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Health and Wellness in the Office in Lithuania

Health and Wellness in the Office in Lithuania

The health and wellness of a company’s team can make or break it. Regrettably, there are still a lot of companies that see employees as a cost rather than value. But the world is changing. The more successful ones have realised that the company relies heavily on how happy and healthy they keep their talent (the latter is especially important in colder climates).

So here we give you an overview of different benefits and perks on offer by companies in Lithuania to keep their team’s health and wellness on point, resulting in higher productivity.

 

Healthy Food

 

The right diet is crucial for your health and wellness. In fact, diet related diseases have reached the top causes of death, surpassing lung cancer. This is why having that extra push or something as simple as fresh fruit in the office is an important step towards the health and wellness of a company’s team.

Of the 56.9 million deaths worldwide in 2016, more than half (54%) were due to the top 10 causes. Ischaemic heart disease and stroke are the world’s biggest killers, accounting for a combined 15.2 million deaths in 2016. These diseases have remained the leading causes of death globally in the last 15 years according to WHO

As they say – an apple a day keeps the doctor away.

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These companies offer fresh fruit & veg in the office

Check out what they do and see if you’re a match!

Sai Global jobs, Present Connection jobs, Adroiti jobs, Rokkex jobs, Baltic Amadeus jobs, Cognizant jobs, Blue Bridge jobs, CoinGate jobs, Zenitech jobs, TeleSoftas jobs, Vinted jobs, Filippo Loreti, Satalia Lithuania, UAB Kesko Senukai Digital, Vilniaus turto valdymas jobs, IBus Media jobs, Solutionlab Production jobs, Rely in the Baltics jobs, Profitus jobs, Tele2 Lietuva jobs, Inventi jobs, Convious jobs, BTT Cloud jobs.

On top of fresh food and snacks Vinted also has hot soup for all of their team 🙂

Kesko Senukai Digital has breakfast in the office and Zenitech offers lunch on Thursdays.

 

Remote Work

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Remote work has become very popular in recent years. There have been many studies on the topic and giving your team the flexibility to work from where they choose can boost productivity quite a lot. By offering remote work, stress levels are reduced and on top you spend less time commuting.

 

Here are companies offering remote work in Lithuania on MeetFrank:

Sai Global jobs, Present Connection jobs, Adroiti jobs, Rokkex jobs, ACME Grupė jobs, ACC Distribution jobs, ACME Film jobs, Baltic Amadeus jobs, Mio Technologies jobs, Blue Bridge jobs, CoinGate jobs, ProvenStack jobs, Visma Lietuva jobs, TeleSoftas jobs, Vinted jobs, Filippo Loreti jobs, TableAir jobs, Satalia Lithuania jobs, Kesko Senukai Digital jobs, Vilniaus turto valdymas jobs, Telia Company jobs, IBus Media jobs, Solutionlab Production jobs, Rely in the Baltics jobs, Credital jobs, Profitus jobs, Tele2 jobs, UAB Inventi jobs, Convious jobs, Icona jobs, Novitas jobs

 

Health Checks

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Health checks provided through work benefit both the employee and employer greatly. On top of the obvious – which is you know, improving your overall health it can also help boost loyalty and morale at work. 

The World Health Organisation (WHO) identifies the following key risk factors to health, all of these could be addressed during a health check:

  • Smoking
  • Drinking alcohol
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Obesity
  • High blood glucose
  • Poorly balanced diet
  • Lack of exercise

Regular health checks can help you identify an underlying problem and seek a resolution. Also, this may give you enough of a push or advice to change some of your lifestyle choices for improving your health – such as quitting smoking or changing your diet.

Benefits to team:

  • Access to info on their health
  • Reduced risks to their health
  • Improvement in performance
  • Better mental health

Benefits to companies:

  • Reduced sickness absence
  • Higher overall happiness of staff
  • Reduced turnover of staff
  • Improvement in productivity
  • Improved morale and loyalty amongst employees – taking extra steps for the health of the team improves overall work satisfaction

 

Here are some of the companies in Lithuania that offer health checks on MeetFrank:

Present Connection jobs, Rokkex jobs, ACME Grupė jobs, ACC Distribution jobs, ACME Film jobs, Baltic Amadeus jobs, Blue Bridge jobs

 

These companies offer flu vaccinations on the house on top of the health checks:

