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Jack Spiers, Tink UK&I Banking & Lending Director
2024-02-27 · 4 min read
Meet Jack Spiers – Tink’s new UK&I Banking & Lending Director

We spoke to Jack about working with some of the largest financial institutions in the world, optimising our banking relationships together with Visa, and what excites him about the future in our industry.

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2024-02-12 · 10 min read
Building a more inclusive and diverse fintech industry

Hear from Tinkers who are closely involved with improving inclusion in the fintech industry and educating allies. While talking about their personal experiences, they also provide advice for members of the LGBTQIA+ community looking to enter the fintech arena.

Interviews
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2024-01-31 · 6 min read
Introducing Risk Signals: minimising fraud risk

Tink has launched Risk Signals, a rules-based engine that unlocks instant payment experiences while minimising risk – and already in use by Tink customers like Adyen.

Product
EU payment milestone image
2023-12-21 · 5 min read
Three key 2024 milestones in EU payments regulation

Looking ahead to next year’s financial regulation in the European Union, there are three important developments set to shape the future of payment initiation services – Instant Payment Regulation, EU Digital Identity Wallet, and the SPAA scheme.

Regulation
Tink Product Solutions Director, Livia Kathi
2023-12-04 · 5 min read
Livia Kathi – how to accelerate adoption of Pay by Bank

Livia Kathi, Tink’s Product Solutions Director, is spearheading our Pay by Bank drive in the challenging realm of ecommerce. Learn more about the crucial factors of user experience, building trust, and incentives.

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2023-11-16 · 5 min read
Investments and the cost of living: why everyday investors are being forced to cash in

Investment platforms can avoid losing people to poor user experience – let open banking tools make your payments friction free, while your customers focus on their financial wellness.

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2023-11-09 · 7 min read
Peak retail season: the cost of living and high volume returns

Prep for Black Friday and 2023 end-of-year sales with new data from Tink, and discover the benefits of Pay by Bank for seamless refunds and returns.

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Sofia Sundström, SVP Connectivity & Platforms at Tink
2023-11-02 · 4 min read
Sofia Sundström – Our obsession with quality in connectivity

Overseeing our ever-growing network of connections to banks is Sofia Sundström – we spoke to her to find out more about what sets Tink apart in this area, and why it’s so important to be a 'data nerd'.

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London
2023-10-25 · 7 min read
A closer look at UK lending in the cost-of-living crisis

New research shows that one-in-four UK borrowers are using credit to cover essential spending, while 16% take out a loan to make ends meet. For lenders, there is increasing worry around fraud and a desire to improve risk decisioning models.

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Tink SVP Banking & Lending, Christophe Joyau
2023-09-21 · 3 min read
Meet Christophe Joyau, Tink’s Senior Vice President of Banking & Lending

Christophe Joyau has played a crucial role in our transition from serving individual customers to business customers and building a B2B SaaS function – he told us about it and what it’s like working with Visa.

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Tink Engineering Manager Dennis Dorfmeister
2023-09-01 · 3 min read
Dennis Dorfmeister & giroAPI – The importance of good frameworks and technical designs

We spoke to Tink Engineering Manager Dennis Dorfmeister, who has been appointed to the advisory board of giroAPI, an open banking initiative led by the Association of German Banks.

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Orbyt Tink logos
2023-08-29 · 3 min read
Orbyt turbocharges invoicing and direct debits with Tink partnership

Tink and Orbyt partner to offer instant account verification, better direct debits and Pay by Bank-powered invoicing to its customers across Europe.

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Tink and An Post
2023-08-08 · 4 min read
An Post releases free money management services with extended Tink partnership

An Post now offers free money management services to all by deepening its partnership with Tink. Just 16 months after joining forces, the An Post Money smart budgeting tool is available to everyone in Ireland, expanding access to the service beyond An Post Money customers.

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2023-07-27 · 6 min read
Banks step up financial management support as Brits seek help to navigate the cost-of-living crisis

New findings reveal an opportunity for banks to enhance consumer support by continuing to develop, and raise awareness of, data-driven financial services.

