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Programmable banking for software developers

Investec, in collaboration with the OfferZen community, has made Investec Private Bank Accounts programmable so you can code your own bank experience.

In partnership with OfferZen

Niche developer banking, built with the community

By launching Programmable Banking, in collaboration with OfferZen, Investec aims to create opportunities for IT professionals and software developers and to challenge what’s possible in financial services. Through Investec’s Private or Business Account you not only get all the benefits of a fully transactional credit card, but you can also access your transactions, set up custom budgeting and notifications, limit spending on products and more.

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A bank account with developer tools

  • IDE in Investec Online

    Use the IDE to deploy JavaScript code, which executes before and after every card transaction. Get started

  • Bank Account API Access

    Get your account, balance and transaction data through our REST API. API docs

How to get an Investec programmable bank account

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You write the rules

Build your own rules and limits using securely hosted Javascript cloud functions that execute during your card transactions. Limit your fast-food spend, track your coffee intake on the fly - anything goes.

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Join the programmable banking community, run by OfferZen

Access code and demos of web prototypes from other devs via GitLab

See what community members are building during monthly demos

Engage with other developers and be the first to know about new releases via the community Slack

Interested in an Investec programmable bank account?

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To help developers build great software, they need access to the core services of our economy. Helping Investec make programmable banking possible is another step toward empowering developers to build awesome software.

By launching Programmable Banking, we aim to create opportunities for IT professionals and software developers to solve problems and unlock new possibilities by revolutionising businesses, empowering consumers and uplifting economies.