Is there any API progress among European banks?

Dear FinTech community,

I would like to suggest one very critical question for discussion:

What is the progress among European banks in releasing APIs amid PSD2? Please, feel free to share your experience, thoughts, and figures on the issue.

We have posted an article on our blog, featuring our own experience of communication the API importance to the bankers.

Here is an excerpt:

“The real problem with banks in Europe is in culture and leadership. Forget about any technical issues. This is nothing in comparison to the cultural trap, and this trap is a panic-ridden fear of failing.” by Alex Malyshev, CEO of