Hi, it’s Loral from Sustainably here. Yes, we’re releasing the beta in the next couple of weeks. We’ll post in the community to let you know when it’s available. We’re really looking forward to sharing Sustainably with you all.
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Hi, we’re getting the transaction information through the Monzo API. The Monzo API is also still in beta which means we have to manually set up users to the Sustainably application in the meantime. Hope that answers your question. Let me know. Loral
We’ve now got Sustainably, Flux & Tail running live closed betas (I know because I’m in all of them ) so it looks like Monzo are giving permission to select 3rd parties to integrate with their API.
I’m quite thankful for that, given the delay that there will before the API is officially ready. It seems like it’d be a waste of time to wait until then to start testing.
Especially because there’s people trying to build businesses on the back of these integrations - both Sustainably & Flux have integrated with Monzo 1st. Or to look at that the other way, it seems very risky to start with your businesses 1st integration as Monzo if it’s unauthorised..
Also, as far as I know, the only limits on use of the API have been technical, rather than legal.
As it stands right now people can start working with and developing with our API as long as they aware that there’s a low user limit, each user must be whitelisted and that it’s not yet full or final. Essentially companies can run very limited alpha tests with a small amount of users.
We’d prefer that folks be absolutely transparent about this and not indicate that any kind of integration is going to be available to all Monzo users because that’s not the case just yet.
That said - we are more than happy for folks to be playing with the API and building out their use cases for it, we just would prefer that they don’t do any targeted marketing to Monzo users outside of this forum where discussion can be had.
We are incredibly excited by the future of our partnerships and integrations and are more than happy to talk to any and all devs and companies who are interested in building stuff, but it is super early days right now!