Tagged: payment processing

Klarna Secures $650 Million Through Latest Equity Funding Round; Brings Money Valuation to $10.65 Billion

Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Tuesday it secured $650 million through its latest equity funding round, bringing its money valuation to $10.65 billion. The funding round is led by Silver Lake Founded in 2005, Klarna offers products and services to consumers and retailers within payments, social… Read More

Spotify, Netflix, Revolut Investor TCV Leads €90 Million Round for Mollie, a European Payment Processing Firm

Mollie, a European payment processing company, has secured €90 million in capital through a Series B investment round which was led by TCV, a prominent investor that has also participated in rounds conducted by Spotify, Revolut, Netflix, and Nubank, one of the largest digital banks… Read More

Open Banking Platform Nuapay Announces New Partnership With UK Payment Processing Startup Felloh!

Open banking platform Nuapay announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with payment processing startup Felloh! to create a new solution that will enable consumers to donate to charities through an open banking process, with over 50% of beta testers finding it easier to… Read More

F1 Payment, Cross River, & RS2 Software Join Forces to Offer Payment Processing Services

  F1 Payments, Cross River Bank, and RS2 Software announced on Tuesday they have joined forces to deliver payment processing services throughout North America. Through the collaboration, F1 Payments will utilize RS2’s global processing platform and Cross River’s sponsorship service to process payments for physical and virtual… Read More

Payment Processing Platform Klarna Launches Buy Now, Pay Later Shopper Loyalty Program

  Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Tuesday the launch of its new Buy Now, Pay Later Shopper Loyalty Program, Vibe. According to Klarna, the no-fee program will be rolled out to the U.S. market in June before being extended to the platform’s other key markets… Read More

Payment Processor Checkout.com Announces Acquisition of Australian Startup Pin Payments

Global payment solution provider Checkout.com announced on Thursday it has acquired Australian startup, Pin Payments. Checkout.com reported that the acquisition represents the next chapter of the company’s momentum across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region as it continues to support both international and domestic merchants to grow… Read More

Sweden-based Banking Challenger Rocker Chooses Finnish Fintech Enfuce as Official Card Issuing and Payment Processing Partner

Sweden-based banking challenger Rocker has reportedly chosen Enfuce, a Finland-headquartered Fintech firm, as its official card issuing and payment processing partner. The move should streamline processes involving the issuance of Visa prepaid cards. The news has come after Rocker (previously operating as Bynk) introduced a… Read More

Accuity Acquires UK-based Fintech Apply Financial, which Offers Payment Processing and Validation Services

Accuity recently acquired London-headquartered Apply Financial, a Fintech firm that offers payment processing and payment validation solutions to individuals and companies. Although the amount paid for the acquisition and the other terms of the deal have not been shared publicly, Accuity’s management said that the… Read More

Allied Wallet Brings Blockchain Payment Technology to India

Online payment processing provider Allied Wallet announced on Monday its new plans to bring blockchain technology to India’s e-commerce market. Allied Wallet reported that it and its Founder Andy Khawaja have supported India’s e-commerce growth for many years and now aim to bring their e-commerce… Read More

Payment Processor Checkout.com Announces Acquisition of French Startup ProcessOut

Checkout.com, a global payment solutions provider based in the UK, announced on Wednesday it has completed its first acquisition. The company acquired french payment startup, ProcessOut. The acquisition follows Checkout.com’s $230 million Series A funding round, which values the company at nearly $2 billion. Checkout.com… Read More

Direct to Consumer Furniture Company Castlery Now Accepting In-Person & Online Payments With Stripe

Castlery, a direct to consumer furniture store from Singapore, is now accepting in-person and online payments with payment platform Stripe. According to Stripe, Castlery sold its products online, and soon after ventured into offline retail with physical showrooms. “Handling both online and offline payments was… Read More

FIS Announces Payment Processing Expansion in Africa

FIS (NYSE: FIS), a financial services technology firm, announced on Friday it has expanded its payment processing in Africa. Through the expansion efforts, FIS will integrate technology from Flutterwave, a U.S.-based payments technology company with operations in Africa, into its Worldpay payment processing platform for… Read More

Klarna Announces Plans to Open New Tech Hub in Berlin

Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Thursday its plan to open a tech hub in Berlin at the beginning of next year. Klarna reported that the new hub will enable it to further build out its product portfolio and services as well as better serve… Read More

Global Payments Tech Provider Nuvei Secures $270 Million Through Equity Financing; Brings Valuation to $2 Billion

Nuvei, a global payment technology provider based in Canada, announced on Wednesday it secured $270 million in common equity financing, valuing the company at $2 billion. Nuvei reported that the investment comes primarily from its existing shareholders, which includes Canadian private equity firm Novacap, supported… Read More

Crypto.com Announces New Partnership With Singapore’s Payment Processing Gateway Xfers

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com announced on Wednesday it has formed a new partnership with Xfers, a Singapore-based payment processing gateway, to enable its users to buy and sell crypto in SGD by December 2019. According to Crypto.com, users will be able to instantly buy crypto… Read More

Klarna Adds Abercrombie & Fitch to Payment Service

Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Thursday Abercrombie & Fitch customers in the U.S. will now have access to its Pay in 4 service when shopping online. The company noted that the service enables customers across the Abercrombie & Fitch Brands, which are Abercrombie &… Read More

BitPay Set to Support XRP For Payment Processing & Cross-Border Transfers Through New Partnership With Xpring

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced earlier this week it is set to support XRP for payment processing and cross-border transfer through its new partnership with Ripple’s developer initiative, Xpring. According to BitPay, the support will allow businesses to accept XRP for payments through BitPay’s merchant processing… Read More

Stripe Secures $250 Million Through Latest Funding Round

Payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday it secured $250 million through latest funding round at a new pre-money valuation of $35 billion. Investors involved in the funding round included General Catalyst, Sequoia, and Andreessen Horowitz. The latest round of funding comes just days after Stripe… Read More

Square Now Offering Free EIN Assistant For Small Businesses

Payment process platform Square announced earlier this week its new free tool available to small business owners all over the U.S., the EIN Assistant from Square Payroll.  According to Square, the EIN Assistant simplifies and streamlines the process of filling out the dense, legalese-filled forms required… Read More

Wirecard Forms New Partnership With Airliner SunExpress to Process Credit Payments in Local Travel Agencies

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Monday it has formed a partnership with European airliner SunExpress to process credit card payments in local travel agencies. Wirecard reported that within the terms of the agreement, SunExpress uses the International Air Transport… Read More

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