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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.

Open banking
The UK leads the way in seeing the digital shift caused by Covid as permanent
2021-07-13 · 6 min read

The UK leads the way in seeing the digital shift caused by Covid as permanent

Tink’s new survey report finds that a majority of financial executives in the UK foresee a permanent impact from the pandemic – unlike their European peers. We take a closer look at the UK stats, and how they compare to the EU-wide results.

Open banking
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
How NatWest built the UK’s leading Spending feature
2020-11-26 · 10 min read

How NatWest built the UK’s leading Spending feature

We talk to NatWest Retail Bank’s Chief Digital Information Officer, Wendy Redshaw, about what it takes to build the UK’s leading digital banking service – and how its customers are reaping the benefits.

Digital banking solutions
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.

Tink news
3 ways open banking can boost financial inclusion
2020-08-11 · 7 min read

3 ways open banking can boost financial inclusion

Rafael Plantier, Tink’s UK & Ireland Country Manager looks at how open banking technology can open the digital doors to financial services for many more people, while helping businesses operate more efficiently.

Open banking
Rafael Plantier
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.

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UK Open banking report
2019-09-25 · 3 min read

Tink survey: UK bankers see other incumbents as biggest threat

The results from Tink’s new UK survey report show that British bankers have a split opinion on the open banking movement, and unlike most other bankers across Europe, dealing with the new regulations is not a major concern for them. For respondents in the UK, ‘other incumbent banks’ came up as the single biggest threat brought by the open access to data.

Open banking
Natwest & Tink
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.

Digital banking solutions
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.

Inside Tink
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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