Kesko Senukai Digital jobs, Cognizant jobs, Solutionlab Production jobs, Rely in the Baltics jobs

 

These companies take another extra step and pay for private health insurance:

IBus Media jobs, Telia Company jobs, Rely in the Baltics jobs, Sai Global jobs, Baltic Amadeus jobs, Visma jobs

 

Mental health support is on the agenda for these guys:

Rokkex jobs, Cognizant jobs, Vilniaus turto valdymas jobs

 

 

Team Sport Events

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Health checks and vaccinations go a long way however prevention is better than fixing the already developed issues. Keeping on top of regular exercise in addition to workload and family life can be hard. 

In addition to the benefits of team building and getting to know each other on a more personal level, finding buddies to exercise with at work can have long-lasting effects – by instilling exercise and keeping fit in your company culture you can help your team keep this up regularly.  

On top of this, team sports events benefit the workplace by:

  • Improving productivity
  • Increasing motivation
  • Increasing collaboration
  • Encouraging creativity
  • Improving communication

 

Here are some companies taking extra steps in recreational activities.

 

These companies provide gym membership or reimburse sport related expenses:

Sai Global jobs, Present Connection jobs, Baltic Amadeus jobs, Cognizant jobs, Blue Bridge jobs, Filippo Loreti jobs, Credital jobs

 

These guys also do team sport events:

Present Connection jobs, Baltic Amadeus jobs, Cognizant jobs, Blue Bridge jobs, ProvenStack jobs, Zenitech jobs, Visma jobs, TeleSoftas jobs, Filippo Loreti jobs, Vilniaus turto valdymas jobs, Telia Company jobs, Solutionlab Production jobs, Profitus jobs, Tele2 jobs, Inventi jobs, BTT Cloud jobs

Vinted raises the bar again with in-house pilates class and gym 🙂

 

Miscellaneous

 

Some companies are getting creative and are taking extra steps on top of this.

Standing desks is a popular one – sitting down all day is not great for posture and overall health.

Mindfulness and relaxation is also a nice new trend in workplaces.

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Relaxation and meditation rooms

Sai Global jobs, Mio Technologies jobs, Visma jobs

 

Massage or standing desks

Sai Global jobs, Present Connection jobs, Adroiti jobs, Rokkex jobs, ACME Grupė, ACC Distribution, ACME Film, Baltic Amadeus jobs, Mio Technologies jobs, Cognizant jobs, Blue Bridge jobs, ProvenStack jobs, Visma jobs, TeleSoftas jobs, Vinted jobs, Filippo Loreti jobs, TableAir jobs, Satalia jobs, Kesko Senukai Digital jobs, Vilniaus turto valdymas jobs, Solutionlab Production jobs, Rely in the Baltics jobs, Credital jobs, Tele2 jobs, Convious jobs

 

Some employers that really stood out:

Cognizant – also provides (on top of what most do as well) special allowances in case of wedding, childbirth and bereavement. Paid leave to learn a new language. They actively promote blood and bone marrow donation in the office.

Vinted was also pointed out in many of the categories above and on top of this they have hammocks! Hammocks for your feet even!

Want some extra time off to relax? No problem at Solutionlab Production

If you have kids, Telia has invested in keeping a family friendly work culture by creating a kids zone in their office.

 

Health and wellness at work = a successful business

 

And there we have it – these 33 amazing companies put their money where their mouth is and make sure that the wellbeing of their team is a top priority. If you are working for a cool company that is doing something exceptional in this field and they were not mentioned, drop their link in the comments and we’ll reach out to them, 🙂

Did you find some cool companies that align with your perfect workspace? Why don’t you check out if you’re a match on MeetFrank!

Offer some amazing perks for health and wellness of your team but weren’t featured here? Set up your profile on MeetFrank and let us know

12 Fintech Companies in Finland to Watch Out for in 2019

12 Fintech Companies in Finland to Watch Out for in 2019

FinTech is a big thing in Finland. Currently there are 170+ FinTech companies that generated over a billion euros in revenue in Finland in 2018. Over 400M euros have been invested into Finnish FinTech powerhouses and demand seems to be growing according to Helsinki Fintech Farm.

Taking all that into consideration it comes as no surprise that most MeetFrank users from Finland want to work for startups, companies seen as the next big thing and FinTech. 

