Is a new, unsuspected contender for the European fintech crown emerging post-Brexit? PYMNTS.com takes a closer look at Helsinki, a city known for having one of the most highly educated workforces in the world.
“The idea is to learn and find new business and partnership opportunities through collaboration and, ultimately, provide better digital services for Nordea’s customers. One of Nordea’s challenges for the startups is to come up with good ideas within emerging technologies, like cognitive computing, artificial intelligence in banking and financial usage of blockchain technology,” Jan Sirich, head of experimentation and learning at Nordea, explained. “But Nordea is interested in several other areas, which opens good opportunities to attract many different startups to the program and provides synergy and diversity.”