Sweden

SEB Partners with Fintech Startup Humla

SEB is entering into a strategic partnership with Humla, a fintech startup within Axel Johnson set out to drive innovation in the retail industry. Humla will develop its products and offerings on the banking-as-a-service (BaaS) platform developed by SEBx, thereby

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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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E-Krona Pilot Project Status Update

In February 2021, the second phase of the e-krona pilot project began. The aim of the work was to continue investigating and testing the technical solution developed in the project and also to investigate a potential legal framework around the

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Intergiro and Incharge Partner to Release Banking App for Ukrainian Refugees

In an effort to support Ukrainians fleeing the conflict, Incharge, a company built using Intergiro’s Banking as a Service solution “Intergiro.3d”, has created a banking services app specifically for refugees. The app will offer free banking services and physical or

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Intergiro.3d: Banking as a Service Platform Launches in Finland

Intergiro will offer its embedded finance services to clients in the Finnish market Intergiro’s API-suite of offerings includes white label banking services, card issuing, payment processing, and more Client base already includes neobanks, payments institutions and crypto exchanges Sweden-based fintech

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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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The Biggest Fintech Funding Rounds of 2021 in the Nordics

The fintech industry in the Nordic region, which comprises Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, saw strong funding growth in 2021 with record deal amounts. Out of the ten biggest funding rounds announced this year, Sweden leads the chart with

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IKEA Inks Partnership With Trustly to Enhance Global Payment Experience

Trustly, a global payments platform for digital account-to-account transactions, has announced a partnership with IKEA. Through the partnership, Trustly will enable IKEA’s shoppers to pay for their purchases directly from their online bank account. The collaboration also equips IKEA with

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Stockholm Sees Growing Green Fintech Space

Sweden’s credentials in sustainability and Stockholm’s vibrant fintech ecosystem are converging into a flourishing green fintech market where players are gaining traction and starting to expand globally. This booming sector is highlighted in the 2021 edition of the yearly Stockholm Fintech

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Swedish Fintech Juni Extends Series A With Additional US$52 Million

Juni, a Swedish-based banking platform for e-commerce and online marketing companies, has secured US$52 million in funding led by EQT Ventures, to add to the US$21 million already raised from their Series-A round in late June this year. This boosts

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