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How APIs Help Banks Provide Digital Services During The Pandemic

While APIs have played a critical role in enabling digital-first banking experiences, their rollout is not always smooth. A lack of standardization often poses obstacles to partnering banks and FinTechs. In this month’s Digital-First Banking Tracker, Christoph Berentzen, head of API banking at Commerzbank, discusses how FIs can offer digital-first banking experiences by agreeing on concrete API standards and improving upon their digital banking offerings as COVID-19 keeps customers away from physical branches.