Tying in with Money 2020 USA this week, Fidor, the innovative provider of digital banking solutions, today signed a partnership agreement with Eight Inc., the strategic design and innovation firm renowned for bringing transformative innovation to leading brands.
The partnership will see Eight Inc. and Fidor jointly designing the customer experience for Fidor’s digital, community-based marketplace for financial services.
The product, called Fidor Market, is an online marketplace which connects curated Fintech, InsurTech and TradeTech offerings from the wider ecosystem, to consumers, all with the aim of bringing both much closer together in an easy and value adding way. With Fidor Market, customers can easily browse financial and insurance products, as well as convenient tools, all in one place.
With this product, Fidor, renowned for its customer-centric approach, is once more striving to provide its customers with new, cutting-edge services, which also benefit the wider fintech community.
It was initially launched to Fidor Bank customers in Germany as a Beta Test. Due to its widespread success, Fidor and Eight Inc have joined forces in a partnership, that will see Eight Inc. designing the future, post-Beta-phase customer experience for Fidor’s digital financial services marketplace.
Fidor Market will be rolled out as a standalone market infrastructure and white-label solution for distribution partners.
Matthias Kröner, Founder & CEO of Fidor Bank, commented: “At Fidor, we strive to provide the best possible customer experience through our banking applications and solutions. We were successful in gaining the trust of customers and ensuring that their voices were heard. Today, we want to take our user experience to another level, and we are glad to partner with Eight Inc the renowned design firm in building tailored and relevant experiences on our Fidor’s Digital Marketplace: Fidor Market.”
Tim Kobe Founder & CEO of Eight Inc. said, “We are proud to announce at Money 2020 USA that we are partnering with Fidor to leapfrog once again the way people interact with their money. Eight Inc. will bring our user-centric focus and innovation background to the Fidor App Store and we look forward to collaborating with both Fidor and their clients across the globe.”
About Eight Inc.
Eight Inc. is a global innovation studio that excels at Designing Human Experiences and has 200+ strategic designers and business creatives connected across 12 studios, 6 time zones and 3 continents. Clients include Apple, Citi, Nike, Tesla, Virgin and Vodafone.