FUIB launches banking via messenger apps

FUIB launches banking via messenger apps

FUIB launches banking via messenger apps Viber and Telegram

  • First Ukrainian International Bank (FUIB) is a large and steadfast privately owned bank operating in Ukraine’s financial services market for twenty years
  • The service will extended to Facebook Messenger before December 2018
  • Corezoid a US-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider to banks develops the technology
  • Viber was the first platform to go live and it had 85,000 loan related requests; 19,000 requests regarding credit cards; and 8,000 requests for currency exchange rates
  • 45% of Ukrainians use smartphones, of which half are active on various messenger platforms
  • The most popular one in Ukraine is Viber (85%), Facebook Messenger (44%), Skype (32%), WhatsApp (20%) and Telegram (11%)