Tagged: payment processing

Citi Launches New Service For Institutional Clients to Speed Up Cross-Border Payment Processing Through the Digitalization of Supporting Documents

  Citi announced on Monday the launch of a new service for its institutional clients that speeds up the processing of their cross-border payments through the digitization of supporting documents. Citi reported the service, which is being rolled out initially in South Africa, is claimed… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Divvy, a Payment and Expense Management Platform, Claims 9,000+ Clients Across Every US State

Divvy, a modern payment and expense management platform for businesses, which notably secured $165 million through its Series D funding round, making it one of only 14 Fintechs this month to raise a mega-round ($100M+ or more) in January 2021, notes that during the last… Read More

Stripe Reportedly Will No Longer Process Payments for the President Trump’s Campaign Website Following Capitol Building Incident

  Following the tragic event at the Capitol Building last Wednesday, U.S.-based fintech Stripe has reportedly stopped processing payments for President Donald Trump’s campaign website. According to WSJ, a source close to the situation stated that Stripe is cutting off the campaign account for violating… Read More

U.S. Family Tech Startup Pay Theory Launches New Payment Processing Platform For Schools

  Pay Theory, a U.S.-based family tech startup, announced on Monday it has launched a new payment processing platform with the mission of making school fees and payments straightforward for all involved parties: families, educators, and administrators. Founded in 2018, Pay Theory describes itself as… 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

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

Integrated Payment Processing & Marketing Platform Fivestars Raises $52.5 Million Through Combined Series D Equity & Debt Financing

Fivestars, a U.S.-based integrated payment processing and marketing platform, recently announced it raised $52.5 million in a combination of Series D equity and debt financing. Founded in 2011, Fivestars claims to be a leading payment and customer loyalty platform for small local businesses. The company… Read More

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

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