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NCE Finance Innovation is the Norwegian non-profit fintech cluster.

About NCE Finance Innovation

NCE Finance Innovation is the Norwegian non-profit fintech cluster. Its mission is to empower a thriving Norwegian fintech ecosystem by facilitating technological innovation and collaboration within finance and technology. The cluster has 80 member companies and operates throughout Norway.

NCE Finance Innovation is a part of the Norwegian Centre of Expertise (NCE) cluster program, supported by the Norwegian Government, Innovation Norway, The Research Council of Norway and SIVA.

Backstory

The Finance Innovation project was first initiated by the business environment in Bergen in 2017. The goal was to combine interests in finance, technology and academia in order to make Bergen a strong fintech hub in Norway. Since then the cluster has made a lot of progress, experienced rapid growth, and achieved NCE status in record breaking time.

National and International Scope

Through its members, partners, alliances, and customer relationships, NCE Finance Innovation is closely connected to industry in other Norwegian cities and neighbouring countries. The cluster also collaborates with other associations in IT, finance, and several regulatory bodies.