This API allows you to verify that a bank account is valid, and exists based on its sort code (routing number), and account number, or alternatively based on BIC / SWIFT and IBAN numbers. It is based on the same bank verification technology as Stripe, and is functional in 22 countries, including the USA, UK and Australia.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Accounting, Banking, Mapping and Annotations. Highlights today include the Hypothes.is API for accessing a platform that aims to annotate the web, plus two Science APIs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.