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UK Based BNPL Zilch Raises Additional $110 Million

Zilch, a buy now, pay later (BNPL) platform has raised an additional $110 million in both debt and equity capital as part of an extended Series B funding round. In total, the London-based Fintech has raised $200 million making it one of the largest European… Read More

Southeast Asia Super App GrabPay Extends Partnership with Fintech Adyen to Enable Flexible Payment Options

Southeast Asia’s Grab, the developer of a Super App, has decided to extend its partnership with Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), a leading payments platform, in order to enable merchants in Singapore and Malaysia to provide BNPL payment options. Available via the GrabPay wallet, merchants can offer… Read More

Australia based BNPL Fintech Afterpay to Offer a Money and Lifestyle App with Assistance from Westpac

Australia-based Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) Fintech Afterpay (ASX:APT) says it will be diversifying its business operations with the introduction of a “money and lifestyle” app. The Money app has been developed following Afterpay‘s partnership with Westpac. Through their collaboration, Afterpay is able to operate… Read More

Fintech TrueAccord Says Financial Tech Firms are “Rethinking” Approach to Existing Problems to Build Better Solutions

TrueAccord, a Fintech that aims to transform debt collection into “a pathway toward financial health,” noted that halfway through 2021, digital commerce and consumer spending continue to witness the impact of government stimulus payments “while consumers look for new ways to invest and leverage their… Read More

Indian E-Commerce Growth Continues

The COVID-19 pandemic helped drive further growth in India’s e-commerce sector, new research from GlobalData shows. According to the firm’s E-Commerce Analytics, e-commerce payments in the country grew by 12.2 percent in 2020 and should reach $61.5 billion this year. Between now and 2025 sales… Read More

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

BNPL Fintech Laybuy Reports 200% Growth in Active Customers, $32.6M in Total Group Income, Up 137% YoY

Gary Rohloff, Co-Founder and Managing Director at New Zealand’s Laybuy, a Buy Now, Pay Later or BNPL Fintech, notes that last week, they released their FY21 annual report – which is the first since listing on the Australia Stock Exchange (ASX) in 2020. Gary writes… Read More

Apple Plans Buy Now, Pay Later Service in Partnership with Goldman Sachs: Report

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), the world’s most valuable public company, is diving deeper into the Fintech space according to a report. Apple is expected to offer a Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) service similar to other Fintechs like Affirm. BNPLs have emerged as a hot sector of… Read More

India’s Digital Payments Fintech Paytm Introduces Small Ticket, Instant Loans to Help Consumers Manage Expenses

India’s digital payments giant Paytm recently introduced Paytm Postpaid Mini, which allows users to acquire small ticket instant loans to help them with managing their monthly or everyday expenses The Paytm team notes in a blog post that their goal is to bring clients the… Read More

Australia based BNPL Fintech Zip to Allow Clients to Easily Purchase Microsoft Products

With changing consumer habits for digital purchasing and a significant increase in customer demand for Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment services in the Australian market, Fintech firm Zip has decided to join forces with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT). Zip says the new partnership is designed… Read More

Payment Solution Provider Splitit Says BNPL Services Now Available at Retailers Worldwide

Splitit (ASX:SPT), has announced a buy now, pay later (BNPL) service that is available at retail locations around the world. “Splitit InStore” also features Apple Pay as well as Google Pay to facilitate credit. Splitit also announced several new brands that have signed on to… Read More

Australia Stock Exchange listed Cirralto Ltd to Acquire Sydney based Fintech Invigo Pty Ltd

Cirralto Limited (ASX: CRO) has committed to a binding share sale agreement in order to acquire Sydney-headquartered Fintech firm, Invigo Pty Ltd. with a completion date of July 12, 2021. The deal is currently subject to the fulfillment of conditions precedent under the SSA. The… Read More

Klarna Being Investigated by Regulator for Apparent Security Breach

Klarna, a top European Fintech, is under investigation by the Swedish regulator Finansinspektionen for a possible security breach and transgression of the bank secrecy act. In a statement by Finansinspektionen, the financial regulator referenced an “IT incident” that took place in May 2021 where customers… Read More

Loan based Crowdfunding and P2P Lender Fellow Finance Funds €18M in Loans in June

Fellow Finance Plc, a loan-based crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending platform offering services in Finland and 70 other countries, reports that in June 2021, its loan investors funded business and consumer loans “worth €18M.” Fellow Finance, which aims to transform the traditional financing and payments to… Read More

Payment Risk Management Fintech Certegy Introduces Virtual Terminal for Paper Check and ACH Transaction Processing

Certegy, an established ACH payments and risk management firm, revealed on Wednesday (June 30, 2021) that it has launched a new Virtual Terminal platform, enabling in-store and mobile merchants to handle paper checks and ACH transactions. As noted by Certegy’s management: “We are a leading… Read More

Southeast Asia based BNPL Fintech Fave Introduces New Products for Malaysia and Singapore Markets

Southeast Asia-based Fave, a fast-growing Fintech firm, has introduced its Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) service for Singapore and Malaysian markets, offering more than 6 million Fave users with instant access to interest-free credit options. These flexible payment options are available at more than 40,000… Read More

Carbon, Visa to Deliver Payment Solutions to Africa

African Fintech platform Carbon today announced a five-year partnership with Visa which will see physical and digital credit cards offered to its customers. Visa will provide funding across the term for implementation and marketing support. In 2020 Carbon pivoted from digital lending to digital banking… Read More

BNPL Fintech Klarna Selects Embedded Finance Platform Liberis to Provide Revenue-based Financing to E-Commerce Clients

Fintech firm Klarna has chosen embedded business finance platform Liberis in order to help it with providing its digital commerce customers with revenue-based financing options. The deal between Liberis and Klarna will see the BNPL Fintech company’s 250,000+ merchant partners in 17 different countries provided… Read More

Mubadala Capital backed BNPL Fintech tabby Acquires Debt Financing to Expand MENA Region Operations

A Mubadala-backed Fintech firm in Dubai has acquired a substantial amount of debt financing. This new round of funding for tabby reveals that Buy Now, Pay Later or BNPL companies are attracting a lot of business as the Fintech sector evolves rapidly with a rise… Read More

Klarna’s Second 2021 Raise Sees Valuation Top $45B

Buy now pay later (BNPL) startup Klarna’s second raise of 2021 has it valued at close to 50 percent above its post-raise valuation in March. It now sits at $45.6 billion. The latest raise brought in another $639 million and was led by SoftBank’s Vision… Read More

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