Episode 136: Ecosystem Zoom In: The Norwegian Case

There is nothing better than a good old “Ecosystem Zoom In”, today in one of the wealthiest, more integrated societies in Europe – that proven stat, after ranking, after investment round and even unicorns what the #nordic nation has to contribute. We got Daniel Isdal Furset (FinTech Norway) on board, and they made sure to connect us to the best of the best in the ecosystem – providing us with the entrepreneurial perspective of Thuc Hoang (Firi), the industry knowledge of Stefan Astroza (Itera), and even an hybrid investor/entrepreneurship spirit of Henna Raknes (Amp Eleven / Stacc). Do Norway does it better?

Ask them!
Daniel Isdal Furset: Secretary General, Fintech Norway
Connect: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-furset-dif/

Stefan Astroza: Head of Financials Services & Insurance, Itera
Connect: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stefan-astroza-435b3243/
“Fighting financial Crime with AI” co-authored with IBM.https://www.itera.com/aml-2021
Itera: https://www.linkedin.com/company/itera-asa/

Henna Raknes: Partner Amp Eleven/ COO Stacc
Connect: https://www.linkedin.com/in/henna-raknes-24a8902a/

Thuc Hoang – Founder and CEO, Firi
Connect: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thuc-hoang-4056765a/

Co-Founder and Partner, FTS Group
About the Author
Francesca Aliverti - Co-Founder and Partner, FTS Group Francesca Aliverti is the Co-Founder and Partner at FTS Group, a startup mentor at Startupbootcamp FinTech & Cybersecurity and an Equity Partner of AVK2 Investments. Previously she held a position as the Head of Strategy & Business Development at Holland Fintech, where she catalyzed its transformation from inception to a +400 members enterprise. She is highly fluent in the fintech European ecosystem with tangents across the world - in technology issues from a business point of view, from the traditional structures, to the most innovative solutions in the market. She is also a regular contributor and content curator to different financial inclusion projects with a focus on emerging markets, on initiatives with Timepledge.org, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Elevandi.io. Recently, she became a regular host at the Breaking Banks Europe Podcast. Francesca speaks Italian, English and Greek. Linkedln: https://www.linkedin.com/in/francesca-aliverti-625006ba/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/franvontiiser Provoke: https://provoke.fm/author/francesca/