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Forrester report ranks Tink a leader in open banking intermediaries: “…a robust, performant solution that can scale.” – read the independent 2023 report here.
Tink and ConTe.it Prestiti team up to power an instant lending application process with open banking, using the Tink Income Check product.
Different consumers need differing levels of support. Learn how banks can support UK consumers through the cost-of-living crisis by using tailored financial coaching, data-driven tools and money management solutions.
Discover how Tink's partnership with Multitude Bank is transforming digital banking across Europe. Streamlining loan origination, improving credit assessments, and promoting responsible lending across 19 countries worldwide.
Tink tops the 2023 Juniper Research Competitor Leaderboard in open banking – read the independently evaluated report here.
It’s common for friction to appear for users in open banking flows, causing lower completion rates than we would like. See how Tink is working on improving clients’ conversion rates through incremental changes to our products.
How does Income Check make it possible for lenders to verify income in seconds? We went behind the scenes of the Tink tech team to find out how Early Redirect is powering the open banking lending engine. Marcus Elwin, Associate Product Manager, has the details.
We’re releasing payment logs – a troubleshooting toolkit within Tink Console that allows you to see the current status of a payment and get more details if and when something goes wrong.
Risk decisioning and creditworthiness assessment technology are the tools lenders need to take loan origination into the future. Learn how Tink can help with this guide to optimising affordability assessment.
Online retailers struggling with refunds processes can reduce costs with Pay by Bank. Tink’s open banking tools help businesses optimise both their spend and UX. Read on to learn how real-time payments can help.
What is pattern recognition in data enrichment? Learn how Tink Data Enrichment analyses recurring transactions and predicted recurring transactions to help consumers to understand their spending – and banks to improve their services.
Tink’s latest research shows that a staggering 25 million Brits fear their income soon won’t cover essential costs, meaning banks have the opportunity to support them with tailored banking solutions.
Tink launches Data Enrichment, a new product giving banks the speed and flexibility to innovate digital banking apps, engage customers with PFM and keep them coming back.
Pay by Bank could change the game for your business, helping you add speed and prevent fraud. Learn how open banking powered payments can turbocharge your customer experience.
Digital loan origination processes powered by open banking are often faster, safer and provide a better customer experience than traditional methods – here’s why.
Give customers actionable ways to stay on top of their finances with Tink’s open banking tools. From personal finance management to inclusive loan origination, make banking and lending processes work for everyone.
How Variable Recurring Payments can help vulnerable consumers avoid overdraft fees and cancelled payments during the economic crisis.
Consumer engagement is a crucial component when delivering products and services. Discover the strategies that can help power growth for your business.
Tink’s latest research shows that half of UK online retailers are worried about surviving the next 12 months, as recession looms. Here’s how Pay by Bank can help.
Quality affordability assessment and creditworthiness are key to the future of lending. Learn how Tink’s open banking platform closes the data gap for lenders and encourages responsible lending.
The European Payments Council’s first SEPA Payment Account Access (SPAA) rulebook was published this week. Tink provides a summary and view on the latest developments.
Sweeping VRPs, the me-to-me payment method that is simplifying money management for businesses and consumers.
Personalisation is essential to engaging customers and building loyalty for banking apps. Tink’s Money Manager has the features to help.
Reducing fraud and failed payments just got easier. Learn how balance check is increasing operational efficiency and reducing chargebacks.
Tink’s payments upgrade adds instant refunds and withdrawals, letting businesses across Europe issue payouts that settle in less than one second.
When making a purchase online, consumers look for simple, safe and convenient payment experiences. In this guide, our Payments team shares its best practices for optimising Pay by Bank user journeys and ensuring the highest possible conversion rate.
The modern customer expects more from their service provider than ever before. Discover how open banking can help you satisfy their needs in our ultimate solutions guide.
Lenders can approve more loans while taking less risk with the help of open banking. Learn more about risk decisioning in our ultimate solutions guide.
Tink and NatWest have partnered up to launch a beta VRP programme in the UK to gather real use cases for merchants based on their needs.
Comparing Pay by Bank conversion rates across different payment methods can be tricky since most don’t use an end-to-end metric. See Tink’s own benchmarks and how we track performance in this conversion rate deep-dive.
Discover what lies ahead for lending in these uncertain times – and how you can adapt to today’s needs.
The European Commission published its proposal on Instant Payments clearing the way for widespread adoption of open banking payments.
Looking for the best open banking provider? Here is everything you need to consider before making a decision.
Tink and Sambla partner up to offer better, more inclusive affordability analysis for all types of loan applicants.
In this webinar, Christophe Joyau, Tink SVP Banking and Lending, and David Öhlund, CEO Scandinavia GF Money, discuss how open banking is transforming the lending landscape.
Whilst some invoice distributors are still using time-consuming, traditional analogue flows, open banking is transforming the invoice payment experience. Learn how to easily digitalise existing analogue flows using Tink payment technology.
Tink and Zervant have partnered up to enable open banking payments for invoicing for over 100,000 SMEs.
To help businesses make informed and accurate decisions when assessing applications, we’ve made it even easier for them to instantly verify an applicant’s income with the use of granular, up-to-date data. All with just a few simple clicks.
The modern customer wants a frictionless payment experience. Discover how open banking payments can help you in our ultimate solutions guide.
With Tink’s Data Enrichment, banks gain access to enriched and personalised consumer spending insights – enabling them to better support their customers’ digital needs.
Open banking is helping telco and utility companies navigate these uncertain times by focusing on quicker onboarding, faster payments and better affordability checks. Learn how open banking can help you.
The global fintech platform Adyen is partnering with Tink to power its new pay-by-bank solution and offer instant bank payments to its customers. The partnership will help accelerate the global adoption of open banking powered payments.
