Collaborating with banks - a startup’s experience

Date: 30 October, 11:30 - 12:30
Location: Tower 3, Floor 8 @Media City Bergen

Can banks and fintechs ever work together?" The short answer is of course yes, they can – but there are a number of essential caveats that need to be considered in order to promote harmony and success with these types of collaborations.

At this lunch meeting you will meet the founders from Minna Technologies and Quantfol.io who will share their experiences when partnering up with banks such as Swedbank and Sbanken. We’ll also set aside some time for informal discussions and questions.

Key points you’ll get: The learnings, challenges and key success factors in the different phases of a partnership.

You'll meet:

Joakim Sjöblom - CEO of Minna Technologies
Jan Åge Skaathun - CSO & Co-founder of Quantfol.io

Who can attend: NCE Finance Innovation startups  

About the companies:

Minna Technologies

Launched in 2016, Minna Technologies is a Swedish FinTech on a mission to bring power to the modern consumer.

Minna delivers a game-changing subscription PFM technology that enables retail banks to offer a leading customer experience.

By leveraging best-in-class technology and design, Minna’s products make it easy and effortless for digital banking users to manage a growing number of subscription services.


Quantfolio is a Bergen based Fintech company delivering “AI-in-a-box” components for banks & wealth managers with a digitial presence. Through open API´s and machine learning algorithms they empower banks and WM’s with their AI investment components to provide their customers with anything from automated low cost savings portfolios to sophisticated investment strategies normally reserved for HNW individuals.

Quantfolio is partly owned by Sbanken, Norway’s largest challenger bank. The company HQ is in Bergen and the quant team is based in San Diego.

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