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SEPAexpress and Tink blog image
2023-07-26 · 4 min read
SEPAexpress teams up with Tink to scale payments across Europe

SEPAexpress and Tink are teaming up to improve payments for its customers across Europe. Using Tink’s technology, SEPAexpress is simplifying the payment process offering Pay by Bank and instant account and balance verification.

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2023-06-21 · 5 min read
Customer demand for banking tools to track sustainability outstripping supply

New research from Tink shows that an estimated 40% of Brits would like to track their environmental impact through a service provided by their bank – but only 24% of banks currently offer the tools to do this.

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SSP partners with Tink to enhance its open banking-powered payments across Europe
2023-06-15 · 2 min read
SSP selects Tink as its pan-European partner for open banking payments

Read about how Tink has teamed up with Score & Secure Payment (SSP) to enable open banking payments across the eurozone for its 14,000+ merchants.

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Tink employees working in the office
2023-06-07 · 4 min read
Spotlight - Tink’s fast-growing team in Poland

We spoke to members of Tink’s thriving Polish office, which has expanded from a small engineering hub to a live open banking payments market, with more than 140 staff now based in Warsaw.

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2023-06-01 · 4 min read
Tink will embed ecolytiq’s solution into its platform to scale sustainability-based services

Tink and climate engagement solution, ecolytiq, are joining forces to embed ecolytiq’s sustainability services into the Tink platform.

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Goodlord teams up with Tink to streamline letting applications - blog cover
2023-05-10 · 3 min read
Goodlord teams up with Tink to streamline letting applications

Goodlord chooses Tink Income Check to streamline its letting process, using open banking and real-time data to improve verification and minimise fraud.

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Younited partners with Tink to enable instant lending solutions
2023-04-26 · 3 min read
Younited partners with Tink to enable instant lending solutions

Younited and Tink have partnered to streamline credit decisions using open banking. Younited’s data-driven approach to loan origination provides fast, accurate and inclusive lending, simplifying affordability assessments for a smoother experience.

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Tink named a leader in open banking intermediaries in analyst report
2023-03-21 · 3 min read
Tink named a leader by Forrester

Forrester report ranks Tink a leader in open banking intermediaries: “…a robust, performant solution that can scale.” – read the independent 2023 report here.

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ConTe Partnership
2023-03-21 · 2 min read
ConTe.it Prestiti partners with Tink for seamless loan origination

Tink and ConTe.it Prestiti team up to power an instant lending application process with open banking, using the Tink Income Check product.

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Multitude Bank partners with Tink for responsible lending processes
2023-03-13 · 4 min read
Multitude Bank partners with Tink for responsible lending processes

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.

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Tink tops the Juniper Research Competitor Leaderboard in open banking
2023-03-06 · 4 min read
Tink tops the Juniper Research Competitor Leaderboard in open banking

Tink tops the 2023 Juniper Research Competitor Leaderboard in open banking – read the independently evaluated report here.

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The European Payments Council’s first SEPA Payment Account Access (SPAA) rulebook – the Tink take
2022-12-02 · 4 min read
The European Payments Council’s first SEPA Payment Account Access (SPAA) rulebook – the Tink take

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.

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Introducing Tink’s Variable Recurring Payments beta programme
2022-11-02 · 5 min read
Introducing Tink’s Variable Recurring Payments beta programme

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.

Open banking
Sambla partners with Tink for a more inclusive lending process
2022-10-26 · 3 min read
Sambla partners with Tink for a more inclusive lending process

Tink and Sambla partner up to offer better, more inclusive affordability analysis for all types of loan applicants.

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Tink and Zervant partner for faster invoice payments
2022-10-14 · 3 min read
Tink and Zervant partner for faster invoice payments

Tink and Zervant have partnered up to enable open banking payments for invoicing for over 100,000 SMEs.

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Tink and Adyen partner for open banking payments
2022-10-05 · 3 min read
Tink and Adyen partner for open banking payments

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.

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SlimPay parters with Tink
2022-09-06 · 4 min read
SlimPay partners with Tink

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.

