Denmark

Top 14 Fintech Events in the Baltics and the Nordics to Attend in H1 2024

Over the years, the Nordic and Baltic regions have emerged as vibrant hubs for fintech innovation, fueled and facilitated by advanced digital infrastructure and digitally literate populations, government support, and strong collaboration between traditional financial institutions, startups and technology companies.

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Backbase Wins Danske Bank to Enhance Its Digital Customer Experience

Backbase has made an agreement with Danske Bank in Denmark. This agreement provides Danske Bank with access to Backbase’s Engagement Banking Platform, which will progressively be implemented across their digital channels in the coming years. This will enable Danske Bank

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Lunar and Truelayer Team Up to Improve Nordic Instant Payments Options

Nordic challenger bank Lunar is joining forces with TrueLayer, one of Europe’s leading open banking payments network, to redefine the payments landscape across Denmark, Sweden and Norway. This collaboration will enhance TrueLayer’s instant payment capabilities in the Nordics through seamless integration

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French IN Groupe Takes Over Danish Digital ID Service from Nexi

Nexi has entered into an agreement with French IN Groupe which is to take over its eID business. This acquisition is in line with the strategy of both groups: to reinforce IN Groupe’s role as European leader in digital identity,

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Sweden Leads Nordic Insurtech Scene

With 19 insurtech startups, Sweden is the biggest insurtech market in the Nordics, hosting 60% of all of the region’s insurtech companies, a report by Sollers Consulting, an international operational advisory and software integrator, reveals. The Nordic Insurtech Report, released

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The Winners of Mastercard Fintech&Impact Lighthouse 2022 Grand Finale

Mastercard has announced the winners of its Lighthouse 2022 Fall Finale at the “Fintech & Impact: Born For This Moment” side event at Slush in Helsinki. Lighthouse is a collaboration network that fosters symbiotic growth between banks, fintechs and Mastercard.

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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, the TradeLens team is taking action to withdraw the offerings and discontinue the platform, and the intent is that the

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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 to Google or Amazon as a starting point for consumers’ online shopping journeys. Consumers will be able to view product

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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. Nominees for the four Nordic Fintech Award categories were shortlisted based on feedback from fintech communities in the region and

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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 cross-border payments pilot aligned with the aims of the European Commission’s EU digital identity wallet program. The consortium’s proposal to

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