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Nordic Fintech Snippets – May 2023

Nordic Fintech Snippets – May

it’s June, which means it’s time for a May recap!

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As usual, we have gathered the most relevant industry news from May, which was an extremely busy month from new launches and partnerships to larger acquisitions, such as Handelsbanken.

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




Aibidia Raises €13M in Series A Funding

Membrane Finance Launches the First MiCA-Compliant Stablecoin, EUROe, on Avalanche – EUROe

Membrane Finance and Januar team up to pave the way for MiCA compliant financial technology

Tietoevry Banking launching Tap on Phone in Europe – enabling contactless payments through standard mobile devices

Katalysen Ventures announces LOI for merger between Alaco Analytics and VALEGA Chain Analytics

Heeros and Enable Banking partner: Open banking makes SMEs financial management easier and supports international growth

Enable Banking is thrilled to announce our partnership with Provenir

FinanceKey Goes Live with Raiffeisen Bank International Cash Management Open APIs

Aktia and Käärijä encourage children and young people to learn about finances



Zenegy lands investment from Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker

Danske Bank rolls out B2B business intelligence service

Marketcom Software Acquires Coinify ApS, to strengthen payment platform play

Danish fintech Cardlay partners with Europe leading provider of payment cards for the transport industry

Nuvei partners with Wonderful Copenhagen

GCEX granted licence by Danish FSA to operate as an investment firm



Lesslie aims to become a neobank and brings in new capital from well-known tech profiles

Ikano Bank selects TCS BaNCS to drive core transformation journey

Swedish open banking startup Kreditz raises €10 million

VC Funding Boost for Web3 Marketplace Following Success with Rihanna’s Music Rights

Klarna enables instalment payments for Airbnb guests

Brite Payments Announces Its Instant Payments Network (IPN) to Power Instant Payments and Payouts Across Europe

Nstart expands its customer offering by launching Saving Accounts on Vilja Platform

Zimpler launches instant cross-border payouts for seamless transactions

Shido Wallet launches on- and off-ramp solutions for Alchemy Pay

Lyvia Group acquires T-rank, the leading Norwegian shareholder and client identification company

Verified Acquires Pliance

Supported by Vilja, Borgo Joins Forces with Avanza Sparkonto+

Launch of new Cogo and Eliq partnership set to help banking customers make their homes more energy efficient

Younited and Tink are partnering to simplify credit application processes using open banking technology

Knowit, Bottomline partner for Nordic market solutions

Mambu, Doconomy to Support Financial Institutions With Their Climate Action Plans

Klarna Q1 2023 earnings

Sweden’s Handelsbanken to sell Finnish businesses for $1.4 bln



Neonomics launches Open Banking Checkout in Denmark

Reltime launches wrapped fiat and CDBC services

IDEX Biometrics partners with DoelPay

IDEX Biometrics partners with MCS Microsystems

IDEX Biometrics partners with PONE Biometrics

EedenBull appoints Eilin Schjetne as CEO



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