Visa and Global Brain invest in Railsbank
Apr09

Visa and Global Brain invest in Railsbank

Railsbank, the leading global open banking platform, announces that it has received investment from Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, and Global Brain, a major venture capital firm based in Tokyo, Japan.  Railsbank also announces that it has signed a partnership with Visa to deliver Banking as a Service (BaaS) innovation in Singapore, the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand, and recently became a Visa issuing member in...

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Mettle by NatWest offers FreeAgent free of charge
Apr06

Mettle by NatWest offers FreeAgent free of charge

Digital business account partners with accountancy fintech to offer free package to freelancers, sole traders, small businesses Transactions and account activity fully integrated between both platforms, via API Offering will save eligible UK businesses more than £150 annually, adding to NatWest’s wider measures to support SMEs Mettle, NatWest’s free standalone digital business account, has announced that FreeAgent, the cloud based...

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Personetics partners with the Avaloq.one Ecosystem
Mar24

Personetics partners with the Avaloq.one Ecosystem

Avaloq and Personetics are entering into a strategic partnership to connect Avaloq’s global banking clients with Personetic’s AI-powered personalized engagement solutions. Personetics, the leading global provider of data-driven and personalized engagement solutions powered by artificial intelligence (AI) for bank customers, is joining the Avaloq.one Ecosystem, Avaloq’s open banking marketplace bringing together financial institutions...

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Exclusive: ‘Going global by staying local’ – Matthieu Barral, Checkout.com in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar17

Exclusive: ‘Going global by staying local’ – Matthieu Barral, Checkout.com in “The Fintech Magazine”

With a wealth of payment methods now available, the big challenge for ambitious merchants is efficiently integrating them all. Here, Matthieu Barral, SVP of Sales in the UK for Checkout.com discusses his company’s proprietary platform, growing KYC demands and the future of a fragmented payments industry There are now nearly as many different types of payment method and technology as there are types of merchant. Whether it’s Visa,...

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Temenos MarketPlace welcomes TAS Group to offer state-of-the-art card and mobile payments platform
Mar12

Temenos MarketPlace welcomes TAS Group to offer state-of-the-art card and mobile payments platform

Temenos, the banking software company, today announced that TAS Group, a global provider of digital payments software, has joined the Temenos MarketPlace. With the addition of CARD 3.0 IE, Temenos clients can leverage a flexible, modular and scalable card issuing, acquiring and processing platform that can be deployed either on-premise or on the cloud. Card 3.0 IE enables banks to intelligently manage the entire card and digital...

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Exclusive: ‘Codes of Conduct’ – Mark Bradbury, Apply Financial in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar10

Exclusive: ‘Codes of Conduct’ – Mark Bradbury, Apply Financial in “The Fintech Magazine”

We’re all familiar with IBAN and BIC numbers, but would you know what a payments purpose code is – or who uses it? Payments validation software company Apply Financial has made it its business to find out, so clients don’t have to, using RESTful APIs to detect what’s needed to ensure straight-through, crossborder processing using its Validate tool. As bank-to-bank payments look set to emerge as the go-to transaction method, MD Mark...

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Modulr becomes a principle issuing member of Visa
Mar10

Modulr becomes a principle issuing member of Visa

The FinTech Modulr today announced it has joined Visa as a principal issuing member, granting it direct access to the industry-leading global payments network. The new partnership will add extra functionality and benefits to Modulr’s offering, including optimised pricing, improved speed to market and simpler ways to launch Visa products. By removing the requirement to go through an intermediary bank, Modulr’s membership eliminates...

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Equiniti Riskfactor unveils new partnership with Codat
Mar10

Equiniti Riskfactor unveils new partnership with Codat

Equiniti Group plc, an international technology-led services and payments specialist, is delighted to announce that its risk management business, Equiniti Riskfactor, has joined forces with Codat, the accounting integration API provider. Equiniti Riskfactor will connect with Codat’s single API to digitise data collection for its clients, enabling small businesses to share data automatically, reducing manual processes and improving...

