Open Banking – January 13th is Just the Beginning

It is just over a month until Open Banking becomes a reality.  At least for the customers of the leading nine UK banks, the so called CMA 9, who have been mandated to share their payment account data from 13th January 2018.  The industry is, however, still be a long way from where it needs to be to deliver on the significant opportunity promised.  The provision of third party access to payment accounts is certainly a great stride forward but it is only the first of many steps to realise Open Banking’s full potential.  Check out our latest blog post which looks at the challenges of ensuring that Open Banking delivers on its promise, focussing particularly on the need...

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2018 Open Banking Market Map Released

Open Banking promises to trigger major changes in the way consumers and small business access and use financial services.  It presents major opportunities to Fintechs and would be new entrants.  Our new Market Map provides a compelling summary overview of the emerging ecosystem around Open Banking across Europe and the regulatory drivers behind it. Download the Map Here....

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Meet FirstPartner at Mobile World Congress 2018

FirstPartner will be heading to Barcelona later this month to attend the 2018 Mobile World Congress.  The event runs from 26th February to 1st March and we will once agin be there with our partner company The Human Chain.  We will be talking about recent work and research in areas including PSD2, Open Banking, Distributed Ledger. IoT, AR & VR and AI.  We will also be happy to talk through our latest Open Banking Market Map and to share thoughts on how our approach and expertise can help you identify and assess opportunities in these areas and more. If you would like to schedule a meeting with us please contact us at hello@firstpartner.net...

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