Let’s take a look at some of the companies on MeetFrank you probably know about and some you should get to know making waves in FinTech in Finland.

 

Ferratum

Ferratum is a true market leader in Finnish FinTech. Generating over 200M euros in revenue, others don’t even come close. They have over 14 years of experience providing digital financial services. Today, they are a FinTech that develops and operates a big data based global financial platform for real-time scoring, lending and banking services.

Ferratum has offices in addition to Helsinki also in Tallinn, Malaga, Prague and Riga. 

 

Northmill

Northmill identifies as a fintech-company, meaning that their DNA is made of technology and their business is finance. They believe that the best and most innovative financial products are created by blending technology with finance.

Since 2006, they provide customers with access to better credit by converting big data into smart data.Today, Northmill has 200,000 customers and 125 employees, with over 50 percent working with IT, in three countries.

 

Sievo

Sievo, established in 2006 is a global leader in procurement analytics. Up to date they have over 180 employees, enjoy over 82k cups of coffee annually and manage spend over €350B annually. Sounds pretty impressive to me.

What is it like working at Sievo? They don’t care if you speak Finnish, they care if you can do quality tech. Whilst they do serious business for big global corporations, you can genuinely be your awesome self and the whole organisation is jointly against assholism. 

P.S. Over 30% Sievonians are female (in IT!). 

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LVS Brokers

LSV Brokers have developed a smooth and secure way of connecting consumers and companies. LVS Brokers has already connected more than 50 financial service providers to the Money API and helped more than 500,000 people make better financial decisions in the digital world. 

What is their work culture like? Everyone works independently towards the same common goals, and celebrate impressively together when the targets are met. Work hard, play hard. They are also keen on sports – all of LVS Brokers traveled to the Kosice IIHF 2019 Ice Hockey Championships together to see Finland play.  

 

Visma

Visma offers software and services that simplify and digitise core business processes in the private and public sector. They operate across the entire Nordic region along with Benelux, Central and Eastern Europe. With over 9,000 employees, 900,000 customers and net revenue of NOK 11,389 million in 2018, Visma are one of Europe’s leading software companies.

Want to join this Norwegian giant? Check out who they seek on MeetFrank.

 

IPF Digital

IPF Digital want to introduce new technologies and tools to enable more benefits as well as visibility and knowledge to the customer about their finances. Some practical examples are already available in Creditea Mobile Wallet such as rewarding customers from their daily usage.

They have a very flat organization and everyone is constantly allowed and expected to challenge the status quo. They have clear targets but also have lots of fun whilst reaching them.

Fun fact: Their team goes for sessions personal trainer twice a year to learn how to increase internal and external strength.

 

F-Secure

F-Secure help Fintech firms to best prepare for cyber attack by helping them to understand their current measure of cyber resilience and to improve it. If you own a computer you probably have used or know about F-Secure already. True veterans in the industry – running since 1988.

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LIMESTONE

LIMESTONE is an independent and flexible fund service provider established in 2007. The company has had an active presence in Luxembourg since 2007 via UCITS and SIF umbrellas more recently via our local Branch. 

LIMESTONE provides a variety of Fund services and solutions, which can be tailored according to our customer needs. 

 

Sortter

Sortter is a Finnish loan comparison service. They compare bank loan offers – just like hotel comparison pages compare hotels for you. 

They work with trusted banks and only qualify as partners for loan providers who offer loans on fair terms.They keep the small print out of our service and always look for the cheapest option for their customers from all their partners.

 

Heat Ledger

In addition to the great pun in their company name honouring the remarkable late actor, HEAT’s blockchain lowers the entry barrier and becomes the perfect solution for anyone to run their own microservices and benefit from all the efficiency gains of a blockchain infrastructure.

The HEAT Blockchain operates live since January 2017. It is capable of doing 1,000+ (real) tx/sec in a decentralized network.

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SkenarioLabs

SkenarioLabs is an AI-driven real estate analytics company specialized in providing automated property valuation and technical risk assessments for both residential and commercial real estate. Their clients range from asset managers, property owners and financial institutions, just to name a few. 

The company is funded by innogy Innovation Hub and is expanding towards international markets.

 

BigBank

Bigbank AS was established in 1992 in Tartu, Estonia. It specialises in term deposits and consumer loans and now operates in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, Spain and Sweden, while providing cross-border services on the German, Austrian and Dutch markets. The company operates under the trademark Bigbank on all markets.

