Tagged: payments processing

Payments Processing Fintech Marqeta Files Paperwork to Go Public

During the past 10 years, there’s been a significant increase in technology-focused firms that have attempted to disrupt traditional sectors. New initiatives such as payments firm Square (NYSE: SQ) grocery delivery service Instacart, and Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER) are just some of the companies that… Read More

Payments Processing Fintech Giant Stripe Secures $600M in Capital, Company Valued at $95B

Fintech firm Stripe, an Irish-American payment processing service, has secured $600 million (appr. €500 million) through a funding round. Stripe is now valued at around $95 billion (appr. €80 billion). Investors that took part in Stripe’s investment round include Allianz X, Axa, Baillie Gifford, Fidelity… Read More

Payments Giant Stripe and Thrive Capital Lead $35M Investment Round in Check, a Company Digitizing Business Payroll

Check, a company developing software applications for digitizing the business payroll process has reportedly emerged from several years in stealth mode. The Fintech firm recently confirmed that it has secured $35 million in capital via an investment round. Check’s round was led by strategic investments… Read More

Burak Yildirim from Global Fintech Adyen Explains how they Open-Source their Technology Stack and Build Secure Financial Solutions

Payments platform Adyen (AMS: ADYEN) explains that their approach to engineering and development involves open-sourcing their technology stack or building various solutions in-house. Burak Yildirim, Team Lead, Adyen, writes in a blog post that being the most “money-involved domain” of Fintech, payment processing platforms such… Read More

Hong Kong’s Statrys, a Digital Payment Services Provider, Secures $5 Million to Expand Operations into Southeast Asia

Hong Kong-based Statrys, a digital payment services provider, has reportedly secured $5 million through an investment round from an angel investor. Established in 2018, Statrys offers digital payment solutions for SMEs and startups. The Fintech firm noted that its platform makes it a lot easier… Read More

Payments Platform Stripe to Move Business Operations to Dublin due to Brexit

Payments platform Stripe is reportedly moving its operations to Dublin due to Brexit. Most European customers will be processed locally (beginning on November 19, 2020). Stripe’s management confirmed that they’re moving payment processing for most of their European clients to the firm’s Irish-regulated business entity… Read More

Payments Platform Stripe Acquires Nigerian Fintech Paystack which will Continue to Operate Independently

Payments platform Stripe has acquired Nigeria-based Paystack, which is a startup that aims to make it easier to integrate various payment services. The acquisition may be valued at over $200 million, according to TechCrunch which cited sources familiar with the matter. Patrick Collison, CEO at… Read More

Mastercard to Allow Consumers to Split Transactions into Small Installments through its Partnership with TSYS, a Global Payments Firm

The global COVID-19 pandemic has led to significantly more consumers looking for better and flexible payment options, meanwhile, payment card issuers and merchants are focused on providing cardholders with the best choices, control and simplicity at the time of checkout. Payments giant Mastercard (NYSE: MA)… Read More

UK Fintech Paymentology, which Offers Cloud based Payments Services, Introduces Global Credit Card Processing Solution

UK-based Fintech Paymentology, a company that offers a cloud-powered payments processing solution, has introduced a global credit card processing platform, called Credit Works. Credit.Works aims to fill a key requirement in the Fintech and financial sector’s credit card processing space which Paymentology claims have lagged… Read More

Indian Financial Services Firm LivQuik Joins Visa’s Fintech Fast Track Program

India-based LivQuik, a company that aims to enable the efficient movement of funds, has joined Visa’s Fintech Fast-Track Program. Visa’s fast-track program offers a new commercial framework that allows clients to easily access the payment giant’s services in order to settle transactions more efficiently. LivQuik,… Read More

Calgary based Fintech Helcim Introduces Comprehensive Payments Platform to Help SMEs Process Digital Transactions

Calgary-based Fintech firm Helcim has developed and introduced a comprehensive platform to help companies accept payments and conduct business online. Helcim claims that there has been a significant increase in sales. The Canadian Fintech also noted that it will waive monthly fees for using the… Read More

Cryptocurrency Payments Processor CoinPayments Appoints Jason Butcher as New CEO

Cryptocurrency payments processor CoinPayments announced on Wednesday it has appointed Jason Butcher as its new CEO. CoinPayment reported that Butcher has been its Chief Operating Officer since 2017, and previously as an advisor starting in 2015, helped boost CoinPayments’ monthly transactions to more than $100… Read More

Credit Card Payment Processor Evalon Agrees to Acquire Sage Pay, a UK-based Payments Processing Business

Elavon, a credit card payment processing service and subsidiary of US Bancorp (NYSE: USB), has reportedly committed to acquiring Sage Pay, an established payments processing business based in the UK and Ireland. Sage Pay operates as a division of The Sage Group plc (SGE), a… Read More

JPMorgan Chase Develops e-Wallet Product for Large Tech Firms Airbnb, Lyft, Amazon

New York-based JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), a multinational investment bank and financial services holding company with $2.7 trillion in assets, has created an e-Wallet product for large tech firms such as Airbnb, Lyft, and Amazon.  The new online wallet will allow users to open virtual accounts… Read More

Enigma Forms Partnership With KyberNetwork To Expand Blockchain & Crypto-Asset Adoption

Enigma, a San Francisco-based decentralized data marketplace protocol built by MIT graduates, announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with digital assets exchange and payments processor, KyberNetwork. According to the duo, this new collaboration focuses initially on initiatives around Enigma’s product, Catalyst, a machine-based… Read More

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