In our latest report, we explore how open banking can pave the way for faster, safer, and more responsible lending practices – and what lenders can do to prepare for this new era of credit.
Many claim Variable Recurring Payments (VRPs) are changing the payments landscape. But what’s the actual status? And are there already viable use cases? We try to cut through the noise and explore the challenges and opportunities of VRPs.
We look under the hood to find out how the Tink tech team tackles the challenges of building our latest lending product, Expense Check – a feature that allows you to assess affordability with facts rather than assumptions.
Affordability and lending. Discover how open banking can help you get a more accurate picture of a potential borrower’s creditworthiness in our ultimate solutions guide.
SlimPay is partnering with Tink to offer seamless subscription payment experiences across Europe, powered by open banking. SlimPay merchants will be able to offer a secure, seamless way to set up a direct debit that lets users authenticate and make the initial payment through open banking.
Tink’s new product Expense Check enables lenders to accurately assess applicant’s affordability with open banking. With real-time, granulated expense data, lenders can check the applicant’s creditworthiness in a matter of minutes.
We’re proud to announce a partnership with Billogram to further improve their customer experience by removing friction from their invoicing platform.
Faster, broader coverage, and higher security: the top 3 trends driving open banking payments adoption today, according to industry leaders.
The key to picking the right partner for open banking payments is connectivity. Bank on better coverage to help you scale in the best possible way.
Discover the open banking solutions that are leading to a new world of finance.
How open banking can help simplify and improve digital affordability assessments.
What lies ahead for the future of open banking? Five Money 20/20 quotes from Visa Europe CEO, Charlotte Hogg
The democratisation of financial data is opening up new opportunities. Find out how to harness its power with open banking in our latest article.
Self-employed workers are being left out of financial services. Here’s how open banking can help.
Tink is partnering with UK cryptocurrency exchange Solidi to bring instant payments settlements to crypto investors. Open banking-enabled account settlements are faster, safer, and more convenient than bank transfers.
The cost of living is reaching an all-time high for many. Read on to find out how data can help consumers navigate these turbulent times – thanks to the near limitless possibilities of the open data economy.
Tink launches settlement accounts for simpler instant bank payments to speed up settlement times and reduce the risk of fraud. First launch in collaboration with UK crypto exchange, Solidi. Find out how it can help reduce friction in your business.
We caught up with Billy Telidis, Product Manager of Payments at Tink, to talk about how open banking payments have gone from relative obscurity to a preferred payment method.
Using open banking to drive sustainable change: Swedish climate fintech Again is partnering with Tink to end greenwashing. Their app leverages transaction data to accelerate the climate transition by offering valuable user data to sustainable brands.
Curious about what's true and what's false about open banking payments like Pay by Bank? Let's cut through the noise and bust some of the most persistent myths.
A2A payments are said to be faster, safer, cheaper than other payment methods. The term PIS, or payment initiation services, often gets thrown around in the same context. So how do they differ? In short: through open banking.
In this webinar, Director of Research Jan Van Vonno and Head of Payments and Platforms Tom Pope discuss the findings of our latest report, ‘The future of banking is open’. The report covers the move from a world where cash is king, to a payments’ ecosystem powered by open banking.
What makes open banking such a good match for invoice settlement, and how can this product-market fit help lead to mass adoption? We take a look at a use case to find out.
The global financial super app Revolut has entered into a strategic partnership with Tink to offer its European customers seamless payment solutions powered by open banking.
In the wake of the pandemic and the digital transformation of finance, consumers are borrowing money they can’t afford to pay back. But open banking holds the key to safely assess applicants’ creditworthiness.
Tink survey reveals financial executives in Europe consider security, speed, and low cost as top benefits of payment initiation services – but that barriers to full-scale adoption remain.
With so many subscription services popping up, consumers are losing control of their recurring costs. Find out how banks can leverage open banking – and Tink’s data enrichment capabilities – to help them better manage their finances.
This webinar takes a close look at the findings from Tink’s latest report, ‘From open banking to open data economies’. Research Director Jan van Vonno runs through how open banking is set to change in the coming years and expand out from the financial sector to create open data economies.
Tink’s latest UK survey shows that nearly 9 in 10 consumers (88%) are prepared to abandon a transaction if faced with friction when making a payment online, highlighting the need to ramp up payments innovation and focus on user experience
In today’s digital world, it’s all about data – and the seamless user experiences it can power. Learn about the importance of real-time data, optimal UX, and more in this guide to building vs buying.
Open banking can help make better informed risk decisions – but access to data is just a part of the puzzle. Find out why quality account aggregation and data enrichment are the foundations of a standout risk assessment process.
It’s time to move on from just talking about open banking. Tink's latest report shows that data is on the agenda – open banking is evolving into open finance, which in turn is readying the market for the creation of open data economies.
Paying bills and invoices has typically been a cumbersome process – but thankfully, open banking can make it a lot quicker and easier by allowing customers to pay directly from their bank account. Here’s how that works.
It’s no secret that traditional credit checks don’t always work for everyone – but open banking can boost financial inclusion, giving more people access to credit, and fairer results thanks to better risk assessments. Here’s how.
Tink partner NatWest was awarded the Celent Model Bank 2022 Award for its Digital Spending feature. We talked to partnership insiders to get their views on the collaboration, and what it takes to build a successful partnership.
Having a more holistic picture of someone’s financial situation can make all the difference when it comes to making well-grounded risk decisions. Luckily, open banking makes it a lot easier to build strong risk profiles. Here’s how.
Lumify partners with Tink to improve customer experience. With the help of open banking, Lumify has cut loan application processing time by more than half – with a 40% increase in success rate. Here’s how.