Bigbank As Finland branch opened in 2009 and offers deposit and loan services. Bigbank is a bank that specializes in consumer credit, which is why Bigbank is faster and more flexible than traditional credit institutions.

 

What is MeetFrank Anyways?

 

MeetFrank is a recruitment app. Built for you, the talent first. We match you with the companies that are looking for someone with your skillset, rather than becoming just a CV in a pile of thousands. Check what companies are out there, learn more about them and find out how much they are willing to pay you. Whether you’re looking for remote work in Estonia, relocation or a steady 9-5 in the office, have a look what’s out there!

From the other side, for our awesome recruiters – find talent that meets your exact needs and salary expectations rather than spending time on candidates who are not right for you. Jobseekers can send direct job requests through the app without there even being a job offer listed. Find the talent you didn’t even know you were looking for!

We want everyone to love their job. And this is why we do this. 

 

Fintech in Lithuania – How These 10 Companies are Making a Difference?

Fintech in Lithuania – How These 10 Companies are Making a Difference?

Lithuania has very quickly established itself as a new and innovative fintech hub. A lot of this is thanks to the flexible regulations by the government. Lithuania’s e-money licences for example take 3-4x less time than in most other EU countries.

And with Brexit at our doorstep, companies are flocking in to be able to keep their fintech operations up in Europe. Lithuania began attracting fintech companies a few years ago, and as of January 2019 has issued a total of 83 licences to such firms, second only to Britain among European Union countries, according to government figures.

So let’s take a look at some of the fintech innovators in Lithuania and what they do on a daily basis.

 

Blockchain

Blockchain is connecting the world to the future of finance by building the tools and technology people need to buy, store, and use cryptocurrencies in everyday life. By blockchain here we mean the company that provides one of the first crypto wallets and digital assets platform, not the whole blockchain technology as such.

As I mentioned, they are one of the pioneers in the crypto and blockchain field that provide easy and safe access to millions around the globe, from individuals to some of the largest institutions.

More than 41M Wallets have been created on their platform from across 140 countries.

 

Baltic Amadeus

Baltic Amadeus have a mission to accelerate digital transformation of conventional banking and  help banks ensure the best customer experience possible. They have years of experience in implementing omnichannel solutions for the biggest Nordic banks.

What excites them most about their company is #enjoyIT culture. They’re in it and they believe in it. Fun fact – They have a smiling face in their logo, that mirrors the smile of every single developer of BA family. Want to be part of these smiles? See who they seek on MeetFrank.

baltic amadeus remote work in lithuania

 

ROKKEX

ROKKEX is a crypto exchange built by cybersecurity professionals. They use military grade hardware and banking grade software to provide Fort Knox-like environment for traders. Their exchange platform is fully regulated with industry-leading AML procedures and immutable blockchain solutions.

Apart from bank-level security, Rokkex offers intuitive UX, AI-assisted KYC, powerful matching engine, and industry-leading AML procedures.

A friendly UX interface to satisfy early crypto adopters and sandboxed environment for trading experiments for proficient traders. When they say safe, they mean safe – They have three 4-legged cybersecurity experts – office dogs:)

 

Kernolab

Kernolab is developing a new platform to be used by electronic money institutions. They will have a wide range of services convenient for both institutions and their customers. The platform will have fast implementation and wide range of additional features & services.

They see working with other FinTechs as a market where others are not competitors but opportunities for new co-ops and synergies.

 

Shift4 Payments

Shift4 Payments have created a single source for all payments needs. Shift4’s complete payment solution gives businesses the best of both worlds: full payment processing with merchant services and a secure payment gateway.

Fun fact! Like Shift4 Payments, their founder and CEO also moves fast. He holds the record for flying around the world in a light jet, with a time of 61 hours, 51 minutes and 15 seconds.

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Profitus

Profitus is a crowdlending service, Profitus combines everything it’s user could expect from a crowdlending platform – this includes low interest rates, simplified application process and quick lending decisions.

Crowdlending is hot right now. Profitus is adopting new technologies to optimize the lending process, save time, allow investors to increase their income and borrowers to expect quicker funding and lower mortgage rates.

Every milestone marked by the Profitus team is celebrated with the huge cake. Last year alone Profitus team managed to eat 24 of them!

