Episode 84: Ecosystem Zoom In – The Swedish Case

Time for our first trip to the Nordics, this time with the great Nina Mohanty, that took the task to hosts us around the Swedish ecosystem, well accompanied by local experts Anna Blyablina (Stockholm FinTech Week, Mambu), Mikael Hussain (Anyfin, Ex.Klarna) and Tanya Jull Kjær (Tink) that took the stage a few hours after the announcement of Tink acquisition by Visa! Talk about serendipity? Enjoy the show!

More on our guests:
Tanya Juul Kjær
Tanya is head of Payments at Tink. She has worked in Product for most of her career, hereunder leading the checkout area at H&M Group, Product Director at Zettle by Paypal and various product and leadership roles at Klarna. She has a Master degree of International Law (LL.M.) at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, and a Bachelor of Laws degree at the University of Copenhagen. She is a board member of Yabie AB in Sweden and Zwipe AS in Norway.
Connect: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tanyajuulkjaer

Mikael Hussain
Mikael is the CEO of Anyfin and long time fintech veteran that previously headed up credit risk at Klarna.
Connect: https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/in/mikaelhussain

Anna Blyablina
Anna is a well-known figure in the Fintech Scene. She is working with different actors in the Financial Ecosystem (Fintech startups, Financial Institutions, Investors, Regulators, Educational Institutions, Financial Services) on the EMEA level and Globally. That active position in FI led her to create and lead Sthlm Fintech Week, a Nordic-based annual, community-driven initiative focusing on knowledge sharing. She is also helping Financial and non-Financial Institutions in their Digital Transformation journey through the lens of the Partner Commercialisation team at Mambu. Anna is passionate about establishing partnerships, collaboration and believes that bringing together different parties can create more value in business as well as society.
Connect: https://www.linkedin.com/mwlite/in/annablyablina

CEO, Bloom Money
About the Author
Nina Mohanty is the founder and CEO of Bloom Money, an app that provides migrants with familiar financial services. Before leaving to found Bloom Money, Nina worked with the magnificent team at Klarna making payments smoooth and reimagining a better way to pay. Prior to Klarna, Nina worked at London-based Open Banking start up, Bud, to build out a financial marketplace and rethink the way we interact with financial services. She has been a steadfast believer in delivering technology that can better customer’s financial lives and financial literacy since her days at Starling Bank and Mastercard. She is a three time winner of the Innovate Finance Women in FinTech PowerList Rising Star Award and a recipient of the TechWomen 100 award. Nina is a fiercely passionate feminist and vocal advocate of diversity (of all kinds) in the workplace.