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Nordic Fintech Trends 2021 - #Impact

03. June, 11:00 - 13:00

The Nordic Fintech Alliance presents the Nordic Fintech Trend series where the latest insights and news from the region will be shared

About this event

The Nordic Fintech Alliance has created the Nordic Fintech Trends 2021 series to present the latest trends in Nordic Fintech. This session will focus on how fintech solutions help solve many of the global sustainability goals.

The series will be powered by PA Consulting who will after the last seminar wrap up the findings in the Nordic Fintech Trend Report 2021

This series is part of the 2021 edition of Copenhagen Fintech Week.


11:00 to 11:05 - Welcome to the Nordic Fintech Trend series

11:05 to 11:50 - Country Updates focusing on Fintech for global impact

• News and Fintech-Impact trends from Denmark by Thomas Krogh Jensen, CEO, Copenhagen Fintech

• News and Fintech-Impact trends from Iceland by Gunnlaugur Jonsson, CEO, The Fintech Cluster

• News and Fintech-Impact trends from Norway by Hans Christian Bjørne, CEO, The Factory

• News and Fintech-Impact trends from Sweden by Anders Norlin, CEO, Findec

• News and Fintech-Impact trends from Finland by Janne Salminen, CEO, Helsinki Fintech Farm

12:00 to 12:50 - Zoom in on Nordic Fintech:Impact solutions

Financial Inclusion to create growth and reduce poverty, Brian Larsen, CEO Bancore

Bancore’s prime Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) is to remove all barriers to economic growth in emerging markets by “financially including” 2.5 billion unbanked/underbanked consumers and offering them bank-like payment methods that save money and guarantees access to the global payment economy

Empowering people by making education available for everyone, Mads Galsgaard, CEO, Coders Trust

Coderstrust is a social enterprise that enables the achievement of the UNSDG's by providing accessible and affordable digital skills education enhanced by online mentorship.

Since 2014, Coders Trust have trained over 12,000 students worldwide.

Reducing CO2 by making banking more eco-friendly and consumers more aware; Mathias Wikström, CEO Doconomy

Doconomy, is dedicated to developing financial formulas and tools so that people can see what is really happening, feel that shift and then take control,building a more sustainable future together. Doconomy have recently partnered up with Mastercard.

Reducing Global Plast Waste by offerering smart tools for every link in the plastics value chain. Wilhelm Myrer, CEO, Empower

Empower have extended the idea behind Norway’s plastic exchange scheme to the global scale - by using blockchain which allows for seamless tracking and monetisation of plastic - even in third world countries where the majority of the population are unbanked.


12:50 to 13:00 - Q&A

Representatives from all the Nordic Fintech Hubs will be available for joint chats or short break out dialogue.

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