Articles with tag like: Estonia

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Salv gets EUR 1,5M to expand AML Bridge pilot to several European countries

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 04 Dec 2020

Salv has raised EUR 1,5M to expand its pilot program AML Bridge, currently rolled out in Estonia, to other European countries.

Salv, Estonia, AML, KYC, funding, financial crime, banking, regulations, standards, fraud prevention

Next-gen core banking platform Modularbank teams up with payment company Nets

News | Payments General | 24 Nov 2020

Modularbank, an Estonia-based next-generation core banking platform, has teamed up with Nets Estonia.

Modularbank, cards, Issuer, Nets, Estonia, core banking platform, partnership, payment processor

Large Estonian banks team up with Salv to trial AML solution

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 07 Oct 2020

Salv, an anti-money laundering (AML) startup that raised USD 2 million on 2019, has announced plans to launch a pilot program called AML Bridge, in cooperation with four of Estonia’s largest banks.

AML Bridge, Salv, Estonia, financial crime, banks, fraud prevention, Financial Supervisory Authority, Financial Intelligence Unit, data, data privacy

B2B crypto payments provider Mercuryo.Io raises EUR 2.5 mln from Target Global

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Sep 2020

Mercuryo.io, an Estonia-based startup that offers cryptocurrency payment processing solutions, has closed a EUR 2.5 million seed funding led by Target Global.

B2B payment, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency payment provider, Estonia, funding, cross border payments, Mercuryo.io, Target Global

Estonia-based EstateGuru launches new payment system for Europe

News | Payments General | 24 Jul 2020

P2P lending platform EstateGuru has implemented fellow European fintech Lemonway’s payment facilities as it tackles full European launch. 

EstateGuru, lending, P2P lending, Estonia, Europe, Lemonway, fintech, payment, loans, Latvia, Poland, Germany, Spain, Finland, European Union, Lemonway IBAN, Investor, BNP Paribas, alternative lending, Onfido, ID verification

Opera to acquire Fjord Bank

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 13 Jul 2020

Opera, an Internet browser, has announced its intention to purchase Fjord Bank subject to regulatory approval.

Opera, Fjord Bank, banks, browser, internet, fintech, Europe, loan, Lithuania, Estonia, PocoSys, digital wallet, payments, technology, cards

PayPal launches QR code contactless payments In Canada, with zero transaction fees

News | Mobile Payments | 26 Jun 2020

PayPal has rolled out QR code payments in Canada, enabling contactless mobile payments through the PayPal app. 

PayPal, Canada, contactless payments, mobile payments, QR code, transaction fees, merchants, coronavirus, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, United Kingdom, United States.

Estonia revokes crypto businesses licenses to crackdown on illicit financial flows

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Jun 2020

Following a USD 220 billion money-laundering scandal involving Danske Bank, Estonia has cancelled 500 cryptocurrency companies’ licenses, as part of a crackdown on illicit financial flows.

AML, crypto, Estonia, Danske Bank, crypto licences, regulators, AML, fraud prevention

Luminor teams up with FA Solutions

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 11 Jun 2020

Estonia-based Luminor, a financial services provider in the Baltics, has partnered with cloud portfolio management company FA Solutions.

Estonia, Luminor, FA Solutions, financial, Baltics, partnership, cloud, cross-border, Latvia, Lithuania, data

Brussels to improve anti-money laundering authority

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 07 May 2020

Brussels has announced to unveil plans by new pan-European powers to tackle money laundering.

Brussels, Belgium, anti-money laundering, AML, Europe, banking, EU, European Banking Authority, EBA, US, Latvia, banks, ABLV, Russia, transactions , Estonia, Danske Bank, ING, Deutsche Bank

Mastercard raises its contactless limit in 29 countries

News | Cards | 26 Mar 2020

Mastercard has raised its contactless limit across 29 countries to enable the increase in contactless payment limits across Europe.

MasterCard, limit raise, contactless, PIN, payments, UK, Ireland, Estonia, Poland, Netherlands, Greece, coronavirus

LHV to provide fintechs access to instant payments in UK

News | Payments General | 13 Jan 2020

Estonia-based PSP LHV’s UK branch has announced the start of real-time pound payment provision through UK’s Faster Payments Scheme.

LHV, Faster Payments Scheme, Faster Payments, instant payments, fintech, financial technology, PSP, TransferWise, Coinbase, Paysafe, Trustly, Estonia, United Kingdom, Virtual IBANs, currency exchange, liquidity services

Estonian crypto startup BitcoinBlink rolls out crypto exchange

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Dec 2019

BBlinkio OU, a cryptocurrency provider, has announced the roll out of cryptocurrency trading services with the opening of its cryptocurrency exchange.

cryptocurrency, crypto trading, cryptocurrency exchange, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, BitcoinBlink, Estonia

WEG Bank receives crypto trading and custody license

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Aug 2019

Germany-based WEG Bank has announced it obtained a cryptocurrency trading and custody license in Estonia.

WEG Bank, crypto trading, custody license, Estonia, cryptocurrency, digital assets, Germany, banks, blockchain, payments, exchange, banking

Apcopay, elegro partner for crypto acceptance for merchants

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 May 2019

Supplier of eccommerce payment and banking solutions Apcopay and Estonia-based licensed crypto exchange elegro have launched a crypto acceptance solution.

ApcoPay, Estonia, launch, elegro, cryptocurrency, merchants, payments, banking, chargeback, risk, credit card, exchange, bank account, crypto specific wallets, ecommerce

Estonian companies seeking to become national ID suppliers in Philippines

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 05 Apr 2019

Estonian officials have indicated their intent to participate in the bidding for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys).

digital identity, identity platform, Philippines, PhilSys, Estonia, biometrics, user data, national ID

Fitek and UnifiedPost join forces to create new fintech player

News | Payments General | 04 Apr 2019

Estonia-based financial process automation company Fitek Group has announced merging with European fintech UnifiedPost Group.

Fitek, UnifiedPost, merger and acquisition, merger, Estonia, Europe, fintech, financial technology, UnifiedPost Group, financial process automation, private equity fund

Jubiter reveals cryptocurrency debit card

News | Cards | 28 Mar 2019

Estonia-based cryptocurrency exchange Jubiter has announced the introduction of Bitcoin debit cards for European market.

Jubiter, cryptocurrency, debit card, Estonia, Europe, Bitcoin, market, payments, prepaid card, card holders, Visa

Dankse Bank urged to shut down Estonian branch, after money laundering scandal

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 20 Feb 2019

The Estonian Financial Supervision has issued a precept, announcing Danske Bank to terminate its activities in Estonia before the end of 2019.

Dankse Bank, Estonia, money laundering, scam, fraud, banks, transactions , risk

EBRD to join Global Financial Innovation Network

News | Payments General | 19 Feb 2019

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has applied to join the Global Financial Innovation Network as an observer.

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, EBRD, Global Financial Innovation Network, UK, Europe, fintech sandbox, fintech sandbox, Estonia