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Danish Payments Fintech Inpay Reports Steady Business Growth

Inpay, the Danish cross-border payments provider, has announced strong annual results for 2023. Annual revenues increased by 23 percent to €60.1 million, up from €48.6 million in 2022. The business also saw strong growth in EBITDA, “up 57 percent to €13.0 million in 2023, up… Read More

Payment Infrastructure Fintech Token.io Announces Scandinavian Expansion with Paysafe

Token.io, the account-to-account (A2A) payment infrastructure provider has announced the expansion of its direct open banking connectivity network to Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland, where it now “offers Account Information Services (AIS) and Payment Initiation Services (PIS) services.” This unlocks new opportunities “for Payment Service… Read More

Netcompany Acquires Stake in European Fintech Firm to Form a Strategic Partnership

Netcompany acquired a 20% stake in the Danish based Festina Finance – a provider of software for the Life and Pension industry with a customer base in Denmark and the Netherlands. The investment will accelerate the entry “into new markets for Festina Finance and enhance… Read More

European Digital Challenger Bank Lunar Removes Deposit Limits, Introduces Monthly Returns

As the “only” bank in Denmark, Lunar has decided to offer positive interest rates on all types of accounts without any demands for tying up the funds. Lunar is reportedly “removing the upper limit on deposit interest rates, allowing all paying customers access to positive… Read More

Digital Assets: Denmark’s Northstake, Coinify to Offer Regulated Institutional Staking Services

The partnership will see Northstake extend its virtual asset investment products to Coinify’s premier clients, accelerating institutional exposure to the crypto-staking industry. Northstake A/S, a regulated virtual asset service provider offering compliant staking products for institutions, has announced a strategic partnership with Coinify. Coinify is… Read More

Brite Payments Extends Nordic Coverage with Instant Payments, Payouts Services in Denmark

Brite Payments announced that it has expanded its product coverage with the launch of open banking-powered instant payments and payouts in Denmark. With full product coverage in Sweden and Finland, the addition of Denmark further strengthens the second-generation fintech’s footprint “as it continues its expansion… Read More

Danish Financial Supervisory Authority Orders Saxo Bank to Liquidate its Cryptocurrency Holdings

On 4 July 2023, the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority made a decision that Saxo Bank A/S’ trading in crypto assets for its own account is found “to lie outside the legal business area of ​​financial institutions, including section 24 of the Financial Business Act.” On… Read More

European Payments Fintech Inpay Secures EMI License from Danish Financial Supervisory Authority

Inpay, the international payments firm, has secured an Electronic Money Institution (EMI) licence from the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA), “becoming the first Scandinavian fintech to combine EMI, PSP, and TPP.” The new license will enable the company “to issue electronic money, facilitate digital payments… Read More

Denmark: Froda, Lunar and Visa Partner to Offer Embedded Loan Service for SMEs

Froda is launching a card-based embedded lending solution in Denmark in partnership with digital bank Lunar and Visa. According to a public statement, the launch follows a successful test period, as the company strives to make it faster and cheaper for SMEs to access growth… Read More

Nordic Region’s Danske Bank Announces Forward ‘28 Strategy, Financial Targets for 2026

In recent years, Danske Bank has made fundamental changes to the bank, resulting in a more focused business with a reduced risk level and a strengthened organization. Simultaneously they have “focused on strengthening our commercial momentum, and Danske Bank is on a clear trajectory to… Read More

Denmark: SaveLend Approved to Acquire Lunar Bank’s P2P Lending Business

SaveLend Group has received regulatory approval from the Danish FSA (Finanstilsynet) to acquire Lunar Bank’s peer-to-peer lending business. According to a statement by SaveLending, the P2P business will now be migrated over to Savelend in the coming months. The acquisition includes all customer relations with… Read More

Online Payments: Fintech Freepay, Finaro to Strengthen Danish Market Presence as Payment Provider

Freepay has announced a collaboration with Finaro to strengthen its position in the Danish market as a payment provider (payment gateway). Through this collaboration, Freepay can now “offer a broader solution within online payments on various technical platforms, both physically and online, where card payment… Read More

Nordic Open Banking Provider Neonomics Expands Launch of Checkout Solution to Danish Market

Neonomics, a Nordic open banking provider, has expanded the launch of their core open banking driven Checkout solution to the Danish market. This payment solution makes it easy for any business “to get started with account-to-account payments through a frictionless front-end user interface, delivering higher… Read More

Danish Firm Januar ApS Receives Payment Institution License, Aims to Provide Services to Crypto Firms

Januar ApS is reporting that it has received its full Payment Institution license from the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority (DFSA). Januar says that the license will enable it to serve clients across the European Economic Area (EEA). The company shares that it has received “significant interest:… Read More

European Fintech Inpay Posts Solid Results, Announces UK Expansion Plans

Inpay’s Annual Report for 2022, released at the company’s AGM in Copenhagen, Denmark, announced solid results “for the international payments firm and outlined plans for significant future growth within their UK office (London) and internationally across Asia, the Middle East and Europe.” As noted in… Read More

Mazepay, the Fintech Platform Enhancing B2B Payments, Raises €4M

Mazepay, the Danish Fintech platform that simplifies long-tail procurement and B2B payments, has “raised a €4M growth round, led by Scale Capital.” Participants in the investment round “include international investment firm Hambro Perks, and London-based early-stage venture capital firm Outward VC. Mazepay will use the… Read More

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

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