Finovate Alumni News

On Finovate.com

  • When Stockholm Met Silicon Valley: Trustly to Merge with PayWithMyBank.
  • IBM Launches Hyper Protect Accelerator for Pre-Series A Startups.

Around the web

  • Multiple Finovate alums listed on Growjo’s list of 10,000 fastest growing companies.
  • Minna Technologies partners with Visa to enable subscription management through European retail banks.
  • Trust Science partners with Inovatec Systems Corporation to release an automated lending platform.
  • BeSmartee integrates with LoanBeam to streamline the mortgage loan application process.
  • Lendio CEO Brock Blake named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year finalist.
  • Revolut goes live in Australia as beta offering.

This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You can also follow all the alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.

Minna Technologies Raises $6.3 Million

Subscription management tool for online banks Minna Technologies just announced it has received a $6.3 million (€5.6 million) investment, bringing its total funding to almost $9 million.

Zenith Group led the round, followed by Visa and existing investor Swedbank. Minna will use the funds to increase its presence in Europe. To support these plans, the company will bolster its team and open a new office in Europe.

“This investment round makes it possible for us to scale up and execute on our European expansion plans. As many European banks have started to embrace FinTech partnerships, we have seen a dramatic increase in the interest of our subscription management platform,” said Minna CEO and Cofounder Joakim Sjöblom. “Our current bank partnerships have proved that subscription management is well received by banking customers and that it is an essential part of digital banking.”

Founded in 2014, Minna originally began as a consumer-facing app for subscription management, then launched as a bank-integrated platform in 2016. Since then, the company has helped consumers save more than $33.5 million in unwanted subscriptions. The company is partnered with several top-tier banks across Europe, including Swedbank and Danske bank, and has a pilot agreement with OP bank.

Sjöblom demoed Minna at FinovateEurope 2019 in London. The company is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden and has 34 employees. In 2017, the company’s revenues totaled $536,000.

Finovate Alumni News

On Finovate.com

  • Jumio Teams Up with TruNarrative to Fight Financial Crime.
  • Currencycloud to Power Cross Border Payments for Fellow Fintech.
  • Minna Technologies Raises $6.3 Million.

Around the web

  • Dwolla introduces Labels to help application owners customize how funds are allocated.
  • Akamai launches Enterprise Defender to help customers secure all enterprise applications and users.
  • Kabbage to power loans for Azlo small business clients.
  • Lighter Capital has financed more than $150 million in 500+ rounds of revenue-based financing to over 300 startups.

This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You can also follow all the alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.

Finovate Alumni News

On Finovate.com

  • eToro Buys Blockchain Company Firmo.

Around the web

  • ING Belgium and ING Netherlands invite Minna Technologies to participate in the ING FinTech Village accelerator.
  • Tink delivers split transactions feature.
  • Pitchbook ranks OurCrowd as most active Israeli VC firm in terms of the number of deals.

This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You can also follow all the alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.

Finovate Alumni News

On Finovate.com

  • PayActiv and Visa Help Workers Access Earned Wages Earlier.
  • Temenos Drives Digital Transformation for Africa’s Vista Bank.
  • iSignthis Inks Banking and Payments Deal with Ibanera.

Around the web

  • BioCatch adds touchscreen pressure as a new behavioral biometric value.
  • NCR, Bluefin, and Powertranz team up to support POS card processing for Caribbean quick serve restaurants.
  • Experian launches Singapore-based incubator, Experian X Labs.
  • ETFLogic unveils ETFLogic Pages, a new platform for analyzing exchange-traded funds.
  • Minna Technologies and Exate earn spots in the fourth edition of ING’s FinTech Village.
  • BlueRush deploys its Individeo platform with a large Colombian bank courtesy of a partnership with Bee Concept.
  • Inspire Federal Credit Union goes live with NYMBUS.

This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You can also follow all the alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.

FinovateEurope Sneak Peek: Minna Technologies

A look at the companies demoing live at FinovateEurope on February 12 through 14, 2019 in London, U.K. Register today and save your spot.

Minna Technologies is the world’s leading subscription management solution, built to be integrated with retail banks.

Features

  • Stimulate customer engagement and customer satisfaction
  • Experience new revenue streams, enabled by Open Banking
  • Learn how Minna can increase conversion rates of your core financial products

Why it’s great
Digital banking and personal finance management are moving from insights to actions. Forget about graphs and pie-charts; the real value comes when you help the customer to make a real change.

Presenter

Joakim Sjöblom, Co-Founder and CEO
Sjoblom has founded three companies over the last 10 years and spent the latest five years within fintech. As a founder of Minna Technologies, he conducted partnerships with leading retail banks.
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Finovate Alumni News

On Finovate.com

  • BlueVine Teams Up with Bullhorn to Help Finance Staffing Firms.

Around the web

  • Avaloq announces doubling the size of its London office.
  • Entrepreneur Network partner Mars Discovery District interviews Horizn CEO, Janice Diner.
  • Qatar National Bank (QNB) the largest financial institution in the MENA region to deploy IGTB’s corporate banking platform.
  • Lendio earns spot as top financial services brand on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 roster.

This post will be updated throughout the day as news and developments emerge. You can also follow all the alumni news headlines on the Finovate Twitter account.