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A.P. Moller – Maersk and IBM to Discontinue Blockchain Shipping Trade Shipping Platform

A.P. Moller – Maersk and IBM announced the decision to withdraw the TradeLens offerings and discontinue the platform. Starting today,

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20 Top Funded Fintech Companies in Finland in 2022

The Helsinki Fintech Farm has published a list of 20 fintech companies in Finland that have received the most funding

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Tink Adds Four Senior Hires to Its London-Based Payments Team

Swedish open banking platform Tink has made four additions to its London-based payments team with hires for variable recurring payments,

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Sweden’s SEB Creates New Banking-as-a-Service Business Unit

Nordic financial services group SEB has created SEB Embedded, a new business unit to commercialise the banking-as-a-service concept and promoted

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Sweden’s Zimpler Expands to Latin America With New São Paulo Office

Swedish payments company Zimpler announced plans to expand to Latin America and that it has established its regional headquarters in

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Atlar Raises €5M Seed Funding Led by Index Ventures for Automated Bank Payments

Swedish bank payments platform Atlar has closed a €5 million seed round led by Index Ventures, with the participation of

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Top 20 Established Fintech Companies in Finland in 2022

The Helsinki Fintech Farm has published its annual list of the top established fintech companies in Finland, ranked based on

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Klarna Launches Price Comparison Tool in Sweden, Denmark and the UK

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) solution provider Klarna has launched a new in-app price comparison tool to provide an alternative

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McKinsey: Sweden Emerges as One of The Best Fintech Ecosystem in Europe

In Europe, fintech activity is growing in virtually all countries, but performance and maturity levels are found to be the

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Top 20 Fintech Scaleups in Finland in 2022

The Helsinki Fintech Farm has published this year’s list of the top fintech scaleups in the country, ranked based on

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Open Banking Platform Tink Partners With Adyen to Enable Instant Bank Payments

Dutch payments company Adyen has selected Swedish open banking platform Tink’s real-time payments infrastructure to enable its new white-label pay-by-bank

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SME Financing Platform DBT Gets €286M From NatWest and Värde Partners

Swedish SME financing platform DBT has closed a SEK 3.1 billion (approximately €286 million) debt facility from UK bank NatWest

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Denmark and Iceland Startups Dominate the Nordic Fintech Awards 2022

The Nordic Fintech Awards was held on 27 September 2022 during the annual Nordic Fintech Week organised by Copenhagen Fintech.

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Top 20 Startups in Finland in 2022

The Helsinki Fintech Farm has published its annual ranking of the top fintech startups in Finland calculated based on the

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Sweden, Norway and Israel Explore Interlinking CBDC Systems for International Payments

Sveriges Riksbank, Norges Bank, Bank of Israel, and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) are launching Project Icebreaker to explore

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Lithuania’s SME Finance Expands its Footprint to Finland

Lithuanian financing platform SME Finance has opened for business in Finland to provide loans to smaller businesses, including those with

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Norway, Iceland Join Consortium to Develop Payments Pilot for EU Digital ID Wallet

The Nordic-Baltic eID Project (NOBID) is leading a consortium of six countries—Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Latvia and Norway—to deliver a

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10 Nordic Startups Selected for the Lighthouse FINITIV 2022 Fall Programme

15 fintech companies – 10 from the Nordic region and five from the Baltic region – were selected to participate

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Danish Fintech Moneyflow Bags €250 Million Debt Financing From Aion Bank

Danish embedded finance startup Moneyflow has entered into a debt financing agreement with Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) provider Aion Bank to enable

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Findynet Gets €3 Million Grant to Develop Finland’s Digital Identity Network

The Finnish Ministry of Finance has awarded the Findynet Cooperative a three million euro government grant to build a pilot

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F10 Launches Climate Fintech-Focused Incubator in the Nordics and Baltics

F10, an innovation ecosystem for fintech and insurtech with hubs in Switzerland, Singapore, and Spain, announced the launch of an

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Axo Announces Acquisition of Defero

Axo, a distributor of personal finance products in the Nordic region and portfolio company of Corsair, a private equity firm

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Ageras Buying German Neo-Bank Kontist

Copenhagen based Ageras Group announced that it has acquired Kontist, a Berlin-based neo-bank focused on the complex accounting and banking

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Swedish Fintech Zimpler Enters Norway as Part of Their International Expansion

Zimpler, a fintech company born in Sweden, announced today that it has gone live in Norway. Following Sweden, Finland, Germany,

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iDenfy Partners With the Swedish Fintech Juni

The Lithuanian identity verification and compliance company iDenfy, joined forces with Juni, the financial management platform made for ecommerce. iDenfy’s

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SEB Venture Participates in 33m EUR Round of Lysa

SEB Venture Capital is making an investment in one of Europe’s fastest-growing automated savings platforms, Lysa. As part of the

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Swedish Fintech Juni Raises US$206 Million Funding

Juni, a Swedish banking platform for e-commerce and online marketing companies, announced the closing of its US$206 million funding round,

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Revolut Partners With Tink for European Payments

Tink, the Stockholm-based open banking platform, and Revolut, the global financial super app with more than 18 million customers worldwide,

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Signicat Acquires Sphonic

Norway’s Signicat, a leading provider of digital identity and electronic signature solutions, is acquiring all shares in the UK-headquartered anti-fraud

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Tink Expands Open Banking Payments Services to Finland and Norway

Tink, Europe’s leading open banking platform, has announced the expansion of its open banking payments services to five new markets

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Fintech Baltic Top Articles

The 9 Hottest and “Coolest” Fintechs in Iceland

Iceland’s financial services industry has changed rapidly over the past couple of years with fintech solutions at the forefront of

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Danish PFM Platform Spiir Released the Beta Version of Its App in the Baltics

Danish personal financial management (PFM) app Spiir announced that it has launched a beta version of its app in the

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Top 7 Fintechs in Sweden

Home to one of the largest and best-known tech ecosystems in Europe, Sweden is now emerging as a fintech powerhouse,

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9 Fast-Growing Fintechs from Finland

Finland is home to more than 200 fintech companies, which have raised a combined EUR 450 million in funding, and

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6 Fast-Growing Fintech Companies from Norway

Norway is home to over 120 fintech companies with the vast majority of solutions available right now focusing on mobile

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4 Companies to Know in Denmark’s Booming Fintech Sector

The Danish fintech startup scene has grown significantly over the last few years, rising from only 70 fintech companies in

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Mastercard’s Accelerator Lineup Features Women-Led and Sustainable Startups

Mastercard has revealed the 15 tech startups that will be joining the fall edition of its Lighthouse FINITIV programme from

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Iceland-Born Fintech Meniga Closes €10 Million Investment Round

Meniga, a provider of digital banking solutions founded in Iceland, announced that it has closed a €10 million strategic investment

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Finnish Payments Firm Enfuce Raises €7 Million in Funding Round Led by Tencent

Nordic-based card issuing and payment processing services provider Enfuce has raised €7 million in Series B funding led by Tencent

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