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10 Leading Startups From Norway

Norway’s tech scene may not be quite as impressive as some of the other Nordic countries, but that is changing fast. The country has a strong tech heritage and a growing list of high-profile exits to its name from the likes of Playfish (bought by EA),...

Read More23 Sep 16
5 Smartphone-Shunning Payment Innovations

While Apple CEO Tim Cook’s claim that “your kids will not know what money is” seems somewhat exaggerated given the current uptake of mobile payment methods, plenty of new companies are still receiving funding in the space. Perhaps because no...

Read More03 Mar 16
Buying Beyond Plastic – Why Biometrics Are Taking Off In Payments

JPMorgan Chase plans to launch a payment system called Chase Pay in the middle of next year that will take on Apple, Google and Samsung. The system uses QR codes unlike biometric-enabled solutions such as Apple Pay and can be seen as a step back, as...

Read More27 Oct 15
Oslo’s Zwipe Swipes USD5m For Biometric Payments

There’s another boost for the Nordic fintech scene this week, this time in Norway, with Oslo-based Zwipe raising USD5m Series B from Kuang-Chi subsidiary Photon Future for its biometric authentication for payments. The deal gives the investor a 20%...

Read More15 Oct 15
Silicon Fjord: 10 Hot Norwegian Tech Startups To Watch

Norway’s tech scene may spend less time in the limelight than some of its Nordic cousins, but that is changing fast. The country has a strong tech heritage and a long list of high-profile exits to its name from the likes of Playfish (bought by EA),...

Read More02 Apr 15
Zwipe raises USD3.5m for access control cards

Zwipe has raised USD3.5m from a private placement and from the Government of Norway. Zwipe is an access control card, which is wirelessly powered with which a user can be authenticated with a fingerprint, negating the need for pin codes. The product...

Read More12 Dec 13
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