Nordic Fintech Snippets – February
It’s time to wrap up what happened in the Nordic fintech and financial industry in February.
Like in January, the month was quiet in terms of investments. On the other hand, the partnership side was very active, especially in the field of payments, and Open Banking keeps providing news on a weekly basis.
Speaking of Nordic fintech – remember to check the upcoming Nordic Fintech Trends webinar that will this time focus on ESG & Data Screening.
We have also launched a new batch of speakers to our flagship event, Nordic Fintech Summit on May 11th.
“Last year was a great event, I look forward to coming back again this year.” – Sarah Häger, Enable Banking
Below you can find the industry highlights, including funding rounds, partnerships, acquisitions, and new 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
Membrane Finance rolls out EU-regulated crypto stablecoin
Finnish fintech Saldo Bank launches banking operations in Lithuania and plans further expansion
Enfuce awarded contract by the State Treasury of Finland and Kela to deliver modern prepaid disbursement cards
Starcart and Enfuce revolutionise online shopping with embedded payments
NoCFO partners with Nordigen
Nokia Unveils Groundbreaking Sustainable Finance Framework
Nexi Digital Finland to advance digital payments in Europe
Mikko Ayub leaves his position as President and CEO of Aktia
Lunar raises €35 million despite tough economic conditions
Mazepay Raises $4.3M to Expand Spend Management Solution Across Europe
Launching the Januar API for all customers
Visa, Lunar and Froda announce global partnership, and a groundbreaking new solution
Double improvements to Scrive as they incorporate Finshark’s open banking tech
Denario selects Klarna Kosma’s open banking platform to expand its connectivity beyond Europe
Swedbank partners Immuta and launches the Enterprise Analytics Platform
TAPSTER signs a procurement agreement with Scandinavia’s largest bank NORDEA
Trustly and APEXX Global partner to offer modernised recurring payments experience
Trustly Partners With Bokadirekt – Enabling Instant Payouts for Over 20,000 Salons in Sweden
Klarna and Schufa launch six-month pilot project
Klarna adds Paris Hilton to its celeb roster with new campaign
Klarna posts $1bn annual loss, its largest ever
Blockchain firm Gateway.fm lands $4.6m in seed raise
Reltime offers a decentralised Web3 merchant payment solution
Neonomics launches open banking-powered Checkout solution in Finland
Wealthtech Huddlestock acquires Dtech
Bricknode and Quantfolio team up to deliver digital wealth management tools to the advisory sector
Icelandic neobank indó selects Lucinity for modern financial crime prevention
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