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Mastercard Supports Fintech Investment Platform NORD.Investments with Open Banking Payments

Aiia, a Mastercard company, and NORD.Investments are announcing a collaboration that will “enable quick, easy and secure top-up open banking payments in Denmark’s largest independent digital investment advisor platform.” Until today, NORD.Investments customers “experienced some challenges when adding funds to the investment platform, as the… Read More

Mastercard Teams Up with Copenhagen Fintech to Strengthen Collaboration with Nordic Fintechs

Copenhagen has a strong fintech ecosystem and a “leading” position among fintech hubs globally, according to an update from Mastercard (NYSE: MA). The hub connects both start-ups, established companies and organizations “focusing on innovation and new opportunities.” Mastercard is “committed to empowering the growing fintech… Read More

Broadridge, Euronext to Transform Proxy Voting Lifecycle in Denmark

In response to the growing drive for higher corporate governance standards – both globally and at a national market level – Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR)  announced it has “commenced live operations of its new ‘golden copy’ event notification and direct vote execution service for… Read More

Martin Hegelund: Co-Founder at Ageras Group Explains How their “Financial Cockpit” Helps SMBs with Financial Needs

Ageras Group, based in Denmark, recently raised €35 million from CIBC Innovation Banking, according to a corporate statement. Ageras, launched in 2012, has broadened its services over time and now provides a “financial cockpit” for small businesses, including banking accounting, invoicing, payroll, and more. CIBC… Read More

Danish Fintech Startup Ageras Group Raises €35 million from CIBC

Ageras Group, based in Denmark, has raised €35 million from CIBC Innovation Banking, according to a corporate statement. Ageras, launched in 2012, has broadened its services over time and now provides a “financial cockpit” for small businesses, including banking accounting, invoicing, payroll, and more. announced… Read More

Kåre Kjelstrøm: CTO at Concordium Explains How Blockchain Tech May Enhance Social Media Platforms

We recently connected with Kåre Kjelstrøm, Chief Technology Officer at layer-1 blockchain company Concordium. Kåre, who has an MS in Computer Science from the University of Aarhus, Denmark, is leading the development of Concordium’s blockchain platform – which embeds encrypted ID into on-chain transactions in… Read More

Danish Fintech Vibrant Finalizes €4M Round to Help Mobile Phones Accept Card Payments

Vibrant, the Danish app that turns Android mobile devices into points of sale, has raised a €4 million seed round led by byFounders, with Luminar Ventures participating. Vibrant’s mission is “to make monetary merchant-customer transactions easier and more accessible than ever before.” According to Visa,… Read More

Mazepay Receives Payments License from Danish Financial Supervisory Authority

Mazepay is pleased to confirm that they’re under the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (DFSA) supervision. Mazepay is a pan-European payments institute. After a long application and enrollment process, Mazepay have been “granted a pan-European payments institute license by the DFSA, enabling it to handle transactions… Read More

Matter, BNP Paribas Asset Management to Launch ‘SDG Fundamentals’ Revenue Alignment Data Solution

BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) and Matter, a Danish Fintech specializing in sustainability insights, recently announced the launch of ‘SDG Fundamentals’, an innovative data solution. This dataset “enables investors to analyze the extent to which company[1] revenues are aligned – or misaligned – with… Read More

Denmark’s Keepit Acquires $22.5M in Capital from Silicon Valley Bank

  Silicon Valley Bank, the financial partner of the innovation economy, has provided a $22.5 million debt financing package to Keepit in partnership with Vaekstfonden. The funds should help with supporting further global expansion, hiring, and product development as it continues to scale operations and… Read More

Instant Payments Now in Focus as P27 Nears Testing Phase with Swish Banks

Instant payments are at “the top” of P27’s agenda. And more than a dozen banks connected to Swedish instant payments solution Swish are “set to test the Nordic payments platform by the end of the year.” Customer Relations Director Jacob Groth said: “We’re doing everything… Read More

Softpay.io Teams Up with Payments Firm Amadis for Tap-to-Pay Rollout

Amadis, a payment software and consulting provider, has announced a partnership agreement with Softpay.io in order to offer its Universal EMV Level 2 Framework & pre-certified Kernels “for integration into Softpay’s new Tap-to-Pay service.” Softpay’s Tap-to-Pay service can be “downloaded into any Android device and… Read More

Denmark based Split Payments Fintech Anyday Secures €4M via Seed Round

Danish Fintech firm Anyday has secured €4 million in capital via a seed round in order to bring its split payments (Buy Now, Pay Later) BNPL-style service to Scandinavia. Anyday’s split payment concept allows consumers to divide the cost of a purchase into four manageable… Read More

Danish Fintech Cardlay Acquires $6M, Appoints IT Director

Danish Fintech Cardlay has reportedly acquired $6 million (appr. DKK 40 million) and also attracted one of Europe’s IT directors. The Fintech firm has now moved closer to becoming a preferred payment partner for business clients. With this latest capital injection, the Danish Fintech is… Read More

Copenhagen’s Danske Bank Tests Quantum Communication for Enabling Secure Data Transfer

Researchers from DTU (Denmark’s Technical University) have for the first time taken quantum communication out of the lab and used it to “securely transfer” data at Danske Bank. This is considered a breakthrough in the development of digital communication and the “race against cyber criminals.”… Read More

Banking Circle Whitepaper Examines Opportunities, Challenges for Cross-Border Trade

In their latest white paper, ‘Payments without barriers: Focus on Denmark’, the team at Banking Circle has looked into the opportunities and challenges for cross-border trade in the country. Although slow settlement times and high costs are a barrier for firms wanting to trade in… Read More

Danish Fintech Ageras Group Raises $34 Million to Grow Financial Cockpit for SMEs

The Ageras Group has raised €30 million ($34 million) to accelerate the expansion of its business described as a financial cockpit for SMEs. The company said the funding was raised from a group of American and European investors including seven new investors, Centripetal Capital and… Read More

Nordic Fintech Lunar Acquires Paylike, Launches One-Step Checkout

Lunar, the financial services firm that provides Nordic consumers and businesses a new way to bank and make payments, announces the acquisition of Paylike in order to make online payments simpler and faster for digital commerce businesses and consumers. Being able to take payments and… Read More

European Commission Approves Merger Request from P27 Nordic Payments Initiative to Form Pan Nordic Payments Platform

The European Commission reveals that it has approved the merger request from the P27 Nordic Payments initiative in order to form its pan-Nordic payments platform. This latest approval from the European Commission marks a key milestone for the project which is focused on working towards… Read More

Mette Ingeman Pedersen to Join Denmark’s Saxo Bank, which Specializes in Online Trading, Investments

Mette Ingeman Pedersen will reportedly be joining Saxo Bank as the firm’s newly appointed Group Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Management and Executive Team. Mette will be reporting directly to Kim Fournais, CEO and Founder at Saxo Bank, a Danish investment… Read More

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