Anders la Cour used his experience in legal M&A and venture capital, and strong commercial acumen and entrepreneurial mind-set, to co-found Banking Circle (then, Saxo Payments) in 2013. In 2018, EQT Partners acquired the company along with its founders in a management buy-out. A banking licence was secured in January 2020 and the company fully adapted the name Banking Circle.
In 2020 Anders was appointed as inaugural Chair of the non-profit business association, Emerging Payments Association EU, having been on the EPA Advisory board since 2016. He is regularly invited to speak and present at industry events around the world, including Money20/20 USA, Oracle OpenWorld, BankInno, Innovate Finance and Money20/20 Europe, has won multiple awards and had thought leadership articles published in a range of industry publications.