Tink research finds that 18-34 year olds in the UK want more information on their carbon footprint, and place high expectations on banks to help them track and improve it. With open banking, financial institutions can meet this demand.
We dive into the world of risk assessments, exploring challenges lenders face with current decisioning methods, and how the process can become more convenient, reliable and complete thanks to open banking and the smart use of data.
Tom Pope, head of payments and platforms at Tink, lifts the lid on where open banking payments scale is coming from – and whether the world is ready.
No more manual and inefficient onboarding processes: with Business Account Check, your customers can verify a business bank account with just a few clicks – for a better onboarding and a safer payout setup.
Tom Pope, head of payments and platforms at Tink, explains where open banking payments are gaining the most traction – and why the big opportunities are emerging now.
Explore the different ways to leverage open banking technology in payments – beyond A2A and PIS. Enable seamless onboarding with instant account verification, and reduce fraud and nonpayments with real-time balance check.
Find out how PostNord Strålfors – the largest distributor of invoices in the Nordics – is transforming how invoices are paid. (Spoiler alert: it has to do with their new partnership with Tink.)
Discover the members of the Amsterdam team - with this interview, we introduce you to David van Damme, Business Development Manager at Tink since October 2021.
Belgian fintech mozzeno partners with Tink to simplify their onboarding process with the help of open banking. The result is a collaborative marketplace that saves users time and unnecessary paperwork.
An Post, Irish postal service provider, is partnering with Tink to give its customers the power to better manage their money. Using Tink’s open banking technology, An Post’s Money Manager app helps users improve their finances.
Tink Link's new customisable headers blend into your authentication flow and make the customer journey more cohesive. The new desktop layout provides a better user experience with increased readability and accessibility.
Expense management provider Findity is partnering with Tink to improve the expense management process for businesses and employees alike. Here’s how they’re tapping into open banking to simplify everyday life and cut down on work admin.
There are many ways in which open banking can help promote sustainability, for businesses as well as consumers. Find out how to create better digital experiences, increase efficiency, and save the planet – all at the same time.
Youtility and Tink are teaming up to help retail banks in the UK offer subscription and money management tools – with savings and sustainability in mind. Here’s more about the partnership, and how it’s addressing important consumer needs.
Integrating Tink's products just got easier with an option that lets you skip having to write code. Here’s what you need to know about the new feature – Standalone Tink Link – and some of the improvements that come with it.
We explore the difference between open banking and open finance, as well as the possibilities that come with an open financial services landscape. Such as better-tailored financial services and improved financial health.
Payment and invoicing platform Mobify wanted to expand their offering and give Finnish consumers an even more comprehensive – and personalised – finance management experience. Here’s how they’re partnering with Tink to do it.
Find out how Swedish rental marketplace HomeQ is simplifying life for tenants and landlords alike – and how they’re leveraging open banking to provide a seamless application process thanks to instant income verification.
We had a chat with Mattias Levin, Deputy Head of Unit at the EU Commission, about the pandemic boom of digital finance, the future of open banking, and using policy to aid post-pandemic economic recovery.
NatWest enlisted the help of both Tink and Cogo to offer a carbon tracking feature for their climate-conscious customers. Here’s how it works – and why Tink and Cogo joined forces to bring other similar solutions to market.
While we can never really know for sure what the new year will bring – it’s still quite fun to guess. (Then look back to see what you got right and where you were way off.) Here’s what Tink CEO Daniel Kjellén predicts for 2022.
Open banking is ramping up competition in the financial services space, as new market entrants start capitalising on the opportunities. How can financial incumbents make sure they remain on top of the game? Here’s what we suggest.
The Tink Console has a hot new feature: get deeper insights into how your open banking flows are performing in almost real time, including overall completion rates, conversion at different steps and drop offs or errors per bank.
Once again, open banking data is being used to save the world and help people reduce their environmental impact. Find out how ecolytiq is supercharging their sustainability solution for banks and fintechs by partnering with Tink.
Learn all about the most common account verification methods used today, why they don’t always meet today’s digital customers’ expectations – and how you can use open banking to provide a faster, safer, and simpler solution.
Find out how SEBx is making it easier for solopreneurs to sort out their finances using their new UNQUO app – and how they’re using Tink’s tech to help people easily gather information from both personal and business accounts.
How has the pandemic impacted open banking budgets? How much did financial executives invest in their open banking objectives? And which opportunities do they have in sight? We surveyed bankers across Europe to find out.
Creating detailed risk profiles can be hard. But we have a new product to solve that. Find out how Tink’s Risk Insights is giving lenders more information to go on – while also improving the application process for consumers.
Open banking brings an opportunity to improve the value propositions in payments, retail banking, wealth management, insurance, investments and other segments of finance. But how much could this opportunity be worth, exactly?
Is your Tink integration providing the best possible user experience? After working with customers to improve performance, we’ve identified small UX changes that can make a big difference. And we created a guide to help out.
New product alert: with Tink’s Business Transactions, you can easily and safely access real-time transaction data from business accounts. Here’s how it works, and some of the most common challenges it can help solve.
What is the SEPA Request-to-Pay scheme? What does it mean for banks, merchants and consumers – and for the future of payments in Europe? Is there anything that might be holding it back? We provide answers – and our own take on it.
Is open banking a threat to the accounting industry? We don’t see it that way. In fact, we think accounting software providers have a lot to gain by leveraging new open banking capabilities. We take a look at some of the key benefits.
Find out how Swedish startup Gimi is teaching kids about basic personal finance concepts while empowering them to better handle their finances – and how open banking comes into the mix as a fundamental piece of the puzzle.
To expose, or consume open banking APIs? That is the question. Discover the four paths financial institutions can take when it comes to their open banking strategy, and our view on what is currently the best route to explore.
