How Untie launched their offering of preference shares with systems and back office operations from Bricknode

Bricknode Blog

Untie is a customer of Bricknode who offers savings and loan products to companies and consumers. During 2019 Untie decided to offer a public investment product by issuing preference shares and was able to assemble this service by using multiple building blocks from Bricknode. The requirements were as follows. The requirements Integration On its current website […]

Use JSON to work with complex data in custom fields

Developer Blog

Many times when we extend the use of Bricknode Financial Systems (BFS) by building applications on top of it using the API we end up with the need for more property fields. BFS has a lot of dedicated fields but when we need more we can use Custom Fields! Every object in BFS has Custom […]

The great new feature called KycDate

Bricknode Blog

With release 2.23 of Bricknode Financial Systems we just added a new native field for Legal Entities called KycDate. KYC is short for “Know Your Customer” and if you are operating a regulated financial service company chances are that you have to do a lot of work around this topic. Now, why is a simple […]

Our API progress in release 2.23 of BFS

Developer Blog

Time for a short update for developers! In release 2.23 of Bricknode Financial Systems, which is scheduled for launch before the end of January we have so far done the following things. Accounts For accounts we have added the property IsLocked in all methods to enable you to use this when creating, reading and updating […]

The difference between cash assets and currencies

Developer Blog

One thing that might be difficult to separate conceptually when working with financial API’s like the BFS API is the difference between cash and currencies. Cash is an asset class just like stocks, bonds etc. while currencies are the object that describes which type the cash is. Just like a stock can be a common […]

Customize Bricknode Financial Systems and make it your own

Bricknode Blog

At its core, Bricknode Financial Systems is like a database application for building financial applications where you don’t have to host and maintain the database. With its API you can basically develop any financial service that you would like and not have to invent the wheel again. Custom fields are a way for anyone to […]

Adding support for custodian reporting for fund holdings

Product Blog

We just published a new guide in our knowledgebase at wiki.bricknode.com where we show how customers can use Bricknode Financial Systems (BFS) for managing and keeping track of the holdings of an investment fund. On top of this we also added a new add-on which can generate Net Asset Value break down reports for custodians. […]

Building serverless Azure Functions with custom fields in Bricknode Financial Systems

Developer Blog

A neat new cost efficient way to build smaller functions that can be consumed through simple HttpRequests are Azure Functions. Instead of building and hosting a whole web application it is now possible to build a function that can be triggered through a HttpRequest and then perform a number of things. Ideally when building some […]

Make use of your time with Subscription Orders

Product Blog

Bricknode Broker now presents a new long-awaited feature that allows you to deliver subscriptions to new share issues directly within the customer front. What exactly does this mean? You can now use the feature Subscription Orders to give your customers the possibility within Bricknode Broker to, for instance, subscribe for new share issues on their […]

The future of IT at financial institutions

Bricknode Blog

How should financial institutions think about their future IT needs to stay competitive and offer superior value and experiences for customers? In our opinion, the days are numbered for monolithic software systems being custom developed for financial institutions seeking to streamline their current operations. In a rapidly developing world where regulations are continually changing, together […]