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Amazon to launch a dedicated Amazon website in Sweden

05 Aug 2020 | Ecommerce

Amazon has announced the upcoming launch of a dedicated Amazon website in Sweden.

Amazon, launch, Amazon Sweden, Sweden, Europe, online shopping, ecommerce

Ecommerce in Europe to account EUR 717 bln in 2020

10 Jul 2020 | Ecommerce

An ecommerce research has revealed that ecommerce is expected to be worth EUR 717 billion in 2020, meaning a 12.7% increase compared to 2019.

Ecommerce Region Report, ecommerce, research, report, Europe, online shoppers, Romania, Bulgaria, Spain, Belgium, Ireland, Austria, Iceland, UK, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, foreign ecommerce, national ecommerce, Poland, Malta, Cyprus

Fidesmo, Mondaine partner to launch wearable payments

06 Jul 2020 | Cards

Sweden-based wearable payments provider Fidesmo has partnered with watch brand Mondaine to enable wearable payments through Fidesmo Pay.

Fidesmo, Mondaine, Sweden, launch, wearable payments, Europe, contactless payments, cards, Fidesmo Pay

Sweden-based company Datema rolls out 'scan and pay' mobile solution

30 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Sweden-based IT company Datema has launched the EasyShop app that enables consumers to scan their items and pay all through their smartphone. 

Datema, Sweden, EasyShop, mobile payments, scan and pay, Coop, Norway, Nordics, Russia, Germany, The Netherlands, UK, Italy, Baltics, shopping lists, Point of Sale, POS, retailers, contactless payments

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.

Trustly raises new funding round backed by BlackRock

11 Jun 2020 | Payments General

Sweden-based fintech Trustly has raised a new round of funding from a group of investors lead by US-based investment management corporation BlackRock.

Trustly, Blackrock, funding round, online payments, Sweden, Online banking payments, Europe, US, investment management, funding

58 percent of Europe-based checkouts have multiple errors, Stripe data reveals

10 Jun 2020 | Ecommerce

Stripe’s data has revealed that 58% of Europe-based checkouts have at least three basic errors, which could slow down the checkout process for customers. 

Stripe, Europe, checkouts, ecommerce, ecommerce checkouts, checkout process, UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Sweden, card number verification, mobile wallets, iDeal, EPS, P24, Bancontact

Klarna rolls out Vibe loyalty programme

10 Jun 2020 | Ecommerce

‘Buy now, pay later’ service Klarna has announced the launch of its own loyalty scheme, called Vibe, in the US.

Klarna, US, Vibe, buy now pay later, gift cards, retailers, Starbucks, Sephora, Foot Locker, Uber, Germany, Sweden, UK, Australia, split payments, rewards programme, Klarna Ghost card, single-use virtual card, cards, ecommerce

Sberbank calls on suppliers to provide almost 5.00 ATMs with graphic cards

01 Jun 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Russia-based Sberbank has called on local suppliers to provide 4.917 ATMs that come with built-in graphic cards that can perform ‘blockchain operations.’

Russia, banks, Sherbank, cards, ATMs, blockchain, graphic cards, Bitcoin, BTC, BTM, banks, DLT, China, loan, SMBs, Sweden, France, CBDC

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

Recovery fund proposed for helping Europe tackle the coronavirus crisis

28 May 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

EU’s executive Commission has proposed a recovery fund with EUR 750 billion to help EU tackle the pandemic crisis.

coronavirus, COVID-19, Europe, loans, credit, Next Generation EU, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden

IGT unveils cashless gaming solution in Sweden

21 May 2020 | Mobile Payments

International Game Technology (IGT) has announced the launch of its cashless gaming solution IGTPay in Sweden.

IGT, cashless gaming, Sweden, IGTPay, Svenska Spel, Video Lottery Terminals, VLTs, IGT's INTELLIGEN VLT, Quasar VLTs, BankID, Swish, mobile payments

Cambrist enters the Swedish market

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

Ireland-based fintech Cambrist has announced its entry into the Swedish market with the launch of its fx NOTIFY solution with Länsförsäkringar Bank.  

Ireland, fintech, Cambrist, Sweden, fx NOTIFY, Länsförsäkringar Bank, cards, banking, cross-border payments, European Central Bank, banks, API, SaaS, data, retail banks, e-money

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

Sweden's financial supervisory authority selects BearingPoint's Abacus Regulator

13 May 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Sweden-based financial supervisory authority, Finansinspektionen, has selected BearingPoint’s Abacus Regulator for enhancing their data collection processes, monitoring and analysis.

Finansinspektionen, BearingPoint, Abacus Regulator, Sweden, financial, data, EBA, EIOPA, ESMA, software, banks, GCC

A look into Japan's fintech landscape - Tokyo FinTech

11 May 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Norbert Gehrke of Tokyo FinTech elaborates on the most important fintech trends in Japan, while highlighting the possible impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the financial services sector

Norbert Gehrke, Tokyo FinTech, fintech, Japan, coronavirus, COVID-19, economy, Tokyo, Netherlands, Switzerland, Taiwan, Sweden, cashless, payments, Germany, merchants, SMEs, Open Banking, banking, electronic payments, PISPs, AISPs, banks, APIs, Financial Services Agency, FSA, startups, digital banks, retail, Emerada, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Payment Services Act, PSA, Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, FIEA, security, tokens, exchange, blockchain, transactions

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

Trustly teams up with Folksam to simplify insurance payments for students

24 Apr 2020 | Online Payments

Trustly has partnered with Folksam, a Sweden-based insurance company, to help students pay for their insurance and receive their claims payouts directly to and from their online bank account.

Trustly, payments, Folksam, insurance, Sweden, payouts, online bank, Direct Debit, network, online payments, merchants, PSD2

Billhop teams up with Visa to help Ireland-based SMEs

08 Apr 2020 | Online Payments

Billhop, a Sweden-based payment platform, has announced a partnership with Visa in Ireland.

Sweden, payments, Billhop, Visa, SMEs, Ireland, partnership, UK, supplier, credit card, invoices

Report results lead Swedbank to rebuild AML systems

06 Apr 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

Swedbank has announced it is overhauling its anti-money laundering (AML) IT infrastructure.

Swedbank, AML, fraud detection, banks, customer validation, transactions, financial sanctions, economic crime, Sweden