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Danish Payment Firm BOKIS Extennds Partnership with Nets

​BOKIS, a Danish payment and card company, and Nets, part of the Nexi Group, have entered into a new agreement that “runs until 31 December 2029.” BOKIS member banks will continue “to issue and process the Danish domestic card, Dankort, and international payment cards through… Read More

BNP Paribas Asset Management Acquires Majority Stake in International Woodland Company

BNP Paribas Asset Management announces the acquisition of a majority stake in Danish natural resources specialist International Woodland Company (IWC). IWC is headquartered in Copenhagen and reportedly “has more than 30 years’ experience in providing investment management and advisory services within sustainable timberland investments, agriculture… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Gemini Launches in Denmark, Sweden, Portugal, Czechia, Latvia, Liechtenstein

Gillian Lynch, Head of Ireland and EU operations at Gemini, notes that the digital asset firm is pleased “to announce that individuals and institutions in Denmark, Sweden, Portugal, Czechia, Latvia, and Liechtenstein can now open a Gemini account to deposit, trade, and custody over 100 cryptocurrencies.”… Read More

Swedish Fintech Payer, American Express to Support B2B Payments Across the Nordics

Payer, the B2B technology company specializing in digital conversion, payments, and finance automation, with a mission to digitalize the B2B industry wherever payments play a central role, has announced that it will now facilitate American Express payments “across the Nordics in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and… Read More

Denmark’s Saxo Bank, Baffle to Customize Data Encryption Solution Globally

Baffle, Inc. announced that Saxo Bank is deploying Baffle Data Protection Services “to protect sensitive customer data, ensure compliance with stringent regulations, and support the bank’s migration to a highly scalable cloud and microservices architecture.” Saxo Bank will also be “integrating Baffle into its customer-facing… Read More

Nets, SoftPay Get 7-Eleven Back on Track Following Major Cyberattack

Following a cyberattack that hit 7-Eleven at the beginning of August 2022, which initially took the chain’s payment and checkout systems out of operation, “a new mobile card payment solution was quickly rolled out in less than a day” through a collaboration with Nets and… Read More

ZTLment Reportedly Becomes Europe’s First Payments Institution Built on Blockchain

Danish Fintech startup, Ztlment, claims it is the “first” in Europe to gain a license that “lets it operate fully regulated payments on top of blockchain.” The company has “raised €1.3 million in pre-seed funding from venture funds specializing in fintech.” The startup’s smart contract… Read More

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

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