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About
November First


The people who are making it all happen
Employees, executives and investors are all passionate about FinTech
Located in the heart of Copenhagen in charming Christianshavn

Improving payments

November First improves the terms and conditions of cross-border payment for businesses. November First offers, in collaboration with one of the biggest banks in Europe, cheaper currency in real-time and a simple fee structure.

License from the Danish FSA
November First have a license as a payment Institute under supervisory of the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority. We comply with the applicable rules and laws as payment institutions is required, and maintain the requirement for a statutory capital base.

Our team

André Borralho

Software Developer

André is a great web developer with years of experience from Church web and Vivino and has an entrepreneurial mindset.

Anne Mette Degn-Petersen

Visual Identity Manager

Years of experience from internationale corporations working with visual identity and brand development. Focusing on customer experience and overall experience.

Bjarke Finlov

Business Development Manager

Years of experience from various industries as a business developer and consultant both in Denmark and internationally. Helping companies scale and deliver value in their product.

Jan Kühnel

Head of Compliance

Experienced manager with a broad management background from the Danish army followed by a more specialized experience in the financial sector. Jan has handled several leadership positions at various national and international banks across business areas of banking and software development.

Mikael Nilsson

CEO and Founder

Serial entrepreneur with a background as an economist from the telecom industry. Before a career as FinTech entrepreneur, Mikael worked as an independent consultant and trusted advisor in the mobile sector, e-commerce, web, payment and banking of various companies in the Nordic region.

Oscar Caceres

Lead Software Engineer

Oscar is a very experienced full stack software developer and consultant with more than 14 years of expertise with ERP systems and integration to various other systems such as Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Dinero, e-conomic, Billys Billing and webshop solutions such as Shopify, PrestaShop, and Magento.

Pradeep Gururani

Lead Software Engineer

Pradeep has a substantial experience as both full stack developer and manager accumulated over 13 years in companies such as Accenture, Microsoft, and Tesco. He has undertaken various roles in his career providing Vision, Roadmaps, Strategy, Solution and Technical Architecture.

Board of directors

Gregers Kronborg

Chairman of the Board

Leading Venture Capitalists capacity in Scandinavia. Having spent the last 12 years as a General Partner at North Zone (Spotify, Trust Pilot, Stepstone, Lastminute.com among others). Chairperson of the Danish Venture Capital Association.

Esben Christensen

Member of the Board

Leading authority on tax and incentive schemes at Rådgivningsfirmaet Esben Christensen. Former partner in Audit firm EY and director at KPMG. Specializes in mergers and acquisitions and similar services to the Financial sector.

Frank Lyhne Hansen

Member of the Board

Serial entrepreneur with involvement in many companies, including Gomore, LTN, TIP, Optiskrald, just to name a few. Has a financial background as a Director in both PwC and Deloitte and previously as Chief Risk Officier in Topdanmark.

Poul Erik Olsen

Member of the Board

Managing Director of Market Facilitator. Former partner of BDO and Senior Manager of PwC. Prior Poul Erik has also held several management positions at various Mobile Network Operators.

Jan Kühnel

Head of Compliance

Experienced manager with a broad management background from the Danish army followed by a more specialized experience in the financial sector. Jan has handled several leadership positions at various national and international banks across business areas of banking and software development.

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