Snynet Solution Logo
MON - SUN: 10 AM - 6 PM
+60 11 5624 8319


Google Pay teams up with banks to offer digital accounts

Image Description

More customers will be able to enjoy digital bank accounts through Google Pay very soon. The search giant has revealed it is expanding plans to offer digital banking services in the US after partnering with a total of eight banks as part of a project known internally at Google as Project Cache.

The co-branded, FDIC-insured digital account will be built on top of the bank's existing infrastructure, with Google providing the front-end user experience and financial insights.

The new partners are Bank Mobile, BBVA USA, BMO Harris, Coastal Community Bank, First Independence Bank and SEFCU, which join existing Google partners Citi and SFCU.

Google Pay

The collaboration is part of BBVA's wider five-year plan to expand into digital markets in the US. 

"Google is excited to work with BBVA USA in enabling a digital experience that is equitable for all and meets the evolving needs of a new generation of customers," said Felix Lin, vice president of Payments Ecosystems at Google. "We believe that we can use our technology expertise to benefit users, banks and the entire financial ecosystem."

The company has been investing in digital banking innovations for some time, specifically with its open banking initiative, BBVA Open Platform, which enables the bank and its partners to acquire customers using embedded financial products. The developer platform provides a suite of banking and payments services in the US, backed by the benefit of a global financial institution.

"BBVA has focused for decades on how it could use digital to advance the financial industry, and in so doing, create more and better opportunities for customers to manage their financial health," said BBVA USA President and CEO Javier Rodríguez Soler.

"Collaborations with companies like Google represent the future of banking. Consumers end up the true winners when finance and big tech work together for their benefit.”


03 Aug 2020



Other Blog

  • Microsoft reveals huge growth in web shell attacks

    Cybercriminals are increasingly turning to web shells to carry out attacks due to their simplicity and effectiveness.

    Read More
  • Windows 10 interface might be set for a huge overhaul

    Windows 10's Start Menu and Action Center could soon use components from Win UI according to references from Microsoft's latest preview build.

    Read More
  • Ionos targets freelancers and small businesses with personalized website builder package

    Ionos is making it easier for freelancers and small businesses to create their own websites by doing all of the heavy lifting.

    Read More
  • New Windows 10 driver system could lead to errors, Microsoft warns

    Microsoft will now verify software publishers before allowing users to install drivers in Windows 10.

    Read More

Find Out More About Us

Want to hire best people for your project? Look no further you came to the right place!

Contact Us