Sweden

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 (US$2.2 billion). Tink will retain its brand and current management team, and its headquarters will remain in Stockholm, Sweden. The

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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 in the Nordics, to continue the integration of its cashback rewards platform within the latter’s mobile banking app in Sweden.

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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 with Ukrainian commercial bank UKRSIBBANK BNP Paribas Group. The company’s financial wellbeing platform is now embedded into UKRSIBBANK’s mobile banking

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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 Finnish IT software and service company providing IT and product engineering services. The pilot project run by the Riksbank aims

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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 fintech, powering over 150 banks and fintechs in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The acquisition of FinTecSystems is conditional upon approval

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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, counting nearly 400 companies that use technology and digital platforms to support, enable or innovate banking and financial services, according

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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 IoT technology with the aim to create an easy digital payout experience for consumers. Payer was chosen to develop the

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e-Passi Enables Payments With Finnair’s Reward Points in Finland

Finland-based mobile payments platform ePassi has launched a unique collaboration with Finnair where members of their frequent flyer program can now pay for services with Finnair Plus points at the former’s merchant sites around Finland. ePassi, operating in Finland and

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Swedish Banking Platform Juni Selects TruNarrative’s Regtech Solution

Juni, a Swedish-based banking platform for e-commerce and online marketing companies, has selected regtech TruNarrative to deliver compliance and onboarding technology. This move will provide Juni the capability to successfully onboard and monitor their individual and business clients. The Juni

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Klarna’s Open Banking Solution Extended to 8 More European Markets

Swedish payments firm Klarna announced the expansion of its open banking solution across eight more European countries, which now includes Portugal, Denmark, Luxembourg, Ireland, Croatia, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. As part of the latest expansion, Klarna also introduced the “Account

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