Nordic Fintech Snippets – April
May is here, which means…
Monetizing Open Banking webinar is on this week’s Thursday. Register to hear Open Banking and BaaS business cases from Multitude Bank, eTasku, GF Money and Finshark. Register for free over here.
Nordic Fintech Summit is next week! Nordic’s Premier Fintech Fest comes with 50 speakers, hundreds of industry decision-makers, and many not-to-be-missed side events! If you still don’t have a ticket, you can sign up here.
As usual, we have gathered the most relevant industry news from April for the Nordic Fintech Snippets. Still a bit quiet on the funding side, but still plenty of interesting news, partnerships, and launches.
You can find all the monthly Nordic Fintech Snippets from the past over here.
This is Nordic Fintech Snippets, the combined effort of all the Nordic Fintech Hubs, sharing the most important and latest news in fintech and digital finance from each country.
Country specific news
Alphabet leads $100 million investment in AI startup AlphaSense
FinanceKey and Enable Banking Partner to Deliver Real-Time Financial Visibility for Businesses
Epassi expands outside the Nordics – acquires UK’s largest health and fitness network with 11 million employee userbase.
Multitude SE acquires 19.97% of an equity in a leading Finnish financial services comparison platform, Sortter Oy
Membrane Finance Launches EUROe on Arbitrum One
Fellow Bank changes its name. The new name is Alisa Bank.
Deutsche Boerse offers $4.3 billion for Denmark’s SimCorp
SimCorp signs partnership with Matter to provide investors sustainability insights
Leneo announces new subsidiary in Sweden
MobilePay: Could fees be introduced for using Danish payment app?
Spar Nord signs agreement with MAP Group
Januar has reached a significant milestone by obtaining a Payment Institution License from the Danish FSA
Pocket money app MyMonii expands to Germany
Saxo Bank partners with TRUSTDOCK
Lunar bails out of P2P market
Finaro, Mastercard, Northmill, and NMI have partnered to introduce Europe’s first Cloud Commerce deployment
Bits Technology bites into €4 million to help fintechs strengthen their identity and AML processes
Polish Cashbene and Swedish Dreams Technology get €10k each as winners of RBL_START Meetup
Mynt secures 100 MSEK financing round led by Vor Capital to boost growth initiatives and support European expansion
Kameo raises SEK 700 million to fund loans to energy-efficient building projects in Sweden
Mangold AB has agreed to buy an additional 18.4 percent stake in KredFin
Klarna introduces new features
Intergiro partners with Incharge
Sweden’s BankID launches digital identity card
SEB and Crédit Agricole launch green-tinged blockchain-based bond platform
ABN Amro rolls out financial literacy app for kids
Reltime joins the Microsoft Global Startups Programme
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