While payments are often seen as a commoditised service – the reality in the back end is much more complex. Form3 talks us through providing payments as a service for financial institutions and regulated FinTechs. Payments processing isn’t a new sector – what sets Form3 apart? Form3 provides cloud-native, real-time payment technology to enable financial
Wednesday 22 August 2018 by Liz Lumley
For those of us in the startup and innovation space, sitting down on a hard conference chair to watch a slew of companies demo and pitch is a familiar position. After a while, year in and year out, patterns emerge. Four boys in branded t-shirts playing with a stalled app on their iPhones. The establishment
Monday 14 May 2018 by Anna Jackson
We talk to Emma Steeley, Commercial Director at Accountscore about open banking and the Accountscore products Tell us a bit about AccountScore and your products and services on offer. AccountScore provides beautifully categorised and organised bank transaction data. In addition, we have created consents.online which is an AISP providing branded Open Banking as a Service
PSD2 has been designed to increase competition in the payment industry in Europe. Third party access also positions large tech providers with their sizable universe of users (think Alipay, Google, Facebook) and other large global payment providers as a real competitive threat to the European payment services industry. Economies of scale can be created through
Valentina Kristensen, Head of Communications at OakNorth, explores several of the IT issues holding banks back when it comes to cloud migration.
Valentina Kristensen, Head of Communications at OakNorth, discusses the fintech unicorn's journey to the cloud and how they worked with the regulator and AWS to become the first UK bank to be fully cloud-hosted.