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Paris Fintech Forum 2020: Tink – Christophe Joyau
Mar05

Paris Fintech Forum 2020: Tink – Christophe Joyau

At Paris Fintech Forum 2020, we chat with Christophe Joyau on how Tink gives access a broad range of high-quality financial data from banks across Europe through a single API

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Cashplus launches UK-first Google Maps-powered purchase enrichment for business credit cards
Feb20

Cashplus launches UK-first Google Maps-powered purchase enrichment for business credit cards

Cashplus, the leading UK challenger to banks, has launched a UK-first payment tracking for its SME credit card products. The new Spending Insights feature uses Google Maps data to pinpoint where and when a payment was made and makes each transaction easy to identify by showing information like brand logos, where other accounts might show only an obscure trading name. Other benefits of the upgrade include Payment Track’s fraud-beating...

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Bank of America Merrill Lynch Launches API Gateway
Jan25

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Launches API Gateway

Improves Collaboration With Clients, FinTechs and Third-Party Providers Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Merrill) today announced the launch of its application program interface (API) gateway. Building on the successful launch of its API-enabled CashPro Assistant, clients will now be able to benefit from direct API connections through enterprise resource planning (ERP) and treasury management systems (TMS), as well as other...

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Telefónica Accelerates New Service Delivery with CA Technologies API Management Solution
Dec11

Telefónica Accelerates New Service Delivery with CA Technologies API Management Solution

Telecom leader reduces cost and time to market of new services while simplifying the development process CA Technologies has announced Telefónica relies on CA API Management to support communication among disparate elements of its infrastructure supporting more than 200,000 internal and external services. As a result, Telefónica has reduced project costs and times and accelerated the delivery of new customer services....

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Payment Rails Launches Global Payout API to Revolutionize Business Payments to 220+ Countries
Dec08

Payment Rails Launches Global Payout API to Revolutionize Business Payments to 220+ Countries

API-first payout platform world’s first to provide both SMBs and larger enterprises, via a single integration, access to global banking, international ACH, faster payment systems and real-time networks Payment Rails announced the official launch of the first truly global payout platform for sending payments to 220+ countries in 135+ currencies. Through a single simplified integration, businesses and platforms can now access global...

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WHISHWORKS Announces 31 API recipes for MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform
Dec05

WHISHWORKS Announces 31 API recipes for MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform

A new practical guide from WHISHWORKS to help developers design, implement, and deploy feature-rich APIs with MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform WHISHWORKS is pleased to announce the release of API recipes for MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform™, a new guide that helps developers and architects design, implement, and deploy feature-rich APIs with MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform. Written by WHISHWORKS’ expert team of MuleSoft specialists, the guide...

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Yandex.Checkout Adopts New Technological Platform
Nov24

Yandex.Checkout Adopts New Technological Platform

Russia’s leading payment aggregator Yandex.Checkout has launched a new technological platform that will help companies accept online payments faster than before, use the special offer system to increase sales, and receive key business analytics. Yandex.Checkout’s technological platform is based on the new API. Thanks to it, merchants can set up online payments in all the popular ways: from bank cards, from e-wallets, by direct...

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FinTech Start-Up, ForwardLane’s New AI APIs for Personalized Insights
Nov17

FinTech Start-Up, ForwardLane’s New AI APIs for Personalized Insights

ForwardLane is a next generation artificial intelligence (AI) company using machine learning to aggregate and scale firm-specific content, market data news, investment research, product materials, and strategic analytics for financial professionals to deliver personalized stories for their clients. ForwardLane’s two new configurable APIs leverage natural language processing and deep learning AI for advisory, sales and...

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Payments API Pioneer Modulr introduces sub-90 second 24×7 Business Payments
Nov15

Payments API Pioneer Modulr introduces sub-90 second 24×7 Business Payments

Business hours payments replaced by “always-on” real-time payment flows Modulr is today announcing an industry-first real-time inbound and outbound payments SLA that allows businesses to automate high volumes of complex payments any time, even out-of-hours and on weekends, through its API-driven payments platform. Working alongside a major high street bank, Modulr has removed layers of legacy technology to tightly integrate with the...