 

Debitum

Debitum provides both retail and institutional investors with an opportunity to invest in loans for SMEs in Europe through our innovative, blockchain-driven investment platform. To sum up, Debitum Network offers easy access to an average person living anywhere in the world to fund operations of SMEs and earn attractive returns.    

Their development team chose to name for every consecutive version of the platform after the Pokémon game. The first version was Abra, the second one is Kadabra, and guess what the third one is going to be… 🙂

debitum fintech

CoinGate

As a company that facilitates cryptocurrency payments between merchants and shoppers, Coingate like to believe that they’re strongly contributing to spreading cryptocurrency adoption in general. They are not afraid to innovate and implement the newest technologies available.

If you know a bit about blockchain then this should impress – They were the first crypto payment processor to introduce Lightning Network payments to their merchants. Also amongst the first to implement SegWit addresses. 

Their team buildings often happen at cool places, like music festivals or abroad countries. Want to be part of it? Check out who theyre hiring on MeetFrank.

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Mistertango

Mistertango was one of the first fintech’s in Lithuania and has had immense growth in the past few years. They are making a change by providing vital financial solutions to FinTech ecosystem members. And they strongly believe that this new neobanks era is changing the world.  

Some time ago, one of their customers demanded a meeting with company owner Mr. Tango, and did not accept any other persons 🙂

Perhaps the in-demand Mr. Tango is looking for you? Check out on Meetfrank.

 

Railsbank

London-based Railsbank, regarded as a pioneer in the fintech sector, has an office in Vilnius. They enable their customers to solve any financial use-case that they are trying to build through using Railsbank’s flexible APIs..  

Railsbank believes the most exciting thing about them is the fact that they are unique in the market, because they go beyond technology to also provide financial services operations and regulation for customers. Railsbank has created the platform to be a “complete financial services utility” enabling their customers to build, launch and operate their financial services business rapidly and safely.

The Railsbank Baftas. They have organised an onsite/offsite to celebrate the fact that they’ve just doubled the workforce. It’s a chance for people to get to know each and be up for certain key awards (just what those awards will be, we couldn’t possibly say).

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Fintech in Lithuania

 

Fintech in Lithuania has really jumpstarted recently. As mentioned above, the government regulations do help. Where governments have taken a more liberal and a supporting stance, economies florish. Just look at Hong Kong and Singapore for example. Could Lithuania be the next Hong Kong of fintech? Let’s see where this goes.

 

What is MeetFrank Anyways?

 

MeetFrank is a recruitment app. Built for you, the talent first. We match you with the companies that are looking for someone with your skillset, rather than becoming just a CV in a pile of thousands. Check what companies are out there, learn more about them and find out how much they are willing to pay you. Whether you’re looking for remote work in Estonia, relocation or a steady 9-5 in the office, have a look what’s out there!

From the other side, for our awesome recruiters – find talent that meets your exact needs and salary expectations rather than spending time on candidates who are not right for you. Jobseekers can send direct job requests through the app without there even being a job offer listed. Find the talent you didn’t even know you were looking for!

We want everyone to love their job. And this is why we do this. 

What’s Life Like Inside These 18 Fintech Companies in Estonia?

What’s Life Like Inside These 18 Fintech Companies in Estonia?

Fintech companies are really changing the game globally. Compared to traditional banks with legacy systems these startups are fast and agile. And let’s be frank here, about time for a change – we’re getting close to 2020, yet credit cards are still the norm. 

So let’s take a look at some of the FinTech companies in Estonia. What goes on there? What do they do? Some are big brands, some small yet blow others out of the water with their innovative solutions.

 

Luminor Bank

Luminor is one of the top banks in the Baltics handling both private and business clients. They are leading the change and transforming the company to a customer-centered organization. They are changing the way they work by having customers included in every step of the process.

They have the biggest service design team in their market and this makes it possible to develop a lot of things from scratch. Also a fun fact – their Head of Service Design contributes at the bank by being their in-house metal drummer. Get in touch and see perhaps it’s you they seek in the Meetfrank app.

 

Insly

Insly which originally started as a spin-off of the IIZI Group takes a cloud-based system and turns it into a service for insurance agents and brokers.  This simplifies their sales process, business administration and reporting. 

