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Serrala partners with Tink to offer improved bill payments across Europe
2021-09-23 · 3 min read

Serrala partners with Tink to offer improved bill payments across Europe

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.

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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.

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Lemonway and Tink partner to offer smarter digital payments for marketplaces
2021-09-16 · 3 min read

Lemonway and Tink partner to offer smarter digital payments for marketplaces

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.

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Why is the UK so good at open banking?
2021-09-14 · 5 min read

Why is the UK so good at open banking?

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.

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How Gokind is combating greenwashing with open banking
2021-09-09 · 4 min read

How Gokind is combating greenwashing with open banking

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.

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Placons –  a personal financial butler
2021-09-08 · 3 min read

Placons – a personal financial butler

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.

Digital banking solutions
New priorities for bankers – and how open banking can help
2021-09-01 · 6 min read

New priorities for bankers – and how open banking can help

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.

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Inside Tink: changing our approach to outlier detection
2021-08-26 · 8 min read

Inside Tink: changing our approach to outlier detection

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.

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How epap is using transactional data for sustainable finances
2021-08-25 · 4 min read

How epap is using transactional data for sustainable finances

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.

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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.

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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.

Digital banking solutions
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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.

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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.

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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.

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