Smart Fintech obtains NBR authorization and becomes the first third party payment provider (TPP)

Smart Fintech announced today that they have officially received the authorization from NBR (National Bank of Romania), the regulatory authority, as a Payment Institution authorized to perform Payment Initiation Services (PIS). Thus, the start-up becomes the first open banking third-party provider (TPP) licensed in Romania. Smart Fintech is officially listed in the Payment Institutions Register held by the NBR and in the Register of payment and electronic money institutions under […]

Romanian fintech included in the world map of relevant players in Open Banking

Financial Technology Partners, the only investment banking firm focused exclusively on the financial technology sector, released a new report focused on open banking: Rearchitecting the Financial Landscape. The report provides an overview of trends related to Open Banking, Banking-as-a-Service, and Embedded Finance globally. It also offfered a detailed landscape of FinTech companies in the Open Banking and Embedded Finance space. The FT Partners report recognize Finqware, a European technology company based […]