Sweden

Swedish Electric Vehicle Charging Platform Goes With Swedish Instant Payment Solution

Brite Payments, a Stockholm based leader in instant bank payments, announced that it has partnered with Northe, a one-stop platform for electric vehicle (EV) charging, to provide customers with a more streamlined payments process. Founded in Stockholm in 2020, and

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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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J.P. Morgan Appoints Nordics Innovation Economy Banking Lead

J.P. Morgan’s Commercial Banking business has hired Kim Larsson Nyheim as Innovation Economy banking lead for the Nordics, based in Stockholm. In this role, Kim is dedicated to serving Nordic-based, early stage, venture-backed companies with high growth potential in industries

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Swedish Insurtech Startup Insurely Secures €8 Million Funding

In an investment round co-led by new investor CNI and existing investor Opera Tech Ventures, Stockholm based Insurely has secured additional funding to accelerate its international expansion and product development. This investment aims to strengthen Insurely’s position as an open

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Swedish Transfer Galaxy and Intergiro Partner to Offer Better Remittance Solutions

In an increasingly global world where seamless and immediate transactions are expected, the ability to bank directly with one’s remitter should be the norm, not the exception. At least, that is what Transfer Galaxy and Intergiro believe and aim to

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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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Jifiti Granted Electronic Money Institution License in Europe

Jifiti, a global white-labeled embedded lending provider, today announced that it has been granted an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license in Europe, following the Swedish regulator’s rigorous review and qualification process. As a white-labeled solution provider to banks, regulated lenders

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Swedish Fintech Startups Feel the Funding Contraction

In Sweden, fintech companies are finding it more difficult to secure funding, noting that investors have adopted a more cautious approach amid economic uncertainties, geopolitical turmoil and soaring inflation. But despite the challenging venture funding landscape, fintech entrepreneurs remain confident

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Sweden’s Instant Payment Fintech Brite Raises $60 Million

Brite Payments announced a $60 million funding round led by specialist B2B software investor Dawn Capital and joined by Headline and existing investor Incore. Brite leverages open banking to offer businesses easy-to-integrate, instant account-to-account (A2A) payments and payouts. The fundraise

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Sweden’s Social Trading Platform StockRepublic Secured SEK 15 Million from Placera Media

Placera Media is investing in Stockholm based Social Trading platform StockRepublic, Placera Media operates the financial news site Placera and the magazine Börsveckan. Avanza Bank Holdning AB owns Placera Media, but its content and editorial operations are independent from Avanza.

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