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BNPL Fintech Affirm Reports Latest Financial Results

Affirm Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFRM), the payment network that empowers consumers and helps merchants drive growth, recently reported financial results “for its fiscal 2022 third quarter ended March 31, 2022.” Max Levchin, Founder and CEO of Affirm, stated: “We continue to deliver strong growth with… Read More

Fintech Affirm Releases Financial Results Earlier than Expected, Shares Fall Over 20%

Fintech Affirm‘s (NASDAQ:AFRM) stock had fallen over 20% to a $58.68 share price on Thursday (February 10, 2022) following the firm’s disclosure of its Q2 results (which came ahead of schedule). Affirm closed the week at $46.55 after starting the year at over $95 so… Read More

Affirm Offers New Options for BNPL Service with “Super App,” Browser Extension

Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM) has announced new options for customers to access its buy now, pay later (BNPL) services. According to a release, Affirm has launched a new “super app” as well as a browser extension. Affirm said the new app bundles both its payments and savings… Read More

Affirm Beats Earnings Estimate, Shares Jump After Hours

Buy now, pay later, platform Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM) has topped its fourth-quarter earnings. Shares marched higher in after hours trading. During Q4, top-line revenue came in at $261.8 million, a 71% increase versus same quarter year prior. Total revenue for the fiscal year was $870.5 million,… Read More

Affirm Expands Relationship with Shopify with Shop Pay Installments

Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM) has expanded its relationship with Shopify by making “Shop Pay Installments eligible to all US merchants and powered by Affirm’s credit platform. In a blog post, Affirm founder and CEO Max Levchin said they were thrilled to support these unique merchants: “One in… Read More

Max Levchin Discusses Affirm’s Latest Earnings, Cryptocurrency, & More With CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” (Video)

Max Levchin, CEO and founder of fintech Affirm and PayPal co-founder, sat down with CNBC’s Squawk on the Street team to discuss its fintech Affirm, including its latest earnings and outlook, as well as cryptocurrency. As previously reported, Affirm is a point of sale credit… Read More

Affirm Nearly Doubles on First Day Trading on NASDAQ

Affirm (NASDAQ:AFRM), the first Fintech of 2021 to complete a traditional (non-SPAC) initial public offering, traded far higher today than its offer price. Affirm priced shares at $49 a piece but rocketed higher. At the close, Affirm traded at nearly double ending the day at… Read More

Shares in Affirm Immediately Jump to Over $90 a Share, After Pricing at $49 [u]

Affirm, a Fintech providing point of sale credit services for consumers bumped up its initial public offering (IPO) price once again – now set at $49 a share. The price increase was due to overall demand. The goal of Affirm is to be a viable… Read More

Max Levchin’s Fintech Affirm Files S-1 to Go Public

Affirm Holdings has filed an S-1 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to do an initial public offering (IPO). Affirm is a Fintech lender created by Max Levchin, a noted Fintech entrepreneur who co-founded PayPal. Just recently in September… Read More

San Francisco based Fintech Affirm Is Reportedly Planning an IPO at a $10 Billion Valuation

Many companies have either launched or are at least considering the possibility of conducting an initial public offering (IPO), despite the economic uncertainty created by the global COVID-19 outbreak. San Francisco-based Fintech firm Affirm, which was established by Max Levchin, the co-founder of PayPal, has… Read More

Affirm Unveils High-Yield Savings Account

Affirm, a Fintech founded by vaunted entrepreneur Max Levchin, announced on Monday the launch of its high-yield saving account. As previously reported, Affirm is a point of sale credit provider that is currently working with over 2000 merchants. The company’s goal is to provide shoppers… Read More

LendIt Fintech USA – Seven Years of Fintech Innovation

It’s hard to believe that the most attended Fintech conference LendIt Fintech USA had its 7th birthday in the Mecca of Fintech, San Francisco this past week. Thousands of attendees from all over the world descended into San Francisco’s Moscone Center for this once a… Read More

Heavy Hitters: Max Levchin & David Sacks Invest in Returnly

Max Levchin, CEO and founder of Fintech Affirm and PayPal co-founder, has joined with PayPal’s founding COO David Sacks, via his Craft Ventures VC fund, to invest in Returnly. The high profile investors jumped aboard a $19 million Series B round. As part of the… Read More

Max Levchin’s Affirm Raises $300 Million Series F

Affirm, a Fintech founded by vaunted entrepreneur Max Levchin, has raised a $300 million series F funding. To date, Affirm has raised over $800 million in equity funding. The round was led by Thrive Capital and involved several new investors including Fidelity Management and Research… Read More

Heard at LendIt Fintech 2018

LendIt returned to San Francisco this year as it continues with its annual conference which is one of the largest Fintech focused events in the US. This year’s event is a bit different for several reasons. First of all, more traditional banks showed up in… Read More

Report: Fintech Affirm Receives Unicorn Status in Next Funding Round

Affirm, a Fintech that provides point of transaction access to credit, has been received Unicorn status, according to multiple reports. Affirm is the creation of Max Levchin, a PayPal co-founder, who knows a thing or two about finance. According to a report in Bloomberg last… Read More

New Consumer Financial Data Rights Group Submits Comments to CFPB: Advocates for Consumer’s Rights to Financial Data

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Consumer Financial Data Rights Group (CFDR), a new organization that was created to defend consumers’ access to their data and fuels innovation in the fintech industry, announced on Tuesday it has submitted a response to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) request for information (RFI) in regards… Read More

Consumer Financial Data Rights Group Formed by Fintech Companies including Kabbage, Affirm & More

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 A group of fintech companies announced on Thursday they have come together to create the Consumer Financial Data Rights (CFDR) group. This organization will notably defend consumers’ access to their data and fuels innovation in the fintech industry. Founders of the CFDR group includes leaders from Affirm, Betterment,… Read More

Affirm Receives $100 Million from Morgan Stanley

Affirm has received a $100 million lending facility from Morgan Stanley. Affirm will use the new capital to expand its Point of Sale (PoS) financing to more retailers. The company stated it expects to triple its loan volume for the year. Affirm was launched by… Read More

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