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Lithuania’s SME Finance Expands its Footprint to Finland

Lithuanian financing platform SME Finance has opened for business in Finland to provide loans to smaller businesses, including those with

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Latvia Joins Consortium to Develop Payments Pilot for EU Digital ID Wallet

The Nordic-Baltic eID Project (NOBID) is leading a consortium of six countries—Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Latvia and Norway—to deliver a

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5 Baltic Startups Selected for the Lighthouse FINITIV 2022 Fall Programme

15 fintech companies – five from the Baltic region and 10 from the Nordic region – were selected to participate

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Estonia’s Fairown Expands to Lithuania with Inbank and Topo Centras Partnership

Fairown, an Estonian fintech company that offers products-as-a-service to banks, brands, and retailers, is expanding its offerings in the Lithuanian

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airBaltic Issues 14 City Collection NFTs on OpenSea at 0.1 Ether Each

Latvian flag carrier airBaltic has concluded the issuance of a non-fungible token (NFT) collection with 14 tokens issued on NFT

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Tresio Partners With Latvia’s Nordigen to Gather Its Customers’ Financial Data

Financial planning platform Tresio has partnered with freemium open banking provider Nordigen to further enhance their financial tool via accurate,

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F10 Launches Climate Fintech-Focused Incubator in the Nordics and Baltics

F10, an innovation ecosystem for fintech and insurtech with hubs in Switzerland, Singapore, and Spain, announced the launch of an

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Lithuania Kicks off “Startupcation” Program For Foreign Startups

Lithuania has launched a “Startupcation” program and invites foreign startups to experience the booming startup ecosystem of Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital

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Vilnius Payment Startup Delivers Multi-Currency Payments on Mambu

OKEO helps customers save time and money by providing access to modern and professional banking services. Mambu‘s composable platform enables

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Fintech Funding Remains Strong in Central and Eastern Europe

Q2 2022 was a fructuous quarter for technology startups in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), which closed more than EUR

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Estonia’s Top 8 Most Active VC Funds

With more than 1,400 tech startups operating in the country, Estonia stands at the leadership position as Europe’s most vibrant

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Alternative Banking Systems and Fintech Products for Digital Nomads

For digital nomads who travel internationally and on a regular basis, finding a banking solution that fits with their unique

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Richard Branson Joins Lightyear’s US$25 Million Series A Fundraise

Estonian-founded investment platform Lightyear announced that it has raised a US$25 million Series A equity round led by Lightspeed Venture

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GoCardless to Acquire Latvian Open Banking Platform Nordigen

Payments company GoCardless announced it plans to acquire Nordigen, a Latvian open banking data provider. The deal is expected to

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BNPL Firm Twisto Taps Veriff for AI-Powered Identity Verification

Veriff, a global identity verification provider, announced its partnership with Twisto, a Zip-acquired buy now, pay later (BNPL) platform, to

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Lithuanian Identity Verification Startup Partners With Swedish Fintech Juni

The Lithuanian identity verification and compliance company iDenfy, joined forces with Juni, the financial management platform made for ecommerce. iDenfy’s

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Unicorn Bus Stops in Vilnius – New Initiative to Motivate Startups

After Lithuania gained the second unicorn, Nord Security, this spring, Vilnius, the capital, is rapidly evolving into a point of

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Dutch Fintech Hyarchis Has Opened Second Office in Lithuania

Today, the Dutch financial technology (Fintech) company Hyarchis announced that it is expanding and opening a new office in Vilnius.

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airBaltic Set to Launch 10,000 of Its “Planies NFTS”

AS Air Baltic Corporation (airBaltic), the flag carrier of Latvia, has released the “airBaltic Planies NFTs”, an artwork of 10

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At Money 20/20 Conference – Never Before Seen Gathering of Lithuania’s Fintech Community

On 7–9 June, Europe’s largest Fintech conference will bring together the world’s most successful Fintech representatives and investors. This time

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10 Women Leaders in the Lithuanian Fintech Ecosystem

As the fintech sector continues to evolve in Lithuania, a growing number of women in leadership roles are helping propel

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Fintech Unicorn Drivewealth Opens EU HQ in Vilinius

DriveWealth, a global embedded finance pioneer that powers equity investing for fintechs,  announced the opening of its first international entity

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Taiwanese Blockchain Company Joins Lithuania’s Fintech Ecosystem

XREX, a Taiwanese blockchain Fintech company, has chosen Lithuania as its entry point to the EU market. After recently becoming

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Payment Processing Fintech Paystrax to Double Headcount in Lithuania

Paystrax, a payment processing solutions provider, is planning to expand its team in Lithuania. With offices in Vilnius, Klaipėda, Reykjavik

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Bank of Lithuania Seeks to Strengthen the Country’s Financial Market

The Bank of Lithuania has entrusted development issues to a specialised Centre for Financial Market Development in order to promote

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Fintech Funding Momentum Continues This Year in Baltic States

2021 was a record breaking year for the Baltic States’ startup landscape with a total of EUR 1.6 billion in

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In the Baltics, Estonia Has Minted the Most Fintech Mini and Unicorns

In the Baltic region, Estonia is emerging as a fintech powerhouse, having minted the most fintech unicorns and being home

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Tink Expands Open Banking Payments Services to Estonia and Latvia

Tink, Europe’s leading open banking platform, has announced the expansion of its open banking payments services to five new markets

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Payment Firms Dominate Mastercard’s Lighthouse FINITIV 2022 Programme

Five payment acceptance startups were among the 15 selected to meet Mastercard in the Lighthouse FINITIV programme. Since its launch

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Top 6 Upcoming Fintech Events in the Baltics

The Baltic states, namely Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, have seen the growth of a vibrant startup ecosystem over the past

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Fintech Baltic Top Articles

First Ever Latvia Fintech Startup Map Draft Released

Like other Baltic nations, Latvia has witnessed the steady growth of a fintech scene. Today, the country is home to

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Estonia Fintech Startups Map 2020- First ever Draft of the Fintech Scene in Estonia

Fintech is a rapidly emerging area of business in Estonia with now 78 companies, among which 18 in the blockchain,

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8 Baltic Fintech Startups to Watch in 2020

The fintech sector in the Baltic states is rapidly growing on the back of proactive governments that have set sights

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Lithuania Fintech Report and Map 2022

2021 was a successful year for Lithuania’s fintech industry with record funding volumes, an expanding startup ecosystem, and strong revenue

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