Norway

Finance & Economics

Nordea Is a New Owner of Danske Bank Norway Business

The Nordic region’s biggest bank Nordea is to acquire the Norwegian personal customer and private banking business of Danske Bank

News

Danske Bank Now Helps Businesses Track Their Customers’ Financial Health

The new B2B business intelligence service enables Danske Bank business customers to check their customers’ creditworthiness and access the risks of non-payment

News

Vipps Seeks EU Antitrust Help Against Apple

Norwegian fintech Vipps asked for help from the European Union in an antitrust fight against Apple.

Blockchain & Crypto

Central banks join to explore CBDC for international retail payments

BIS and the central banks of Israel, Norway and Sweden teamed up to find out  how CBDCs can be used for international retail and remittance payments

Fintech & Ecommerce

Consortium wants to pilot European Digital Identity Wallet payments 

A consortium of government agencies and fintech providers from six European countries propose to launch a large-scale pilot to explore European Digital Identity Wallet payments

News

Norwegian central bank develops its CBDC on Ethereum

Having outlined its plans to test CBDC, Norges Bank cooperated with vendor Nahmii to help with its sandbox project based on the Ethereum network

Fintech & Ecommerce

Norway, Finland and New Zealand are closest to becoming cashless

A rapid transition to cashless societies in these three countries is enabled by the increased popularity of digital wallets

News

Top 3 countries for future growth potential unveiled

According to Frost & Sullivan research, the United States, Norway, and the United Kingdom are moving in the right direction and demonstrating the highest future growth potential globally. Based on macroeconomic growth indicators and citizen-centricity, these countries have been ranked the top three countries, according to the 2022 edition of Frost & Sullivan’s Frost Radar™ […]

Science & Technology

Record number of European consumers abandon financial apps during onboarding

The report is based on a survey of 7600 consumers across Europe including Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and Ukraine

Countries

Top 10 unicorn startups to watch out for in 2022

There are over 1000 private companies with valuations exceeding 1 billion USD. The unicorn club is getting a new member or two every day. 1. Scandit (Switzerland) Founded: 2009 Became a unicorn: 9 February 2022 Zürich-based smart data capture firm Scandit has seen ARR numbers more than double since May 2020. During the pandemic, Scandit […]

Finance & Economics

Here’s how much European marketplaces are estimated to value

50% of online shoppers use marketplaces

Fintech & Ecommerce

Klarna announced partnership with Wix

From designers and developers to musicians and restaurant owners, Wix is a website development platform for e-commerce merchants globally

Countries

Top 10 digital banks in Norway

Today, we’ll tell you about the most successful digital banks operating in Norway

Finance & Economics

Norway’s economic forecast 2021: what’s coming next?

Bader Al Hussain PaySpace Magazine Analyst   Norway is one of the richest nations of Europe. Having a high standard of living, the country has a unique and strongly integrated welfare system in order to protect the lower strata of society. The country funds these welfare programs largely by relying on the financial reserve produced […]

Countries

German seniors to make most purchases online in 2022: survey

Over 9,000 consumers from the US, UK, Australia, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland and Sweden participated in the poll

Countries

Americans are the most optimistic about their finances: research

 Klarna surveyed over 9,000 consumers across the US, the UK, Australia, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland, and Sweden