Open banking isn’t just changing the game for financial services. Find out how different industries, from retail to telcos, can take advantage of the free flow of financial information to improve customer experiences – and business results.
Find out how eCollect is simplifying and digitising invoice payments – and how their new partnership with Tink will help ensure hassle-free cash management for their customers and a seamless experience for end users.
How do you improve a classification model to sort out what’s an income and what isn’t? Tinker Ida Janér reveals how data scientists in the Risk team embraced confusion and took in regional differences to optimise performance.
We’re partnering with global financial automation and payments company Serrala to simplify the billing process and reduce transaction fees for billers while improving the payment experience for millions of consumers across Europe.
Financial executives in Europe see open banking as a revolution, and are embracing it more than ever. But many expect it will take several years to get there. While transformation takes time – there could be a way to accelerate it.
Lemonway, a French payments service provider, launched their Pay By Bank with Tink, a new service that allows their merchants to offer users an easy, secure, and convenient digital payment method.
The UK’s open banking journey has been a bit different compared to other countries in Europe, and this has given them an edge – leading to a more mature environment. Here’s our take on what has contributed to their success.
Discover how Swedish startup Gokind is cleverly combining users’ financial data with sustainability information from brands to help consumers understand the real impact of their purchases and make more ethical choices.
Personal finance management (PFM) app placons wanted to rethink what a bank actually could do for its users. Here’s how they’re using Tink’s Money Manager to help their users lead a more financially sustainable lifestyle.
Banking priorities have changed as a result of the pandemic. Discover the three focus areas that are top of mind for financial executives – and how open banking can help institutions tackle all three by leveraging financial data.
Learn how data scientists in Tink’s Enrichment Categorisation team improved categorisation results by changing their approach to detecting outliers. Tinker Eliisabet Hein gets into the technical details and takes us through the change.
epap is on a mission to reinvent the paper receipt with a digital and more sustainable way to keep track of receipts – all in one app. By partnering with Tink, epap can offer their users an easier and more efficient digital receipt experience.
Connecting to an open banking API seems pretty straightforward. But making the connection is just the first step in a complex process. Here are some aspects businesses often overlook when deciding to build the connections in-house.
Tink’s new survey report finds that a majority of financial executives in the UK foresee a permanent impact from the pandemic – unlike their European peers. We take a closer look at the UK stats, and how they compare to the EU-wide results.
Income verification used to mean having to dig up bank statements, share income tax statements or payslips – and then wait days or even weeks to have it all verified. Now, thanks to open banking it can take seconds. Here’s how.
We interviewed Guido Crozzoli CIO of Poste Italiane to see how they are using open banking APIs and PSD2 to improve their service offerings to create an improved customer experience.
We are thrilled to announce Visa is acquiring Tink. This is the beginning of a new chapter in open banking, and we couldn’t be more excited about what this means for our employees, our customers and the future of financial services.
Tink’s Research Director Jan van Vonno dives into the findings from our 2021 report, sharing economic statistics and survey results to shed light on emerging risks, changing priorities, and the role of open banking in the years ahead.
We’re partnering with German payments provider Novalnet to take real-time, open banking powered payments across Europe, starting with Germany and the UK, enabling merchants to receive transactions almost instantly.
What is considered a payment account under PSD2 and what isn’t? Seems like a simple question, right? But, as with most topics in the finance industry, the answer is almost always ‘well, it depends…
In our new report ‘open banking in a post-pandemic world’ 41% of Europe’s financial executives believe the digital shift caused by Covid is permanent – with over two thirds saying the pandemic has increased their focus on open banking.
Find out how the lending industry can benefit from open banking, and how they can leverage new tech capabilities to improve the user experience, reduce costs, increase operational efficiency and optimise results.
Tink and Wealthify are partnering for open banking payments to transform how Wealthify investors transfer money into their accounts, providing a seamless, faster and more cost-effective payment experience.
Find out how Sigmastocks is simplifying investments, and how open banking is helping them streamline their account verification to speed up customer onboarding.
Tink has acquired FinTecSystems – a leading German open banking tech provider, powering over 150 banks and fintechs. The acquisition will offer customers in the DACH region the most complete solution when partnering for open banking.
Many of the acronyms used in open banking were introduced in connection with PSD2, and they can be a little confusing. This means it’s important to explain them, otherwise, people might have a hard time following you.
Tink and American Express are partnering to improve the onboarding process for prospective card members in Europe, by using open banking technology to instantly verify identity, income and account information.
Lydia is expanding its open banking partnership with Tink to Portugal, enabling its users to gather their accounts in one place, make contactless payments and online purchases, and transfer money to friends.
Most income verification methods used today cause friction and delay in the application process, and they’re not even that reliable. Here’s how open banking lets this process finally catch up with the digital age.
We’re teaming up with Tribe for open banking technology, enabling Tribe to combine issuer and acquirer services with Tink’s open banking payments – so Tribe’s customers can access both traditional and more innovative payment solutions.
Variable Recurring Payments is a hot topic in open banking, and many believe it could change the face of consumer payments as we know them. Here’s an overview of how it works – and why it’s such a powerful contender in the payments space.
Tink’s Warsaw engineering hub is booming, and we’re hiring 60 new engineers to more than double the hub in 2021 – to help lay the foundations that the future of Europe’s financial services will be built upon.
We hit a new milestone: over 10,000 developers on the Tink platform. That’s plenty of people using Tink technology to create innovative apps and products – here are just some examples.
SCA stands for Strong Customer Authentication, and it’s a regulatory requirement introduced in connection to PSD2. Here’s a basic summary of what a ‘strong’ authentication process can look like – and why it’s important.
