World’s first Open Data marketplace, Adatree Exchange, launches – provides one-stop shop to leverage data under the Consumer Data Right
The world’s first Open Data marketplace, Adatree Exchange has launched, streamlining how organisations discover and procure regulated Consumer Data Right (CDR)-ready, third-party software capabilities.
Created by Adatree – a multi-award-winning Australian fintech and leading data intermediary and recipient platform, co-founded by former Tyro Payments and Volt Bank employees Jill Berry and Shane Doolan – the Adatree Exchange expands the possibilities of accelerating use cases and transformation of CDR data.
The revolutionary Open Data marketplace provides customers with a one-stop shop to supercharge CDR data. Before the Exchange, businesses would engage a CDR intermediary to procure the raw data and then go out to market to find additional services to help digest that data or functions to apply to their unique business needs. Following this, they would have to integrate with them and make sure the business meets the CDR outsourced service provider technical and security requirements too.
Now, businesses can leverage the Adatree Exchange to find a variety of CDR-ready third-party services to access capabilities like data categorisation, customer verification, data enrichment, credit application automation, de-identification, product comparison, and account verification.
Many businesses are still unsure of what they could do with CDR data, and they faced the challenge of finding service providers that are accredited and competent in working with CDR data. About 80-90 per cent of conversations Adatree had with businesses wanting to receive CDR data was about what they could do with the data. The Adatree Exchange aims to help businesses see the possibilities available to accredited data recipients.
Alex Scriven, Chief Operating Officer at Adatree, says: “We are thrilled to launch Adatree Exchange with world-class technology providers. The Exchange is set to be a gamechanger for any organisation wanting to access CDR data. With the industry rapidly changing, the more we can do to increase use cases of Open Data, the better it will be for consumers in the long-term.
“When Adatree launched at the infancy of the Consumer Data Right in Australia, it was created as a data recipient platform for organisations to access CDR data. As the industry reaches maturity, customers are wanting more options and capabilities around what they can do with this data. We wanted to give customers everything they need to use CDR data to its full potential.
“We’re extremely excited about the future of the Adatree Exchange – the possibilities are endless as Open Data advances further in Australia. We have already begun to curate, vet and integrate with organisations across all different sectors as part of our Exchange, and we look forward to working with more experts as they join the world’s first Open Banking marketplace.”
The Adatree Exchange started organically, with Adatree’s clients and prospects wanting to access data initially, then asking for different use cases, augmentation and transformation to be built out. While Adatree will continue to build out its own capabilities to transform data, the Exchange will accelerate the ability for Adatree’s clients to access a wide-breadth of capabilities from many different best-of-breed companies.
Adatree is launching with 10 participants on the platform including energy comparison platform Accurassi, global data analytics provider Personetics,, end-to-end digital comparison platform CIMET, product recommendation engine Stryd, auditing firm AssuranceLab, instant finance app for lenders and brokers Piico, AWS-specialist cloud infrastructure company DNX, leading cybersecurity firm Astero, turnkey cloud infrastructure Citadel, and credit risk and data science consultancy Kadre.
All Exchange participants are audited outsourced service providers (OSPs), whereby Adatree conducts stringent compliance checks to ensure data will be managed to the highest CDR standards.
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Adatree is an award-winning Australian financial technology company at the forefront of Open Data, also known as the Consumer Data Right (CDR). As Australia’s first accredited and active intermediary, Adatree uses a sophisticated and secure proprietary platform to enable a wide array of businesses, including banks, credit unions, comparison websites such as iSelect, BNPL such as humm, and financial services, to access consumer banking data to improve their products and services.
Adatree was co-founded by former Tyro Payments and Volt Bank employees, Jill Berry and Shane Doolan in 2019. It won Best Open Banking Solution in the 6th Annual FinTech Awards 2021. Jill also won Female Fintech Leader of the Year at the same award, in addition to winning Emerging FinTech Leader of the Year in the 2021 Finnies Award and being named as a finalist in the 2021 Women’s Agenda Emerging Leader in Tech. For more information visit adatree.com.au.