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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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Bank of Lithuania Pens a “Dear CEO” Letter to Payment Firms to Enhance Compliance

The Bank of Lithuania has penned a Dear CEO letter to the managers of electronic money and payment institutions operating

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Latvia Develops Fintech Policies, Named World’s Most Startup-Friendly Country

Latvia has announced plans to develop two national policies to support the startup ecosystem; a national startup support policy, as

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Swedish Fintech Tink Acquires German Open Banking Counterpart FinTecSystems

Sweden’s open banking platform Tink continues its expansion across Europe with the acquisition of FinTecSystems, a German open banking infrastructure

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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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FSS Taps Norway’s Payment Firm Zwipe to Offer Biometrics Payment Cards Globally

Financial Software and Systems (FSS), a global provider of integrated payment products and a payment processor, is partnering with Zwipe,

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EstateGuru Seeks up to €1 Million in Funds on Crowdfunding Platform Seedrs

​EstateGuru, an Estonian marketplace for short-term, property-backed loans, announced a funding round on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs up to the

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Former Invest Lithuania Advisor Leads Launchpad Capital’s Baltics Operations

Launchpad Capital, a new early-stage venture capital firm led by long-time San Francisco-based fintech investor and entrepreneur Ryan Gilbert, will

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Latvian Fintech VIA SMS Enters Philippines Market Through Investment in VAMO.ph

Latvian fintech VIA SMS Group continues to expand its presence in Asia-Pacific by investing in the development of consumer lending

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New Partnerships Aims to Pay Taxis with Crypto in Scandinavia

HIPS Payment Group, an Ireland-based provider of e-commerce and mobile payment solutions, and The Payment House, a Nordic payment processor

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Norway’s Central Bank to Test Viability of a CBDC Over the Next 2 Years

Norges Bank, the central bank of Norway, announced that it will test various technical solutions for a central bank digital

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Stripe Rolls Out Issuing Service in Baltics

U.S.-based fintech Stripe announced that it has launched its issuing services across 20 European countries. Stripe Issuing is now available

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Maxima Partners Citadele for Enhanced Card Payment Services in Its Latvian Stores

Latvian bank Citadele and retail store Maxima has signed an agreement on card acquiring for almost all 1300 POS terminals

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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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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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Returpack Selects Payer to Digitise Payouts in Swedish Recycling Scheme

Returpack, a Swedish privately owned company that aims to increase recycling, has selected fintech startup Payer to develop a new

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Lithuania’s Bankera Enables SEPA Instant Payments for Businesses

Lithuania-based Bankera, a fintech focused on serving blockchain businesses, recently announced support of the SEPA Instant payments. With this move,

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ArcaPay Granted Payment Institution License by Bank of Lithuania

ArcaPay UAB, the subsidiary of ArcaPay, a UK-based and FCA regulated cross-border payments platform, has been granted a payment institution

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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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