The Auka perspective

News, insights about the digitisation of payments, announcements and more.

 

March 6, 2019

The evolution of tech giants in the mobile payment world

Last week, it was announced that Apple and Goldman Sachs will introduce a new joint credit card available for consumers and paired with new iPhone features that will help users manage their money.
January 29, 2019

The Alipay effect on European banks

How do Alipay's two latest announcements affect EU-based banks?
December 31, 2018

2019: What does the new year hold for payments and financial technology?

Daniel Döderlein, CEO of Auka, reflects on his fintech predictions for 2018 and discusses five new payment themes we're likely to hear a lot more about in 2019.
December 13, 2018

Why is Vipps partnering with Alipay?

Auka's CEO weighs in on the new deal from Vipps and Alipay and what it means for both.
November 9, 2018

Infobip presents: building a better banking experience

Infobip hosted a group of senior bankers, fintechs and telcos in Vodjnan, Croatia. Auka CEO Daniel Döderlein was invited along to present Settle and join a panel about the future of banking.
November 5, 2018

When is a savings account untouchable under PSD2 and new open banking rules?

This blog post summarises what the new CJEU judgement on the definition of a "payment account" under PSD2's open banking rules actually means.
June 5, 2018

The cost of being number two

Forget about international standards. Forget about collaboration and slow-moving decision processes trying to unify markets and players. If Alipay waited for everyone to agree and collaborate they would not have become the dominant player. The true cost of waiting before launching mobile payments...
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