Tagged: p2p payments

Swedish Fintech Zaver Secures $5 Million Through Latest Funding Round

Zaver, a Sweden-based fintech that allows merchants to accept careless payments and offers buy now, pay later (BNPL), has reportedly secured $5 million through its new funding round, which involved participation from  Inbox Capital, Inventure, Fredrik Österberg, Magnus Rausing, Joen Bonnier, Fabian Hielte, and Max… Read More

MoneyGram Announces Five-Year Extension to Ooredoo Qatar Partnership For Mobile Wallet Capability Advances

  Digital money transfer service MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) recently announced a five-year extension to its partnership with Ooredoo Qatar, a telecommunications operator based in Qatar. MoneyGram reported that the renewal enables its customers to continue to send money in near real-time to family and friends… Read More

Dan Dolev from Mizuho Says Fintechs like PayPal and Square have P2P Payments Edge Against Large Banks

Dan Dolev, Mizuho senior Fintech Analyst, recently commented on who he thinks might be the long-term “winners” in payments and the wider financial technology space. Dolev, who shared his views and insights with Yahoo Finance, noted that Square is “all about the terminal value.” He… Read More

MoneyGram Announces Expansion of Real-Time Digital P2P Payments With Visa Through Collaboration With Checkout.com

Digital money transfer service MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) announced on Friday it has expanded real-time digital P2P payments with Visa directly through its new collaboration with Checkout.com. MoneyGram reported that its customers may now use its website or leading mobile app to send money in near… Read More

P2P Digital Payments like Chase QuickPay with Zelle are Increasingly being Used During COVID: Survey

Chase Bank has published the findings of its Digital Banking Attitudes Study— which was compiled after conducting a national survey of 1,500 consumers. The survey’s participants were asked about their preferences when accessing digital banking services. Consumers of all age different groups noted that these… Read More

MoneyGram Announces Five-Year Extension to Canada; Continues Service to More Than 5,000 Canada Post Locations Across the Country

Digital money transfer service MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) recently announced it has a five-year extension to its partnership with Canada Post. The renewal, which runs through December 2025, allows MoneyGram customers to continue to transfer money and pay bills at over 5,000 Canada Post locations throughout… Read More

French Mobile Payments Firm Lydia Acquires $86 Million in Additional Funding as Part of Series B Round

French mobile payments firm Lydia has extended its Series B investment round, raising an additional $86 million in capital led by Accel. Lydia’s total Series B funding currently stands at €131 million, which reportedly makes it the largest round ever closed by a French Fintech… Read More

Fintech Startups are “Unbundling” Bank of America’s Front Office, as Lender’s Profits Decline 16% YoY: Report

Research firm CBInsights has released a new report titled, Unbundling Bank Of America: How The Traditional Bank Is Being Disrupted. The report looks at mortgages, Robo-advisors, trading software, and also examines how Fintech firms have been trying to “unbundle” Bank of America’s front office. According… Read More

Square Announces Acquisition of Spanish P2P Payments App Verse

Payments platform Square announced on Monday it has acquired Spain-based P2P payments app, Verse. Founded in 2015, Verse describes itself as a mobile app that allows users to share payments easily, instantly, and with no hidden fees. “Not only can you pay and receive money… Read More

UK Fintech OMG Launches P2P Payments, Aims to Offer Digital Banking that will Provide Monetary Benefits for Everyday Spending

UK-based Fintech firm OMG officially launched its platform on June 10, 2020. The company noted via Twitter: “We are a Fintech startup looking to provide our customers with day-to-day current accounts that will give instant cashback discounts for up to 50% of the purchase price.”… Read More

Digital Payments: OCBC Bank Introduces Google Pay’s Peer to Peer Money Transfer Service in Singapore

The Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation, Limited (OCBC) Bank (SGX: O39), a multinational banking and financial services corporation, has reportedly become the first company to introduce Google Pay’s peer to peer (P2P) money transfer service in Singapore. The new digital payments option makes Singapore only the third… Read More

Dubai-based Fintech Mamo Pay Secures $1.5 Million in Funding to Launch Peer to Peer Payments App

Dubai-based Mamo Pay, a Fintech firm established by former Google employees, has secured  $1.5 million in capital, in order to streamline peer to peer (P2P) payments in the United Arab Emirates and wider Middle East region. As reported by Mena Bytes, Mamo Pay’s seed investment… Read More

Peer to Peer Payments Platform Zelle Handled $187 Billion in Payments via 743 Million Transactions in 2019: Report

Zelle, a peer-to-peer (P2P) payment platform, reportedly handled $187 billion worth of payments via 743 million transactions last year. This, according to the latest figures published by network operator Early Warning Services. Zelle’s year-over-year payment values have increased by approximately 57%, meanwhile, transaction volume surged… Read More

PayPal’s P2P Payments App Venmo Debuts Debit Card

PayPal’s P2P payments app Venmo announced on Monday the launch of its Venmo debit card. According to Venmo the new debit card will allow users to spend their Venmo balance in more places because the card can be used everywhere Mastercard is accepted in the U.S…. Read More

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