51 Articles
3 ways to accelerate Pay by Bank adoption
2023-01-18 · 8 min read
3 ways to accelerate Pay by Bank adoption

Pay by Bank could change the game for your business, helping you add speed and prevent fraud. Learn how open banking powered payments can turbocharge your customer experience.

Open banking
How VRPs could help your customers weather the economic storm
2022-12-14 · 7 min read
How VRPs can help your customers weather the economic storm

How Variable Recurring Payments can help vulnerable consumers avoid overdraft fees and cancelled payments during the economic crisis.

Open banking
How Pay by Bank can help struggling merchants as recession looms
2022-12-08 · 4 min read
How Pay by Bank can help struggling merchants as recession looms

Tink’s latest research shows that half of UK online retailers are worried about surviving the next 12 months, as recession looms. Here’s how Pay by Bank can help.

Open banking
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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How VRP is sweeping money management into a new era
2022-11-30 · 9 min read
How VRP is sweeping money management into a new era

Sweeping VRPs, the me-to-me payment method that is simplifying money management for businesses and consumers.

Open banking
Instant refunds and withdrawals have arrived
2022-11-23 · 5 min read
Instant refunds and withdrawals are here

Tink’s payments upgrade adds instant refunds and withdrawals, letting businesses across Europe issue payouts that settle in less than one second.

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How to achieve the best possible Pay by Bank conversion rate
2022-11-21 · 12 min read
How to achieve the best possible Pay by Bank conversion rate

When making a purchase online, consumers look for simple, safe and convenient payment experiences. In this guide, our Payments team shares its best practices for optimising Pay by Bank user journeys and ensuring the highest possible conversion rate. 

Open banking
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
What’s a good Pay by Bank conversion rate?
2022-11-01 · 8 min read
What’s a good Pay by Bank conversion rate?

Comparing Pay by Bank conversion rates across different payment methods can be tricky since most don’t use an end-to-end metric. See Tink’s own benchmarks and how we track performance in this conversion rate deep-dive.

Open banking
The European Commission’s Instant Payments proposal – the Tink take
2022-10-28 · 3 min read
The European Commission’s Instant Payments proposal – the Tink take

The European Commission published its proposal on Instant Payments clearing the way for widespread adoption of open banking payments.

Open banking
Investment platforms: what to look for in an open banking partner
2022-10-27 · 8 min read
Investment platforms: what to look for in an open banking partner

Looking for the best open banking provider? Here is everything you need to consider before making a decision.

Open banking
Man on public transport looking at phone
2022-10-21 · 5 min read
How to create a digital-first invoice payment experience with ease

Whilst some invoice distributors are still using time-consuming, traditional analogue flows, open banking is transforming the invoice payment experience. Learn how to easily digitalise existing analogue flows using Tink payment technology.

Open banking
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.

Tink news
The solutions that are transforming the payments landscape
2022-10-12 · 2 min read
The solutions that are transforming the payments landscape

The modern customer wants a frictionless payment experience. Discover how open banking payments can help you in our ultimate solutions guide.

Open banking
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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The truth about Variable Recurring Payments: current status, use cases, and future prospects
2022-09-22 · 10 min read
The truth about Variable Recurring Payments: current status, use cases, and future prospects

Many claim Variable Recurring Payments (VRPs) are changing the payments landscape. But what’s the actual status? And are there already viable use cases? We try to cut through the noise and explore the challenges and opportunities of VRPs.

Open banking
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.

Tink news
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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The top 3 trends driving open banking payments adoption today
2022-08-24 · 6 min read
The top 3 trends driving open banking payments adoption today

Faster, broader coverage, and higher security: the top 3 trends driving open banking payments adoption today, according to industry leaders.

Open banking
The solutions that will lead to a new world of finance
2022-08-16 · 2 min read
The solutions that will lead to a new world of finance

Discover the open banking solutions that are leading to a new world of finance.

Open banking
Man on a sidewalk looking at his phone
2022-07-27 · 6 min read
3 easy ways to turn financial data into value

The democratisation of financial data is opening up new opportunities. Find out how to harness its power with open banking in our latest article.

Open banking
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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How open data economies can help tackle the cost of living crisis
2022-07-14 · 4 min read
How open data can help tackle the cost of living crisis

The cost of living is reaching an all-time high for many. Read on to find out how data can help consumers navigate these turbulent times – thanks to the near limitless possibilities of the open data economy.

Open banking
Introducing settlement accounts for simpler instant bank payments
2022-07-13 · 6 min read
Settlement accounts

Tink launches settlement accounts for simpler instant bank payments to speed up settlement times and reduce the risk of fraud. First launch in collaboration with UK crypto exchange, Solidi. Find out how it can help reduce friction in your business.

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Lessons from taking open banking payments mainstream: an interview with Billy Telidis
2022-07-05 · 11 min read
Lessons from taking open banking payments mainstream: an interview with Billy Telidis

We caught up with Billy Telidis, Product Manager of Payments at Tink, to talk about how open banking payments have gone from relative obscurity to a preferred payment method.