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Billogram and Tink partner to streamline invoice payments
2022-08-25 · 3 min read
Billogram and Tink partner to streamline invoice payments

We’re proud to announce a partnership with Billogram to further improve their customer experience by removing friction from their invoicing platform.

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Tink partners with Solidi
2022-07-18 · 5 min read
Solidi and Tink partner to launch instant account top-ups for crypto investors

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.

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Revolut and Tink partner for European payments
2022-06-07 · 2 min read
Revolut and Tink partner for European payments

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.

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PostNord Strålfors and Tink partnering for payments
2022-03-15 · 3 min read
PostNord Strålfors and Tink partnering for payments

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.)

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NatWest wins the Celent Model Bank 2022 Award
2022-03-15 · 6 min read
Behind the scenes of an award-winning open banking partnership

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.

Open banking
An Post and Tink team up to simplify money management
2022-03-01 · 3 min read
An Post and Tink team up to simplify money management for Irish customers

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.

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Youtility and Tink partnering to simplify subscriptions and sustainability
2022-02-09 · 3 min read
Youtility and Tink partnering to simplify subscriptions and sustainability

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.

Tink news
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.

Use cases
eCollect partners with Tink to streamline receivables management across Europe
2021-10-08 · 3 min read
eCollect partners with Tink to streamline receivables management across Europe

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.

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Co-founders Daniel Kjellén (CEO) and Fredrik Hedberg (CTO)
2021-06-24 · 4 min read
Tink is joining Visa

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.

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Tink and Novalnet enter European partnership for real-time merchant payments
2021-06-17 · 3 min read
Tink and Novalnet enter European partnership for real-time merchant payments

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.

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Tink and Wealthify partner for open banking payments
2021-05-26 · 3 min read
Tink and Wealthify partner for open banking payments

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.

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Tink acquires leading German open banking tech provider FinTecSystems
2021-05-18 · 3 min read
Tink acquires leading German open banking tech provider FinTecSystems

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.

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Tink and American Express launch open banking partnership
2021-05-11 · 2 min read
Tink and American Express launch open banking partnership

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.

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Lydia launching in Portugal
2021-05-07 · 2 min read
Lydia expands across Europe with Tink – launching in Portugal

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.

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Tink and Tribe partner for open banking payments
2021-05-05 · 4 min read
Tink and Tribe partner for open banking payments

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.

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Why Tink picks Poland for its biggest ever engineering expansion
2021-04-28 · 4 min read
Why Tink picks Poland for its biggest ever engineering expansion

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.

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Inspiration from some of the (10,000+) developers on the Tink platform
2021-04-27 · 7 min read
Inspiration from some of the (10,000+) developers on the Tink platform

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.

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Bulb
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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How Italian banking giant BNL is taking multi banking to the masses
2021-01-14 · 2 min read
How Italian banking giant BNL is taking multi banking to the masses

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.

Tink news
Tink closes €85 million investment round extension to fuel growth
2020-12-11 · 4 min read
Tink closes €85 million investment round extension to fuel growth

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.

Tink news
Tink and Eurobits become one
2020-11-04 · 2 min read
Tink and Eurobits Technologies become one

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.

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Startup stories
2020-10-22 · 5 min read
Introducing ‘Startup stories’ – and reminiscing on Tink’s own journey

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.

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Tink app
2020-10-13 · 4 min read
Saying goodbye to Tink’s Swedish consumer app

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.

Tink news
Lydia and Tink partner for open banking
2020-10-08 · 2 min read
Lydia and Tink partner for open banking

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.

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Enel X picks Tink as its open banking partner
2020-09-24 · 2 min read
Enel X picks Tink as its open banking partner

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.

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Tink and Openwrks
2020-09-21 · 2 min read
Tink acquires OpenWrks’ aggregation platform

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.

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Tink acquires Instantor
2020-07-16 · 3 min read
Tink acquires Instantor

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.

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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.

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PayPal and Tink partnership
2020-06-03 · 2 min read
PayPal and Tink expand partnership across Europe

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.

