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Lendo takes measures to keep up the plan for long-term growth

At the Capital Markets Day in March 2019, Schibsted announced the plan for Lendo to expand into new markets in Europe. Lendo has invested around NOK 100 million in EBITDA for its expansion to Austria, Denmark and Poland in 2019 and was planning for a similar level in 2020. However,

Annual accounts 2019 approved whilst proposal for 2019 dividend has been cancelled

The Board of Directors and management of Schibsted ASA are taking measures to respond to the uncertain situation created by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Board has, in full agreement with management, decided to cancel its previously announced proposal to pay a dividend for 2019 of NOK 2.00 per share.

Meet the Schibsted boomerangs!

They worked for Schibsted and then left. Now they are back for the second time. Here are 10 “Schibsted boomerangs” – and why they decided to return to Schibsted. 

New CEO in the international venture Lendo Group

Will lead the company’s international expansion Lendo, the leading fintech company that compares private and corporate loan offerings, is continuing to develop the international organization launched last fall. As part of this process, Roar Bjærum has been appointed CEO of Lendo Group – with the main task of further developing

Schibsted Q4 2019 reporting

Schibsted  released its Q4 2019 report 13th February 2019.

Schibsted announces research collaboration in responsible AI with KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Schibsted is pairing up with the leading technical university in Stockholm for research on responsible use of data and AI. “Algorithmic applications of data require a socio-technical approach,” says Agnes Stenbom, Responsible Data & AI Specialist at Schibsted. Journalists are exploring new ways of creating and distributing content; digital marketplaces

Empowering consumers

Prisjakt helps consumers across seven countries to make more informed purchasing decisions. The team behind Prisjakt is dedicated to transparency, and now machine learning is helping them scale it. Prisjakt is a price- and product comparison site with the goal to guide consumers into making smarter purchasing decisions. The company

Minimizing the environmental impact

Distribution Innovation wants to use new technologies in ways that make sense for both people and the planet. With the help of AI they are working to minimize their environmental emissions, but they are convinced that humans still make the best detectives. Distribution Innovation (DI) is part of the Schibsted

Identifying biases in the news

The Schibsted newspaper Bergens Tidende is an insight-driven news organization. Their audience engagement team is using computer vision to give female readers more relevant content. From their experience, pairing high- and low-tech solutions is key to success. The small and agile audience engagement team based on Norway’s southwestern coast delivers

Norway launches national AI strategy

On Tuesday Jan 14th, the Norwegian Minister of Digitalisation Nikolai Astrup presented Norway’s first ever National strategy on Artificial Intelligence. The Norwegian AI strategy serves as a high-level description of the government’s ambitions to steer and support AI developments in the country. Schibsted has contributed with suggestions during its development,

Schibsted joins forces with Bristol University to create pioneering carbon measurement tool for digital services

Bristol University’s Department of Computer Science and nine leading media companies including Schibsted, with facilitation from sustainability experts Carnstone, have together launched DIMPACT – a new collaboration to map the carbon impacts of digital value chains. The 12-month collaboration will see computer science researchers from the University of Bristol working

Schibsted invests in Norwegian startup Nettbil

Schibsted acquires 67% of Norwegian startup Nettbil – a digital marketplace for auction-based car sales to dealers all over Norway. Schibsted will be a majority owner with a 67% stake in the company. Nettbil brings together car dealers from all over the country in their digital marketplace, where they can