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Sopra and Tink form partnership
2020-07-01·3 min read

Sopra Banking Software becomes Tink's channel partner

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.

Enabling anyone to scale-up in Europe | Tink blog
2020-07-14·4 min read

How open banking tech lets anyone scale-up across Europe

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.

How Alpcot is making investments fairer and simpler
2020-07-02·5 min read

How Alpcot is making investments fairer and simpler with open banking

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.

What's the EBA Opinion on obstacles for PSD2 APIs?
2020-06-25·6 min read

PSD2 APIs: what the EBA Opinion on obstacles really means

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.

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Credit scoring
2019-12-04·4 min read

A simple way to improve your credit scoring

The way our enhanced credit scoring solution works is quite simple: Tink gives you access to real-time financial data, as well as insights into spending behaviours so you can feed your credit scoring models. This results in a quick, reliable credit or risk assessment – so customers can get a better experience, and businesses can minimise risks.

Simplify onboarding
2019-10-31·3 min read

One simple way to improve your onboarding

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.

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2020-03-31·5 min read

Actionable insights: your customers' personal finance coach

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.

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Leda Glyptis interview
2019-12-31·1 min read

Lessons with Leda: Why bank and fintech partnerships need to go deeper

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.

Galina Andreeva interview
2019-01-31·2 min read

Banking is getting personal – or at least it should be

When it comes to open banking, behavioural finance expert Galina Andreeva is a staunch supporter. But she cautions that the opportunities it presents come with their own risks – and to offer the best service, banks need to understand their customers better than ever before.

Leda interview
2019-01-14·2 min read

Open banking lessons: 3 choices to make and how to partner the right way

Leda Glyptis can empathise with the banks. She’s a recovering banker herself. At a time when the incumbents are choosing to embrace this era of open banking – albeit slowly – the chief of staff at challenger consultancy 11:FS lays out the three choices they can make in order to make money and move their business forward.