Open banking
Dark haired woman paying by credit card on a laptop
2022-06-28 · 12 min read
Debunking the 5 biggest myths about open banking payments

Curious about what's true and what's false about open banking payments? Let's cut through the noise and bust some of the most persistent myths.

Open banking
Why invoices are the perfect use case for open banking payments
2022-06-16 · 7 min read
Why invoices are the perfect use case for open banking payments

What makes open banking such a good match for invoice settlement, and how can this product-market fit help lead to mass adoption? We take a look at a use case to find out.

Use cases
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.

Tink news
UK consumers expect fast and frictionless payment journeys
2022-05-18 · 5 min read
UK consumers expect fast and frictionless payment journeys

Tink’s latest UK survey shows that nearly 9 in 10 consumers (88%) are prepared to abandon a transaction if faced with friction when making a payment online, highlighting the need to ramp up payments innovation and focus on user experience

Open banking
How open banking makes invoice settlement simpler
2022-05-03 · 4 min read
Invoice settlement: what it is, and how open banking makes it simpler

Paying bills and invoices has typically been a cumbersome process – but thankfully, open banking can make it a lot quicker and easier by allowing customers to pay directly from their bank account. Here’s how that works.

Open banking
Are open banking payments really taking off? Here’s how businesses and consumers alike are already reaping the rewards
2022-03-23 · 8 min read
Are open banking payments taking off? How businesses and consumers are already reaping the rewards

Tom Pope, head of payments and platforms at Tink, lifts the lid on where open banking payments scale is coming from – and whether the world is ready.

Open banking
Business Account Check
2022-03-22 · 4 min read
Verify corporate account ownership in real time with Business Account Check

No more manual and inefficient onboarding processes: with Business Account Check, your customers can verify a business bank account with just a few clicks – for a better onboarding and a safer payout setup.

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Tom Pope, Head of Payments and Platforms at Tink
2022-03-17 · 6 min read
Unsure how open banking payments can help your business? We can show you where they’re booming

Tom Pope, head of payments and platforms at Tink, explains where open banking payments are gaining the most traction – and why the big opportunities are emerging now.

Open banking
Beyond PIS – different ways payments can benefit from open banking
2022-03-16 · 4 min read
Beyond PIS – different ways payments can benefit from open banking

Explore the different ways to leverage open banking technology in payments – beyond A2A and PIS. Enable seamless onboarding with instant account verification, and reduce fraud and nonpayments with real-time balance check.

Open banking
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.)

Tink news
Open banking – predictions for 2022
2022-01-04 · 4 min read
Where is open banking heading? – our predictions for 2022

While we can never really know for sure what the new year will bring – it’s still quite fun to guess. (Then look back to see what you got right and where you were way off.) Here’s what Tink CEO Daniel Kjellén predicts for 2022.

Open banking
SEPA Request-to-Pay: what you need to know about the new scheme
2021-10-28 · 10 min read
SEPA Request-to-Pay: what you need to know about the new scheme

What is the SEPA Request-to-Pay scheme? What does it mean for banks, merchants and consumers – and for the future of payments in Europe? Is there anything that might be holding it back? We provide answers – and our own take on it.

Open banking
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.

Tink news
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.

Use cases
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.

Tink news
All about Variable Recurring Payments, and how they can accelerate innovation
2021-04-29 · 10 min read
All about Variable Recurring Payments, and how they can accelerate innovation

Variable Recurring Payments is a hot topic in open banking, and many believe it could change the face of consumer payments as we know them. Here’s an overview of how it works – and why it’s such a powerful contender in the payments space.

Open banking
What is SCA, and what is it good for?
2021-04-13 · 4 min read
What is SCA, and what is it good for?

SCA stands for Strong Customer Authentication, and it’s a regulatory requirement introduced in connection to PSD2. Here’s a basic summary of what a ‘strong’ authentication process can look like – and why it’s important.

Open banking
What is account verification, and what is it good for?
2021-01-27 · 3 min read
What is account verification, and what is it good for?

When charging or paying out customers, businesses rely on them to provide their account details. But people can make mistakes – or try to commit fraud. Thankfully, account verification can save everyone a lot of grief.

Open banking
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
How Avy is simplifying rental payments
2020-12-01 · 4 min read
How Avy is simplifying rental payments

Find out how Swedish startup Avy is upgrading the renting experience for property owners and tenants by putting real people at the centre of real estate – and how Tink is helping improve one of the cornerstones of their product.

Use cases
Instantly verify customers’ account information with Account Check
2020-11-04 · 5 min read
Instantly verify customers’ account information with Account Check

Get to know Tink’s new product, Account Check. Here’s how it can speed up and simplify the account verification process, providing an easier onboarding and setup for direct debit and payouts.

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.

Tink news
What is payment initiation, and what is it good for?
2020-10-01 · 2 min read
What is payment initiation, and what is it good for?

Not sure what payment initiation is, what it looks like, or why you should care? We’re breaking it down into simple terms. Here’s how it works, and what advantages it brings to consumers and businesses alike.

Open banking
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.

Tink news
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.

Tink news
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