Open banking is becoming a crucial tool in the fight to reduce carbon footprint. By plugging open banking tech into digital services, individuals and businesses can track and change their behaviour in a meaningful way. Here’s how.
Find out how MiTrust is streamlining user verification and onboarding by letting consumers share their personal data from trusted sources – and why they’re partnering with Tink to strengthen their offering.
What makes Tink’s Transactions product so special? Besides letting you access real-time transaction data from more than 3,400 banks across Europe, it cleans up and unifies the data, so you can immediately put it to use.
Forrester has named Tink as a Leader in The Forrester New Wave™: Open Banking Intermediaries, Q1 2021 report, where our clients cited Tink’s ‘outstanding’ and ‘relentless’ focus on the customer – which we believe cements Tink’s position as Europe’s leading open banking platform.
How can banks transform the digital banking experience and build long, lasting (and more profitable) relationships with customers? We lay out how banks can leverage open banking to create more valuable, personalised services.
The latest EBA Opinion calls for the removal of obstacles that obstruct TPP’s access to accounts for open banking services. Here’s our take on the most important bits of the Opinion, and what it means for banks and TPPs alike.
Northmill is on a mission to build personalised banking services that improve people’s finances. By plugging Tink’s open banking technology into its app, Northmill will deliver a seamless and relevant customer experience.
Learn how you can set up Tink’s Account Check to confirm the owner of a bank account by fetching real-time data from banks. This video walkthrough takes you through the entire setup process – and it’s all done in 12 minutes.
We interviewed Matteo Concas, Head of Global Digital Banking Solutions at Enel X. Here’s why one of the largest energy companies in Europe is looking to financial services – and open banking – to bring more value to their customers.
When charging or paying out customers, businesses rely on them to provide their account details. But people can make mistakes – or try to commit fraud. Thankfully, account verification can save everyone a lot of grief.
papernest built a platform that makes subscription management effortless – and it already has more than 600,000 users across Europe. Here’s how it's using open banking to deliver a seamless user experience.
AccountsIQ is on a mission to bring smart accounting to small and medium-sized businesses. So it’s teamed up with Tink for open banking technology, to streamline bank account connectivity and improve the user experience.
BNL has added multi-banking to its mobile app, giving customers a 360-degree view of their finances in one place. The partnership will drive innovation for BNL, using Tink tech to take new services to its 2.5 million customers in Italy.
Gone are the days when banks and fintechs battled for the financial services crown, as collaboration proves king. Tink’s Rafa Plantier takes a look at how banks and fintechs have worked out they’re better together.
With new possibilities brought on by open banking, banks need to overcome internal challenges to beat the race to deliver the best possible customer experience. Here are three key steps to taking advantage of this opportunity.
Subscription management app Dyme is teaming up with Tink to launch its money saving service across Europe. By plugging account aggregation technology into its app, Dyme is helping users view, switch and cancel their subscriptions in seconds.
Watch this recorded session of our latest webinar, where Tink’s Research Director Jan van Vonno will look at the different forces impacting open banking progress and shine a spotlight on where the internal alignment may reflect why some financial institutions are able to move faster than others.
Co-led by new investor Eurazeo Growth and existing investor Dawn Capital, Tink has announced an €85 million investment round extension, to accelerate its growth plans and expand payment initiation across Europe.
Our Research Director takes a look at the different forces impacting open banking progress and explores how organisations’ internal alignment may explain why some financial institutions are able to move faster than others.
Greenly is the force behind 2.5 million French people measuring their carbon footprint – and improving it. Now with Tink, Greenly is set on taking its app across Europe, and putting banks at the centre of its plans to help shift behaviour.
A whopping 70% of C-level executives see the opportunities of open banking, while just 45% of product owners agree. Tink’s latest research report dives into the task banks face aligning their organisations to make the most of open banking.
Find out how Swedish startup Avy is upgrading the renting experience for property owners and tenants by putting real people at the centre of real estate – and how Tink is helping improve one of the cornerstones of their product.
We talk to NatWest Retail Bank’s Chief Digital Information Officer, Wendy Redshaw, about what it takes to build the UK’s leading digital banking service – and how its customers are reaping the benefits.
Norwegian company Tjommi is leveraging open banking to create fairer shopping experiences. Here’s how they’re increasing transparency to price match guarantees and helping people take advantage of refund policies – without any hassle.
When it comes to the top open banking opportunities, not all countries see eye-to-eye. Here are the open banking use cases being prioritised in five different markets – and the differences between them.
Tink and Eurobits Technologies’ union is official. The acquisition is complete and Eurobits Technologies is becoming part of Tink. As a result, Tink’s new and existing customers can benefit from broader connectivity across Europe.
Get to know Tink’s new product, Account Check. Here’s how it can speed up and simplify the account verification process, providing an easier onboarding and setup for direct debit and payouts.
Not sure what open banking APIs are, and getting tired of hearing about them all the time? We’re looking past the technicalities and explaining the term in plain English.
The life of a fledgling startup is rarely glamorous – but it is exhilarating. To celebrate entrepreneurship, we’ll share a few startup stories over the coming months – starting with Tink’s own, as described by an OG Tinker.
Multi-banking makes it easier for people to see the full picture of all their finances by gathering all their accounts in one view. Here’s why that can make a big difference for consumers and businesses.
Too many people pay unnecessarily high interest on their installments, credit cards or private loans. Anyfin wanted to fix that, and make it easy for people to manage their economy. Here’s how they’re leveraging tech to do it.
We’re always on about how great open banking is, and how it’s ramping up innovation and competition in the financial services industry. But what is it, exactly? And why does it matter? Here’s a (very simple) rundown.
This goodbye is as bittersweet as any, but the time has come to officially announce that we are closing down Tink’s Swedish consumer-facing personal finance app. Here’s why, and what we will be focusing on instead.
