FinTech is heating up in the Nordics, where 11:FS's Chris Skinner chairs the Nordic Finance Innovation Group. The region is punching above its weight in terms of innovation (Spotify and Skype, anyone?).
You'll hear interviews from Iren Tranvåg (@IrenTranvaag) - CEO at Nordic Finance Innovation; Ian Sayers (@IanSayersZapp) - Head of Architecture at Danske Bank; Jarkko Turunen (@jarkkoturunen) - Head of Open Banking at Nordea; and Sergii Danylenko, Marketing Director at PrivatBank. We’re also joined by FinTech journalist Anna Irrera (@annairrera).
Key stories this week:
Finextra - The bank of the future will be invisible Link
Reuters - Blockchain platform developed by banks to be open-source Link
Coindesk - Hopes Are High Tomorrow's Ethereum Fork Won't Be Like the Last Link
Finextra - New EU rules could cost UK firms £122bn in cybersecurity fines - PCI SSC Link
Economist - Hide and seek: Bangladesh’s missing millions Link
Forbes - Survey On Consumer Attitudes Toward Fintech Spells Trouble For Banks Link
Quartz - Twitter fired its new VR manager because of something he posted to Facebook years ago Link
The Nordic Web - The Q3 2016 Nordic Exit Analysis Link
Got a burning question or just want to shout of how much you’re loving what’s in your ears right now? Contact us on Twitter @FinTechInsider or @11FSTeam, or email on FinTechInsider@11fs.co.uk
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