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Apple Pay Later Announcement Causes Shares in BNPLs to Sink

Yesterday, during Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) annual WWDC keynote, Apple announced an entry into the buy now – pay later (BNPL) sector of Fintech. Under Apple Pay Later, iPhone users may choose to pay over time without any additional fees or interest charges. Apple already allows purchases… Read More

Fintech Affirm, Stripe to Help Companies Boost Their Revenue

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers and helps merchants drive growth and Stripe, a financial infrastructure platform for businesses, announced a partnership that “makes Affirm’s Adaptive Checkout available to Stripe users in the U.S. today.” Adaptive Checkout uses Affirm’s smart decision engine “to… Read More

BNPL Fintech Affirm Reports Latest Financial Results

Affirm Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers and helps merchants drive growth, recently reported financial results “for its fiscal 2022 third quarter ended March 31, 2022.” Max Levchin, Founder and CEO of Affirm, stated: “We continue to deliver strong growth with… Read More

BNPL: Affirm to Become First Buy Now, Pay Later Partner “Fully Integrated” to Carat from Fiserv

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers and “helps merchants drive growth,” and Fiserv, an international provider of payments and financial services tech solutions, announced a relationship that will “make Affirm available to Fiserv enterprise merchant clients later this year.” With this partnership,… Read More

BNPL: Fintech Affirm and Poshmark Expand Partnership to Offer Payment Flexibility

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers and helps merchants drive growth, and Poshmark, a social marketplace for new and secondhand style, announced a 2-year extension and expansion of their partnership “to deliver increased payment flexibility to shoppers.” Poshmark was one of the… Read More

BNPL Affirm Releases Business Performance Update

Affirm Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers and “helps merchants drive growth,” provided an update (on March 14, 2022) on its business performance, “including its current funding capacity and availability, and raised the Company’s third quarter and full-year fiscal 2022 financial… Read More

BNPL Fintech Affirm Reveals How to Lower Shopping Cart Abandonment

Despite the surge in US digital commerce sales, online consumers remain “unpredictable” when it comes to checking out online: The average online shopping cart abandonment rate is 70%, according to an update from Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM). Anything you can do to lower that rate for your… Read More

Fintech Affirm Releases Financial Results Earlier than Expected, Shares Fall Over 20%

Fintech Affirm‘s (NASDAQ:AFRM) stock had fallen over 20% to a $58.68 share price on Thursday (February 10, 2022) following the firm’s disclosure of its Q2 results (which came ahead of schedule). Affirm closed the week at $46.55 after starting the year at over $95 so… Read More

BNPL: Consumers More Likely to Complete Purchase if Merchant Has Buy Now, Pay Later Option, Affirm Reveals

If you’re like many other digital commerce merchants, the best part of the shopping experience takes place when a client clicks that “buy” button and becomes a (hopefully) loyal customer. One way to boost these website conversions for your business is to give clients the… Read More

Affirm Offers New Options for BNPL Service with “Super App,” Browser Extension

Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM) has announced new options for customers to access its buy now, pay later (BNPL) services. According to a release, Affirm has launched a new “super app” as well as a browser extension. Affirm said the new app bundles both its payments and savings… Read More

Fintech: Research Indicates that 9% of Teens Have Traded Crypto, PayPal is Top BNPL Option, Cash is King for Payments

Piper Sandler, a financial services firm based in Minneapolis, has surveyed teens for more than 20 years. The company researches trends regarding brand purchases and activities that may aid in discerning the rising or declining popularity of the firms that provide these products. CI recently… Read More

BNPL: Fintech Affirm Explains How Buy Now, Pay Later Options Can Help Digital Commerce Platforms

Providing a Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) option to your clients may help with boosting conversion 20-30% and average cart sizes 30-50%, according to an RBC Capital report. As mentioned in a blog post by Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), these benefits could make a significant difference… Read More

Resolve Welcomes Early $25M Present

Resolve, a provider of net terms-as-a-service and buy now, pay later (BNPL) solutions, announced today it has raised an additional $25 million in strategic equity funding to meet rising demand from B2B companies seeking to simplify their net terms payments and embed B2B BNPL solutions into… Read More

BNPL: Affirm Recommends Longer Payment Plans to Minimize Supply Chain Challenges

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM) notes that with supply chain blockages leading to new challenges every day, you might be facing difficult decisions regarding increasing prices while preserving margins. Although significantly higher prices might discourage customers just as the holiday shopping season arrives, you could soften the overall… Read More

Fintech Klarna Reports Significant Losses, while Demand for BNPL Products Continues to Surge

Sweden’s Fintech Unicorn Klarna has seen its losses increase significantly during the first 9 months of this year, as costs surged considerably amid growing demand for flexible payment options like Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) services. The Stockholm-headquartered company is reporting a pre-tax loss of… Read More

BNPL Report: Nearly Half of Online Shoppers Say they Would Delay Purchases if Affirm Wasn’t Available

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM) notes that Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) is more than just a “modern twist” on layaway. Affirm writes in a blog post that consumers love the flexible payment method as a way to “avoid credit cards and manage their cash flow.” The… Read More

BNPL: ACI Worldwide Teams Up with Affirm to Provide Pay-Over-Time Option for US Merchants

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), an international provider of real-time virtual payment software and services, has teamed up with Affirm, the payment network that “empowers consumers and helps merchants drive growth.” As mentioned in a release, U.S. merchants using ACI Secure eCommerce are now able to… Read More

Affirm Teams Up with American Airlines to Bring Travelers a Flexible Payments Plan

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers, has announced that through its partnership with American Airlines, eligible travelers have “added flexibility to purchase flights and pay over time with Affirm.” As mentioned in a release shared with CI, Affirm aims to offer this… Read More

What’s Up with BNPL? Banking as a Service? Timothy Li of Alchemy Explains

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) is a red hot sector of Fintech. Combine this with banking as a service (BaaS) and you see two dominant trends in the transition from legacy banks to Fintech everywhere with embedded services and on-demand finance. Research and Markets predicts… Read More

Everybody is Doing it: Affirm to Add Crypto Option for Consumers

Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM), one of the leading buy now, pay later (BNPL) platforms is adding crypto to its services. As part of its “super app” mission, Affirm will allow its users to buy and sell crypto. Users that hold a savings account will be able to… Read More

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