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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

HomeAdvisor Teams Up With Affirm to Offer Flexible Pay-Over-Time Financing Options to Homeowners

  HomeAdvisor, a digital home services marketplace operating business of ANGI Homeservices (NASDAQ: ANGI) announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with Affirm, a flexible and transparent alternative to credit cards, to offer easy to understand flexible payment options for HomeAdvisor customers. HomeAdvisor is claimed to… Read More

Affirm Acquires Canadian Buy-Now-Pay-Later Provider PayBright CAD $340 Million

U.S. fintech Affirm announced on Thursday it has acquired PayBright, a Canada-based buy-now-pay-later provider, for CAD $340 million. The acquisition comes just a couple of months after Affirm raised $500 million through its Series G investment round, which was led by GIC and Durable Capital… Read More

Buy Now Pay Later Fintech Affirm, which Filed IPO Application, May have Significant Growth Opportunities in the US

Younger investors including Millennials and Gen Z consumers are supporting a change in the idea of paying with credit, and investors might also be able to join this emerging trend in the US markets. Fintech company Affirm Holdings Inc., which lets users split their purchases… Read More

Max Levchin’s Fintech Affirm Files S-1 to Go Public

Affirm Holdings has filed an S-1 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to do an initial public offering (IPO). Affirm is a Fintech lender created by Max Levchin, a noted Fintech entrepreneur who co-founded PayPal. Just recently in September… Read More

Global Payments Platform Adyen Partners Affirm to Support Flexible Purchasing Plans

Global payments solution provider Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), which claims it’s the platform of choice for many major international businesses, has partnered with Affirm, which provides a payment method that offers consumers a “transparent” way to pay over time via online platforms and in-store. Affirm was… Read More

U.S. Fintech Affirm Secures $500 Million Through Series G Funding Round Led By GIC & Durable Capital Partners

U.S. fintech Affirm announced on Thursday it secured $500 million through its Series G investment round, which was led by GIC and Durable Capital Partners LP. Other returning investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Wellington Management Company, Baillie Gifford, Spark Capital, Founders Fund, and Fidelity Management… Read More

Fintech Affirm Partners David’s Bridal to Offer Qualified Customers the Option to Make Payments Over Time with No Extra Fees

Fintech company Affirm, which aims to offer a more flexible and transparent way to make digital payments, revealed on August 26, 2020 that it has teamed up with David’s Bridal, a US-based bridal and special occasion authority. Affirm and David’s Bridal are allowing qualified or… Read More

San Francisco based Fintech Affirm Is Reportedly Planning an IPO at a $10 Billion Valuation

Many companies have either launched or are at least considering the possibility of conducting an initial public offering (IPO), despite the economic uncertainty created by the global COVID-19 outbreak. San Francisco-based Fintech firm Affirm, which was established by Max Levchin, the co-founder of PayPal, has… Read More

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