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There’s always room for more tech in finance

In Poland, it is banks, not just start-ups that spearhead the FinTech revolution. They have strived to remain at the cutting edge for two decades now. With the introduction of the PSD2 directive, they may face some competition from start-ups, but some are already prepared for the changes and others ...

Locked content BLIK with 2 million clients

Polish mobile payments system, BLIK, has garnered more than 2 million customers since its roll-out in February 2015. “At this moment, over 2 million clients have Blik functionality in their phone. Within two years, the system will have 3-4 million users,” BLIK system operator PSP CEO Grz...

Locked content PKO’s digital project wins prestigious award

The transformation of the mobile application IKO into the country-wide mobile payment standard BLIK has been recognized as the best innovation in payments at the prestigious competition “Distribution&Marketing Innovation in Retail Financial Services”. The event is organized by consultancy Accent...

Locked content BLIK has 0.5 mln clients

Polish mobile payments system, BLIK, has garnered 500,000 customers within a month since its roll-out. The system is operated by the Polish Payments System (PSP), a joint venture of six Polish lenders: Alior Bank, Bank Millennium, BZ WBK, ING BSK, mBank and PKO BP. One more bank is set to join the c...