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What are account aggregators?
Account aggregators are RBI-regulated entities that allow people to share and manage their financial data with companies under the new Data Empowerment And Protection Architecture framework. Learn more ↗
Setu partners with licensed account aggregators, and we provide pre-built, customisable screens for your users to register, approve/reject/manage data consent requests.
The user is the custodian of their data
Users can register, link their data providers and approve sharing data with other apps or websites.
Consent to what data is shared with whom, and how often.
Know how data is stored and used.
View and manage data requests in one place.
Access financial products, based on the data.
At the heart of this framework lies the consent request—which defines the reason for data request, the duration of data storage, frequency of request and more. There are three types of data—
Information about the user and their personal details such as mobile number, date of birth, PAN etc.
This is a brief, condensed overview about the type of financial data being fetched.
A detailed report containing the list of records for that particular type of financial data.
Super fast integrations for any financial data
Gain access to any data block a financial institute has to offer—bank transactions, account information, insurance summary, mutual fund statements, and many more—with just one integration.
A robust testing environment that mocks actual flows for user registration, data requests, consent approvals or rejections or expiry.
Test how consent artefacts work in live situations. Use Setu’s high quality mock data, or upload your own data for custom scenarios.
Pre-built, responsive mobile or desktop screens for user registration, consent approval and management.
Match your brand
Theme our pre-built screens to match your brand. Set custom logo, colours, fonts and language.
Build customer trust with high conversions
Make use of our extensive research on data sharing principles with diverse users. We guide you every step of the way to help explain to your customers how the account aggregator consent framework works.
Provide visuals—give details on how data is shared with consent.
Nudge to make informed choices—explain how the data is used, pros and cons.
Unlock diverse use cases
Create innovative customer products on top of data blocks from multiple financial data providers—build personal finance management apps, credit underwriting models, investment products, and more.
Access data that is available for any financial information block—like bank accounts, insurance, deposits, credit cards and more.
Unlock new use cases built on top of the AA spec—like bulk fetch APIs to get data for multiple users.
Hassle free integrations
We take care of any regulatory need, letting you focus on what you do best—building and experimenting.
Personal finance management
Do a periodic bulk fetch and show users a summary of spends, investments and more.
Request for detailed transaction data from multiple banks, to offer your customers appropriate loan interest rates.
Investment recommendation engine
Recommend investment products to customers once you know their risk appetite from existing investment and savings.
Verify name, address, bank account details and PAN easily.
What is an account aggregator?
An account aggregator is a special class of NBFC defined by the RBI, to enable easy sharing of financial data, while also providing an inbuilt consent framework for users. Easy sharing of financial data allows for new financial products to be unlocked for a wider set of customers.
An AA acts like a postman between entities that can provide financial information (FIPs) and those that want to request for and consume such data (FIUs). The data is only shared once the customer reviews a data request and approves it.
What are FIPs and FIUs?
An FIP, is a financial information provider—like a bank or an insurance company—that is able to share financial data around a user of their product or service.
An FIU, or financial information user, is an entity that is requesting for data from an FIP—for their customer—for purposes like verification or enabling financial products for users.
How does the account aggregator’s consent framework work?
When an app/website requests for financial data from a customer, the customer can review details of the data request on an account aggregator app/website that they have registered with. The data request includes details like—
Type of data
Purpose and frequency of request
Duration of access to the data
The customer uses this information to approve or reject the request with a simple PIN based authentication.
A customer can also revoke consent for the data being shared. This gives complete control to users and also opportunities to financial apps and websites to build trust with their customers.