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2022-05-18 · 5 min read

Payment innovations spark sky-high expectations, as 88% of brits will abandon transaction if faced with friction

London, 18 May 2022: New research into online payments from Europe’s leading open banking platform, Tink, reveals sky-high expectations for seamless, secure transactions as payment choice increases.

2022-04-27 · 3 min read

Tink expands open banking payments services to five new markets

Stockholm, London, 27 April 2022: Tink, Europe’s leading open banking platform, has announced the expansion of its open banking payments services to five new markets across Europe. Its Payment Initiation Services (PIS) product is now live in the Netherlands, Norway, Estonia, Finland and Latvia. Tink operates in 18 markets in total across Europe, connecting to over 250 million bank customers.

2022-03-31 · 5 min read

Younger generations turn their back on banks without strong environmental credentials

31 March 2022, London - New research from Europe’s leading open banking platform, Tink, finds that younger generations expect strong environmental credentials from their financial services providers, with many willing to switch providers to seek out greener options.

2022-03-15 · 4 min read

PostNord Strålfors and Tink enter open banking payments partnership

PostNord Strålfors, the market-leading player in Customer Communication Management, and the largest distributor of invoices in the Nordic region, has chosen Tink, Europe's leading open banking platform, as its open banking payments technology provider.

2022-03-10 · 5 min read

Visa Completes Acquisition of Tink

Visa (NYSE:V) today announced it has completed its acquisition of Tink – an open banking platform that enables financial institutions, fintechs and merchants to build financial products and services and move money.

2022-03-01 · 3 min read

An Post and Tink partner to bring money management services to Irish customers

Irish postal services provider An Post has teamed up with European open banking platform Tink, to bring new money management services to its customers. The An Post Money Manager app utilises Tink’s open banking technology to help customers understand their spending behaviour, better manage their savings, and set budgets to stay on track with their financial goals. 

2022-02-09 · 4 min read

Tink and Youtility partner to deliver embedded subscription and carbon management tools

Leading European open banking platform Tink, and subscription technology platform Youtility, have entered a strategic partnership to provide UK retail banks with embedded subscription and money management tools.

2022-01-27 · 3 min read

Tink appoints Tom Pope as new UK Head

Tink,Europe’s leading open banking platform, has appointed Tom Pope to lead its UK office. Joining Tink in June 2021 as Head of Payments and Platforms, Tom will now lead both the London office and the global payments business for the open banking platform. Prior to Joining Tink, Tom ran product strategy and new product management for FIS, and was Head of Growth and Commercialisation for Worldpay

2022-01-23 · 3 min read

Tink launches "Income Check" in the UK to simplify income verification

Tink’s Income Check product allows banks and lenders to instantly verify a person’s income using secure and real-time data directly from their bank account. Using face recognition or with a single click, customers can consent to connecting to their bank account, where incoming transactions over more than 12 months are categorised as salary, pension, benefits or cash deposits. 

2022-01-19 · 4 min read

Tink and Cogo partnership offers 8 million NatWest banking customers personalised carbon tracking

With Tink and Cogo banks will be able to give their customers insights into how their daily spending impacts their carbon footprint. To achieve this Cogo uses customer spending data gathered by Tink to create carbon tracking insights for users. NatWest is the first UK retail bank to build a daily carbon tracker that uses this technology, which is now available to its eight million customers within the NatWest mobile banking app

2021-12-23 · 2 min read

Tink completes acquisition of FinTecSystems

European open banking platform Tink has completed the acquisition of leading German open banking infrastructure fintech, FinTecSystems, following regulatory approval. FinTecSystems is thereby becoming part of Tink.

2021-11-30 · 6 min read

Financial institutions prioritise payments and customer experience as open banking spending grows

New research published by open banking platform Tink reveals an increase in spending among Europe’s financial executives, with 47% saying their open banking budgets have risen in 2021. This follows a challenging year in 2020, where financial institutions battled budget restrictions against the race to serve more customers digitally.

