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figo RegShield: The first PSD2-compliant product is live in Germany

figo RegShield: The first PSD2-compliant product is live in Germany

figo RegShield: The first PSD2-compliant product is live in Germany

Via Passporting, the company is preparing for the Europe-wide rollout

For three months, Hamburg-based FinTech figo has been a payment institution supervised by BaFin, permitted to offer account information (AIS) and payment initiation services (PIS) – to date the only company in Germany with such authorisation. In the context of the licence, the company has been granted permission to offer a ‘licence-as-a-service’ model: figo RegShield makes it possible for partners to offer their services without having their own registration or licence from BaFin, despite PSD2. In early November 2018, the product went live, with third-party vendors already using the capabilities of RegShield and the first PSD2-compliant services in Germany being conducted with figo.
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PSD2 Third Party Provider – Show BaFin you’re not just a technical expert

More than two years ago I started a blog and shared my experiences with other third party service providers, what it means to adjust to the new PSD2 obligations.  Among other things, I explained in three parts from June 2016 to September 2016 what is important for the remaining preparation time until a BaFin licence application. Where do we stand now?
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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Silver Sponsor KI finance

Today, we introduce to you KI finance, Silver Sponsor of Bankathon #6. They were there right from the beginning of Bankathon in 2015 and with five supported events they are our record sponsor, together with Deutsche Bank!

The company is part of the KI group, its focus lies on agile product development and consultancy of banks. We are happy that KI finance is supporting Bankathon for such a long time already and look forward to extending this cooperation well into the future!

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Silver Sponsor Main Incubator

Main Incubator is Silver Sponsor of Bankathon #6. Not only their name and their location makes them a perfect fit for our event in Frankfurt, but also their purpose: To accompany and support FinTech companies from their founding to market entry of products and beyond. As the incubator of one of Germany’s biggest banks Commerzbank they are able to offer startups access to a lot of valuable resources in the banking world.

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Diamond Sponsor Deutsche Börse

Deutsche Börse is Diamond Sponsor for figo’s Bankathon #6. It operates the largest of seven German stock exchanges and the world’s 10th largest stock exchange measured by market capitalisation – Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

This makes them the perfect fit as a sponsor for our Bankathon #6 in the beautiful Main metropolis. We are very happy to have them on board, not only as a sponsor, but also with their API and a participating developer team.

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Silver Sponsor Axway

Today we present to you: Axway, Silver Sponsor of Bankathon #6The IT company offers API management services also to players of the financial services industry. As such a provider Axway is the perfect fit for an API-driven event like the Bankathon! Of course, they make their API available to Bankathon #6 participants who can get creative with it.

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Silver Sponsor iNNOVO Cloud

A huge thank you goes to iNNOVO Cloud, Silver Sponsor of Bankathon #6. The full service cloud platform provider sponsors the event for the second time now. Among the company’s customers are financial institutions, FinTechs as well as SMEs.

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Gold Sponsor VERIMI

Today, we present to you the two-time Gold Sponsor of Bankathon: VERIMI! The identity platform was founded in 2018 by several leading German companies in their respective fields, among them Allianz and Deutsche Bank. Their aim is to establish an European standard for secure electronic identity verification with a strong focus on data privacy. Participants of Bankathon #6 are also able to use VERIMI’s API for the development of their prototypes. But that’s still not all: They will also sponsor one of events’ tracks – more on that soon! We are glad to have such a forward-thinking startup among Bankathon’s supporters!

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Gold Sponsor Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank is Gold Sponsor of Bankathon #6! We are proud that one of Germany’s biggest banks is supporting our event! Also, they are going to provide their API to the participants, so they develop new and creative use cases that rely on it.

Here is what Deutsche Bank has to say about their relationship to figo and the Bankathon:

“With figo we realized our financial planner multibanking and enabled our customers to integrate all their bank accounts to their online- and mobile-banking. Now we are looking forward to the next level and to new challenging ideas and concepts at figo’s Bankathon.”

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Bankathon #6 Frankfurt: Diamond Sponsor Visa

Today is Visa’s turn. They are Diamond Sponsor of Bankathon #6 and are supporting our event for the fourth time already! Thank you so much for staying with us for such a long time!

They are not only sponsoring the event but they will also provide APIs from their Developer Platform, so the participants can get creative with it. Of course, Visa’s Team will be present during the event and help out any developers regarding their APIs.

Here is what Visa has to say about the Bankathon:

“The Bankathon has established itself as an important event in the calendar of the FinTech industry and underlines the importance of APIs for the world of banks. We are partnering up for the fourth time this year and – just like in 2017 – are going to sponsor our own track. We look forward to creative ideas that spring from the cooperation of banking experts and developers and are excited to see the use cases, that combine APIs of the Visa Developer Platform with interfaces of other players.”

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