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PayPal Pays $2.7 Billion for Japanese Buy Now, Pay Later Firm Paidy

PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) has announced the acquisition of buy now, pay later (BNPL) firm Paidy for $2.7 billion (¥300 billion) – mainly in cash. BNPL services have boomed in popularity as the services has emerged as an alternative to expensive credit card transactions. Paidy offers… Read More

epay, a Division of Euronet Worldwide, Integrates PayPal QR Code into its POS Solution

epay, the virtual payments division of Fintech solutions and payments provider Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT), recently revealed that it has completed the integration of the PayPal QR Code in their point-of-sale (POS) solution. The new solution is now live in Germany and will be offered… Read More

PayPal Shares Rise Following Report of Forthcoming Stock Trading Feature

Shares in PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) are rising following the report that the Fintech is preparing to launch stock trading. PayPal already features crypto trading so a move towards traditional assets, alongside digital assets, may make a lot of sense to the global payments firm. According to… Read More

PayPal UK Adds Crypto Option for Users, Bitcoin Rises Above $50K

PayPal UK  (NASDAQ: PYPL) will start offering its users the ability to buy, sell and hold crypto beginning this week according to the company. While PayPal has already commenced crypto trading in the US this is the first international location for the global Fintech. The… Read More

PayPal Payment Options to be Offered by ACI Worldwide, a Real-Time Virtual Payment Software Provider

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), an international provider of real-time virtual payment software and related services, reveals that it will be working with PayPal in order to bring online wallet payment options to ACI’s biller customers including Monroe County Water Authority (MCWA). PayPal and Venmo will… Read More

PayPal, Venmo Now Accepted at Giant Eagle, GetGo

PayPal and Venmo are now accepted forms of payment at each of Giant Eagle’s 474 supermarket and GetGo locations, the chain announced today. With this announcement, Giant Eagle and GetGo become the first grocery and convenience store chains in the U.S. to offer customers the… Read More

PayPal Reports Record Year with $311B in Total Payments Volume in Q2 2021, 400M Active Accounts

PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced its Q2 2021 results on July 28, 2021, for the period ended June 30, 2021. As noted in the announcement, the earnings release and related materials discussing these results may now be accessed at its investor relations website. PayPal… Read More

Indian Fintech Pine Labs Appoints PayPal’s Rangarajan as its Head of Engineering

India’s leading payment gateway Pine Labs has appointed Rangaprasad Rangarajan as the Head of Engineering – Online Payments. The company aims to build an offline-to-online strategy with recent US $600 million fundraisings besides developing world-class payment gateway services to help merchants make a winning omnichannel… Read More

Stripe, PayPal, Grab Execs Establish Angel Investment Network for Early-Stage Startups, Fintechs in Southeast Asia

Senior management professionals from Fintech giants such as Grab, PayPal, and Stripe have all come together to establish an angel investment network that will aim to channel funds towards early-stage ventures based in Southeast Asia. Established with assistance from Saison Capital and Finantier, the Fintech… Read More

PayPal Ventures & Fidelity Investments Participated in $40 Million Series A Funding Round For Digital Asset Trading Tech Provider Talos

    Talos, a U.S.-based institutional technology provider for digital asset trading, today announced the completion of a $40 million Series A investment round, which was led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from PayPal Ventures, Fidelity Investments, Galaxy Digital, Elefund, Illuminate Financial, and STEADFAST Capital… Read More

PayPal Invests An Additional $50 Million in Black & Latinx-Led Venture Capital Funds As Part of $535 Million Commitment

  PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) announced on Wednesday it will invest an additional $50 million in 11 Black- and Latinx-led early-stage venture capital funds, including Aperture Venture Capital; Collab Capital; Interlace Ventures; Kapor Capital; MaC Venture Capital; Noemis Ventures; Seae Ventures; SV LATAM Capital; and three… Read More

Point-of-Sale Fintech SoftTouch Announces Addition of Touch-Free PayPal & Venmo Payment Acceptance Capabilities

  SoftTouch POS & Payments, a U.S.-based fintech that provides point-of-sale, payment gateway, payment processing and integration solution, announced on Monday it has enhanced its solution to include touch-free PayPal and Venmo payment acceptance capabilities. Founded in 2000, SoftTouch describes itself as a next-generation fintech company providing… Read More

PayPal Acquires U.S. Startup Happy Returns

    Happy Returns, a U.S.-based returning product startup, announced on Friday it has been acquired by PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL). Founded in 2015, Happy Returns seeks to retain revenue, reduce cost, give shoppers choice, and make supply chains sustainable by making returns “beautiful” for… Read More

Coinbase Now Allowing Users to Purchase Crypto With PayPal Accounts

  Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN), the largest crypto exchange in the U.S., announced on Thursday  it is now allowing its customers to buy crypto on its platform using their debit cards and bank accounts linked to PayPal. The company revealed more details about the option by stating:… Read More

eToro Introduces BitcoinWorldwide, a Thematic Investment Portfolio Featuring PayPal, Nvidia, Canaan, Coinbase

Multi-asset investment platform eToro revealed on April 26, 2021 that it has launched a new thematic portfolio, called BitcoinWorldWide. Based on the firms in the value chain behind Bitcoin, the portfolio is meant to further promote adoption of the leading cryptocurrency. Dani Brinker, eToro’s head… Read More

Brex Now Offers Instant Payouts for Firms Using Stripe, PayPal and Square

Brex, a Fintech that offers cash management services and corporate cards, is now offering “Instant Payouts” for companies using Stripe, PayPal, and Square.  The feature was first launched last fall for business customers to gain immediate access to cash generated by their business. Instant Payouts… Read More

PayPal Unveils “Checkout With Crypto” Feature; Enabling Customers in the U.S. to Checkout With Cryptocurrency Along With Other Payment Methods in the PayPal Wallet

    PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) announced on Tuesday the launch of Checkout with Crypto, a new feature that allows customers in the U.S. to check out with cryptocurrency along with other payment methods through the PayPal mobile wallet. “Building on the ability to buy,… Read More

Women Entrepreneurs Reveal how they Launched Small Businesses During Pandemic, Supported by Digital Payments with PayPal

The Research and Insights team at PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) notes that when the COVID-19 pandemic began, Jennifer Vaughan started noticing a visible change in her business’s customer base. Usually, Jennifer’s “high-end” paper store, Mulberry Paper and More, had been appealing to professional artists. However, Jennifer… Read More

Africa-Based Payments Tech Flutterwave Joins Forces With PayPal

  Flutterwave, a U.S. and Lagos-based fintech that’s on a mission to build payments infrastructures to connect Africa to the global economy, announced on Wednesday it has joined force with global digital payments giant PayPal. Flutterwave reported that through the partnership, PayPal customers will be enabled to… Read More

Opera Names PayPal & WeChat Pay Veteran Allen Hu the New Executive Vice President of Fintech Arm “Dify”

  Opera Limited (NASDAQ: OPRA), a Norway-based browser provider, announced on Tuesday it has appointed PayPal and WeChat Pay veteran Allen Hu as the new Executive Vice President of Dify, Opera’s fintech arm. According to Opera, Dify takes advantage of the company’s expertise in delivering cutting-edge… Read More

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