2021-09-21 · 6 min read

European financial institutions say it may take over a decade to complete open banking objectives

New research, published today by Europe’s leading open banking platform Tink, reveals that in spite of growing positivity, the complete implementation of open banking will take financial institutions many years to realise.

2021-09-16 · 5 min read

Lemonway launches open banking powered payments for marketplaces in partnership with Tink

Leading French payments service provider (PSP) Lemonway has launched Pay By Bank in partnership with Tink, to bring open banking-powered payments to its customers across Europe.

2021-09-08 · 4 min read

Tink and Placons partner for PFM launch in Germany

Personal Finance Management (PFM) app Placons has launched in Germany in an open banking technology partnership with Tink. Backed by the Degussa Bank Group, Placons uses open banking technology to help its users better manage their money, by understanding their financial behaviour and helping to improve it.

2021-07-16 · 3 min read

Tink appoints Rowan Taylor as Chief Revenue Officer

Open banking platform Tink has appointed Rowan Taylor as its Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). London-based Rowan joins Tink from AWS, where he spent more than five years leading global financial services sales teams. His 26 years’ experience in banking technology also includes roles at Gartner, KPMG and Accenture.

2021-06-24 · 7 min read

Visa signs agreement to acquire Tink

Visa (NYSE: V) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tink, a European open banking platform that enables financial institutions,  fintechs and merchants to build tailored financial management tools, products and services for European  consumers and businesses based on their financial data. Visa will pay total financial consideration of 1.8  billion Euros, inclusive of cash and retention incentives, to acquire Tink. 

2021-06-17 · 4 min read

Tink and Novalnet partner for open banking powered payments

German full-service payment provider Novalnet AG, and Europe's leading open banking platform Tink, have partnered to bring a new open banking payment solution to the European payments market. 

2021-06-08 · 6 min read

Pandemic caused digital shift in financial services

Tink’s new survey report is packed with insights on the emerging challenges for the financial industry, and the role of open banking in the post-pandemic world.

2021-05-26 · 4 min read

Tink and Wealthify enter partnership for investment payments

Leading UK digital investment platform Wealthify has partnered with open banking platform Tink for payment initiation services, that will transform the way its investors transfer money into their investment accounts.

2021-05-18 · 5 min read

Tink acquires leading German open banking technology provider FinTecSystems

Open banking platform Tink continues its expansion across Europe with the acquisition of FinTecSystems – a leading German open banking infrastructure fintech, powering over 150 banks and fintechs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

2021-05-11 · 3 min read

Tink and American Express enter open banking partnership

Tink and American Express have entered a European open banking partnership to improve the onboarding process for new card members.

2021-05-05 · 5 min read

Tink and Tribe partner for open banking as Tink enhances payments proposition across Europe

Europe’s leading open banking platform Tink, and payments technology provider Tribe, have entered a channel partnership for open banking technology.

2021-01-14 · 3 min read

BNL, BNP Paribas Group, goes live with multi banking using Tink technology

Italian bank BNL, part of the international group BNP Paribas, has launched a multi-banking service with leading open banking platform Tink. This forms part of a wider strategic European partnership between BNP Paribas and Tink, announced at the beginning of 2020.

2020-12-18 · 3 min read

Dyme partners with Tink to scale subscription service across Europe

Leading Dutch subscription app Dyme has partnered with Tink for open banking technology, to take its money saving service across Europe. Live in the Netherlands since November 2019, Dyme is now launching in the UK and Germany, to help people take greater control of their finances.

2020-12-11 · 7 min read

Tink closes €85 million investment round extension to further fuel expansion

An investment round extension co-led by new investor ​Eurazeo Growth and existing investor Dawn C​apital, ​will allow Tink – Europe’s leading open banking platform that connects to more than 3,400 banks reaching over 250 million bank customers acrossEurope – to accelerate its growth plans and expand payment initiation in Europe.

2020-11-11 · 2 min read

Tink appoints SimCorp CEO Klaus Holse as chairman

Tink has appointed Klaus Holse as its new Chairman of the Board. Danish-native Klaus brings extensive experience from both the technology and financial services industry, as CEO of investment management solutions provider SimCorp.

