Liesl Bebb-McKay, Head of the FOUNDeRY, Rand Merchant Bank

By | 2018-10-11T16:00:30+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Interviews|

The FOUNDeRY is Rand Merchant Bank’s disruption and innovation unit. Established in 2016, the FOUNDeRY researches and develops innovative technology solutions in order to experiment with the financial ecosystems required for the digital banking landscape of the future.   Fintech Disruptors: How important is it for financial institutions in [...]

André Fredericks, Chief Information Officer, Indiefin

By | 2018-10-11T15:41:08+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Interviews|

Indiefin (more commonly known as “Indie”) was established as an “alternative millennial solutions” off-shoot of the Sanlam Group at the end of 2016. Indie bills itself as a digital-first insurer, which uses technology to make life insurance simpler, smarter and more rewarding. The company gives customers an investment along [...]

Rob Israch, Chief Marketing Officer, Tipalti

By | 2018-10-11T15:40:50+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Interviews|

Rob Israch is Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Tipalti, a global payables automation software business that helps to streamline and scale the end-to-end accounts payable and remittance workflow for fast-growing and midmarket businesses. We asked Rob for his views on developments in the fintech market, the role of AI [...]

Cooperation and regulatory stimulus essential to building Nordic Fintech winners

By | 2018-06-11T08:46:26+00:00 June 6th, 2018|News|

New research reveals: Cooperation and regulatory stimulus essential to building Nordic region’s next generation of Fintech winners London/Nordics, embargoed until June 6, 2018 00:00 GMT– The latest ‘Nordic Fintech Disruptors Report 2018’ and wide-ranging survey on financial institutions, fintech start-ups and ecosystem participants across the Nordic and Baltic region [...]

Mats Taraldsson, Head of Digital Business Development and Fintech Engagement, Mastercard Nordics and Baltics

By | 2018-05-25T09:19:05+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Interviews|

Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payment system, connecting consumers, financial institutions, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories around the world. Fintech Disruptors caught up with Mastercard’s Head of Digital Business Development and Fintech Engagement, for the Nordic and Baltic, Mats Taraldsson, to discuss future trends in [...]

Mark Højgaard, Coinify Co-founder and CEO

By | 2018-05-21T13:03:00+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Interviews|

Coinify is an established global virtual currency player actively offering solutions in Europe, Asia and other regions. Incorporated in 2014, the company is backed by Nordic Eye Venture Capital, SEED Capital Denmark, SEB Venture Capital and Accelerace.’s platform offers the following blockchain currency trading and payment processing services: individual [...]

Thomas Nielsen, Director, BDO

By | 2018-05-18T08:57:58+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Interviews|

Present in 162 countries, BDO provides its clients with a single network for audit, tax, advisory and accounting services. They aim to bring original and effective solutions to their customers by challenging themselves and their business partners. Present in 70 locations across Norway, they possess strong awareness of both local [...]

Investor appetite for regtech is the start of a long-term trend

By | 2018-05-18T08:36:33+00:00 May 18th, 2018|News|

Fintech investment at record highs but investor appetite for regtech is the start of a long-term trend GDPR further adds to Increasing costs of regulation and compliance rising at 40% per year Fintech investment at record high levels Major new business opportunity for financial investments Is Regtech the next big [...]

Mark Wraa Hansen, Chief Executive Officer, MobilePay

By | 2018-04-24T12:29:58+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Interviews|

Fintech Disruptors: Since its inception in 2013, MobilePay has seen remarkable growth. Looking back, what are your thoughts on this period? Mark Wraa Hansen: When we launched, there was a defensive element to the creation of MobilePay, as Danske Bank could envision the changes that were happening in payments [...]