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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

FIS Completes Acquisition of WorldPay

FIS (NYSE: FIS), a financial services technology firm, announced on Wednesday it has completed the acquisition of WorldPay, a global payment technology provider. FIS notably acquired WorldPay for $35 million. As previously reported, WorldPay claims to be a “global leader” in payments processing technology and… Read More

Wirecard Announces MoU With ALDI For Cashless Payment Processing

Germany-based fintech Wirecard announced on Friday it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ALDI Nord and ALDI SÜD Groups for cashless payment processing. “Within the scope of the partnership, Wirecard will process all credit card and international debit card payments at all ALDI… Read More

Klarna Announces New Collaboration With British Contemporary Fashion Brand Superdry

Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Thursday it has formed a new partnership with British contemporary fashion brand Superdry. Through the partnership, Superdry customers are now able to Pay later or Pay in 3 in the UK, and later this month will be able to Pay in 4 in… Read More

WorldPay Partners With ACI Worldwide to Drive Global Acceptance For Alternative Payment Methods

ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a global provider of real-time, any-to-any electronic payment solutions for banks, intermediaries, merchants, and corporates, announced on Wednesday it has formed an international relationship with Worldpay, Inc., a global provider in payments processing technology and solutions. According to ACI, the new collaboration… Read More

Ripple Partner MoneyNetint Teams Up with PXP Financial to Enable Cross Border Payments Processing

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MoneyNetint a Ripple partner and borderless commerce company, announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with global payments company that is delivering acquiring solutions built by merchants for merchants, PXP Financial, to provide cross-border payment processing in the U.S. and EU. MoneyNetint currently offers… Read More

Wirecard to Provide International Payments Service For Turkey’s BluTV

Germany-based global provider of digital payments and commerce solutions Wirecard announced on Monday it will now be providing service for BluTV, a Turkey-based streaming subscription service with over four million subscribers, in its global expansion. According to Wirecard, BluTV is a Turkish digital streaming platform and… Read More

European Payment Provider Klarna Launches Open Banking Platform

Global payments provider Klarna announced on Thursday the launch of its new open banking platform. According to Klarna, the platform will enable access to more than 4,300 European banks through a single Access to Account (XS2A) API in line with Payment Services Directive (PSD2). Klarna… Read More

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