BUX and Tikkie partnership allows users to start investing in seconds
New partnership allows BUX Zero users to fund their accounts in real-time
AMSTERDAM -- April 2, 2020 -- Today, BUX and Tikkie announced that they will be partnering together on a new integration in BUX Zero, BUX’s latest app that allows users to invest in stocks commission-free. This partnership is a powerful example of the future of fintech partnerships and how fintech continues to offer consumers new ways to simplify their lives. BUX is the first brokerage to offer Tikkie as a payment method, and this will be the first fintech integration for Tikkie since launching in 2016.
The integration of Tikkie as a payment method will now allow Dutch users of BUX Zero to fund their accounts in a matter of seconds. This partnership aims to offer a more seamless way for Dutch users to get started on building an investment portfolio, no matter their investing experience.
Typically, when a customer opens an account with a traditional broker, depositing money from a bank account to a brokerage account can take anywhere from a few hours to a few business days. The integration of Tikkie leverages the key things that Dutch customers love about the app: easy, quick and safe payments in seconds.
“Investing in the stock market should be simple and fast, and with BUX Zero we’re providing a platform for first-time and veteran investors alike that can get you investing in a matter of minutes, said Nick Bortot, CEO & Founder, BUX. “By partnering we are combining the best of what Tikkie and BUX have to offer - a fast and familiar payment method with a seamless investing experience.”
This will be one of several B2B integrations that Tikkie has recently worked on. Of those, the partnership with BUX will be the first fintech integration for Tikkie. Additionally, BUX will be the first broker to offer Tikkie as a payment method.
"We are very proud to be collaborating with BUX on this integration. This cooperation demonstrates how the ease of experience that more than 6 million Tikkie users are used to is able to enhance the user experience on platforms such as BUX Zero," says Moreno Kensmil, Head of Marketing at Tikkie. "We are looking forward to offering our API integrations on many more platforms in the future. Currently, a large proportion of our 10,000 business customers are already using the API. We hope to continue to grow in this area in the coming period with the release of our updated API."
This integration will be available to all BUX Zero users beginning today. For additional information, please visit our partnership website.
Tikkie allows users to make easy payments quickly via WhatsApp, Messenger, SMS and QR code. Tikkie was launched in 2016 and now has 6 million users. It is an ABN AMRO initiative that can be used free of charge by anyone with a Dutch current account. Companies can also integrate Tikkie in various ways within their own business operations. For more information, visit www.tikkie.me.
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BUX makes it easy and affordable for Europeans to do more with their money. Since launching in 2014, BUX has made the markets accessible for more than 2.5 million users across 9 countries in Europe. BUX currently offers 3 apps that allow users to explore the financial markets including BUX Zero, the flagship platform that is making commission-free trading possible, allowing users to invest in the brands and companies they care about. BUX Zero is currently available in the Netherlands, Germany and Austria. BUX X, launched in 2014, oﬀers short-term, leveraged trading, all powered by a vibrant in-app community. BUX Crypto, launched in 2020, now offers an easy and affordable way to invest in Bitcoin and other digital currencies. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the company is backed by Holtzbrinck Ventures, Velocity Capital, Orange Growth Capital and Initial Capital.
The investment services of BUX Zero are authorised and regulated by the Dutch Authority for Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten - AFM). BUX X, the trading name of BUX Financial Services Limited, is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FCA Register number 184333. The services of BUX Crypto are offered by BUX Alternative Investments BV.
BUX maakt het eenvoudig en betaalbaar voor Europeanen om meer met hun geld te doen. Sinds de lancering in 2014 heeft BUX de markten geopend voor meer dan 2 miljoen mensen in 9 Europese landen. BUX heeft 3 apps gelanceerd die gebruikers in staat stellen om de financiële markten te ontdekken, zoals BUX Zero, BUX’s nieuwste app waarmee beleggers commissievrij aandelen van hun favoriete bedrijven kunnen kopen en verkopen. BUX Zero is op dit moment beschikbaar voor gebruikers in Nederland, Duitsland en Oostenrijk. BUX X, gelanceerd in 2014, gericht op korte termijn handel in CFD’s met een betrokken in-app community. Met BUX Crypto, gelanceerd in 2020, kunnen gebruikers op een makkelijke en betaalbare manier in bitcoin en andere digitale valuta beleggen.
De beleggingsdiensten aangeboden via BUX Zero van BUX B.V. worden gereguleerd door de Autoriteit Financiële Markten (AFM). BUX X is een handelsnaam van BUX Financial Services Limited. BUX Financial Services Limited is een in Engeland en Wales geregistreerd bedrijf onder registratienummer 03148972. BUX Financial Services Limited is geautoriseerd en gereguleerd door de “Financial Conduct Authority”, FCA registratienummer 184333.