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Denmark-based Insurtech Penni.io Secures from €2 Million in Funding from Major Nordic Region Insurance Sector Participants

Denmark-based Insurtech company Penni.io has reportedly secured €2 million in funding from three major Nordic region insurance industry participants. The firm is planning to use the capital raised to expand its operations across Europe and globally. Established in 2016, Penni.io aims to assist insurance companies,… Read More

Denmark’s Smart Payment Card Issuer Pleo Introduces New Credit Card by Partnering with Mastercard, JPMorgan

Denmark-headquartered Pleo, a smart payment card issuer, has confirmed that it’s introducing a new credit card by teaming up with Mastercard and J.P. Morgan, the largest bank in the US. Pleo’s management says that the new product offering is expected to replace the firm’s older… Read More

Following $10 Million Funding Round, Danish Fintech Cardlay Partners with Mastercard

Cardlay, a Danish Fintech company, provides a white-label frontend for banks and their corporate clients. Cardlay helps companies automate business processes, including applications, integrated and real-time travel expense management, and more. Last October, Cardlay raised $10 million in funding while announcing a partnership with Eurocard…. Read More

Letters Sent to 20 000 Suspected Crypto Tax Avoiders in Denmark

After being granted the right earlier this year to demand user records from 3 cryptocurrency exchanges in the country, Denmark’s tax authority, the Skattestyrelsen, has now sent 20 000 letters to Danish citizens it believes may have skirted taxes on capital gains from cryptocurrency trades. Recipients… Read More

Danish Fintech Cardlay Receives $10 Million in Funding, Inks Partnership with Eurocard

Danish Fintech Cardlay has raised $10 million funding led by SEB Bank and Seed Capital along with existing investors. Simultaneously, Cardlay has announced a new partnership with Eurocard, the largest issuer of corporate cards in Scandinavia. Mads Krumhardt, CEO of SEB Kort Bank – the… Read More

Subaio Launches New Subscription Management Service at Several Nordic Banks

Subaio has launched its subscription management service at several Nordic banks, including Bulder Bank, a new challenger bank. The Subaio product provides users an overview of their subscriptions and the recurring payment schedules. The solution allows users to make changes to their subscriptions or cancel… Read More

Denmark’s Securechain Launches Blockchain-Based Freelance Marketplace

Denmark-based blockchain company Securechain announced on Tuesday the public launch of its blockchain freelance Finmail Work. According to Securechain, the platform is committed to providing an “open environment” for people anywhere in the world to work and receive payment. “Finmail is the first web and… Read More

Danish Fintech Pleo Secures $56 Million Through Series B Investment Round

Pleo, a Denmark-based fintech startup, announced on Tuesday it secured $56 million through its Series B investment round led by Stripes, a leading New York-based growth fund, with participation from existing investors, Kinnevik, Creandum, and Founders. This funding comes less than a year after Pleo… Read More

Overfunding: LuggageHero Surpasses €1.2 Million Funding Target on Seedrs

LuggageHero, a Denmark-based luggage storage service, has successfully secured its initial €1.2 million funding target on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. Founded in 2016, LuggageHero provides easy, cheap and safe storage of luggage around the central areas of big cities using retail stores and hotels. Been… Read More

To Align With EU and FATF Anti-Money Laundering Directives, Lithuania Ups Crypto Regulations

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Lithuania has been moving for some time to establish itself as a Fintech leader in the Baltics. According to the previous reporting at Crowdfund Insider, the country registered 35 new Fintechs in 2017, and in early 2018, Invest Lithuania Managing Director Mantas Katinas promoted the… Read More

Accused of Laundering $234 Billion, Danske Bank Ceases Most Banking in Russia and Baltic Countries

Close on the heels of Danske Bank being ordered out of Estonia this week for its alleged role in laundering funds totaling $234 billion USD for Ukrainian, Azerbaijani and Russian clients, Danske Bank has now announced it will be, “clos(ing) down its banking activities in… Read More

Concordium Foundation Launches Blockchain Research Center, Partners with Aarhus University in Denmark

The Concordium Foundation has partnered with Aarhus University and their Department of Computer Science to launch the  Concordium Blockchain Research Center. The Concordium Foundation is expected to receive approximately 10 million DKK per year for five years for the Research Center (about USD $ 1.5 million or USD… Read More

Fellow Finance Launches Peer to Peer Lending in Denmark

Finland based peer to peer lender Fellow Finance is now operating in Denmark. The company says it will offer Danish consumers access to credit while Fellow Finance investors will be able to fund Danish loans. Currently, Fellow Finance provides consumer loans in Finland, Germany, Poland, and… Read More

Denmark: Tax Agency to Require Danish Crypto Exchanges to Provide Customer Details on Trading

The Danish Tax Agency has been authorized to obtain information on trading in cryptocurrencies via three separate crypto exchanges operating in Denmark. This will mark the first time the information is being made available to the tax authorities which seek to review trading data on crypto beginning on January 1, 2016, up to December 31, 2018. Skattestyrelsen har fået tilladelse… Read More

Saxo Bank Agree on Recommended All-Cash Public Offering For All BinckBank Shares

Denmark-based Saxo Bank announced on Monday a conditional agreement has been reached on a recommended public offer to be made by the bank for the entire issued and outstanding share capital of BinckBank for €6.35 in cash per share (cum dividend).  According to Saxo Bank,… Read More

Denmark Argues Crypto Traders’ Tax Obligations Clear

A Danish lawyer and “Bitcoin expert,” Payam Samarghandi, has claimed that Denmark’s Bitcoin and crypto traders have been confused by grey tax regulations, which may have put them at risk of future tax penalties: “There are several of them that the tax authorities have contacted now… Read More

Saxo Bank Launches New Investor Platform

Denmark-based Saxo Bank announced on Wednesday the launch of its new platform for investors.  SaxoInvestor is described as a platform that gives the growing investor segment the opportunity to build long-term portfolios across stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs, and SaxoSelect portfolios. According to Saxo Bank, the platform… Read More

Securitize Partners with AmaZix to “Transform Fundraising,” – Making Digital Securities Easier & More Secure

Securitize has formed a new partnership with AmaZix – a community engagement platform for crypto projects. Securitize is a compliance platform for issuance and the management of digital securities on the blockchain. This new affiliation is said to “transform fundraising for blockchain startups, by making… Read More

Danish Payments Platform Nets Expands Into Poland Thanks to Acquisition of Dotpay/eCard

Nets, a Denmark-based payments platform, announced on tuesday it has expanded into Poland thanks to the acquisition of payments service providers Dotpay/eCard. According to Nets, Andrzej Budzik will continue as CEO of Dotpay/eCard and will report directly to Asger Hattel, Head of Merchant Services in Nets,… Read More

Danske Bank Announces Partnership With Swedish Fintech Minna Technologies

Denmark-based Danske Bank announced on Thursday it has joined forces with Swedish fintech Minna Technologies to offer customers access to a “Subscription Manager” solution, which gives them an overview of all their subscriptions and the possibility of saving both time and money. According to Danske Bank,… Read More

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