Nordic Finance Innovation
Why we started NFI
The financial service industry is experiencing significant challenges and opportunities with the next level of digitalization approaching.
Global companies and new disruptive players - are positioned to take market shares from banks and the financial services industry. Emerging technology and distribution alternatives reduce barriers to entry.
At the same time, neobanks and technology companies are entering the market with great success, often confronting existing revenue models and distribution models. How can banks and financial services companies meet the new challenges?
With this backdrop, NFI was established with Chris Skinner as front person and chairman of the board. Chris Skinner is one of the worlds most know futurist and commentator on the Financial markets, and fintech through his blog, the Finanser.com, author of the bestselling books Digital Bank, ValueWeb and Digital Human .
Chris Skinner has been voted one of the most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News and Thomson Reuters. He has recently been voted Game Changer of the Year and Financial Markets Advisor of the Year by Finance Monthly, CEO of the Year by CV Magazine, FinTech Speaker of the Year by TMT Global, FinTech Author of the Year 2018 by Acquisition International, Best Financial Markets Adviser of the Year UK, Global 100 – 2018, Most Influential CEO of the Year 2018 – UK by CV Magazine, Most Dynamic in Finance Advisory Services 2018 – France by Global Business Insight, Best Financial Markets Adviser of the Year 2018 – UK by Corporate USA Today and has been an advisor to the White House, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum.
Iren Tranvaag is the CEO of NFI, a passionate entrepreneur, co-founder and CEO of Cicero Consulting. Iren has more than 20 years of banking / finance industry experience with emphasis on strengthening the customers strategic position. Iren has in the recent years been working with international companies that want to take their concepts to the Nordics. Over the years she has built a tremendous Global network that is starting to collaborate through Nordic Finance Innovation, NFI.
Largest Founders & Administration
The aim of Nordic Finance Innovation is to improve the understanding of key factors shaping the future of the international finance industry.
Joining up with senior innovation competence within the industry we founded Nordic Finance Innovation to serve with inspiration, innovation and learning.
An instrument for change within the banking and finance industry.
Our Innovation Board will provide the direction, content and market offer of Nordic Finance Innovation. The members are all leading stars within their fields, selected on their ability to constitute a sustainable and relevant network, providing their own competence, experience and network. Our aim is that the Innovation Board will be an instrument of change within the industry.
NFI Intrapreneurs Advisory Board, 2018
Our NFI Intrapreneurs has been working with several interesting ideas for a start-up. Last week they presented their ideas for our NFI Intrapreneurs Advisory Board.
Insight is necessary to meet future challenges
We will cover the most relevant topics from the global arena supported by analysis and interviews of innovative business leaders on how the topics could affect the Nordic market. We will expand to include tailor-made surveys and reports, arrange hackathons and other relevant services in order to create success for our members.