FinTech experts and commentators were blown away by our Open Banking Marketplace and out-of-the-box digital digital banking solution, Backbase Engage, at FinovateFall in New York. Backbase Engage is a full-service digital bank for banks and credit unions that want to take back control of their digital strategy. It ships with all the functionality that financial institutions need to revitalize their customers’ online and mobile interactions. Backbase Engage puts more power and freedom of choice back in the hands of banks with the Open Banking Marketplace, which includes state-of-the-art digital banking apps for Money Movement, PFM, and more. By using Backbase’s modular architecture banks can easily mix and match services from multiple fintech providers without worrying about vendor lock-in.
When talking about the exciting new possibilities that Backbase Engage opens up for FIs of all sizes, Jouk Pleiter, Backbase’s CEO, said “ We believe banks and credit unions should have the ability to innovate on their own terms, and via the Open Banking Marketplace they can easily plug-in multiple innovative banking features straight into their Backbase Engage powered digital banking operation. We are giving banks a superior omni-channel user experience across any device along with a flexible back-end architecture that allows them to choose best-of-breed functionality from different state-of-the-art fintech solution providers. With the Open Banking Marketplace, banks and Credit Unions now have the freedom of choice and the flexibility to innovate and realize a complete digital transformation in next to no time.”
Jelmer de Jong, our Global Head of Marketing, and Peter Chapman, Fintech Strategist, gave a polished performance, running through the multitude of new omni-channel ready features within Finovate’s strict 7-minute presentation format. The crowd, packed with notable banking leaders and financial technologists, including Bradley Leimer and Finovate Founder, Jim Bruene, were quick to show tweet the approval of Backbase Engage and it’s Open Banking Marketplace:
— Bradley Leimer (@leimer) September 24, 2014
— Katie Weathers (@Katie_Weathers) September 24, 2014
— Jim Bruene (@netbanker) September 24, 2014
— Claudia Jones (@Claudiesque) September 24, 2014