Bud is a provider of an AI-based open banking platform that is used by large banks and others to help power lending and other personalized products.

Bud enables banks to help their customers control their money in completely fresh ways.

Bud was founded in 2015 by Edward Maslaveckas and George Dunning. The company is headquartered in London, United Kingdom. 


Bud uses artificial intelligence (AI) to let financial organisations offer customised products and automate lending decisions. Bud simplifies a financial industry that has become increasingly complex.


Bud offers, Bud.X, a developer portal that gives businesses self-service access to our powerful open banking capabilities, data enrichment services to help their customers make the most of their lives.


Bud’s automated lending decision platform is used by ANZ, Street UK and TotallyMoney. Banking giant HSBC and Credit Karma use Bud to provide customers with financial data analytics.


Bud is backed by HSBC, Goldman Sachs, Bellis Phantom Holdco, ANZ, SEI investments, InnoCells, Outward Venture Capital, and others. The company raised $80M (£63.8M) in Series B round on Jun 08, 2022. This brings Bud's total funding to $102M to date.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $102M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: London
  • State: London
  • Country: United Kingdom
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