Big Tech in Finance

NFU Blog 2021-11-25NFU Blog Big Tech companies have entered the world of finance. With instant payments, digital currencies and integrated financial services, these companies are becoming a growing player in the sector. What kind of services do these companies...

The Big Tech lobby

NFU Blog 2021-09-27NFU Blog Move fast and break things, a phrase we have all become familiar with in the context of the tech industry. The motto favoured by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, illustrates how most 2000’s era tech companies saw themselves. As innovators...

Reflections from the first Nordic Civil society network

NFU Blog 2021-09-23NFU Blog ”There can be disagreements in a family, but then you solve them by the kitchen table”, the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Secretary General Paula Lehtomäki made a comparison between a family and the Nordic cooperation in her opening of the...

The state of the State of the Union 2021

NFU Blog 2021-09-17NFU Blog ´September 15th at 09:00´ rings many bells for those who closely follow the EU agenda. It is the time when the President of the European Commission delivers a State of the Union address to the European Parliament, paving the direction of...