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The Data Company Partner with Linktank

September 2021 


The Data Company Technologies and Linktank partner in South Africa to offer Financial Services Providers new opportunities to leverage innovation and technology

The Data Company and Linktank today announced that they have partnered to further strengthen their service and technology proposition to Financial Services Providers. The partnership enables them to deliver advanced and cost-effective technology solutions and services to organisations, including independent financial advisory practices, that enable them to tackle their data challenges.

By empowering organisations to make better use of their data, the partnership aims to accelerate the significant value that can be derived from system and data integration, such as improved strategic decision-making, simplified operational processes, enhanced customer insights and cost reduction.

Kali Bagary, CEO of The Data Company, says: “After listening to the Linktank presentation at the COVER InsurTech Conference in 2020, I approached Jen McKay to discuss a partnership that I believe will transform the financial planning landscape in the SA market.  With the domain expertise and network that Linktank have and the technology and delivery capability of The Data Company we can provide cost effective technology solutions that can help intermediaries move into the digital world”.

Linktank director Nina Lowes adds: “This partnership is a natural evolution for both businesses and a direct response to some of the challenges that we find to persist year after year in our financial advice technology research. We’re extremely excited to be bringing our complementary skills and experience together towards penetrating some pretty substantial technology gaps and creating opportunity for financial planning businesses to harness best of breed technology options.

About The Data Company:

Based in both the UK and South Africa, The Data Company helps enterprises accelerate their business agility by unlocking the value of data to create new revenue opportunities and operational efficiencies for organisations. The Data Company have an intelligent data hub (dataFINIUM) and composable application development platform (InfoFINIUM) combined with its fusionFINIUM methodology bringing people, process and technology together to deliver solutions rapidly.

About Linktank:

Established in 2014, Linktank helps both financial advisory businesses and industry technology providers to implement, embed and support technology. The business has some of the largest financial services companies as its clients and has helped small and medium sized financial advisory practices put technology to work in their practices by taking them through their six-step technology process.

Visit the Linktank website.

For further information, please contact:

Nina Lowes

Linktank Director

+27 71 360 9914


Kali Bagary

The Data Company CEO

+44 7774 239294


Sharon Wood

Linktank Connect Communications Director

+27 82 562 4885


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