Estonia, Nordics Tap Swiss Blockchain Accelerator

Teams from Nordics and Estonia got every second spot at new NexusLab blockchain accelerator in Zürich, showing the region’s strong position in the emerging technology platform.

A total of 10 teams started the programme late April, with Estonia represented with two teams, and Finland, Sweden, Norway, each with one team.

Norway’s Taqanu Bank provides basic blockchain-based banking services including debit cards and checking accounts for migrants, refugees, expatriates and remote workers regardless of residency status or available documentation.

Sweden’s Zeptagram is planning to establish a platform for traders and investors worldwide on which music properties can be traded as an alternative investment. The platform act as an transparent internet exchange with real-time trading and transparent order books – supported by blockchain technology.

Finland’s Wone makes payments across different mobile wallets possible through an interoperable Person-to-Person mobile payment solution in Europe. This allows anybody to send money to their friends even if they don’t have the same mobile app.

Estonia’s ProofOfYou provides an Ethereum-based platform for creating, signing, fulfilling and managing contracts and legal documents, which are necessary between different companies (internally or externally) or individuals.

Estonia’s First Wallet is a unique mobile wallet that gives every smart phone owner the possibility to make instant bitcoin payments without any exchanges or money transfers in a highly secure environment.