Articles with tag: finland

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Estonia-based EstateGuru launches new payment system for Europe

24 Jul 2020 | Payments General

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

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

26 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

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.

Project aimed at making invoice payments for seniors

17 Jun 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

City of Helsinki Financial Management Services (Talpa) with Finance Finland (FFI) has completed a six-month pilot project to find ways to make the switch to e-invoicing easier for senior citizens. 

invoices, City of Helsinki Financial Management Services, Talpa, Finance Finland, FFI, e-invoicing, payments, Helsinki Elderly Citizens Council, City of Helsinki’s Senior Info, Kamppi, Kaapeli Media Center, banks

Enfuce approved as an authorised payment institution

04 Jun 2020 | Payments General

Enfuce, a large Finland-based fintech startup, has been accredited as an authorised payment institution by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority (FIN-FSA).

Open Banking, PSD2, payments licence, Finland, fintech, payments, banking, ecommerce, Enfuce

The Nordics have the potential for open banking success, Nordic API Gateway research reveals

29 May 2020 | Payments General

In less than six months since the final deadline of the EU’s PSD2, participants in the financial market in the Nordics have invested heavily in financial tech, according to Nordic API Gateway's research.

Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, open banking, financial institutions, fintechs, API, AI, PSD2, Nordic API Gateway, customer experience

Anyfin secures EUR 27.6 mln in Series B funding

15 May 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Sweden-based fintech Anyfin has closed a EUR 27.6 million Series B funding round that will be used to expand across Europe and help customers refinance loans.

Sweden, fintech, Anyfin, loans, Europe, EQT Ventures, Accel, Northzone, Global Founders Capital, Revolut, Funding Circle, Slack, AI, artificial intelligence, Finland

Pandemic accelerates contactless payment adoption in the Nordics, Nets says

06 May 2020 | Mobile Payments

US-based payments processor Nets has released transaction data showing that contactless payments in the Nordics increases by an unprecedented 12 percentage points.

Nets, Nordics, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, contactless payments, mobile payments, card payments, Europe

Basware upgrades accounts payable solution

21 Apr 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Finland-based e-invoicing and procure-to-pay solution provider Basware has upgraded its AP automation solution with a new user interface.

Basware, Finland, accounts payable, accounts payable automation, AP automation, e-invoicing, Europe, procure-to-pay, AP operations

Coronavirus pandemic causes 60% rise in online shopping in Finland

07 Apr 2020 | Ecommerce

E-store platform maker Vilkas Group has estimated that ecommerce sales have gone up 60% in Finland in the last two weeks of March 2020.

Vilkas Group, online shopping, Finland, Nordics, Scandinavia, ecommerce, online payments, retail payments, coronavirus, COVID-19

Neonomics, Kivra partner for Finnish PSD2 payment solution

24 Feb 2020 | Online Payments

Norway-based provider of open banking APIs Neonomics has teamed up with digital invoice mailbox Kivra to launch a live PSD2 payment solution in Finland.

Kivra, Neonomics, API, open banking API, PSD2, financial institution, TPP, digital invoice mailbox, e-billing, Norway, Finland, Nordics

Aktia makes Google Pay available to its customers

19 Feb 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Finland-based bank Aktia expands its service range of mobile payments and makes Google Pay available to its customers.

Aktia, bank, Aktia Bank, mobile payments, mobile banking, Google Pay, partnership, Finland, Europe

Cloudia expands procure-to-pay solution to Middle East and Africa

04 Feb 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Finland-based e-procurement service provider Cloudia has agreed with BuyerQuest to expand their procure-to-pay solution in the Middle East and Africa regions.

Cloudia, BuyerQuest, e-procurement, supplier finance, source-to-pay, e-invoicing, e-sourcing, contract management, supplier management, Finland, United Arab Emirates

JCB expands its merchant network with Nets Group in Finland

21 Jan 2020 | Ecommerce

JCB International and Nordic-based payment service provider Nets Group have announced the wider enablement of JCB payment acceptance by Nets merchants in Finland.

JCB, Nets, merchants, Finland, partnership, expansion, payment acceptance

Basware provides procure-to-pay solution for SMBs

16 Jan 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Finland-based e-invoicing company Basware has announced the formation of a distinct business unit within the company called InvoiceReady.

Basware Network, Basware, e-invoicing, InvoiceReady, Finland, Europe, procure-to-pay, partnership, e-procurement, ERP system

Finnish payment technology providers Poplatek and Poplapay bought by Nets

10 Jan 2020 | Online Payments

Nets, a payments technology provider, has acquired Finnish software developer Poplatek, together with its spin-off company Poplapay that provides payment terminal services in Finland.

Poplatek, Poplapay, Nets, payments, Finland, Denmark, online payments, merchants, payment terminal

Nixu pilots flexible data flows between organisations in Finland

16 Dec 2019 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Nixu, a cybersecurity company, has been involved in the implementation of the service pilot conducted in Finland by Vastuu Group and the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom.

blockchain, data, sharing data, consent, MyData, Finland, Nixu, cybersecurity

Helsinki launches initiative to boost electronic public service payments

15 Nov 2019 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

The public authority for Finland’s capital city, Helsinki, has launched an initiative to encourage elderly residents to pay bills electronically.

Helsinki, Finland, electronic invoicing, e-invoicing, public sector payments, Finance Finland, FFI, electronic public service payments, Europe, e-billing, electronic bill

OmaSp chooses Nets for mobile payments solution

06 Nov 2019 | Mobile Payments

Finland-based savings bank OmaSp has announced it chose Nets to enable mobile payments for its customers.

Nets, mobile payments, OmaSp, partnership, credit, cardholders, Google Pay, Visa, banks, API, compliance, Finland

Deutsche Bank selects Tieto to boost virtual account services

17 Oct 2019 | Online & Mobile Banking

Deutsche Bank has chosen Finland-based Tieto’s fintech solution to extend its virtual account services for corporate treasurers, reports Jane Connolly from FinTech Futures.

Deutsche Bank, Tieto, virtual accounts, online banking, financial technology, Finland, Germany, virtual accounts services, corporate treasurer, FX platform

Finland: Municipality Finance selects Temenos

17 Oct 2019 | Payments General

Temenos, the banking software company, has announced that Municipality Finance (MuniFin), one of Finland’s credit institutions, has selected Temenos T24 Transact.

Municipality Finance, Temenos, core banking, finance, lending, Finland