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Pay Over Time Service Provider Affirm Reveals when Consumers May Prefer to Use BNPL Options

“Have it your way” was the slogan that fast food joint Burger King adopted back in 1974 as a way to try to stand out or differentiate themselves from competitors while capitalizing on the “appeal of personalization,” the Affirm team writes in a blog post…. Read More

Affirm Expands Relationship with Shopify with Shop Pay Installments

Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM) has expanded its relationship with Shopify by making “Shop Pay Installments eligible to all US merchants and powered by Affirm’s credit platform. In a blog post, Affirm founder and CEO Max Levchin said they were thrilled to support these unique merchants: “One in… Read More

BNPL Fintech Affirm Reveals Consumer Behavior, Shopping Trends, and Preferences for Pay Over Time Options

Many shoppers prefer using Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) services because of the flexibility they offer. Consumers are able to pay for items over an extended period of time, with or without having to pay interest. However, a common BNPL format has started gaining a… Read More

Affirm’s Fiscal Year 2021 Third Quarter Results Reveals: Year-Over-Year Gross Merchandise Volume Growth to 83%; Increases Active Consumers By 60% Year-Over-Year

  U.S.-based buy now pay later fintech Affirm announced on Tuesday the financial results of its fiscal 2021 third quarter, which ended on March 31, 2021.  According to Max Levchin, Founder and CEO of Affirm, the company’s third-quarter results reflect on the continuous progress towards… Read More

Buy Now Pay Later Fintech Affirm Announces Acquisition of Returnly For Approximately $300 Million

    U.S. fintech Affirm announced on Wednesday it has acquired Returnly, online return experiences, and post-purchase payments platform, for approximately $300 million. According to Affirm, Returnly serves more than 1,800 merchants, has helped process more than $1 billion in returns, and has been used by over… Read More

Snap Finance Joins Forces With Affirm to Expand Pay-Over-Time Financing Options For Retailers

  Snap Finance announced on Wednesday it has joined forces with Affirm to offer additional pay-over-time financing options to Affirm customers.  Snap and Affirm further revealed that help retailers offer a pay-over-time option that takes into consideration more than a consumer’s credit score when making… Read More

BNPL Fintech Affirm Reveals that Buy Now, Pay Later Accounted for Record $24B in US Consumer Spending Last Year

BNPL Fintech Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM) notes that last year’s holiday shopping season set many digital commerce records, including in its “volume of purchases” made through Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) services. Affirm cites Salesforce data which reveals that BNPL transactions surged 109% when compared to the… Read More

BNPL Fintech Affirm Reveals that Almost 60% of Survey Respondents are Interested in Using Pay Over Time Services

BNPL Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM) notes that US consumers happen to agree that the best or ideal surprise in life is “randomly finding money in your pocket or on the street closely followed by getting a tax refund, no matter the amount.” As mentioned in a recent… Read More

VRBO Incorporates Affirm as Credit Card Alternative

Popular vacation rental platform Vrbo and BNPL Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM) have announced a collaboration so that travelers can book now and pay later for vacation homes. By incorporating Affirm, travelers may save money by not having to utilize expensive credit cards. To promote the new service… Read More

BNPL Fintech Affirm Partners Digital Commerce Investor Clearbanc to Provide Financial Tools for Businesses

Buy Now, Pay Later or BNPL Fintech Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM), which is now a “remote-first” company with most of its roles being carried out anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of Quebec), has teamed up with Clearbanc in order to help clients power… Read More

Buy Now Pay Later or BNPL Services like Affirm are Helping Businesses Gain Incremental New Customers, Product Specialists Reveal

Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM), the first Fintech firm of 2021 to complete a traditional (non-SPAC) initial public offering, recently looked into why its services may be essential to your customer acquisition strategy. Tom Musbach from Affirm notes that new customers are the “growth engine” of almost every… Read More

Alchemy Founder Timothy Li: “I should be able to grant credit to someone in Uruguay without blinking an eye”

Digital transformation in financial services continues to occur at a break-neck pace. Initially, it was online capital formation, debt and equity, that encouraged entrepreneurs to challenge establishment finance. Today, Fintech is taking over all aspects of financial services. As incumbents struggle to keep pace and… Read More

Affirm Set to Launch First Card With Access to Buy Now Pay Later Capabilities

    U.S. fintech Affirm recently announced plans for the Affirm Card, the first U.S. debit card to have direct access to pay-over-time functionality. According to Affirm, the Affirm Card will allow consumers to pay upfront, from their bank account, or pay later, by using a unique… Read More

Fintech Affirm Reveals that 43% of New Users Prefer the Firm’s Pay Over Time Services as it Helps them Stay Within Budget: Survey

Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM), the first Fintech firm of 2021 to complete a traditional (non-SPAC) initial public offering, notes that its research team frequently looks at why shoppers pay over a period time with Affirm. Recently, their surveys revealed important reasons that should be of interest to… Read More

Max Levchin Discusses Affirm’s Latest Earnings, Cryptocurrency, & More With CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” (Video)

Max Levchin, CEO and founder of fintech Affirm and PayPal co-founder, sat down with CNBC’s Squawk on the Street team to discuss its fintech Affirm, including its latest earnings and outlook, as well as cryptocurrency. As previously reported, Affirm is a point of sale credit… Read More

Fintech Expert Discusses how We can Best Understand 100x Revenue Multiples for Affirm, Checkout.com, Rapyd, Other Financial Tech Giants

Lex Sokolin, CMO at blockchain firm ConsenSys and Co-Head of Fintech and DeFi at ConsenSys Codefi, recently discussed how can we “best understand” the 100x revenue multiples for Fintech firms Affirm, Checkout, Rapyd, and several others. 1/ How can we best understand the 100x revenue… Read More

Affirm Nearly Doubles on First Day Trading on NASDAQ

Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM), the first Fintech of 2021 to complete a traditional (non-SPAC) initial public offering, traded far higher today than its offer price. Affirm priced shares at $49 a piece but rocketed higher. At the close, Affirm traded at nearly double ending the day at… Read More

Shares in Affirm Immediately Jump to Over $90 a Share, After Pricing at $49 [u]

Affirm, a Fintech providing point of sale credit services for consumers bumped up its initial public offering (IPO) price once again – now set at $49 a share. The price increase was due to overall demand. The goal of Affirm is to be a viable… Read More

2021 Should See Some Big Fintech IPOs

2020 was a pretty good year for initial public offerings (IPOs). According to a tally put together by Renaissance Capital, 216 IPOs booked $78.1 billion during the year of COVID-19. Additionally, IPOs gained, on average, a whopping 75% – said to be the biggest post… Read More

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