What is Copenhagen Fintech & Copenhagen Fintech Lab?

Copenhagen Fintech is an organization built on the vision of creating a Danish growth adventure within fintech.

Copenhagen Fintech works to enrich all stakeholders within fintech innovation, bringing the public and private sector together to achieve societal progress. Through our co-working space Copenhagen Fintech Lab, housing up to 50 fintech startups, we leverage our network, develop the community and ensure growth within innovation.

Improved capabilities & conditions to build fintech startups

More fintech startups

More sources for innovation

More engaged & invested industry

More startup- corporate partnerships

Improved capabilities to partner with startups

Growth of market & investment

Startup loop

Industry loop

Latest news

Industriens Fond supports a new project to help Danish SMBs with digitization by leveraging fintech

Feb. 17, 2021

According to analysis from Danish Industry, SMBs in Denmark are falling behind when it comes to digitization compared to large corporates. However, there is no doubt that digitization and the use of new technologies are crucial for Danish SMBs to continue to prosper.Industriens Fond (The Danish Industry Foundation) is therefore backing a new ambitious project with 3.88M DKK to support the digitization of SMBs by leveraging fintech solutions from the Danish startup ecosystem. The purpose of the project is twofold: to help Danish SMBs increase productivity and competitiveness through digitization, and to support Danish fintech startups.You can read the full press release here in Danish for more information.

Newsletter - Week 6

Feb. 12, 2021

Dear Reader,please find our full Newsletter of Week 6 here and subscribe to get the hottest fintech news bi-weekly!We covered exiting announcements in our personal introduction and in the news section you can read about: the Gamestop drama leading a Danish-founded fintech to look for hundreds of new developers in Ballerup, Nordic API Gateway entering a new agreement with Bankdata and now holding over 50% of the Danish open banking solutions market, Yourpay obtaining a payment institution license, Pleo believing they will become a unicorn in the next two years, Roger being acquired by FLEETCOR Technologies, and Mymonii landing a million investment. 

Newsletter - Week 4

Jan. 29, 2021

Dear Reader,please find our full Newsletter of Week 4 here and subscribe to get the hottest fintech news bi-weekly!We covered exiting announcements in our personal introduction and in the news section you can read about: Industriens Fond releasing a new report detailing Copenhagen Fintech's successful cluster development, Copenhagen Fintech's seventh incubation program cohort starting next week, Jyske Bank engaging 2021.AI to help deliver on upcoming AI projects, New Sparindex funds adhering to the strictest EU climate requirements, DTU launching a new Bord education program aiming to strengthen the boards of startups and scaleups, and Local talent pool drawing American tech company to Ballerup.

Industriens Fond released report detailing Copenhagen Fintech’s successful cluster development

Jan. 28, 2021

Industriens Fond (The Danish Industry Foundation) has released a report in cooperation with EY depicting Copenhagen Fintechs journey to becoming one of Europe’s leading clusters and incubation environments for FinTech start-ups in just a few years.To earn the international attention and acknowledgment Copenhagen Fintech enjoys today, took a strong and ambitious vision, commitment from multiple stakeholders, and a lot of hard work from passionate people. To derive learning from this journey, the Danish Industry Foundation has asked EY to examine Copenhagen Fintech’s development since its foundation back in 2016. The aim is to outline the fundamentals, which must be present to create a strong cluster and to derive a set of normative guidelines. These are meant to serve as inspiration on to how to build successful ecosystems and future national strongholds.Please find the full report in English herePlease find the full report in Danish here

UNDP Impact Partnership Program

Dec. 9, 2020

Four Nordic companies ready to cross the ‘Sustainable Fintech Bridge’ between the Nordics and Singapore.Four Nordic fintech startups has been selected to join the UNDP and Copenhagen Fintech Impact Partnership Program. The program aims to bridge the stronghold of Nordic fintech startups, with scaling opportunities from the global and regional partners – Citi and DBS Bank – with local presence in the ASEAN region. The four companies will be working together with the partners to rapidly identify and prototype potential commercial and sustainable partnerships in the region.Read more about the four companies Earthbanc, Agroclimatica, Normative, Matter and the project.

Celebrating Nordic Impact Fintechs at Copenhagen Fintech Week 2020

Sept. 29, 2020

Copenhagen Fintech Week Global 2020 was held in the middle of September with 1400 attendees, 170 speakers from 40 countries, and more than 300 startups from around the world participated in the digital conference.This year's theme was centered on sustainability and UN's 17 SDGs where a jury of international experts in finance, innovation, and technology selected the best Nordic impact startups. Danish Jamii.one, Chainalysis, and Matter took home the awards for best "Financial Inclusion", "Anti-corruption and Crime Prevention", and "ESG Data" startups, respectively. Norway's Oslo Philanthropic Exchange took home the prize in the "Financing Impact" category and Sweden's Doconomy was awarded the best "Energy and Climate" startup.You can read more about Copenhagen Fintech Week 2020 and the awards in this press release.