Nöffe has developed Norway's first digital piggy bank, teamed up with Neonomics to enable parents to easily connect their children’s bank accounts to a piggy bank to transfer and receive money while empowering children to manage their own money.
Neonomics, Europe’s leading open banking API platform provider, allows Nöffe’s users to easily connect a bank account via their app to a piggy bank that mirrors a bank account. The digital piggy bank is about the size of a traditional piggy bank, and a female voice speaks every time money is transferred to the account, or if a child wants to know how much money is in the account. Using the Nöffe app powered by Neonomics open banking API, parents can move around money for their children while giving them various sensory cues and stimulations, naturally making them more aware of the value of money.
Jens Braathen, the CEO of Nöffe commented: “With the integration to the open banking API, our customer experience has been enhanced as they can decide which bank Nöffe is connected to as well as being able to freely transfer money between banks.”
“We are proud that Nöffe chose us to bring open banking to the hands of children and parents. Until now, the benefits of open banking have been heavily focused around very specific demographics and product offerings, and this is one of the very few use cases where open banking is utilized to empower financial literacy for children.” Added Christoffer Andvig, the CEO of Neonomics.
The children have saved over 1.3 million Norwegian kroner using Nöffe, and the company is gearing up to expand their offerings to the rest of Nordic countries with the help of Neonomics’ open banking API starting this year.
Neonomics is a FinTech company based in Oslo, Norway. Founded in 2017 as a direct response to the banking industry’s rapid transition into Open Banking, Neonomics provides global bank coverage of over 2,000 banks to financial institutions and Third-Party Providers (TPPs) through one unified API. Neonomics is authorized by the Norwegian FSA as a licensed payment institution. For more information visit neonomics.io
Nöffe is a Norwegian tech hardware company that wants to reintroduce the joy of saving. With the physical and digital piggy bank, they help children get safe and good saving habits. Nöffe helps children understand the value of money.