Blog posts

  • The intersection of art and tech: A night at Jeanette Hayes’ Royal Girls exhibit

    The intersection of art and tech: A night at Jeanette Hayes’ Royal Girls exhibit

    2016-12-02

    Last week, global creative network for women SheSays, in collaboration with Trustly, hosted a superbly strange night previewing New York-based artist Jeanette Hayes’ latest exhibition, Royal Girls.

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  • Web Summit recap: Is the tech industry disappearing?

    Web Summit recap: Is the tech industry disappearing?

    2016-11-17

    While Trustly attended Web Summit to represent the FinTech industry, we gleaned universal insights from those in politics, transportation, insurance and beyond. Check out four of our most profound learnings.

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  • Trustly takes Web Summit: Three keys to hockey-stick growth

    Trustly takes Web Summit: Three keys to hockey-stick growth

    2016-11-15

    Trustly Head of Marketing Stefan Backlund speaks to an audience at Web Summit about the three keys to hockey stick growth.

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  • Meet Ulrica: Trustly’s Head of People Operations shares how to attract top talent

    Meet Ulrica: Trustly’s Head of People Operations shares how to attract top talent

    2016-11-03

    Ulrica shares her ideas on how to strengthen company culture, turn challenges into opportunities and ace an interview at Trustly.

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  • A fireside chat with Per Bolund, Sweden’s Minister of Financial Markets and Consumer Affairs

    A fireside chat with Per Bolund, Sweden’s Minister of Financial Markets and Consumer Affairs

    2016-10-20

    Per Bolund, Sweden’s Minister of Financial Markets and Consumer Affairs, dropped by Trustly last week during his whirlwind tour of FinTech companies around Stockholm. In a fireside chat with CEO Oscar Berglund, moderated by Head of Marketing Stefan Backlund, Bolund extolled the virtues of Stockholm as a European FinTech hub and discussed the challenges and opportunities at hand.

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  • NextGen Banking Nordics recap: The collision of security and convenience

    NextGen Banking Nordics recap: The collision of security and convenience

    2016-10-14

    NextGen Banking Nordics 2016 brought together leaders from all walks of the industry to talk about trends like blockchain, mobile, biometrics and more....

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  • eCommerce Expo recap: 5 challenges cross-border merchants can solve with online banking e-payments

    eCommerce Expo recap: 5 challenges cross-border merchants can solve with online banking e-payments

    2016-10-04

    Do cross-border sales keep you up at night? Trustly GM Mike Parkinson and CPO Josef Darmark share how merchants can overcome five main challenges with...

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  • A Trustly tour: Visit our shiny new Stockholm headquarters

    A Trustly tour: Visit our shiny new Stockholm headquarters

    2016-10-03

    Trustly has been nominated for Sweden's Coolest Office 2016! Take a tour of our swanky new space and vote for us!

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  • Stockholm Tech Fest recap: Humblebrags for FinTech

    Stockholm Tech Fest recap: Humblebrags for FinTech

    2016-09-08

    Trustly attended Stockholm Tech Fest and enjoyed discussions with the most innovative minds in the tech game. Of particular interest to the Trustly team was the panel titled "Future of FinTech." Read our recap here.

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  • Meet Ciaran: Trustly’s new Londoner on how to build a commercial strategy

    Meet Ciaran: Trustly’s new Londoner on how to build a commercial strategy

    2016-09-05

    Trustly's London office is growing quickly and the team there is working hard to form a focused commercial strategy for our payment products. Meet Ciaran O'Malley, Trustly's Head of Commercial Strategy and get some insights of how he will address his new role.

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  • Meet our interns: A summer at Trustly

    Meet our interns: A summer at Trustly

    2016-07-18

    For many people in Sweden, summer means four weeks of vacation abroad. But for students, the summer is a time to expand their minds with some real-world experience. Both students at the Stockholm School of Economics, Vivianne and Charles have chosen to spend their summer with us here at Trustly, where they are diving into competitor analysis and lead generation. Let's get to know them a bit more.

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  • Online banking e-payments: How preference shifts when payment methods advance

    2016-07-14

    A society built around cash doesn’t make sense in the 21st century. But a society built around the bank account certainly does. Hence, the rise of online banking e-payments (OBeP), which let consumers pay directly from their bank accounts. Learn how preference shifts when innovative new payment solutions become available.

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  • Meet Mike: Trustly’s Director of Travel breaks in our new London digs

    Meet Mike: Trustly’s Director of Travel breaks in our new London digs

    2016-06-22

    Meet Mike Parkinson, General Manager at Trustly's London office and Director of Travel and Airlines.

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  • A programmer in search of originality

    A programmer in search of originality

    2016-05-03

    The Trustly team is growing fast, especially in the marketing department. In the past two years, the department has swelled from one member to 13, including market intelligence analysts, a graphic designer, a content producer, and developers. Bakr Kawkji, developed an interest in technology during his childhood in Syria and has joined Trustly to pursue a meaningful career.

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  • Get into co-opetition: How partnering with your competitors can be a win-win

    Get into co-opetition: How partnering with your competitors can be a win-win

    2016-04-06

    Both Trustly and PayPal provide instant online payments, so naturally many assume the two are competitors. And in some ways, they are. But Mårten Barkman, General Manager of PayPal Scandinavia, and Johan Nord, CCO of Trustly, joined forces on Tuesday at Copenhagen’s Money20/20 to set the record straight in a talk about “co-opetition.”

