With customers continuing the migration to digital channels, Belgium's KBC is closing some branches and making others unmanned.
Since recently, KBC* customers can order Sodexo service vouchers right from the KBC Mobile app, which also lets them pay for vouchers directly instead of by manual transfer.
KBC's banking subsidiary in Hungary, K&H Group, is inviting fintechs, startups and developers to play in its PSD2 sandbox with the aim of testing fresh ideas for digital banking innovation.
Today, Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) and KBC launched Fitbit Pay in Belgium.
KBC, one of the largest bank-insurers in Europe, implements an upgrade of the core banking systems in Slovakia and Hungary.
Today, KBC launches a special portal where third parties may find the requisite Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for linking customer current accounts. APIs are pieces of software code that enable links to be established between applications from various parties.
Belgians can now link their number plates to the KBC Bank mobile app, enabling them to pay for their parking automatically from their current accounts.
Demand for high-quality properties is intense right now. Anyone who has found the house of their dreams or the ideal building plot doesn’t want – and can’t afford to – wait for days or weeks for an answer from their bank. They need to know as quickly as possible whether they can get a home loan, for how much and at what interest rate.
KBC Corporate Banking is to collaborate with Cashforce and BrightAnalytics to provide Belgian businesses with enhanced support for their working capital management, cash flow forecasting and management reporting. The tie-up could also develop over time into a more structural partnership.
Eight European banks have been lauded as among the top 36 corporates across the continent for their engagement with the startup ecosystem.
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