NOCASH Gala has confirmed its keynote speaker

Arturo Gonzales Mac Dowell will deliver the keynote speech in the opening of the NOCASH Gala, themed “Embedded finance & the future of banking”. Arturo is the President & CEO of Eurobits Technologies – „the dean of open banking in Europe” as he likes to describe his company. In 2004, as general manager, he was assigned the responsibility of launching and managing Eurobits Technologies*. Arturo is a fintech banking expert […]

Visa’s response to PSD2. The card giant to acquire European open banking platform Tink for 1.8 billion Euros.

Visa today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tink, a European open banking platform that enables financial institutions, fintechs and merchants to build tailored financial management tools, products and services for European consumers and businesses based on their financial data. Visa will pay total financial consideration of 1.8 billion Euros, inclusive of cash and retention incentives, to acquire Tink. Through a single API, Tink allows its customers […]

Open Banking in Romania – „is a very low priority for regulators and there is no guidance around implementation” – Yapily report

For Romania, due to the low interest in this area, the best way to move forward would be to set-up an OBIE-like entity to standardise technical requirements and consumer journeys. This would ensure that all industry participants are aware of the direction of the ecosystem. „Any other approach would be too slow to deliver considerable benefits in a reasonable timeframe,” according to a Yapily report. Open Banking usage has increased […]