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Cross-sectoral collaboration and vertical integration hold the key to Open Banking success (Oana Ifrim,

Anna Maj, Fintech Leader at PwC: Open Banking is about connecting the dots in terms of integrating different verticals and sectors You’ve had an impressive professional journey, gathering knowledge from influential consultancies, organisations, including one of the Big Four. Could you please tell us a bit about your background, and what are you most passionate about when […]

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Kuwait Startups: Seeding Tomorrow’s Giants (Chloe Domat,

In November, Kuwaiti public-transport application My Route was sold to Oman-based smart-transportation company eMushrif for an undisclosed amount. Such cross-border acquisitions are generally rare in the Middle East’s nascent startup ecosystem. Except, that is, in Kuwait, which is trying to position itself as the perfect test market for companies that wish to try out digital […]

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Is Turkey Ready For Open Banking Ahead Of Its EU Counterparts? (

On Jan. 3, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into effect, ushering in the strongest consumer data protections in the U.S. With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the revised Payments Services Directive (PSD2) humming along in Europe, open banking is overtaking the financial world just as consumer data law gets muscular. While the new regulations […]

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Tink expands open banking in Spain, Portugal and Italy (

Tink, a Stockholm-based open banking platform, said it has expanded its European presence with entries into Portugal and Italy as well as opening a new office in Madrid, Spain. Tink officials said the Portugal launch follows a September agreement with Caixa Geral de Depositos, which launched a consumer banking app called Dabox, which includes aggregation, […]

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Five big bets for retail payments in North America (

Imagine banks as mere funding sources, not as primary, customer-facing retail payments players. While retail payments leaders are seeing near-term growth, incumbents are projected to lose 11 to 15 percent of their revenue pool to new competitors. We offer five big bets banks can place to drive transformational change in North America retail payments. Will […]

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VoPay Partners With Hydrogen to Offer Fintech Clients Seamless Access to Open Banking Payments (

VoPay empowers businesses to offer direct bank account payments just like credit cards Increased access to open banking is empowering fintechs to offer a better consumer experience  API integration provides a simple, yet powerful plug and pay solution  VANCOUVER, BC–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VoPay, a leader in payment technology innovation, is pleased to announce that it has partnered […]