Preparing for PSD2: Our top five articles

PSD2: A changed world for online marketplaces in Europe

Michael Cocoman, International Regulatory Lead at Stripe, considers the impact of PSD2 on marketplace platforms in Europe and Stripe’s solution to shoulder the regulatory burden so platforms can focus on running their online businesses.

How should banks be reacting to PSD2?

With six months to go until the directive comes into force, it is time for banks to start asking themselves some serious questions.

Why PSD2 is enabling innovation, fostering innovation and fuelling cooperation

Daniela Eder, Cash Management Business Development Manager, BNY Mellon discusses how technological innovation – driven by the emergence of a tech-hungry generation – has become a huge catalyst for change across the financial services industry.

Modulr CEO: “Anyone who stands to benefit from faster, simpler and more secure payments will benefit from PSD2”

PaymentEye sat down with Modulr CEO Myles Stephenson to discover how PSD2 will shape the payments landscape for fintechs, and how consumers stand to benefit.

Token CEO Steve Kirsch: “PSD2 is the best thing to happen to banking in its history”

Last month Token, a turnkey open banking platform provider that enables banks to generate revenue from PSD2, announced a $18.5m Series A funding from investors including Octopus Ventures, EQT Ventures and OP Financial Group.

Token’s CEO and founder, Steve Kirsch, has lead inventions behind a myriad of ground-breaking technologies which have had billion dollar exits. Steve’s previous inventions include the optical mouse, company Frame Technology Corp, which develops the desktop publishing software currently sold by Adobe, and one of the first Internet search engines Infoseek, which was acquired by Disney.


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