The news is out. We’re teaming up with Lydia as its open banking technology partner across Europe, to streamline the app’s bank connectivity and create new services for millions of customers.
To stay ahead of the curve and master the open banking transformation, bankers need to start looking beyond compliance, and be smart about where to invest.
Not sure what payment initiation is, what it looks like, or why you should care? We’re breaking it down into simple terms. Here’s how it works, and what advantages it brings to consumers and businesses alike.
We interviewed Michael Anseeuw, Head of Retail Banking and long-time open banking evangelist at BNP Paribas Fortis. Here’s what he had to share about the challenges of being an early adopter, and his vision for a customer-centric approach.
We’re partnering with Enel X Financial Services to take digital money management to millions of its customers. Through engaging tools and personalised advice, its customers can make smarter financial decisions.
Stiamo collaborando con Enel X Financial Services per portare servizi di digital money management a milioni di suoi clienti. Con strumenti coinvolgenti e consigli personalizzati, i loro utenti possono prendere decisioni finanziarie smart.
Watch our webinar, where Tink’s Research Director runs through our 2020 survey results, taking a closer look at the use cases financial institutions are investing in and the immediate opportunities they have in sight.
We’re teaming up with OpenWrks, a leading UK provider of open banking applications, in a deal that sees us acquire its aggregation platform – strengthening our connectivity and coverage significantly in a key market for Tink.
Driftio makes it simple to build a personal financial balance sheet, and share data swiftly and securely. Users can then get value from their data through greater insight, personalised advice or better deals. Here’s how it works.
Our newly released survey report takes a closer look at open banking use cases, and which opportunities financial executives across Europe are most anticipating. Get to know more about the top five picks.
From an expanding ecosystem, to improvements in APIs, and increased investment – open banking has come a long way since the PSD2 deadline in 2019. Here’s how we see the progress that’s been made, and where work still needs to be done.
It all started with a hackathon challenge, and ended with an app that uses open banking to help those financially impacted by the coronavirus. Here’s how sprovid is helping Norwegian tenants on temporary leave get discounts on their rent.
Data is great, but it can often be made better. That’s what data enrichment is all about. Here’s what data enrichment can do for financial data in very simple terms. And why it can make all the difference.
Rafael Plantier, Tink’s UK & Ireland Country Manager looks at how open banking technology can open the digital doors to financial services for many more people, while helping businesses operate more efficiently.
We get down to the basics of account aggregation. Find out more about what it means, and how it can be used to increase transparency for both consumers and businesses.
Tink’s series of local open banking reports lift the lid on the biggest open banking spenders in Europe, looking at who is expecting speedy returns on their investments, where innovation has boomed and whose spend has increased the most.
We’re ecstatic to announce Tink is teaming up with Instantor, a leading European provider of credit decision solutions. Built on open banking technology, Instantor’s products and services strengthen our market position across Europe.
PFM is great. But what is it exactly? We get down to the basics and explain the term, what it means, and what it has to offer for consumers and businesses alike.
The barriers of operating across borders are coming down. Open banking is allowing any company, big or small, to take the same model and apply it to any country - slashing time-to-market, and creating vast opportunities for everyone.
When people invest money in mutual funds or pension accounts, the broker receives up to 50% in commission through the fund fee. Alpcot doesn’t think this is fair – and they’re leveraging open banking to change that.
Sopra Banking Software and Tink have joined forces to bring open banking solutions – account aggregation, data enrichment, payment initiation, and personal finance management technology – to a platform serving 1,500 financial institutions worldwide.
The EBA has resolved some of the biggest questions in relation to PSD2 APIs, after documenting its opinion on the practices of banks and the obstacles caused. This is Tink’s summary of the most significant implications.
Want to get a glimpse into Tink’s tech? Find out just how quick and easy it is to test, build and launch new experiences
The financial services industry is on the verge of a monumental shift towards data-driven solutions. By going beyond compliance businesses can unlock new market opportunities and improve customer experiences at lower costs.
From bus driver to billionaire, Opti delivers the same market-leading investment opportunities for everyone. By using Tink’s technology to help deliver a slick user experience, Opti is keeping complexity firmly in the background.
PayPal is making a second strategic investment in Tink, and together, their commercial agreement is extending across all countries in the EEA to continue the expansion of open banking technology.
Open banking has taken the financial services industry by storm, with executives taking advantage of a new industry paradigm. But how is open banking investment shaping up across the continent? Here’s a spoiler - it’s massive, and growing.
Watch the recording of our webinar to find out more about the results from our 2020 survey. Research Director Jan van Vonno explores how much financial institutions are investing in open banking, and how they’re looking to profit from it.
Find out how Tradera, the leading online commerce marketplace in Sweden, is using Tink’s account verification solution to provide an even simpler and more user-friendly onboarding and payout experience.
We ventured once again into the minds of European bankers and found that financial institutions are making significant investments towards their open banking initiatives. But what’s driving them? Or what’s standing in the way?
It’s time for the industry to catch up with the first movers of open banking, but the end goal is not to meet regulation. It’s about increasing sales and productivity, and reducing risk - to get a return on your open banking investment.
Nordea is partnering with Tink to transform their mobile banking app, and improve how their customers manage their money using open banking technology.
Our new Regional Director for DACH has his sights set on making the financial actors in the region the stars of the open banking show - by helping them create the slick digital experiences people are beginning to expect.
Offering personal finance management is a must for any financial service. Here’s how customers can manage their own PFM experience using the Tink console – complete with custom configurations and usage reports.
Continuous access to customers' financial data helps you give users more powerful and relevant services without them having to lift a finger. And you can start building right away.