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Nordea partnering with Tink
2020-05-14 · 3 min read
How Nordea is improving its digital banking experience

Nordea is partnering with Tink to transform their mobile banking app, and improve how their customers manage their money using open banking technology.

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Tink in the DACH region
2020-05-12 · 5 min read
Taking open banking up a notch in the DACH region

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.

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Kivra
2020-04-14 · 3 min read
Kivra and Tink partner up to provide a more user-friendly way to pay bills and invoices

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.

Tink news
Tink acquires Eurobits
2020-03-27 · 2 min read
Tink acquires Eurobits Technologies

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.

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BNP Paribas office
2020-01-23 · 2 min read
Tink becomes BNP Paribas’ preferred tech partner in Europe

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.   

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Beatriz Gimenez
2019-12-17 · 7 min read
Why our new Spanish country manager is betting on Tink

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.

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UK streets
2019-12-03 · 6 min read
The ‘big UK opportunity’ – as seen by our new country lead

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.

Slush event 2019 - Helsinki
2019-11-27 · 8 min read
3 key takeaways from Europe's biggest tech fest Slush

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. 

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Denmark
2019-10-24 · 1 min read
Embracing the hygge lifestyle in our new Danish office

We’re hopping over the strait and expanding the Tink presence to our Nordic neighbours in Copenhagen.

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Tink employees
2019-10-09 · 3 min read
Joining the customer-obsessed and optimistic Finnish fintech scene

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.

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Using aggregation to make data-driven decisions about customers
2019-08-30 · 3 min read
Using aggregation to make data-driven decisions about customers

When payment provider Mash wanted to upgrade its onboarding process and use data to give customers a better deal, they enlisted the help of account aggregation.

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How NatWest is using Tink to engage more customers
2019-08-15 · 3 min read
How NatWest is using Tink to engage more customers

In our first UK partnership, we’re helping NatWest use open banking tech to transform its mobile banking app, and improve how customers manage their money.

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French office
2019-07-02 · 2 min read
Beyond borders: helping French partners take open banking across Europe

With over 50 banks – some of which are the biggest in the world – France’s financial market has a wide reach in Europe and beyond. But the tech that enables businesses to launch new open banking services has largely been local. Until now. 

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How SDC is powering multi-banking across the Nordics
2019-05-15 · 2 min read
How SDC is powering multi-banking across the Nordics

SDC and Tink have joined forces to give 120 Nordic banks access to account aggregation and payment initiation services, allowing its banks to make money management smarter and easier for 2.5 million customers.

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Warsaw tech hub
2019-05-15 · 3 min read
How our new Warsaw tech hub is laying the open banking rails across Europe

When your mission is to create the infrastructure on which the whole of Europe can build open banking services, finding enough tech talent is a challenge. It’s why we opened our new tech hub in Warsaw, Poland to put extra fuel in the tank.

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Underground
2019-03-27 · 4 min read
Part three: How Tink launched in the UK in record time

This is the last piece of our three-part Project Win UK series. In parts one and two, we lifted the lid on our challenge to go live in the UK, and showed how we integrated with the banks and built our categorisation model. This time, we show how all hands on deck meant we could go further and deliver more to complete our mission to go live in the UK – and “win” it.

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Big data
2019-03-21 · 4 min read
Part two: How Tink launched in the UK in record time

Here comes the second piece of our three-part Project Win UK series. In part one, we showed how our engineers smashed expectations to launch Tink in the UK in four weeks. Now we dive deeper to walk you through the first two weeks of the project, showing how we built connections with the banks and trained our categorisation model – at lightning speed.

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London
2019-03-14 · 3 min read
How Tink launched in the UK, and did it in record time

This is the first piece in a three-part Project Win UK series, where we take you behind the scenes and show you how we enter a new market, how we think about technology – and how we challenge ourselves to do it better, faster, stronger.

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Tink’s meteoric 2018 growth – graph
2018-12-21 · 5 min read
Tink’s meteoric 2018 growth – and why it matters

A year of sprinting and scaling has put 2018 in the books as Tink’s best year yet. We’re sharing our journey – proud of what we’ve achieved in three major areas, and excited for even bigger growth in 2019.

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