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Apple’s Buy Now Pay Later Product “Mysteriously” Delayed

Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) buy now – pay later (BNPL) product is being “mysteriously” delayed according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman – a long-time Apple follower who has gained a reputation for accuracy. Perhaps rising interest rates caused Apple to pause? In his weekly newsletter, Gurman predicted that… Read More

London’s Playter to Offer Up to £1M Per Year in Funding to UK SMEs

London-based start-up Playter is taking the BNPL space “by storm,” as they announce an increase in the amount of funding SMEs can access through their growth platform, “reducing business owners’ burn rates, increasing runway, and freeing up capital.” Up until now, Playter could offer up… Read More

Tamas Kadar: CEO at SEON Comments on Fraud in the Metaverse, Latest NFT, Fintech Trends

We recently connected with Tamas Kadar, CEO and co-founder at SEON., which aims to harness the power of AI to protect your business from fraud, get a 360° view of customers, and increase conversion rates. Kadar talked about the latest issues involving e-commerce fraud. His… Read More

Financial Technology Association Posts Research on BNPL: A Positive Force for Users

The Financial Technology Association (FTA) has posted research on the Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) sector that highlights the positives of the Fintech service. The survey, created in partnership with the Morning Consult, arrives on the same day that the Senate Banking Committee held a… Read More

Senate Committee on Banking Holds Hearing on New Consumer Financial Products

Today, the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, will hold a hearing on New Consumer Financial Products and the Impacts to Workers – typically these products are provided by Fintechs. Last week, Committee Chairman, Senator Sherrod Brown, hosted a “listening session” regarding new… Read More

Singapore: Parliament Question Sheds Light on BNPL Activity

Earlier today, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) posted a letter addressed Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Senior Minister and Minister in charge of MAS. An MP, Derrick Goh, inquired about buy now – pay later (BNPL) activity in the country. Responding to the inquiry, the Minister shared… Read More

Bread Financial Enlists Marqeta for Virtual Cards, BNPL

Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ) has announced that Bread Financial (NYSE: BFH) will be using their services for an in-store checkout experience for shoppers using Bread PayTM, its suite of Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) products. Bread Financial is expected to launch the Bread PayTM One-Time Use… Read More

“Next-Gen BNPL” Splitit Raises A$10.5 Million

Splitit (ASX:SPT, OTCQX:SPTTY) has raised A$10.5 million according to a company release. Splitit states that the new money allows it to accelerate its product roadmap so users may embed their service directly into their technology stack while supporting a “next-generation one-click installment checkout.” The funding… Read More

BNPL Is Transforming Online Shopping for Younger Consumers, TrueAccord Report Reveals

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) plans have taken over as a “popular” financing option for consumers, partly due to “an increase in online shopping demands during the pandemic,” the TrueAccord team notes in a blog post. In 2021, Americans “spent more than $20 billion through… Read More

BNPL: Affirm Beats but Shares Fall in After Hours

Buy now – pay later (BNPL) provider Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM) posted fiscal Q4 earnings today, ending June 30th, topping analyst expectations but falling short in guidance. Shares were up during regular hours on a strong day for the market but Affirm tanked in after-hours, losing… Read More

MENA’s BNPL Firm valU Acquires Fintech Paynas

valU, MENA’s Buy-Now, Pay-Later (BNPL) lifestyle-enabling fintech platform, announced that it “acquired 100% of Paynas, a full-fledged employee management and benefits company that provides financial services to micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSME) in a signing ceremony attended by Dr. Rania A. Al-Mashat, Minister of… Read More

Saudi BNPL Tamara Raises $100 Million Series B

Tamara, a Saudi Arabia-based buy now- pay later (BNPL) provider, has raised $100 million in Series B funding, according to multiple reports. Tamara operates in Saudi as well as the UAE and Kuwait. Tamara is said to be the first BNPL to make its way… Read More

BNPL Firm Sezzle Announces Integration with Customer Platform Klaviyo

Sezzle Inc. (ASX: SZL), a key player in the Pay in 4 industry, announced the launch of a new “direct integration” with Klaviyo. Klaviyo is a customer platform that “helps over 100,000 paying users maximize revenue, increase repeat sales, and improve retention with personalized emails… Read More

UK Financial Conduct Authority Cautions BNPL Providers on Misleading Promotions

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a warning to Buy Now – Pay Later (BNPL) providers pertaining to misleading advertisements. A copy of the “Dear CEO” letter sent to BNPLs is viewable here. BNPL platforms offer point of sale credit to consumers which… Read More

BNPL Fintech Affirm CEO Says Next Recession Might “Silence” Alternative Lender’s Critics

BNPL Fintech Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM) CEO Max Levchin recently noted that the next recession could silence Fintech lender’s doubters or critics. With shares of the Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) Fintech down over 75% from November 2021, Max Levchin said the company’s innovative lending models… Read More

Embedded Finance, Alternative Underwriting Options Allow BNPL Services to Support Easy Checkouts: Report

Since 2020, and the recent global pandemic, digital commerce has seen “exceptional growth,” according to an update from Juniper Research. Although the impact of COVID-19 certainly forced an increase in online shopping and eCommerce usage, it is clear that it is “a continuing trend,” the… Read More

Malaysian Authorities, Regulators Seeking Feedback for Proposed BNPL Regulation

The Consumer Credit Oversight Board Task Force in Malaysia recently shared the Consumer Credit Act consultation document, which is the new act that aims to properly regulate and consolidate all consumer credit activities under its unit, and to also support “fair” lending and “responsible” conduct… Read More

BNPL Fintech Affirm Increases Mobile Release Speed as It Expands Its Offering

Affirm (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers and helps merchants drive growth, recently announced its ability “to increase its app releases by 300%, thanks to its ongoing work with mobile devops company Bitrise.” Since 2019, Affirm has been “working with Bitrise to automate… Read More

Agile Financial Systems Teams Up with Fintech LendingPoint to Offer BNPL Solution

Agile Financial Systems (AFS), a financial technology company specializing in payment processing, announced that it has teamed up with LendingPoint, an AI-driven CreditTech financial platform, “to offer merchants consumer lending and unsecured personal loans online and at the point of sale.” By enabling merchants to… Read More

BNPL: Razer Merchant Services Teams Up with Atome to Expand Buy Now Pay Later Acceptance

Razer Merchant Services (RMS), the B2B arm of Razer Fintech, has partnered with Atome, which claims to be Asia’s leading Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) brand, to “enable flexible deferred payment acceptance during checkout at online and offline RMS merchants.” Starbucks is among the first… Read More

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