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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Danish Fintech Pleo Secures $150M via Series B from Bain Capital Ventures, Thrive Capital, Others

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Expense management Fintech Pleo has secured $150 million in capital which is notably the largest Series C raised for any Danish-founded company. With this new investment and the company’s valuation of $1.7 billion, Pleo says it’s never been “more excited to see what the future… Read More

What’s in a Name? e-Money Seeks to Challenge Stablecoins with Interest Bearing Digital Assets

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e-Money, a protocol built for the issuance of interest-bearing currency-backed stablecoins, is seeking to challenge the established stablecoin market by providing an alternative that generates income. The Danish startup currently supports the Euro (EUR), Swiss Franc (CHF), Swedish Krona (SEK), Norwegian Krone (NOK) and the… Read More

Pento, a Payroll System for Startups, Raises $15.6 Million

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Pento, a Copenhagen-based payroll automation platform for startups, has raised $15.6 million in Series A funding led by General Catalyst. Other investors included Avid Ventures and UK’s LocalGlobe. Existing investors Point Nine Capital, Moonfire Ventures, Hustle Fund, and Seedcamp also took part, alongside strategic angels… Read More

Banking Circle to Act as Front-Runner Bank in Creating Bulk-Clearing for Danish Krone after Joining P27 Nordic Payment Initiative

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Global financial infrastructure provider, Banking Circle, has reportedly joined the P27 Nordic payment initiative as a “front-runner” bank in developing “bulk-clearing” for the Danish Krone, “underlining its commitment to building a global payments infrastructure.” P27 has been recognized as an important initiative to address the… Read More

Former Mastercard Exec Javier Perez Invests €8M in Danish Fintech Cardlay, Investment via Global Paytech Fund

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Cardlay has secured €8 million in capital from a venture fund that’s managed by former Mastercard executive Javier Perez, according to a release. As mentioned on its official website: “Cardlay is a world leading Fintech partner of commercial card services and payment infrastructure. We supply… Read More

Denmark-Based SaaS Management Platform Oveo.io Scores €1 Million During Pre-Seed Investment Round

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Oveo.io, a Denmark-based SaaS management platform, has secured €1 million through its pre-seed funding round from various angel investors. Founded in 2019, Oveo.io seeks to help modern IT and finance teams gain company-wide visibility into software speed and utilization. “Our SaaS Management Platform give modern… Read More

Pleo to Bring Google Pay Functionality to 13,000 European & UK Customers

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Pleo, a Denmark-based fintech startup, recently announced it has launched Google Pay functionality for its more than 13,000 European and UK customers. According to Pleo, customers will be able to immediately benefit from Google’s seamless contactless payment method, giving employees increased flexibility when making business… Read More

Denmark’s Traffic Alert Software Ooono Set to Close Crowdcube Round With Nearly €1.4 Million Raised

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    Ooono, a community-based co-driver that connects drivers across more than 50 countries, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with nearly 1.4 million secured. The funding round, which originally sought to raise €250,000, has attracted 1460 Crowdcube investors. ooono describes… Read More

Copenhagen based Danse Bank Partners Fintech Zenegy to Automate Payment Processing with Corporate Cards

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Copenhagen-based Danske Bank (CPH: DANSKE), a major retail bank with more than 5 million retail customers, has partnered with Fintech firm Zenegy in order to launch a new service that will automate the processing of payments made with corporate cards. The payment processing service will… Read More

Copenhagen Fintech Partners with United Nations Development Fund to Launch Operations in Singapore to Address Climate Change, Alleviate Poverty

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Copenhagen Fintech, a Denmark based organization supporting financial technology, is teaming up with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and several other organizations in order to help Nordic Fintechs with launching operations in Singapore. The initiative is aimed at assisting Nordic Fintechs with setting up… Read More

Update: Mate.Bike’s Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Surpasses €1.8 Million During the Final Week on Seedrs

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  Mate.Bike, a Denmark-based e-bike company, has successfully secured more than €1.8 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round was launched earlier this month, originally seeking €1 million. It has attracted over 730 Seedrs investors. Mate.Bike is now offering 1.75% in… Read More

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