ABN Amro joins API rush with developer portal
ABN Amro has launched the first version of its Developer Portal, with a series of commercial application programming interfaces (APIs). The bank says working more closely with external developers will help it accelerate innovation and improve its services.
“Besides pursuing its own innovations, the bank will accelerate the process by working with creative external developers and business owners to explore the future of banking,” ABN Amro states.
“Developer Portal provides everything that external developers need to use the bank’s APIs effectively and productively. To start, the site will provide a number of APIs for commercial clients and basic functionalities.” More will be added in due course.
It also offers the use of “building blocks” for sending Tikkie (the bank’s payment app) payment requests and sending bulk payment orders.
ABN Amro says it is “the first major bank in the Netherlands to provide access to a Developer Portal and specifically ask the outside world to become partners in its innovations”.