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  • Growing up: Young entrepreneurs learn about life at growth company Trustly

    Growing up: Young entrepreneurs learn about life at growth company Trustly

    2016-04-05

    What’s it like to work at a highly innovative growth company in one of the world’s most vibrant tech cities? This past Wednesday, 45 entrepreneurial students visited Trustly’s headquarters to find out.

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  • 4 lessons in content marketing for growth startups

    4 lessons in content marketing for growth startups

    2016-04-01

    Earlier this month, Trustly Head of Marketing Stefan Backlund took the marketing stage at e-commerce Helsinki 2016 to discuss lessons he’s learned from building out his organization and tackling his team’s biggest challenge: How do you market a growth company with a limited budget?

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  • The payment infrastructure is run by banks, we need to grease the joints

    The payment infrastructure is run by banks, we need to grease the joints

    2016-02-26

    Meet Luca Giannone, a Financial Services professional that exchanged Klarna/SOFORT for Trustly and joined the crew 6 months ago. Working out of the Trustly office in Cologne, Germany, he is constantly on the run to meet with merchants and forge new partnerships within the financial sector. And yes, he is looking for new colleagues to expand the German office!

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  • I'm living cross border business!

    I'm living cross border business!

    2016-02-25

    The last couple of weeks Events & Sponsorship Manager Mahsa Memar has attended and organized Trustly’s presence at three large exhibitions in Stockholm, London and Barcelona. Meet Mahsa Memar who plays an important role in spreading the word to a Pan-European audience about how Trustly’s innovative technique can boost e-merchants business by making e-payments as easy as cash.

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  • I've learnt that software development is a team sport

    I've learnt that software development is a team sport

    2016-02-24

    Savino is a part of Trustly’s tech team, and a sought Java developer. He’s originally from Italy and after 3 months on the job, he is about to be recognized as “experienced” in Trustly terms. As Trustly is growing rapidly, Java developers are specifically wanted, but you still need to pass the Trustly needle’s eye to get on board.

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  • Exchanging New York City for tech hub Stockholm

    Exchanging New York City for tech hub Stockholm

    2016-02-23

    As Trustly transforms from a small, entrepreneurial startup into a leading European provider of cross-border online banking payments, it is facing new, happy problems stemming from growth. The expanding business demands more people to manage it and Trustly is looking for new talent to join the crew. Meredith is about to take the leap and move from New York City to our headquarters in Stockholm.

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  • The secret code to hook Trustly talents; “It takes one to know one!”

    The secret code to hook Trustly talents; “It takes one to know one!”

    2016-02-22

    Recruitment Manager Sofia Berglind is spending her days hiring. Meaning everyday, all day long with an intense focus. While #FinTech more or less has become the new black, every single company seems to be in desperate need of finding the best tech talents.

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  • The MoLo-sation of the world. A report from Arctic15.

    The MoLo-sation of the world. A report from Arctic15.

    2015-05-27

    We heard it at OuiShare Fest last week in Paris, and we heard it at Arctic15 in Helsinki today: “mobility as a service” is the new buzz-phrase when it comes transportation and logistics. From global player Uber to Estonian startup Taxigo, participants at Arctic15 understand that it’s all about solving problems and maximising under-utilised transportation capacity.

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  • QuiShare Fest 2015 - Celebrating the Sharing economy in Paris

    QuiShare Fest 2015 - Celebrating the Sharing economy in Paris

    2015-05-21

    As far as venues for conferences and events go, OuiShare Fest has to be among the most unique. That is why today, on the first of the three-day Fest, the world’s leading creators, contributors, influencers and participants of the “sharing economy”, congregated in a circus tent, and on a boat on the outskirts of Paris.

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  • Our impressions of Start Up Day 2015 Stockholm

    Our impressions of Start Up Day 2015 Stockholm

    2015-04-29

    Thomas Edison once said: Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.” That's a quote that very much sums up our feelings after meeting those enthusiastic and hard working entrepreneurs at StartupDay 2015 at Münchenbryggeriet last Saturday. This was the first time Trustly participated as a sponsor and exhibitor at this exciting event.

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  • Trustly helps banks stay ahead of the innovation curve - Payments International 2015 London

    Trustly helps banks stay ahead of the innovation curve - Payments International 2015 London

    2015-03-20

    On March 19th and 20th, Trustly’s participated in an expert panel at the prestigious Payments International conference in London. The topics was the new European Payment Service Directive (PSD2) and how banks can strengthen their existing customer relationships and cooperate with third party providers like Trustly by supplying infrastructure for online banking payments in m- and e-commerce.

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  • Recap after two days of e-commerce with Trustly in Helsinki

    Recap after two days of e-commerce with Trustly in Helsinki

    2015-02-27

    We just had to go to east. We wanted to hear the buzz from the Finnish e-commerce scene and to talk to the merchants and understand the challenges they face on a market that are increasingly shifting towards being European, rather than domestic. Trustly attended the e-Commerce Expo 2015 in Helsinki during the last two days and this is our thoughts.

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  • Celebrating the European Code Week

    Celebrating the European Code Week

    2014-10-25

    The celebration of coding takes place all over Europe between the 11-17th of October. Since there are many young and curious people out there who want to know more about coding we asked some of the guys in the Trustly Tech team to tell us a little bit about their own journeys. From school to work.

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