure the smooth interconnection of their complementary ix.OpenFinancePlatform and bLink open-finance hubs going forward. Following the cooperation between Swisscom and SIX announced in March, this partnership will enable

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