Nordea takes a major step by extending Open Banking to Sweden. This gives developers the possibility to begin building applications designed for both Finnish and Swedish customers. “We see open banking as a huge opportunity to create better financial solutions”, says Casper von Koskull, CEO of Nordea.
Nordea’s Open Banking platform was launched at the end of 2017 when Finnish customer data was made available to third party developers. Nordea was one of the first banks in Europe to see the potential opportunities offered by PSD2 (Payment Services Directive) regulations which require banks to open up to third parties to offer services to account holders. Since the launch of Open Banking, more than 2500 developers have registered to test Nordea’s APIs.