Open Banking Nigeria becomes a member of the Open Data Institute  

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Open Banking Nigeria is officially a member of the Open Data Institute (ODI) community. In a welcome letter sent by the ODI Membership Coordinator, Julie McMahon on behalf of the CEO Jeni Tennison, ODI is aimed at “building a strong, fair and sustainable data economy by helping businesses and governments get data to people who need it”.

Open Data Institute is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan organisation founded by Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt and Professor Sir Tim Berners-Lee five years ago. It was launched to “catalyse an open data economy by bringing together individuals, businesses and governments from all over the world”.

Since inception, the Open Data Institute has reached millions around the world and trained thousands in new data skills, supported hundreds of startups and unlocked over £66 million in value.    

Open Banking Nigeria, founded by fintech and banking veterans, is a non-profit and non-partisan industry group dedicated to the adoption of an open API standard within the Nigerian financial industry. Since inception, it has attracted a number of top fintechs; It recently announced a partnership with PwC Nigeria, Heritage Bank, and Global Accelerex to further drive the implementation of Open Banking API standards for the transformation of financial services in Nigeria.

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