Insurance is going through a change and they believe that small, medium and one-man-band-type brokers deserve something better than pen & paper or spreadsheets – Insly’s challenge is to introduce a cloud-based platform as a solution to such problem.

What is it like to work at Insly? It’s great – a fact that was sealed by winning “The Most Family and Employee Friendly Employer of the Year” award in Estonia in 2016. Practicing agile methods and having a highly motivated, passionate team, they can allow flexible working hours and telecommuting, all the while increasing performance. Remote work is standard practice at Insly.

Fortumo

Fortumo is making a change in Fintech By giving their clients an opportunity to monetise their customers through carrier billing (more commonly known as mobile payments). And if you ask them what is the most exciting thing about their company, they simply say – their people.

Fun fact about Fortumo: One of their meeting rooms has a lego base wall and tons of lego pieces in a box so you can build fun stuff while being on a conference call. Check this out 🙂

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MakeCommerce

MakeCommerce is innovating in the world of FinTech by supporting starting entrepreneurs by simplifying payment setup for their e-commerce sites. They make a big impact with a small company using the latest tech and in addition to this they are an official partner of Apple Inc.

Want to make your mark at MakeCommerce? Check out their open positions in Meetfrank app.

 

Icefire

Icefire designs and builds transformative technologies for banks and fintech companies. They simplify and automate complicated processes, replacing tedium with meaningful work fit for humans. 

If you own a bank account in either Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, or have filed Estonian taxes electronically, chances are you have already witnessed their amazing work! 

What’s the team like? There are a strong team of 120 and they have a 50/50 percent ratio of men and women at Icefire 🙂

 

Creditstar

As a fintech company, Creditstar uses technology, automated processes, algorithms and data analysis to make their credit products easily available to hundreds of thousands of customers in 8 countries in Europe.

They love their team in fact in their own words they are out of this world! And keep doing something sensational on a daily basis, no matter how big or small, which has a positive impact on their teams, as an organisation, stakeholders, clients, investors, and the fintech industry as a whole

 

EveryPay

EveryPay takes online payments to the next level in terms of speed, comfort and reliability. They really put their money where their mouth is – EveryPay processes 50% of the Estonian eCommerce turnover. 

They are a small international team of 13 people and with 6 nationalities: Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, UK, Turkey, Iran.

 

Fairown Finance

Fairown Finance is enabling subscription for physical products and related services via financing. This has been a hot topic by big players in fintech for a few years now and it is becoming a reality thanks to guys like Fairown.

This enables consumer electronics brands to increase sales and become environmentally friendly at the same time – your TV isn’t really dead when the new model comes out, pay until you use it and then let someone else have a go.

Fun fact – they know the value of a used robotic lawnmower.

Mooncascade 

Mooncascade helps fintech companies change the financial industry. For example, they’ve built TransferWise & Monese’s first apps – both fintech unicorns. But also worked with big banks like 

Swedbank & Coop. No matter whether it’s a startup or a corporate company, they help them to get their product on the market fast. And being there first matters a lot in whether you succeed or not. 

Mooncascade was founded by engineers and therefore the company culture strongly values what a software engineer would value – skilled colleagues, interesting and challenging projects, and great coffee. 

P.S Two of their founders are ex-Skype engineers

 

askRobin

askRobin is a credit marketplace for underbanked customers in emerging markets. They are working hard to help those underserved customer groups to gain better access to formal credit products, compare and choose the best option and save their money. It’s their mission to help people improve their financial profile, provide them with the best advice and lower the cost of borrowing.

askRobin aims to be a true customer advocate – helping customers achieve financial sustainability by shifting power to the customers hands and boosting transparency. They work really hard to democratise consumer credit markets.

Fun fact: They’ve had 302 709 473 conversations with their customers to date. 

 

Xolo

Xolo’s ultimate goal is an absolutely seamless service that brings time spent on administering a freelance business to zero. Founded in May 2015 out of the urge to revolutionize the way people become entrepreneurs and manage their companies. 

They enable millions of freelancers, contractors and digital nomads around the world to start and run microbusinesses in a hassle-free way. 

Xolo (pronounced ‘solo’) – represents the modern professional who decides to strike it out alone (solo) and become a freelancer. A professional freelancer who uses Xolo to start and run their business is also known as a ‘Xolopreneur’.

