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Money20/20 Europe: advancing APIs to a happy place

Money20/20 Europe 2017

The interest from the fintech community in APIs burns brighter than a thousand suns, but where will this technology and the spirit of open banking take us?

Insurtech firm Clark and N26 launch digital insurance service

N26 moves into insurance  market with Clark

Clark, a German insurance robo-advisor, has inked a deal with mobile bank N26. Clark says its Bancassurance-API will help customers of N26 “to better understand their current tariffs and improve their insurance situation”.

PSD2 meets ISO 20022

PSD2

How will service providers and banks implement ISO 20022 in the APIs being created for PSD2?

Mizuho goes open banking on IBM cloud

Mizuho

Mizuho Bank has opted for a suite of IBM services to power its open banking ambitions in Japan. The bank will use IBM’s FinTech API solution, API Connect on the IBM Cloud and IBM DataPower Gateway. The shift to API banking is a common theme for many in fintech at present. According to IBM, the […]

Philippines’ UnionBank picks IBM Cloud for app overhaul

IBM working with Standard Life and ING Direct Australia

UnionBank of the Philippines (UnionBank) has selected IBM Cloud to build, deploy, run and manage new apps for its digital customer base. Through the IBM Bluemix cloud platform and IBM API Connect, UnionBank says it can create, manage, secure and run APIs that the bank has made available internally and run them externally for consumption. […]

Simple’s move to new bank API leaves some customers stranded

Simple

Simple, a US-based digital banking service founded in 2009, has discovered that moving accounts to its parent bank’s application programming interface (API) is not that simple.

Savings get real with Starling Bank and Moneybox

starling bank

UK challenger bank Starling has teamed up with Moneybox to give its customers access to a suite of saving and investing tools. Starling says it is the first digital challenger to join the list of banks supported by the Moneybox app for its “round ups” feature. The service will be available to Starling customers at […]

OP Financial Group enlists Token to develop new payment solutions

Finland

OP Financial Group has partnered with Token, a Silicon Valley-based crypto-payment software provider. Token says the agreement will enable the Finnish bank “to innovate in the European open banking market and generate new revenue streams via future payment solutions”.

Finicity first to ink data exchange deal with Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo and data aggregation provider Finicity have signed a deal that provides an API-based method for sharing Wells Fargo customer information with the financial apps and services that Finicity supports.

Top fintech stories this week – 3 March 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

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