Leading Dutch bank ING is looking to take advantage of the possibilities of open banking with two new initiatives; in their home country of the Netherlands ING will be partnering with UK-based SME financing platform Funding Options to bring new financing options for Dutch small businesses; Yolt is ING’s consumer facing personal finance app that has been available in the UK since 2017 and it is now launching in France and Italy. Source.
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