Plug and Play, Finastra partner to expand platform for open innovation

Plug and Play, Finastra partner to expand platform for open innovation

Published: 22-03-2021 15:16:00 | By: Pie Kamau | hits: 4492 | Tags:

Plug and Play announced a collaboration with Finastra, global financial technology provider, to help expand its platform for open innovation. Plug and Play will support Finastra with the ultimate goal of bringing more fintechs to the platform to bring the latest innovations to the industry.

Finastra is building an open platform that accelerates collaboration and innovation in financial services, creating better experiences for people, businesses, and communities. It is supported by the broadest and deepest portfolio of financial services software, and delivers technology to financial institutions of all sizes across the globe, including 90 of the world's top 100 banks.

The collaboration will see Plug and Play Fintech sourcing and onboarding relevant startups from across the globe so that they can create apps by consuming Finastra's open APIs and data sets, which are available on the platform.

Philip Taliaferro, Head of Partner and Fintech Ecosystem, Finastra said: "Finastra is committed to creating a truly open ecosystem for building, deploying, and consuming financial services technology. We are excited to work with Plug and Play to accelerate the pace at which we are bringing new and innovative solutions onto our open development platform."

Finastra will be a great asset to have as Plug and Play aims to facilitate collaborations with large financial institutions and fintechs. Finastra will provide the platform and APIs needed, while Plug and Play will provide the best and most innovative startups across multiple business lines to create an impactful synergy.

Fernando Zornig, Director, Plug and Play Fintech: "We are excited to work with Finastra to support its expansion of The move enables us to provide innovative new ways for our startups to create new products and use APIs." 

Startups interested in joining the platform can visit or register on Plug and Play's dedicated Finastra landing page at Parties interested in becoming a partner of Plug and Play's global innovation platform reach out to Plug and Play's Corporate Partnerships Manager, Alfredo Soria at