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iZettle buys Scottish POS startup to beef up SME offering

Swedish mobile payments player iZettle is acquiring Scottish point of sale startup (POS) intelligentpos in a move that will expand its software offering to SMEs. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Northzone closes new $335m fund for European FinTech

Northzone, a Scandinavian VC firm that’s backed FinTech startups including iZettle, MarketInvoice and Klarna, has raised €300m ($335m) for its new fund. Read more: www.fintechroundup.com

Nordea looks for AI and blockchain in new accelerator

Swedish financial services group Nordea is selecting startups for its second accelerator programme from a long list of 35 teams.

Swedish FinTech stakeholder SEB invests in Coinify

Coinify has attracted a new FinTech investor after the Swedish banking giant, SEB, joined a Series A funding round with SEB members join Coinify's board. Read more: www.cryptocoinsnews.com

The startup that is Europe’s answer to Square

It's one among a fledgling bunch of fintech businesses taking on traditional banks. Read More: fortune.com

Klarna preps for tough competition with $35m debt financing

Sweden's Klarna has raised SEK300m ($35m) in its first subordinated unsecured bond issue as it prepares to battle tough fintech competitors globally.