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HomeQ: making renting seamless with instant income verification
2022-01-25 · 4 min read

HomeQ: making renting seamless with instant income verification

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.

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Tink interview with Mattias Levin, Deputy Head of Unit at the EU Commission
2022-01-20 · 6 min read

Making way for open finance: insights from the EU Commission

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.

Open banking
NatWest, Cogo and Tink: a three-way partnership to boost sustainability
2022-01-19 · 3 min read

NatWest, Cogo and Tink: a three-way partnership to boost sustainability

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.

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Latest reports

Investments and use cases (2021)
2021-11-23 · 2 min read

Open banking investments and use cases

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.

Open banking
Bankers embrace the open banking revolution – but expect a long journey ahead
2021-09-21 · 3 min read

Bankers embrace the open banking revolution – but expect a long journey ahead

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.

Open banking
Banking executives see an irreversible digital shift caused by Covid
2021-06-15 · 4 min read

Banking executives see an irreversible digital shift caused by Covid

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.

Open banking
Tink named a Leader by independent research firm in open banking vendor evaluation
2021-03-18 · 3 min read

Tink named a Leader by independent research firm in open banking vendor evaluation

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.

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Guides

Open banking connectivity challenges
2021-08-19 · 5 min read

Why connecting to open banking APIs is not as simple as it seems

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.

Open banking
How open banking simplifies income verification
2021-07-07 · 4 min read

How open banking simplifies income verification

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.

Open banking
Money Manager guide
2021-03-03 · 1 min read

Guide to improving the digital banking experience

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.

Open banking
Account Check guide
2021-02-03 · 1 min read

Guide to account verification solutions

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.

Product
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2019-07-03 · 2 min read

The Tink buyer’s guide to ‘open banking platforms’

The open banking movement is picking up steam – and we’re seeing an uptick in companies launching “open banking platforms”. But without defining what this really means, it’s impossible to make a like-for-like comparison. So we’re stripping away the term – and giving you a checklist with the criteria that really matters when evaluating a tech partner.

Open banking

Webinars

Open banking in the post-pandemic world: webinar with Jan van Vonno
2021-06-17 · 1 min read

Open banking in the post-pandemic world

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.

Open banking
Tink Out Loud #2 - Investments and returns of open banking
2020-05-27 · 1 min read

The investments and returns of open banking

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.

Open banking
Open banking attitudes & fintech partnerships
2020-04-20 · 1 min read

Open banking attitudes & fintech partnerships

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.

Open banking
The use cases driving open banking opportunities
2020-09-23 · 1 min read

What’s driving open banking investments?

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.

Open banking
Build with Tink #1 - Replay
2020-06-21 · 1 min read

Get up and running with Tink

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

Product
Account Check guide
2021-02-25 · 1 min read

Start verifying accounts in less than 12 minutes

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.

Product
Webinar Taking advantage of open banking
2020-12-11 · 1 min read

Taking advantage of open banking

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.

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Previous reports

Taking advantage of open banking webinar

Aligning on open banking objectives

Are financial institutions across Europe getting the most out of their open banking implementation efforts? Our survey report uncovers some of the common challenges organisations face when it comes to internal alignment.

Open banking attitudes and fintech partnerships

The growing positivity towards open banking

How do financial executives across Europe perceive the open banking opportunity in 2020? Our survey finds an increase in optimism, and high interest in forming fintech partnerships to accelerate the path towards value creation.

The investments and returns of open banking

The investments and returns of open banking

Get the full findings and dive into the EU-wide results on the investments and returns of open banking.

Report 2020 Open banking and use cases

Open banking use cases and opportunities

Financial institutions are investing big in open banking, but what are the use cases they’re most interested in? We surveyed 290 European bankers to find out what immediate opportunities they have in sight.

Report 2019 Inside the minds of Europe's bankers

Inside the minds of Europe's bankers

Discover what financial executives across 17 Europe countries see as the biggest threats, challenges and opportunities of open banking – and what they see as necessary steps to adapt and succeed.