Datia’s mission is to connect people with investment opportunities that are good for the world, and just a few days after launch, hundreds of users are already realising they had little idea what their money is really supporting.
The first report based on our survey of 290 senior executives and decision makers in the financial industry across Europe is out. Find out what the results reveal about how bankers are tackling the open banking opportunity.
Watch our webinar to learn more about how businesses are looking to create value from open banking – and how you can do the same. Tink’s Research Director presents the results from our 2020 survey of financial executives.
Actionable insights makes it possible for financial institutions to deliver hyper relevant and targeted digital advice. But how does it actually work? We dig into the technology that makes it all possible.
Find out how Swedish company Kivra is providing a more user-friendly and friction-free payment solution – to simplify things for their customers, and their business.
Open banking is changing the way people interact with their finances, as more providers launch value added services that have a real impact on people’s lives. But to get people to adopt new services – especially when they require sharing personal data – you need a solid foundation of trust. Here’s why trust matters, and the four pillars that are needed to keep it in place.
Find out how you can engage more customers, build trust, boost sales and increase share of wallet by providing actionable insights in your PFM experience.
Goloyal is leveraging open banking technology and financial data to give unique consumer insights for retail, shopping centres and loyalty programs.
Financial institutions across Europe are under pressure to deliver increasingly sophisticated services that simplify how people manage their money. Actionable insights can help make this a reality by enabling you to give customers a truly personal experience, which drives engagement, increases trust and boosts sales - all while helping people be smarter with their money. This is how it works.
We’re beyond excited to announce that Tink is joining forces with Eurobits Technologies. The acquisition of Eurobits Technologies is a big step for us in our continued expansion across Europe, and a complement to our organic growth strategy to enhance our platform, increase connectivity and expand our product offering.
In digital banking, personal finance management (PFM) is a key contributor to customer engagement. If you can be the go-to place for customers to manage their finances, that can easily turn into increased loyalty – and sales. With Tink’s PFM SDKs, making PFM happen doesn’t need to be a massive undertaking. You can get up in running in a few hours, saving developer time and getting to market quicker.
How do you build the future of financial services? We had a chat with Tinkers Jon Nilsson and Henry Kupty from the finance management team to learn more about how they work to transform financial data into delightful user experiences.
In part one and two of this series, we looked at the 'what' and the 'why' of enhanced credit scoring, discussing the benefits to consumers and businesses. In this third and final piece we dive into the ‘how’ – showcasing the tech behind the solution.
Spanish digital bank EVO is obsessed with making life easier for their customers. A big part of that mission is creating a first-class mobile experience, and so they are always looking out for new tech and developing new features to bring more convenience to the EVO banking app. One of their most recent additions is a multi-banking feature built on top of Tink’s tech.
At Tink we’re big believers in doing things at scale. Full data coverage across all European markets is the mission, but, somewhat unsurprisingly, it’s not without its complications.
Last week BNP Paribas Fortis enabled their app users holding accounts at other banks to get a full financial overview in the Easy Banking App. This means that users can now view their account balance and real-time transactions from Belfius, ING and KBC without having to jump between different interfaces ultimately making their lives easier.
Bank and fintech partnerships are booming as the shift in the financial industry is taking everyone in the same direction. But just like with any other relationship, a happily ever after is not always a given. We’ve previously shared tips from our own experience in building successful partnerships, but we were curious to get the bankers’ perspective. So we reached out to our partners at CGD for their take on it.
This is the fourth piece in our ‘Build with Tink’ series, where we go through the Tink platform. Now we’ll put the spotlight on Tink Link, a tool that simplifies end-user authentication so you can easily and safely connect to over 2,500 European banks.
Advancing on our quest to provide a pan-European open banking ecosystem, we’re launching the Tink platform in France. This lets local businesses, banks and developers access financial data from some of the country’s largest financial institutions to offer French consumers the next generation of personalised and data-driven services.
Instead of focusing on the September deadline, the real test will be how you innovate to meet consumer demands in an era of increasingly personalised experiences.
BNP Paribas, the world’s eighth-largest bank, has selected Tink to be its preferred European partner for data aggregation and enrichment, payment initiation and personal finance management (PFM) technology – bringing our banking infrastructure and data services to the bank that serves 18 million customers in the region.
Svalna launched with one goal: to help consumers slash their carbon footprint. Using financial data, the app helps users understand the environmental impact of their day-to-day purchases – and make simple changes that make a big difference to the planet.
Zmarta makes it quick and simple for people to get the best mortgage rate in Sweden. Using our single API to collect account data, Zmarta can understand people’s financials in an instant – and give them a better deal.
Data is becoming increasingly central to innovation, but it can be challenging to know how to leverage it successfully. What strategies can help you gain an edge? We heard out a data guru’s 3 tips on using data to create value – while putting the customer first.
Ebbel is shaking up the credit card market with a matchmaking service that couples customers with the right card for their needs - and it’s proving to be more than just sweet talk. On average its users are already saving 3,400 SEK (about €320) a year. This is how.
Leda Glyptis is a leading voice in banking from both the startup and the incumbent side. Way back at Money2020 in Amsterdam, we sat down with her to talk about this opportunity that is open banking and the big opportunities that it presents.
This is the third piece in our ‘Build with Tink’ series, where we are laying out you all you need to know to start building with Tink's platform. Here we’ll go into how you can build and launch a service using the Tink Console.
At the beginning of 2019, we set our sights on making the most of the opportunity that open banking is offering – a huge industry shift that is bringing about a new generation of financial services to market. Before we wrap up another year, we’re looking back at our own journey in 2019 and how it reflects this industry-wide transformation.
