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,
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.
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.
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 released its Q4 2019 report 13th February 2019.
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
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
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
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
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,
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 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