News about BEC
Vestjysk Bank and BEC complete successfull IT merger
Vestjysk Bank and BEC Financial Technologies have successfully merged the IT systems from Den Jyske Sparekasse and Vestjysk Bank.
BEC Financial Technologies opens its doors to school girls
October 6, BEC welcomes girls from 5th and 6th grade as part of Girls’ Day in Science in Denmark.
The Danish Financial Supervisory Authority approves BEC’s efforts on orders
The Danish FSA has now approved the improvements that BEC Financial Technologies has carried out to accommodate the orders received in 2018.
Young people with autism get permanent jobs in BEC Financial Technologies
BEC Financial Technologies has hired three former interns from AspIT with diagnoses in the autism spectrum. “They have some special talents that we need,” says BEC.
65,000 former BankNordik customers moved to Spar Nord’s IT platform
Spar Nord and BEC Financial Technologies have migrated 65,000 former BankNordik customers and approximately 100 former BankNordik employees to Spar Nord’s IT platform.
BEC to increase remote working, introducing flexible opt-in opportunities
Union representatives and management aim to reinvent BEC’s work culture with a new local agreement to increase flexible remote working. Effective from September 1, the agreement emphasizes that remote working is voluntary and requires a healthy remote working environment.
BEC launches account overview for business customers across banks
Soon, business customers in Spar Nord and other BEC banks can get a full overview in the online bank of all their bank accounts in various banks.
Hvidbjerg Bank has completed Denmark’s first payment with MitID
On Wednesday evening, Lene Vangsgaard Andersen from Hvidbjerg Bank became the first Dane to log in to her online bank and transfer money with Denmark’s new digital ID, MitID. All Danes who currently use NemID will soon use MitID instead.
The Danish Financial Supervisory Authority approves BEC’s IT solutions for open banking
The Danish FSA has now approved the IT solutions that give third parties access to make payments and access account information in the BEC banks. This is a milestone for BEC’s work for open banking.
CSR report 2020 – status on BEC’s corporate social responsibility work
BEC has published its annual CSR report, where you can read about BEC’s role as a responsible IT company that creates value for both customers, employees, and society.
The BEC banks increased their IT investments again in 2020
One of Denmark’s largest fintech companies has grown significantly again in 2020. The banks in the BEC collaboration have increased their IT investments and initiated extensive changes that will lead to faster IT development.
BEC announces new name, embracing fintech
‘BEC Financial Technologies’ is the new name of one of Denmark’s oldest and largest fintech companies.
BEC and Nordic API Gateway join forces towards open banking for 27 banks
BEC has entered into a new partnership with the leading open banking platform Nordic API Gateway. The collaboration is set to enable 27 banks in Denmark with open banking services for more than 2.1 million bank customers.
Major changes to simplify BEC
The Danish fintech company BEC is significantly simplifying its organization and processes. More employees will spend time on customers and deliveries, and fewer people will spend time on coordination and reporting, says CEO Jesper Nielsen.
BEC has the best employee image across three surveys
New studies from FinansWatch, Version2 and Universum show that BEC is the most attractive workplace among similar banking IT providers.
With the last requirements clarified, BEC is close to target for PSD2
The PSD2 directive entered into effect in September 2019, but the last technical requirements for Danish banks were not ready until October 2020. By January, BEC will be line with all requirements – except one awaiting MitID. The Danish FSA intends to issue orders on the outstanding requirements.
3 x 25 years in BEC
On December 1st, Henrik Jensen, Mette Sørensen Jensen and Nikolaj Piet Pagh can celebrate their firsts 25 years with BEC.
BEC hit by fictitious cyber attack during national cyber defense drill
On Thursday 19 November, critical sectors in the Danish Society for the first time conducted a joint, nationwide cyber exercise. The exercise simulated that BEC and others were targed by a ransomware attack.
BEC and SAS Institute put cloud technology into the fight against money laundering
BEC has signed a contract with SAS Institute for a new cloud platform to combat money laundering and terrorist financing. A three-digit million DKK investment ensures BEC banks access to globally leading technology to fight crime.
BEC’s mobile bank reaches one billion log ons
After almost 10 years of operation, BEC’s mobile bank has reached its first one billion log ons.
2 x 25 years in BEC
On November 1st, two employees can celebrate their first 25 years with BEC.
BEC reinvents itself with a new logo and new visual identity
One of the largest fintech companies in Denmark, BEC, is today relaunching itself with a new, international logo and a new visual identity.
New online bank for every five Danish banking customers
21 percent of Danish bank customers have gotten a new online bank after the IT company BEC has launched its new online bank for private customers. The new online bank has been developed and launched over a couple of years, where many bank customers have had the opportunity to try it out.
Jesper Nielsen becomes new chief executive of BEC
After 16 years at BEC, Kurt Nørrisgaard has chosen to pass the torchon to Jesper Nielsen, who will be the new CEO of one of Denmark’s largest technology providersfor the financial sector. Jesper Nielsen, who comes from Danske Bank, will continue BEC’s strategy of a more partner-driven business model and an open architecture. The timing is right for a generational change, according to the board and Kurt Nørrisgaard.