World leading bartender school, European Bartender School, partners with European open banking company, Nordigen, to leverage open data in order to provide a Buy Now, Pay Later method of financing for their courses. European Bartender School has been perfecting their unique approach and fine-tuned practical training methods since 1999. Today, they offer the world’s most popular and comprehensive bartender courses that have helped over 70,000 students, in 20 different countries, feel at home in any bartender role.
“We understand that income isn’t always stable and we don’t want that standing in the way of anyone wanting to learn the art of bartending. That’s why we decided to partner with Nordigen to help our students better finance their courses and reduce their financial burden.” says Nicklas Ljunggren, Partner in EBS.
Using Nordigen’s API, European Bartender School is able to access banking data to assess creditworthiness of applicants. Open banking data lets European Bartender School make fast and accurate decisions on who is eligible for their BNPL financing. They rely on this enriched data to get the full picture of applicants' financial health. Nordigen’s API is fully PSD2 compliant, so European Bartender School customers will also benefit from a more secure connection to their open banking data, as they will never be asked to share their bank credentials with third parties.
“European Bartender School is improving accessibility of their courses by using open banking infrastructure to offer a Buy Now Pay Later method of financing. PSD2 was created for better access to open banking and we're happy that our solution can support European Bartender School in making their courses accessible to everyone.” says Rolands Mesters, CEO and co-founder of Nordigen.
About European Bartender School
European Bartender School is the world’s leading bartending school located in 20 countries across Europe, Asia, North America, Australia, and Africa. They’ve been perfecting their unique approach and fine-tuned practical training methods since 1999. As a result, they have developed the world’s most popular and comprehensive bartender courses that have taken 70,000+ students from zero to feeling at home in any bartending role.
Nordigen is a freemium open banking platform that provides free access to open banking data and premium data insights. Nordigen's free API connects to more than 1,000 banks in Europe and serves fintech companies and developers in 31 European countries, including the UK. Nordigen is a licensed Account Information Service Provider (AISP), regulated by the The Financial and Capital Market Commission of Latvia and authorised in 31 European countries.