Baltic

Fintech Funding Stalls in the Baltics

Funding activity is stalling in the Baltics’ fintech sector as startups are failing to raise considerable rounds this year, data from Fintech Global show. In the first nine months of 2021, Baltic fintech companies raised just a little over US$121

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Baltic Banks Embrace Open Banking

In the Baltic region, banks are embracing open banking with most of the major ones giving third-party providers regulated access to account information through developer portals. Data from Latvian open banking startup Nordigen and Openbankingtracker.com suggest that at least 11

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A Biometric Payment for Nordic and Baltic Banks

Norway-based biometric fintech Zwipe and TietoEVRY, a provider of software and digital banking services in the Nordics, have agreed to jointly roll out biometric payment solutions based on the Zwipe Pay ONE platform. With the recent surge in demand for

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Luminor Partners to Consolidate Cross-Border Pension Mgt Operations in Baltics

Luminor, the third-largest provider of financial services in the Baltics, has partnered with cloud portfolio management platform provider FA Solutions for its Asset & Pension Fund business segment, enabling Luminor Pensions to streamline cross-border operations and consolidate its multi-country systems

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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 on establishing a favorable environment for the industry to thrive. Lithuania launched a regulatory sandbox in 2017 to allow fintechs

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Top 18 Upcoming Fintech Events in the Baltic and Nordic Region in 2020

The fintech landscape in the Nordic and Baltic regions continues to be one of the most successful at producing unicorns with recent examples that include TransferWise, from Estonia, and Klarna Bank, from Sweden. As we head into 2020, we look

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Open Banking Represents the Largest Fintech Opportunity in the Baltics and Nordics

The Nordic and Baltic region is poised to become a fintech powerhouse, but challenges related to access to capital, achieving scale and reach, and regulation must be addressed, found a new survey. Launched during Money20/20 in Amsterdam earlier this week,

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10 Hottest Fintech Startups in the Baltic States

Despite being a relatively small market compared to its other European counterparts, the Baltic region is quickly surging ahead in the global fintech race. It was once hailed by the World Economic Forum as one of the most innovative region

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Baltic Bank’s Market Share Being Chipped Away By Crowdlending

In the ever-growing European alternative finance market, Lithuania – together with other Baltic countries – shows peculiarly favourable results among the crowdlending operators Common trends in the Baltic region highlight alternative lending as a serious challenge for traditional banks and

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€100M NordicNinja VC Fund Officially Launches Operations in the Nordics and Baltics

NordicNinja VC by JB Nordic Ventures has officially launched its new €100M VC fund in partnership with Panasonic, Honda, Omron, and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC). T he fund will help Nordic and Baltic scale-up companies enter the

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