2020-11-04 · 2 min read

Tink completes acquisition of Eurobits technologies

Tink completes its acquisition of the Spanish account aggregation provider Eurobits Technologies (Eurobits). Tink originally announced the acquisition of Eurobits for €15.5 million on 27 March 2020.

2020-10-08 · 4 min read

Tink and French payment fintech Lydia enter European open banking partnership

France’s leading mobile payment app Lydia has selected Tink as its open banking technology partner to leverage access to PSD2 APIs across Europe. Tink and Lydia are now working together on streamlined bank account connectivity that will improve the user experience of the app.

2020-09-24 · 4 min read

Tink enters strategic partnership with Enel X

Enel X, the business line of Europe’s largest utility company, the Enel Group, has picked
the open banking platform Tink as its open banking technology provider. Tink’s personal
finance management technology will allow Enel X Financial Services, Enel’s subsidiary
specialised in payment solutions, to develop digital financial solutions targeting its
clients in Italy and Europe.

2020-09-21 · 4 min read

Tink acquires OpenWrks' aggregation platform and enters strategic partnership

Open banking platform Tink continues its expansion across Europe with the acquisition
of the aggregation platform of OpenWrks, a leading UK-based provider of open banking
applications.

2020-07-16 · 4 min read

Tink acquires credit decision solutions provider Instantor

Open banking platform Tink continues its expansion across Europe with the acquisition of Instantor, a leading European provider of credit decision solutions based on open banking technology.

2020-06-03 · 2 min read

Tink extends open banking support for PayPal and receives strategic investment

Tink will now support PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) across Europe as it leverages opportunities with PSD2 and open banking. This extended work together is supported by a second strategic investment from PayPal.

2020-05-15 · 3 min read

Tink enables multi-banking for Nordea's app customers

Tink’s account aggregation, data enrichment and personal financial management technologies have been integrated into Nordea’s mobile banking app to deliver a personalised financial overview for the bank’s customers in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark.

2020-03-27 · 5 min read

Tink acquires Spanish account aggregation provider Eurobits Technologies

Open banking platform Tink continues its expansion across Europe with the acquisition
of Eurobits Technologies (Eurobits)— a leading provider of account aggregation services,
powering over 50 banks and fintechs such as BBVA, Santander, Sabadell and Fintonic.

2020-01-23 · 5 min read

BNP Paribas and open banking platform Tink announce strategic partnership in Europe

The open banking platform Tink becomes BNP Paribas’ preferred partner in Europe for account aggregation, payment initiation and personal finance management technologies.

2020-01-20 · 6 min read

Open banking platform Tink closes €90 million investment round to further support European expansion

Investment round co-led by Dawn Capital, HMI Capital and Insight Partners will allow
Tink — Europe’s leading open banking platform that connects to more than 2,500 banks
that reach over 250 million bank customers across Europe — to accelerate growth plans
towards pan-European coverage and further expand its product offering.

2019-12-05 · 5 min read

Tink cements its European foothold with expansion across Italy, Portugal and Spain

The move rounds off a strong year, which saw Tink raise €56 million in funding and secure high profile partnerships with PayPal, NatWest and Caixa Geral de Depósitos.

2019-11-07 · 4 min read

Tink solidifies its commitment to UK & Ireland with appointment of Stripe’s former head of EMEA banking as new market lead

Open banking platform Tink has strengthened its commitment to the UK and Irish markets by appointing Stripe’s former head of EMEA banking, Rafael Plantier, as its new Country Manager for the UK and Ireland.

2019-09-24 · 4 min read

Open banking platform Tink announces partnership with Caixa Geral de Depósitos

Partnership will make money management smarter and easier for CGD’s customers in Portugal via its brand-new app, DABOX.

2019-08-28 · 4 min read

ABN AMRO launches multi-banking in Grip

ABN AMRO’s standalone app Grip integrates Tink’s account aggregation technology to deliver a better customer experience for its users.