Beatriz Gimenez has made a career out of digital disruption, and she’s now joined Tink’s expansion journey – heading up our new Madrid office. We interviewed her to get to know more about her unique experience, the Spanish market, her thoughts on the future of banking – and why she decided to bet on Tink.
This is the second piece in our ‘Build with Tink’ series, where we’ll tell you all you need to know to start using Tink's platform. Here we describe the Tink Console – the admin tool that enables you to use our technology to test, build and launch data-driven services.
As part of our European expansion, we are launching our open banking platform in Italy and Portugal. Any local business, bank or developer can access the financial data of tens of millions of consumers – and offer personalised and data-driven services to meet their evolving demands. In the dynamic Italian market, we are also announcing the opening of our Milan office.
With our arrival in Portugal we’re giving developers access to financial data from 20 Portugese banks – and the tools to test, build and launch new services on top of the enriched data.
Rafael Plantier, our new UK & Ireland Country Manager, arrives at Tink with a motto: open banking is good only once people get to enjoy the fruits of their data. To make this a reality, our London-based recruit wants to seize the open banking opportunity — and give innovators in the UK the right tools for building data-driven services.
ABN AMRO and Tink joined forces to make the bank’s popular personal finance management app, Grip, more open and relevant with multi-banking, so users can add accounts from other banks inside the app – and Grip can reach more customers.
Over a couple of intense days, we rubbed shoulders with Europe’s tech establishment at the Slush tech conference in Helsinki. We met other innovators, took on the stage for fireside chats – and kept our ears on the ground to hear what was abuzz in the fintech circles, and what other industry experts had to say. Here are our key takeaways.
Lang voor de inwerkingtreding van de PSD2-richtlijnen hebben we op Europees niveau gepleit voor veranderingen, omdat we een toekomst zien waarin de financiële dienstensector een grote stap voorwaarts zal zetten.
With the September PDS2 deadline now visible in our rearview mirror, what is the status of the bank APIs in Europe two months later? Well, we still face big challenges as an industry to make sure the technical environments improve. But what we’ve seen is an encouraging shift in terms of collaboration and cooperation with some of Europe’s biggest banks.
This is the first piece in our series, where we’ll tell you all you need to know to start using Tink’s platform. We’ll describe our full toolkit, share success stories, and show you how to quickly get started – so you can use financial data to build world-changing services too.
A key to simple onboarding is removing any unnecessary friction in your user journey. Tink can help do that by automatically filling in forms for customers, so they can skip the manual work and get started more quickly. Our solution uses account aggregation to retrieve the relevant data straight from their banks – and it can be easily implemented in a matter of minutes.
Customers’ first steps inside your service are critical. Asking them to fill in lengthy online applications in order to get started can lead many of them to abandon your offering – and perhaps go explore a competitor’s. Tink’s autofill solves this by fetching the information straight from the customers’ bank accounts and automatically filling it in, making for a more seamless experience – and higher conversion rates.
Financial data has until recently been an untapped powerhouse of insight into a customer’s mind and heart. But now this data is in the hands of consumers instead of being locked away in their banks’ vaults – opening up space for innovation and enabling a range of new ideas that can make a big impact in people’s lives.
We’re hopping over the strait and expanding the Tink presence to our Nordic neighbours in Copenhagen.
Since before PSD2 became law, we have been working at a European level to advocate for the changes that are now becoming core to the open banking movement. And it’s because we see a future in which the banking and financial services industry takes a major leap into the future. Here’s the role we’ve played – and why it matters.
After reaching a commercial agreement, the bank and fintech are feeling pretty comfortable together. A commitment has been made and everyone’s clear about where the relationship is headed. The next step – making the collaboration fruitful – is not always straightforward. Here are five tips we’ve refined for when it’s time to get a product to market.
When looking at the fast-growing lending market in Sweden, Moank could see an opportunity to give more customers a fairer lending decision by mixing industry-leading tech with a personal touch. How are they doing this? By partnering with Tink to build a more inclusive credit scoring process, and encouraging employers to get involved.
As we open offices across Europe, Finland is one place that sticks out from the crowd. With a more optimistic view than most countries and a tech-forward culture, most players in the Finnish financial industry understand the importance of putting the customer’s needs first. And so we’re planting our pink Tink flag here in Helsinki.
Since we first set foot in the Netherlands, it’s blossomed into a leading hub for financial innovation. The open banking movement will only reinforce this trend. So we’re thrilled to go live with the Tink platform and let Dutch businesses build game-changing financial services using PSD2 APIs.
Our blossoming bank and fintech relationship has reached the ‘let’s make it official’ phase. But even though we both want to end up in the same place, charting a path there can be complicated. First, we have to make sure we can get past our fundamental differences to see a happy future together – preferably in the form of a commercial agreement.
Portugal’s biggest bank, Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), wanted to transform how it interacted with its customers. So it asked Tink to help build a first-class mobile experience that would also leverage open banking tech. Six months later, CGD launched a brand-new PFM app to give millions of consumers unprecedented insight into their economy.
Forming a bank and fintech partnership is a lot like dating. You meet, hit it off and decide you want to be together. But first you have to manage the challenges of bridging two totally different worlds. This is the full story of how we figured out that banks and fintechs can see the future in the same way (cue: heart emoji).
The financial industry has been standing at the precipice of this major shift. Some banks have taken the leap – innovative thinkers and leaders embracing the data revolution and using it to deliver amazing services. For those who’ve waited, now is your time – to take a leap, redefine how consumers manage their money and seize a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to change banking for the better.
The results from Tink’s new UK survey report show that British bankers have a split opinion on the open banking movement, and unlike most other bankers across Europe, dealing with the new regulations is not a major concern for them. For respondents in the UK, ‘other incumbent banks’ came up as the single biggest threat brought by the open access to data.