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Checkin.com Acquires Estonian Identity Verification Firm GetID for EUR 8.1 Million

Stockholm-based Checkin.com Group announced that it has acquired GetID, an Estonian identity verification software provider, for EUR 8.1 million. Completion

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Voyager Digital Snaps Up Crypto Payments Firm Coinify for US$84 Million

Voyager Digital, a publicly-traded cryptocurrency platform in the United States, announced the acquisition of Denmark-based cryptocurrency payment platform Coinify. According

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Estonian Ride Hailing App Bolt Bags €600 Million Led by Sequoia

Estonian ride hailing app Bolt announced that it has closed a €600 million funding round, increasing its valuation to more

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London Fintech Curve Appoints CEO and Head of Lithuania To Drive Growth in Europe

Curve, a London-based fintech that allows consumers to store their payment cards in a single location, announced the appointment of

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Estonian Central Bank Talks About Digital Euro Experiment Results

Eesti Pank (EP), the central bank of Estonia, carried out a research project to assess one possible technical solution for

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In Europe, Nordic Countries Have the Most Advanced Open Banking Ecosystems

In Europe, the Nordic countries of Sweden, Denmark and Norway have the most advanced open banking ecosystems. Trailblazing regional regulatory

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Estonian Startup Payqin Closes €300K Seed Round To Grow Its E-Wallet Service in Africa

Estonia-based cross-border payment startup PayQin has raised €300,000 in a seed funding round, pushing the startup’s total funding to US$1

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Lithuania’s Paysera Gets Green Light to Operate in Ukraine

The National Bank of Ukraine has given the green signal to Lithuania-based fintech startup Paysera to operate in the country.

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Bank of Lithuania Warns Binance for Unlicensed Services, Misleading the Public

The Bank of Lithuania has warned a virtual currency exchange operator Binance about its unlicensed investment services provided in Lithuania

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Danish Neobank Lunar Scores EUR 210 Million in Series D Joined by Tencent

Nordic challenger bank Lunar announced a EUR 210 million series D funding round led by family-owned investment company HEARTLAND. Other

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Swedish E-Commerce Banking Platform Juni Raises US$21.5 Million

Juni, a Swedish-based banking platform for e-commerce and online marketing companies, has raised US$21.5 million in Series A financing. The

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Pleo Becomes the Latest Danish Fintech Unicorn With US$150 Million Fundraise

Danish fintech Pleo announced that it has raised US$150 million in a Series C funding round to become a unicorn

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Sweden’s StockRepublic Raises EUR 2 Million, Partners With Commerzbank

StockRepublic, a Swedish social trading platform for retail investors, announced that it has secured EUR 2 million. The investment round

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Norway’s Digital Identity Specialist Signicat Acquires Spanish Rival eID

Norway-based digital identity specialist Signicat has acquired Spanish Electronic IDentification (eID) which offers complementary solutions for an undisclosed sum to

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Danske Bank A/S to Merge MobilePay with Digital Wallets Vipps and Pivo

Danske Bank A/S has entered into an agreement with OP Financial Group in Finland and the consortium of banks behind

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Rapyd Inks Deal to Acquire Icelandic Payments Firm Valitor for US$100 Million

Rapyd, a global fintech-as-a-service company, has entered into a definitive agreement with Arion Banki to acquire Valitor, an Icelandic payments

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Danish PFM Platform Spiir Released the Beta Version of Its App in the Baltics

Danish personal financial management (PFM) app Spiir announced that it has launched a beta version of its app in the

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Visa Inks Deal to Acquire Swedish Open Banking Platform Tink for US$2.2 Billion

Visa announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tink, a Swedish open banking platform, for 1.8 billion Euros

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Denmark’s Cloud Solution Provider CLOUDEON Sets up New Office in Lithuania

CLOUDEON, a Denmark-based cloud solutions provider, announced that it has expanded its operations in Lithuania with an office in Kaunas,

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Checkout.com Acquires Estonian Software Development Firm Icefire

Checkout.com, a London-based cloud-based payments solutions provider, announces the acquisition of Estonian software development firm Icefire. The acquisition of Icefire

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Lithuanian SME Lender Noviti Finance Bags €700K From Belgian Fund Helenos

Noviti Finance, a provider of alternative business financing, has received an investment of €700,000 from Belgian private equity fund Helenos.

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Accenture Expands Footprint in the Baltics With Plans for Lithuanian ICT Center

Global professional services company Accenture has announced plans to establish a new ICT service center (Advanced Technology Center) in Lithuania’s

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Nordea Taps Meniga’s Cashback Rewards Platform for Its Swedish Customers

Icelandic digital banking and finance solutions developer Meniga has signed a new partnership agreement with Nordea, a financial services groups

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Swiss IT Provider Adesso Sets up Office in Finland Ahead of Expansion Plans

adesso, a Swiss consulting and IT service provider, announced that it has set up a new Nordics subsidiary in Finland

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Ukrsibbank Rolls Out Swedish Startup Dreams’ Financial Wellbeing Platform

Dreams, a Swedish provider of behavioural and engagement banking solutions, announced the launch of its financial wellbeing platform in partnership

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Latvia Named Top Country With Largest Growth Fintech Interest Since 2020

Over the past year, Latvia, Zimbabwe and Israel have witnessed the highest surge in fintech interest worldwide, an analysis by

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Lithuania’s Paysera to Offer Payments via Neobank N26 in 18 European Countries

Lithuanian payment processor Paysera announced that it has integrated the German neobank N26 into its payment gateway and this service

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Lithuanian Civinity’s Investment Arm Sets Aside €15 Million to Fund Proptech Startups

Civinity, a Lithuanian facility management and engineering groups in the Baltics, announced the launch of an investment management firm Pentaframe

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Bank of Lithuania Examines Use of Open Banking Solutions for Fintech Supervision

A feasibility study carried out by the Bank of Lithuania has shown that one of the key elements in open

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Swedish Central Bank Pilots Phase 2 of E-Krona Project With Handelsbanken

The central bank of Sweden Riksbank pilots phase two of its e-krona project with Swedish bank Handelsbanken and TietoEVRY, a

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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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Top 10 Hottest Fintech Startups and Companies from the Nordics

The Nordic countries or the Nordics, a geographical and cultural region in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic that includes

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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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Belarus Fintech Map Showcases Growing Ecosystem

Belarus is home to a growing fintech startup ecosystem that now hosts more than 100 fintech companies and applications, according

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Booming: Lithuania’s Fintech Report and Startup Map 2021

Despite headwinds caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Lithuania’s fintech landscape continued to grow in 2020 with 40 new companies setting

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9 Fast-Growing Fintechs from Finland

Finland is home to more than 200 fintech companies, which have raised a combined EUR 450 million in funding, and

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6 Fast-Growing Fintech Companies from Norway

Norway is home to over 120 fintech companies with the vast majority of solutions available right now focusing on mobile

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Top 7 Fintechs in Sweden

Home to one of the largest and best-known tech ecosystems in Europe, Sweden is now emerging as a fintech powerhouse,

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