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Pocosys

Pocosys is enabling any business offer banking services like cards and payments. They are a company with clients from all over the globe – some of them have been from Japan, Ghana and the UK.

Their team has built Scandinavian Banks, Skype and a variety of mobile apps. Work hard play hard – they have a floor dedicated for playing ping pong. Love ping pong or payments? Check out who Pocosys are hiring in Meetfrank.

 

RingIT

RingIT are the No1 IT partner in Estonia for the transformation from Finance To FinTech. 

They’re helping their partners disrupt the way financial institutions operate today. This unique knowledge of both fields allows them roll out new products and features with ease and in a cost-efficient way with their partners. Changing the scene of our FinTech field daily.

RingIT has a people-first culture! You’re surrounded by empathetic, caring and ambitious people that are truly passionate about what they do. They enjoy taking skiing and snowboarding trips together with the team to the coolest mountains in Europe 🙂

 

Fiizy

Fiizy’s customer acquisition model has proven to be one of the best in the world. Fiizy gives financial power back to the customers. They make financing easy and see themselves as a market-disrupting product. 

They’re expanding into new markets and hiring new, talented employees. They keep learning and adapting to new challenges every day. While the growth of the business is important, they also value the personal growth of their team. They bring together specialized, talented individuals who share ideas and learn from each other. 

They have a cozy yet classy office in the center of the old town that’s full of history, right next to the parliament house. Tourists have often “gotten lost” wandering into their office. 

 

Swedbank 

Swedbank is making a change in fintech by being among the first in the region to offer cutting-edge payment solutions to their customers such as NFC payments with Android mobile phone and smartwatch. As well as launching Open Banking platform and rebuilding their mobile app from scratch. They’re particularly proud that these solutions are mainly an in-house development by their employees in cooperation with their customers. 

They influence great things! Being a market leader in Estonia carries both a great responsibility and a good opportunity to support and take an active part in initiatives that make a real impact in our society. They understand that sometimes their skills, knowledge and time can benefit more than money ever could. 

Therefore all Swedbank Estonia employees have two paid days off each year for professional and team volunteering. Fun fact: They have around 360 different job positions in Swedbank Estonia.

fintech swedbank

Paysera

Despite the constant and unpredictable changes in the industry Paysera is still a renowned and payment platforms in their market. They feel joy and happiness for their growth and expansion.

As they say they breathe in line with the rapidly changing world and adopt changes for their clients and employees. They are an international team that works with and for their customers.

 

Change 

Change is making a change (see what I did there…) in fintech by making high-performing investments available for everyday people. Based in Tallinn, the team of young innovators is rather international – 25 people from 13 nationalities.

They believe that the most exciting thing about their company is the fact that their team members set their own goals and choose for themselves how to get there.

 

Paxful 

Paxful is a global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace that allows people to buy and sell bitcoin directly with one another. Since 2015, Paxful’s mission is to give the people a simple, fair, and secure platform for trading bitcoin.

In 2017, Paxful launched the #builtwithbitcoin charitable initiative, to encourage the cryptocurrency industry to contribute more to humanitarian projects. Their goal is to build 100 schools across developing countries fully funded by bitcoin.

To date, the initiative has built two schools – a nursery, and a primary school in Rwanda, provided scholarships to Afghan refugees and gave donations to the GROW with Educare Centres project.

#builtwithbitcoin remains a passionate mission for Paxful’s co-founders to provide quality education and build sustainable and essential projects for communities in need.

 

Fintech in Estonia

 

Fintech in Estonia is thriving. The land of the startups has been smart and got into the field early on. Transferwise, the European fintech unicorn was also founded by Estonians. Estonia loves and understands tech and we will see some great stuff to come from Estonia in the upcoming years.

 

What is MeetFrank Anyways?

 

MeetFrank is a recruitment app. Built for you, the talent first. We match you with the companies that are looking for someone with your skillset, rather than becoming just a CV in a pile of thousands. Check what companies are out there, learn more about them and find out how much they are willing to pay you. Whether you’re looking for remote work in Estonia, relocation or a steady 9-5 in the office, have a look what’s out there!

From the other side, for our awesome recruiters – find talent that meets your exact needs and salary expectations rather than spending time on candidates who are not right for you. Jobseekers can send direct job requests through the app without there even being a job offer listed. Find the talent you didn’t even know you were looking for!

We want everyone to love their job. And this is why we do this.