Exclusive: ‘How to build a bank, Norwegian style’ – Kjetil Sørtun, Sparebanken Vest in “The Paytech Magazine”
May15

Exclusive: ‘How to build a bank, Norwegian style’ – Kjetil Sørtun, Sparebanken Vest in “The Paytech Magazine”

Kjetil Sørtun, Head of Banking Services at Sparebanken Vest, describes its journey from legacy institution to mobile trailblazer and banking as a service provider. Norway’s third largest savings bank has moved out of its comfort zone – and its geography – in the last couple of years. Launching first Buffer, an invoice financing solution for small businesses in 2018, and then mobile-only Bulder Bank for retail customers last year,...

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The Paytech Magazine Issue 05
Apr30

The Paytech Magazine Issue 05

Many of the interviews for this issue were conducted when the world was a very different place… not that long ago! But if you look at our spine-tingler on our printed edition, “Life is 10 percent what happens to us, and 90 percent how we react to it.” So with that, we at Fintech Finance are very pleased to present, The Paytech Magazine! Payments as an industry has reacted to Covid-19 with imagination and fortitude,...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 3.03 – Open Banking, Use Cases, Mass Cases
Mar26

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 3.03 – Open Banking, Use Cases, Mass Cases

In this episode of The Paytech Show, Doug Mackenzie heads to the land of Open Banking, the Nordics, where even the most traditional banks are taking to innovation far quicker than anywhere else. Sparebanken Vest’s Kjetil Sørtun tells us about how their bank has rolled out an entirely digital offering. Open Banking specialists, Georg Olav Ramstad and Paul Francis Walvik-Joynt over at Nets tell Doug how payments are at the heart...

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