Why the Future of Open Banking Belongs to Platforms

JAN THOMAS | February 20, 2020

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The platform economy is revolutionising the $50bn global deposits business. By separating the product provider and financial point of sale, banks can now choose whether they want to collect deposits for financing or offer deposits as a product, without one depending on the other. While the deposits business has not always been perceived as one of the most innovative areas of banking, it is now leading the charge towards a better connected and more functional industry. This is bringing massive benefits to customers and institutions alike.

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