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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

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

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

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

New Zealand BNPL Fintech Laybuy Introduces All-Digital Buy Now Pay Later Card in the UK

New Zealand based Buy Now, Pay Later Fintech firm Laybuy is introducing its all-digital BNPL card in the United Kingdom, allowing clients to carry out in-store purchases with just a tap of their smartphones. Clients will be able to load the payment card into their… Read More

Trust Payments, a Unified Payments Group, Adds Buy Now Pay Later Fintech Service Zip

Trust Payments, the multinational unified payments group, has teamed up with Zip, the first Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) service to join its diverse network of payment partners. The agreement means that merchants based in the UK that are using Trust Payments’ platform may provide… Read More

Klarna Bank eyes U.S listing as U.K regulators review ‘buy now pay later’ sector

Swedish Fintech startup Klarna Bank AB is apparently considering a share listing in the U.S. market. According to a Bloomberg report, Klarna is likely to choose the U.S. market even as the U.K. authorities continue to scrutinize the buy-now-pay-later startups in the region.  In the… Read More

UK-Based Buy Now Pay Later Platform Divido Secures $30 Million Through Series B Led By HSBC & ING

  Divido, a UK-based buy now pay later platform, announced on Wednesday it secured $30 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by HSBC and ING with participation from Sony Innovation Fund by IGV, SBI Investment, OCS, Global Brand, DG Daiwa Ventures,… 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

India’s Consumer Lending Fintech ZestMoney Expects Steady Revenue Growth, as BNPL Market Expands

India has a GDP of about $3 trillion which is relatively small when compared to the size of its population (estimated to be around 1.5 billion). There are also many unbanked and financially underserved consumers and businesses across the country. India also does not have… Read More

Latin American Buy Now Pay Later Platform ADDI Scores $65 Million Through Series B Round Led By Union Square Ventures; Forms Partnership With Banco Santander

ADDI, a Latin-America-based Buy Now Pay Later platform, announced on Thursday it secured $65 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Union Square ventures. The company also announced its new strategic partnership with Banco Santander. Founded in 2018, ADDI claims it was… Read More

Australia Stock Exchange listed BNPL Fintech Zip to Acquire Twisto, UAE’s Spotii

Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)-listed Buy Now, Pay Later Fintech Zip is reportedly expanding its business operations into European markets and the Middle East. Zip says it’s acquiring European BNPL Fintech Twisto and UAE’s Spotii as well. Zip reportedly took part in a €16 million investment… Read More

ACH Payments and Risk Management Fintech Certegy Is Offering White Label BNPL Product

Certegy, an established ACH payments and risk management firm, reveals that it has expanded its Buy Now, Pay Later solution with the introduction of a white label BNPL product. Certegy customers are able to access new APIs and developer tools in order to launch their… Read More

New Zealand’s BNPL Fintech Laybuy to Further Expand UK Operations After Securing A$35M

New Zealand’s Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) Fintech Laybuy has acquired A$35m in capital in order to expand business operations into the UK markets. Laybuy‘s latest investment round has come as part of a private placement and will be used to make additional investments into… Read More

Unicorn: Buy Now Pay Later Tech Sunbit Secures $130 Million Through Series D Funding Round Led By Group 11

  Sunbit, a U.S.-based Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) platform, announced on Thursday it secured $130 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Group 11 with participation from  Zeev Ventures,  Migdal Insurance, Harel Group, AltaIR Capital, and More Investment House. The company reported that the investment round… Read More

Sezzle Announces Long Term Financing with Ally

  Sezzle, Inc. (ASX: SZL), a U.S.-based installment payments platform, announced on Wednesday its long-term financing options with Ally Lending, a personal lending arm of Ally Bank, the banking subsidiary of Ally Financial (NYSE: ALLY). Sezzle reported that the financing solution expands upon its core product, offering… Read More

Buy Now Pay Later Services Pose Serious Risks to Consumers, May have Unclear Terms and Conditions: Report

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) services are becoming increasingly popular across the globe. The BNPL market is valued at around £2.7 billion in the United Kingdom. Although postponing payments might appear to be useful for security and in many instances provides other benefits depending on… Read More

Asian Merchant Commerce Platform Pine Labs Acquires Additional Funding, Now Valued at $3B

Mastercard-backed Pine Labs, an Indian merchant commerce service provider, has finalized the first close of $285 million in funding at a $3 billion valuation. Pine Labs provides payment terminals, invoicing tools, and working capital to over 150,000 merchants in the Middle East and other regions… Read More

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