Nets takes real-time P2P to mobile wallet Vipps


Nordic payments processor Nets has entered into a three-year partnership with Vipps, a mobile payment application provider in Norway, to deliver instant P2P payments to customers of all Norwegian banks partnered with Vipps, reports Paybefore (Banking Technology‘s sister publication). Users of Norwegian bank, DNB, primary stakeholder of Vipps, are already benefiting from instant payment transfers enabled […]

Instabank takes risk analytics to the cloud with Provenir

Redwood Bank takes tech to the cloud

Instabank, a new digital bank in Norway, has implemented Provenir’s Risk Analytics and Decisioning solution. Delivered in the cloud, the system provides “a real-time, digital lending experience” for its Instabank’s customers, Provenir says.

Backbase scores fintech deal in Norway with SSF Bank

Backbase comes to Norway

Norway’s Sparebanken Sogn Og Fjordane (SSF) Bank is modernising its digital banking tech with Backbase.

Nordea Liv and Spiff collaborate for a new social savings app


Nordea Liv, a life insurance arm of Nordea, has worked with Norwegian fintech start-up Spiff to create a new app that will motivate customers to save money to reach goals.

Fana Sparebank to revamp core banking, payment and self-service solutions with Evry

Norwegian banks revamp tech

Norway-based banking software provider Evry has signed a new five-year agreement with a domestic banking group, Fana Sparebank, to modernise its core banking and payments tech.

Sparebank 1 extends contract with core banking and payments software provider Evry


Sparebank 1, an alliance of 16 Norwegian savings banks, has extended the contract with incumbent software supplier Evry. The agreement represents total contract value of NOK 3 billion ($364 million) over a six-year period.

Nordea has every idea for start-ups worldwide


Nordea’s Oslo office will welcome 35 start-ups as the bank prepares to assist the firms in fintech innovation. During the week, the best projects (around 20 teams) will be selected to take part in Nordea’s Accelerator programme, which kicks off in the autumn in Stockholm and Helsinki. In total, over 200 companies applied to the […]

SEB in Norway live with ERI’s Olympic core banking system

First live site for private banking software vendor ERI in Norway

Private banking software vendor ERI has completed the implementation of its flagship core system, Olympic, at SEB in Norway. This is the vendor’s first site in the country. Olympic manages SEB’s onshore private banking business and associated transaction processing for Norway. The project commenced in 2013. SEB – already a long-standing Olympic user in Luxembourg, […]

Broker turns to execution outsourcing to save costs

Oddbjørn Hollen, chief executive at Christiania, believes outsourcing is more effective for his firm

A novel outsourcing agreement between Norwegian broker Christiania and execution specialist Neonet suggests that brokers are looking to cut costs as execution becomes more commoditised.