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Swedish mobile POS iZettle picks up another €60m

Swedish mobile point-of-sale (POS) payments firm iZettle has raised another €60m in a round made up of debt and equity from existing backers. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Swedes skeptical of Central Bank digital currency e-Krona

According to a survey, the Swedish population isn’t keen on the e-Krona, the digital currency recently proposed by the central bank. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

Mobile payments help Sweden’s move to a cashless society

With payment innovations it seems that the need for consumers to carry cash is dropping by the day. Read more: www.mobilepaymentstoday.com

Stockholm set to open FinTech hub

“Stockholm FinTech Hub will be an enabler and a vital link between startups, regulators and established financial institutions," said Matthew Argent. Read more: www.crowdfundinsider.com

Pensionera picks up €1.2m for robot retirement planning

Swedish retirement robo-advisor Pensionera has raised €1.2m after winning Optimizer Invest’s startup competition. The deal values the company at €8m. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Sweden’s central bank considers digital currency use

Sweden's central bank is now considering the possibility of issuing its own digital currency, though the exact technology it will use is yet to be determined. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Blockchain channel planned between New York and Stockholm

Swedish bank SEB will soon enable customers to make real-time transfers between accounts in Stockholm and New York. Read more: www.coindesk.com

Klarna expands retailer financing with e-commerce partnerships

Swedish payments service Klarna is expanding its retailer financing offering through a new wave of partnerships with UK e-commerce brands. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Ericsson rolls out mobile remittance in emerging markets

Ericsson has joined forces with HomeSend, a joint venture that focuses on mobile money remittances in emerging markets. : www.bankingtech.com

Billogram picks up $1.18m for smoother invoicing

Swedish invoicing startup Billogram has raised $1.18m in a round of venture funding. The capital comes from Edstra Venture Capital and angel investors. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com