Finland

Nets’ Subsidiary Inks Agreement to Acquire Checkout Finland

Paytrail, Nets Group’s subsidiary and Finnish online payment provider, has signed an agreement to acquire its competitor Checkout Finland from OP Financial Group. The acquisition supports Nets’ European e-commerce ambitions and further strengthens its presence in Finland. Checkout Finland, part

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Finnish Wealthtech Rundit Raises €1 Million in Seed Funding

Finland-based startup Rundit, a platform for portfolio management and monitoring, has raised € 1 million in seed funding. The round was led by two new angel investors, including Pierre Weimerskirch, board member of several PE and VC funds and the

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Finland Billboards Now Double as Disinfectant Terminals for Mobile Phones

Nordic health company Terveystalo has turned billboards into disinfectant terminals that can supposedly clean a phone in only 15 seconds with UVC light. The billboards are located in Helsinki and Turku in southern Finland. There is a small hatch in

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The 20 Biggest Fintech Startups and Companies in Finland in 2020

Fintech Farm Helsinki came up with an updated listing of the largest fintech companies in Finland based on the recently published 2019 figures. They have now divided the companies into 3 different top 20 listings, which are startups founded since

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The 9 Hottest Fintech, Insurtech and Proptech Startups in Finland

Over the past years, Finland’s fintech industry has been growing rapidly. Today, the nation is home to roughly 160 fintech companies covering a wide range of areas including payments, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, insurance, security and compliance, APIs and platforms, data and

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Nordea Takes Open Banking beyond PSD2

Nordea is launching Instant Reporting, a new Open Banking solution that enables corporate customers to access their own accounts and integrate real-time data with their own systems and processes. It is the first offering from Nordea that moves beyond legal

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Nordea First Nordic Bank to Join New European Instant Payment Service

Nordea customers in Finland can now receive instant Euro payments in seconds from friends and business partners from Europe. This includes at any time of the day, seven days a week, all year round. The new pan-European Single Euro Payments

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