Tagged: commerce

Shopping and Rewards Platform ShopBack Is Acquiring APAC Region’s BNPL Fintech hoolah

Shopping and rewards platform ShopBack announced on November 2, 2021 that it has obtained consent from shareholders of hoolah, a Buy Now, Now Later (BNPL) platform, for a 100% acquisition of the firm by ShopBack. hoolah, combined with ShopBack’s position as the publisher and shopping… Read More

Payments Fintech Square Introduces Subscription based Tools for UK based Companies

Financial services and digital payments company Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) has introduced subscription-based tools in the United Kingdom — Square Marketing and Square Loyalty — in order to help companies with expanding their sales. Following the announcement, shares of the firm appreciated marginally on Wednesday… Read More

Klarna, FreedomPay to Offer US Stores a Payments Makeover Ahead of Holidays

FreedomPay, a consumer-focused commerce platform, has performed an integration with Klarna, the international retail bank, payments and shopping service. Beginning today (October 7, 2021), FreedomPay’s US merchants may provide Klarna’s interest-free payment services at checkout in-store, which should help with boosting sales and “bringing added… Read More

Overfunding: Checkout Automation Fintech Magnetto Secures Nearly £180K via Crowdcube from 157 Investors

The team at Magnetto, which aims to challenge the traditional retail model by automating the checkout process, has raised £179,651 of its £150,000 target from 157 investors via Crowdcube. Magnetto reports a £2,367,720 pre-money valuation, a 7.05% equity, and a £0.90 share price. The company… Read More

Global Payment & Commerce-Enabling Platform Payoneer Announces Collaboration With eBay

  Payoneer Inc., the global payment and commerce-enabling platform, announced on Tuesday it is collaborating with eBay to enable sellers in select countries to get paid for their sales on eBay’s core marketplace. Payoneer reported that the partnership is part of eBay’s mission to modernize… Read More

India-Based Merchant Commerce Platform Pine Labs Announces Southeast Asia Expansion Through Mastercard Partnership

    Pine Labs, an India-based merchant commerce platform, announced on Thursday it is expanding its services to Southeast Asia, thanks to key organizational changes. As previously reported, Pine Labs notably offers a merchant platform that includes technology and financial solutions for merchants to help… Read More

Buy Now Pay Later Payments Platform Afterpay Debuts Cross Border Commerce for Merchants Partners

Afterpay, a digital platform that offers interest-free installment plans for online purchases, announced on Thursday it has introduced cross-border commerce for its merchant partners. Afterpay reported that specifically, merchants may open their e-commerce sites to Australian, British, Canadian, and New Zealand shoppers. According to Aftepay… Read More

Integrated Payment & Commerce Solutions Provider Paya Announces Partnership With SaaS Firm CoverMe

Paya,  a U.S.-based integrated payment and commerce solutions provider, announced earlier this week it has formed a partnership with CoverMe, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application for hospitals and long-term care providers. Paya reported that through the partnership, CoverMe will increase efficiency for healthcare providers in processing… Read More

Stripe Announces Global Commerce Partnership With Salesforce

Payments platform Stripe announced on Wednesday it has formed a global commerce partnership with Salesforce to power Commerce Cloud Payments and advanced commerce experiences for enterprise customers. The duo is teaming up to help retailers adapt to a reported digital spending surge. “E-commerce spending has… Read More

Mobile Commerce Platform Button Teams Up With Investment App Bits of Stock to Launch Stock Back Program

Button, a mobile commerce technology company, recently announced it has joined forces with Bits of Stock, the brand loyalty and investment app, to enable its users to discover in-app brand offers, shop, and earn fractional shares of stock. Button reported that through the integration, Bits… Read More

Square Announces Acquisition of Operations Management Platform Stitch Labs

Payments platform Square recently announced it has acquired Stitch Labs, an operations management platform for growing commerce brands. The acquisition comes less than a month after Square acquired Spain-based P2P payments app, Verse.  Founded in 2011, Stitch Labs describes itself as the leading operations management… Read More

UK-Based Online Payment Solution Ecommpay Announces Integration With PayPal Commerce Platform

ECOMMPAY, a UK-based online payment solution, announced on Monday it has integrated with PayPal’s new commerce platform. According to ECOMMPAY, the platform is designed to work with other tech platforms, payment networks, banks, and merchants to make payments “easy, reduce friction, and create hassle-free experiences”… Read More

India-Based Merchant Commerce Platform Pine Labs Scores Investment From Mastercard

Pine Labs, an India-based merchant commerce platform, has received a significant investment from multinational financial services giant Mastercard. According to Pine Labs and Mastercard, the investment is part of a partnership to continue the rapid growth of convenient electronic payment options for consumers across the… Read More

Wirecard Announces Salesforce Commerce Cloud Integration

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced its new Salesforce Commerce Cloud Integration. According to Wirecard, the integration will enable merchants to integrate their shops with Wirecard’s digital financial commerce platform and provide business customers, as well as consumers, with what Wirecard… Read More

B2B Commerce Platform HandShake Teams Up With Square to Provide B2B Ordering & Payments

On Tuesday, B2B commerce platform Handshake announced it has formed a partnership with Square to deliver streamlined B2B ordering and payments. Handshake reported that the integration provides a seamless workflow between Handshake and Square, and is now available on the Square App Marketplace. While sharing more… Read More

Silicon Valley Bank & First Data: Applications Open For Commerce.Innovated’s Winter 2017 Class

On Tuesday, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and First Data announced applications are now open for the Winter 2017 Class of the accelerator program, Commerce.Innovated. This news comes just one month after the companies announced the four selected startups for the Fall 2017 program. Commerce.Innovated. is described as… Read More

E-Commence Payment Services Paidy Expands Series A to $8.3M

Paidy, the cardless e-commerce payment and instant credit service from Exchange Corporation K.K. (“ExCo”), announced that it has expanded its Series A to US$8.3 million. Existing Series A lead, Arbor Ventures, led the expansion together with new investors SIG Asia and MS Capital. Russell Cummer, chief… Read More

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