According to Swedbank's CEO Dovilė Grigienė, this transaction means that Lithuania keeps its leading position in the financial technology innovation field. "We are committed to continue and build upon the successful Rise Vilnius initiative. Swedbank has long term goals in Lithuania and we want to support development of digital innovations that create new opportunities for people, businesses and the country.

We want Rise Vilnius to be the home for growing fintech community and digital innovations“, – says D. Grigienė. Swedbank is planning to closely cooperate with startups and the community, will be open to new partnerships, and will employ its established network to create additional know-how and growth opportunities. „Swedbank serves 7,3 million private and 600.000 corporate customers in 4 markets. Thanks to open banking, developers will be able to access them and test their innovative products and business models in the region and then scale them globally“, – says D. Grigienė.