Norwegian firm aims to become first Nordic cryptobank

Norwegian Block Exchange has applied to become listed on the Euronext Growth exchange as a stepping stone to bank status.

NBX CEO Stig Kjos-Mathisen | Photo: Ørn E. Borgen / NTB

Norwegian Block Exchange (NBX), a platform for buying and selling cryptocurrencies, has applied to become listed on the Euronext Growth stock exchange, the company announces in a press release.

"The finance industry of the future is built on blockchain. We have a popular, growing cryptocurrency exchange, a solid technology portfolio and a very strong team. That is a good starting point for becoming a leading all-round financial service provider based on blockchain technology. As part of this goal, we have a concrete plan to become the first crypto bank in the Nordics, and through this, one of the first in the world," says NBX CEO Stig Kjos-Mathisen.

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