2019-08-04 · 3 min read

Lunar Way and Tink bring multi-banking to the nordics

Tink have added Danish fintech company Lunar Way to its growing customer portfolio. Lunar Way is licensing Tink’s technology to develop its own Personal Finance Management app across the Nordic countries, starting with account aggregation.

2019-06-03 · 2 min read

Tink receives strategic investment from PayPal

With this investment, PayPal has agreed to partner with Tink to leverage its Account Aggregation technology to improve product experiences for PayPal customers.

2019-05-15 · 4 min read

SDC and Tink partners to bring multi-banking to the nordics

The partnership will make money management smarter and easier for 2.5 million customers in the Nordics.

2019-05-05 · 3 min read

Tink announces partnership with NatWest

NatWest becomes Tink’s first partner in the UK as it continues to increase its European presence.

2019-04-04 · 3 min read

Tink and Avanza collaborates to improve customer experience

The partnership gives Swedish investment bank Avanza access to Tink’s aggregation technology.

2019-02-07 · 5 min read

Tink announces €56 million investment round

New investment round led by Insight Venture Partners will allow Tink to double its market coverage and presence in Europe, and further expand its product offering.

2018-04-18 · 5 min read

Tink launches API platform for developers

Tink introduces its developer platform, democratising access to financial data and helping third-party providers create next-generation products for customers.

This is Tink

Tink is Europe’s leading open banking platform that enables banks, fintechs and startups to develop data-driven financial services. Through one API, Tink allows customers to access aggregated financial data, initiate payments, enrich transactions, verify account ownership and build personal finance management tools. Tink connects to more than 3,400 banks that reach over 250 million bank customers across Europe. Founded in 2012 in Stockholm, Tink became a wholly owned subsidiary of Visa in 2022. Tink’s 500 employees serve more than 300 banks and fintechs in 18 European markets, out of offices in 13 countries. We power the new world of finance

2012

Founded

500

Employees

18

Markets

3,400+

Bank coverage

250m+

Bank customer reach

Tink in media

CNBC

PayPal-backed fintech start-up Tink valued at more than $800 million after fresh funding

TechCrunch

Sweden’s Tink raises $103M as its open banking platform grows to 3,400 banks and 250M customers

Fast Company

Could these 50 hot tech startups be tomorrow’s unicorns?

TechCrunch

Lydia partners with Tink to improve open banking features

Finextra

BNP Paribas to apply Tink PFM tool across European network

TechCrunch

Open banking platform Tink raises €90M

Business Insider

Tink is targeting further European expansion with its $100 million capital raise

Quartz

A battle is brewing over your financial data

2019.08.22

Forbes

No Financial Institution Is Compliant With PSD2's Regulatory Technical Standards Yet

2019.07.11

AltFI

Tink hires Stripe’s former Head of EMEA banking as new market lead for UK and Ireland

2019.06.04

Reuters

PayPal backs Swedish financial tech startup Tink

2019.05.17

Techcrunch

Tink, the European banking platform, partners with British incumbent NatWest

2019.02.08

Sifted

How Tink raised capital from banks but kept its independence

2019.02.07

CNBC

Swedish fintech start-up Tink raises $64 million at a $270 million valuation

2019.02.07

Techcrunch

Tink, the European open banking platform, scores €56M in new funding

2019.02.07

Yahoo! Finance

Swedish startup lands €56m from big banks to take advantage of 'open banking'

2018.09.07

Wired

Tink is one of the 100 hottest startups in Europe

2018.08.01

McKinsey

Open banking’s next wave: Perspectives from three fintech CEOs

2018.06.29

The Fintech50

Tink named one of the top five hottest fintechs in Europe for 2018

2018.04.18

Business Insider

Tink just smashed open the floodgates to 300 banks' data & it's a game-changer for fintechs

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Co-founders Daniel Kjellén (CEO) and Fredrik Hedberg (CTO)

Co-founders Daniel Kjellén (CEO) and Fredrik Hedberg (CTO)

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