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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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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 up to €250 million in asset-backed debt funding. The partnership is expected to accelerate the roll-out of Moneyflow’s embedded finance

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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 needs of Germany’s growing populations of microbusinesses and self-employed workers. “This acquisition is a critical step in Ageras’ growth,” said

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Payment Firms Dominate Mastercard’s Lighthouse FINITIV 2022 Programme

Five payment acceptance startups were among the 15 selected to meet Mastercard in the Lighthouse FINITIV programme. Since its launch in 2018, Lighthouse FINITIV has created a forum for selected startups to enter partnership discussions with Mastercard and its largest

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Lunar Raises €70 Million in Series D-2

Lunar, Nordic-based fintech company focused on the future of money for consumers and businesses, announced a €70 million Series D-2 funding round. It brings the Series D total to €280 million. Existing investors participated in the funding round following on

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Revolut Launches as a Bank in the Nordics

Revolut, a global financial super-app with more than 18 million customers worldwide, has operationalized its Lithuania based European specialised banking licence in 10 European markets. Customers in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden who upgrade to

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