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APIs Are Changing Financial Services – Ben Goldin, Head of Product, Mambu
Nov10

APIs Are Changing Financial Services – Ben Goldin, Head of Product, Mambu

The use of application programming interfaces (APIs) is presenting a world of possibilities to financial institutions. They enable the flow of information between applications and gives institutions the ability to easily access customer data, draw insights and create innovative products tailored to consumer, market and regulatory needs. For partners and third party developers, they provide access to the core platforms on which they...

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ACI Worldwide Steps Up to Market’s Growing Open API Demands
Oct17

ACI Worldwide Steps Up to Market’s Growing Open API Demands

ACI launches new API manager capabilities to support financial institutions’ open banking strategies ACI Worldwide  today announced the launch of new API manager capabilities —available to all clients using ACI’s Universal Payments (UP) solutions. As financial institutions look to more effectively compete in today’s rapidly changing payments environment, ACI’s API manager capabilities are designed to support customers in developing a...

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QuantHouse Announces the Launch of its ‘qh API Ecosystem’
Sep11

QuantHouse Announces the Launch of its ‘qh API Ecosystem’

By enabling greater innovation and cross-selling opportunities between capital market participants QuantHouse announced the launch of its ‘qh API Ecosystem’.  The ecosystem is designed to accelerate the adoption of multi-asset class API based solutions including value added analytics, automated trading tools, AI and machine learning services.  The qh API Ecosystem is a unique global initiative from QuantHouse whose objective is to...

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New SWIFT Institute Working Paper on Open APIs Published
Jul19

New SWIFT Institute Working Paper on Open APIs Published

The SWIFT Institute is publishing a new working paper on open banking, looking at the possible impact of the adoption of public application programming interfaces(APIs) on the financial services industry. The promise in application of open APIs is to create efficiencies and improvements for end-customers, as well as harnessing the capability and creativity that third parties can contribute to the realm of financial services. The...

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Allfunds Boosts Wealth Management Industry’s Fintech Revolution
Jul17

Allfunds Boosts Wealth Management Industry’s Fintech Revolution

Allfunds is boosting the capacity of the wealth management industry to engage in the digital ‘fintech’ revolution by launching an API* Platform to over 550 leading financial institutions. The move unleashes the potential for Allfunds’ wealth management clients to generate new revenue streams by developing innovative mobile applications (‘apps’), and other cutting edge digital services, to boost the customer experience. Allfunds API...

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Open Banking Launches Account Information & Payment Initiation API Specifications
Jul05

Open Banking Launches Account Information & Payment Initiation API Specifications

“This represents the next step in the transformation and opening up of the UK banking industry to the benefit of consumers and businesses.” Imran Gulamhuseinwala, Trustee, Open Banking Open Banking, the implementation entity set up by the Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) to enable a new, secure way for customers to take control of their financial data and share it with organisations other than their banks, is pleased to...

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PayU Launches PayU Hub #M2020EU
Jun26

PayU Launches PayU Hub #M2020EU

PayU Hub, launching at Money20/20 Europe, aims to tackle cross-border payment challenges in major emerging markets PayU today announces the launch of its PayU Hub platform. PayU Hub, which conforms to API design principles, aims to use technology to solve the cross-border commerce challenges currently facing merchants looking to grow and scale in high growth markets. Through a single integration the PayU Hub provides merchants with...

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Oracle API Platform Cloud Enables Customers to Drive Business Transformation
May10

Oracle API Platform Cloud Enables Customers to Drive Business Transformation

Helps developers monetize new market opportunities and deliver better customer experiences Oracle today expanded Oracle Cloud Platform’s integration offerings with the availability of Oracle API Platform Cloud Service.  Bringing  together leading API-first design and governance capabilities from recently acquired Apiary and API management from Oracle, the new cloud service delivers end-to-end capabilities for designing,...

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