A few months ago we launched a groundbreaking new piece of technology within the Bud platform. We called it Signal, a user-level financial intelligence engine that helps clients deliver personalised services with transaction data.
Regulation is coming. We know that and yet even if that weren’t true, the case for deploying Open Banking tech as a Buy Now, Pay Later provider is compelling. It is a case with three key components - Fraud prevention, risk mitigation, and opportunity cost.
It's been more than 6 months since the HM treasury promised regulation for the BNPL sector. Here's how we think that will shape up and how Open Banking can help BNPL providers comply without breaking their UX.
The October price cap rise for electricity and gas will make it easy for those with access to transaction data to identify customers on basic utility tariffs and will provide the impetus for switching.
Bud has been hard at work delivering affordability solutions to some of the world's leading banks this past year. Each client is unique but there have been a number of common factors that consistently affected the speed and success of the project. Successful projects had a clear business case driven by a well-defined problem, a focus on user experience, a pragmatic roadmap, and clear stakeholder alignment.
Open Banking and the transaction dataset that it unlocks, present solutions tailor-made to address the problems created by the pandemic. In this year’s Beyond Open Banking report, we explore the hows and whys of that solution.
The latest consultation paper from the FCA contained a proposal to scrap the 90-day re-authentication limit on Open Banking connections. This would be a game-changer for the sector and Fintechs should come together to ensure a strong representation in the process.
Young businesses can innovate at pace and focus on specific problems. This is the first in a series of posts looking at some of the smaller, innovative companies we're working with and how they're using Open Banking to solve important problems.