Posts From Fintechnews Baltic

Swedish Fintech Startups Feel the Funding Contraction

In Sweden, fintech companies are finding it more difficult to secure funding, noting that investors have adopted a more cautious approach amid economic uncertainties, geopolitical turmoil and soaring inflation. But despite the challenging venture funding landscape, fintech entrepreneurs remain confident

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iDenfy Joins Nomadrem to Facilitate a More Convenient Customer Onboarding Process

iDenfy, a global RegTech startup offering automated identity verification and fraud prevention tools, announced a partnership with NomadRem, a Lithuania-based fintech company, which offers quick money transfers, bill payments, and a variety of other financial solutions. iDenfy’s newly integrated ID

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airBaltic Reveals Roadmap for Further Planies NFT Development

October marks the one-year anniversary, since the Latvian airline airBaltic launched its loyalty programme – a collection of 10 000 non-fungible tokens (NFT), known as Planies. Now, the company is committed to further developing this project, thus introducing a new

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Plug and Play Startup Accelerator Expands to Lithuania

Plug and Play is set to collaborate with innovative startups in Lithuania. This landmark collaboration entails an investment of EUR 5.9 million to nurture a minimum of 45 startups over the span of three years. “We are creating additional opportunities

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Fintech Ecosystem: Estonian Fintech Startup Map 2023

In Estonia, blockchain and cryptocurrency is the most prevalent and advanced vertical of the fintech sector, representing more than a fifth of all Estonian fintech startups, a new map released by the Fintech News Network reveals. The Fintech Estonia Startup

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Lithuania’s Ecosystem Confirms New National Fintech Guidelines for 2023-2028

The main institutional actors in Lithuania’s Fintech ecosystem signed a Memorandum of Understanding confirming the National Fintech Guidelines for 2023-2028. The Guidelines, which consist of five separate directions, are aimed at improving the conditions for businesses and continuously developing an

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Lithuanian Regtech Company Amlyze Secures $1M Pre-Seed Funding

AMLYZE, a Vilnius-based RegTech firm specializing in anti-financial crime solutions for FinTechs, neo-banks, and crypto businesses, has successfully concluded a $1 million pre-seed investment round. The round was led by Practica Capital, with participation from the Firstpick accelerator and venture

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Estonia Tightens Authorization of Virtual Asset Services

After the amendments to the Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Prevention Act took effect on 15 March 2022, the validity of 389 authorisations has expired, either based on the decision of the Financial Intelligence Unit or at the request of

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Angel Investing Platform Funderbeam Bags US$40M Funding Led by VentureWave

Funderbeam, an Estonian angel investing and trading platform, has received US$40 million investment led by Irish Venture capital firm VentureWave. VentureWave said that it will take an active and strategic leadership role in scaling Funderbeam’s technology across venture assets. The

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Estonian Crowdfunding Platfom Estateguru Gets EU Crowdfunding Licence

Estateguru has announced that the Estonian Financial Supervision and Resolution Authority (Finantsinspektsioon) has granted the platform its European Crowdfunding Service Providers for business (ECSPR) licence, allowing it to operate as a crowdfunding service provider across all European Union (EU) member

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