Tagged: digital payments

National Payments Corporation of India to Issue its Equity Shares to Fintechs and Payment System Providers

The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), an umbrella organization for handling retail payments and settlement systems in India, has decided to issue an additional 4.63% of its equity shares to 19 new investors. These investors now also include Fintech firms and payment system providers…. Read More

TransferWise Competitor PagoFX from Santander Bank to Provide Cross-Border Payments Services in Belgium

Banco Santander S.A. (Santander Group) (BME:SAN), the world’s 16th-largest banking institution and financial services company based in Madrid, introduced PagoFX, its international payments application for UK customers, in April 2020. Santander’s TransferWise competitor PagoFX is now set to expand its coverage into Belgium. There will… Read More

BTCPay Server Expands its Ability to Bring Bitcoin’s Values to Digital Commerce with Shopify Integration

BTCPay Server, a self-hosted, open-source digital currency payment processor that claims to be secure, private, “censorship-resistant” and free to use, recently expanded its ability to bring Bitcoin’s (BTC) values to global digital commerce with a Shopify integration The BTCPay Server team, which is one of… Read More

Fintech Firm Stripe Is Investing like An Early-Stage VC Company with 22 Investments in Startups, Industry Professional Confirms

Blockchain and Fintech advisor Efi Pylarinou notes that Stripe has been actively investing in many different startups — 22 and growing. Pylarinou writes in a blog post that Stripe is currently in the spotlight as the Fintech firm is ranked quite high based on several… Read More

Payments Platform Stripe Is Reportedly Planning to Raise Additional Funds to Reach $70-$100 Billion Valuation

Fintech firm Stripe is reportedly planning an investment round so that its payment platform and business can be valued significantly higher than the $36 billion valuation it received during its last funding round. According to Bloomberg (which cited sources familiar with the matter), Stripe could… Read More

Digital Payments Surge in 2020, while Distributed Ledger Tech is in Focus for Digital Currency Solutions, Efficiency Enhancements: Report

Capgemini has released a new report titled, Payments – Top Trends 2021: Drivers, Opportunities, and Risks Shaping Financial Services. While highlighting key Fintech trends in the payments sector, the extensive report noted that Payments-as-a-Service has gained significant “traction” among small- and mid-tier institutions. It added… Read More

Payoneer Launches New Payment Orchestration Payments For E-Commerce Merchants in North America

Digital payments company Payoneer announced on fMonday the launch of its new payment orchestration platform that is dedicated to e-commerce merchants in North America. The company reported that following its optile acquisition, it is now integrating its offering into its core platform and expanding its… Read More

Visa Announces Completion of YellowPepper Acquisition

  Visa (NYSE:V) announced on Friday it has completed the acquisition of YellowPepper, a payments tech company that supports financial institutions and startups in Latin America and the Caribbean. Visa reported that the acquisition is considered the first of its kind for financial giant in… Read More

Western Union Acquires 15% Stake, Valued at $200 Million, in Saudi Arabia’s Telecom’s Digital Payments Unit, STC Pay

Western Union (NYSE: WU) has reportedly acquired a 15% stake in Saudi Arabia’s Telecom’s digital payment division. Western Union, which is notably the largest money transfer company in the world, has confirmed that it has purchased a $200 million (or 15%) stake in the online… Read More

European Mobile Wallet Stocard Introduces New Pay Feature for Customers in France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands

Stocard, a European mobile wallet, has introduced its payment feature Stocard Pay in four other countries including France, Italy, Germany, and the Netherlands. Stocard had initially launched its platform in the UK markets in June 2020. Stocard aims to become the leading “on-the-go” financial services… Read More

Klarna Milestone: Surpasses 11 Million Customers in the U.S.

Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Thursday it has reached a record 11 million customers in the U.S. Klarna reported that the latest milestone represents a 106% increase year over year and a rapid climb from the 10 million reached only three weeks before. Founded in… Read More

Global Payments Network Veem Launches New Service “Veem Check” to U.S. Users

Global payments platform Veem announced on Wednesday the launch of its latest product, Veem Check. According to Veem, U.S.-based users can now issue all of their domestic payments, which include online, check, or Instant Deposit, within minutes on the Veem platform.  “As small-to-midsize businesses continue… Read More

Sezzle Announces New Collaboration With E-Commerce Platform Wix

Sezzle, Inc. (ASX: SZL), a U.S.-based installment payments platform, announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with global e-commerce platform, Wix. Sezzle reported that the collaboration will bring its “Buy Now, Pay Later” option to Wix’s massive roster of businesses and online stores… Read More

Global Payments Platform Adyen to Expand Business Operations into Middle East, Launches Dubai Office

Global payments platform Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), which claims it’s the platform of choice for many of the world’s largest businesses, has announced that it would be expanding its operations into the Middle East region. Adyen’s management noted that they aim to support the momentum of… Read More

Mastercard Announces Google Pay Rollout Across Europe

Mastercard announced on Tuesday it will extend the Google Pay service to cardholders across Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Portugal, and Romania together with its issuing partners. Mastercard reported that with Google Pay, users with eligible Android devices will be able to… Read More

Founder of LoopPay, now Samsung Pay, Introduces Fintech Solution for Contactless Payments

Will Graylin, an experienced tech entrepreneur and Founder of LoopPay (now Samsung Pay), has introduced a Fintech solution, called OV Valet – which is a secure Superkey and companion digital wallet app that supports touchless or contactless payments “at 94% of POS terminals.” As mentioned… Read More

Checkout.com Data Reveals Digital Payments in MENA Region and Pakistan have Nearly Doubled after COVID

A report released earlier this week by Checkout.com reveals that digital commerce and online payments are on track for major growth next year. Internal Checkout.com data indicates that digital payment transfers have almost doubled in the MENA region since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak…. Read More

Texas-based Fintech AppBrilliance, which Offers Payments and Money Movement Software, Secures $3 Million in Seed Funding

    Texas-based Fintech firm AppBrilliance, which offers an open payment platform, has acquired more than $3 million through a seed funding round that was joined by Studio VC. Headquartered in Austin, AppBrilliance aims to disrupt the $4 trillion payment processing sector by offering non-custodial… Read More

U.S. Fintech WalletFi Teams Up With BankFirst Financial Services to Deliver Payments Growth During COVID-19 Pandemic

  WalletFi, a U.S.-based data and analytics platform for community banks, credit unions, and fintechs, announced on Thursday it has teamed up with BankFirst Financial Services to provide customers of the bank with enhanced visibility into their recurring payments. The company is hoping that the… Read More

Fintech Firm Lightico, which Helps Banks Handle Forms, Official Documents, Payments, Secures $13 Million in Capital

New York based Lightico, a startup that assists companies and banking institutions with collecting items such as forms, signatures, official documents, and payments from clients via digital platforms, has secured $13 million through an investment round that was led by Oxx.  Capital One Ventures and… Read More

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