Tagged: paypal

PayPal Surpasses $100 Million in Donations During GivingTuesday 2019

Payments platform giant PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) recently announced it surpasses $100 million during GivingTuesday 2019. According to PayPal, GivingTuesday is a global giving movement empowering people and organizations to transform their communities and create the world they want to live in. “In a world that… Read More

PayPal & Mastercard Announces Expansion of Instant Transfer to Singapore & Europe

PayPal and Mastercard recently announced the expansion of instant transfer service, Mastercard Send, to Mastercard cardholders in Singapore and a number of European countries. The duo claims that the service has been successful in the U.S. According to PayPal and Mastercard, Mastercard Send is described… Read More

PayPal has Agreed to Acquire Shopping and Rewards Platform Honey Science Corporation for $4 Billion

Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) revealed on November 20 that it has decided to  acquire Honey Science Corporation, a fast-growing tech platform for shopping and rewards, for around $4 billion. Honey, along with PayPal’s two-sided network, will focus on improving the shopping experience for PayPal’s customers,… Read More

PayPal Stops Supporting Pornhub. Is This Crypto’s Seminal Moment?

Popular free pornography site PornHub has announced in a blog post that payments giant PayPal has stopped servicing payments to over 100 000 porn performers who sell extras through the site. According to PornHub: “We are all devastated by PayPal’s decision to stop payouts to… Read More

PayPal’s Xoom Announces Rollout of Domestic Money Transfer Service in the U.S.

Xoom, PayPal’s international money transfer service, announced on Tuesday it has rolled out its domestic money transfer service in the U.S. Xoom reported that through its collaboration with Walmart and Ria, U.S. citizens may now use its services to send money for cash pick-up typically… Read More

PayPal Tops Earnings, Announces First Online Payment Service in China, Shares Rise After Hours

Global Payments platform PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) beat on earnings today and shares in the company responded after hours jumping by over 8%. Revenue for Q3 increased by 19% to $4.38 billion as users increased by 7% during the quarter adding 9.8 million users. In total, PayPal… Read More

PayPal Expands Partnership With Synchrony to Launch Venmo’s First-Ever Credit Card

Payments platform giant PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced on Thursday it has extended its strategic consumer credit partnership with Synchrony (NYSE: SYF). PayPal reported that through the collaboration, Synchrony will become the exclusive issuer of a Venmo co-branded consumer credit card in the U.S., which is… Read More

Abandoning Ship: eBay, Visa, Mastercard and Stripe Exit Facebook’s Libra Association [u]

Following in the footsteps of PayPal, which walked away from the Libra Association last Friday, eBay and Stripe have now departed the alliance. In an update, Law360 has confirmed that Mastercard and Visa have exited the Libra Association as well. “We highly respect the vision… Read More

Blockchain-Based B2B Payments Platform Paystand Appoints Fintech Veterans From Fiserv, PayPal, & Visa to Fintech Advisory Council

PayStand, a blockchain-based, B2B payments firm, announced on Thursday it has appointed four globally recognized fintech veterans from Fiserv, PayPal, and Visa to its Fintech Advisory Council. According to PayStand, the council comes on the heels of a record-breaking year for the company, with revenue… Read More

PayPal Receives Approval to Provide Online Payment Services in China

Payments platform giant PayPal announced earlier this week it has received approval from The People’s Bank of China to acquire 70% equity interest in Guofubao Information Technology Co. (GoPay), Ltd., a holder of a payment business license in China. This will allow PayPal to provide… Read More

PayPal Exits Facebook’s Controversial Stablecoin Project Libra

Paypal, one of the founding members of the Libra Association, has exited the controversial stablecoin project.  Earlier, the Financial Times reported that the digital payments giant PayPal might be pulling out of the Facebook-led cryptocurrency project due to regulatory issues. This afternoon, WSJ.com has confirmed… Read More

Report: Prominent Libra Association Members Now Hesitant About Officially Endorsing Facebook’s Currency Project

Officials at Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, and Stripe are reportedly hesitating now about officially signing on as members of the Libra Association, a governance consortium assembled by Facebook to advise on its proposed private, in-app currency system, Libra. The 28 current members of the Libra Association are reportedly being asked… Read More

KBC Announces Integration With PayPal For Mobile Banking

KBC, a Belgium-based financial solution, announced last week it has integrated with PayPal. KBC reported that its customers may now consult their PayPal through KBC Mobile. “KBC played a pioneering role in the implementation of PSD2 and, in March 2018, was the first bank in Belgium… Read More

Global Fintech Market is Projected to Grow to Nearly $310 Billion at a CAGR Of 24.8% By 2022

The global Fintech market was valued at approximately $127 billion in 2018, and is projected to grow to around $310 billion at a 24.8% annual growth rate by 2022, according to a September 26 press release by the Business Research Company.  The rapidly evolving digital… Read More

AUSTRAC: PayPal Is Being Audited for Money Laundering, Counter-Terrorism Laws By Australian Authorities

AUSTRAC, Australia’s financial intelligence agency, ordered an audit on September 24 of international money transfers made by online payment service provider PayPal according to a release. Australia’s authorities suspect that the transactions facilitated by PayPal might be associated with serious crimes such as child exploitation. … Read More

PayPal Extends Worldline Contract to Facilitate Mobile Payments in Latin America

Worldline (Euronext: WLN), a European payment and transaction services provider, announced on Monday that it and payments platform giant PayPal have extended their contract in order to facilitate mobile payments in Latin America.  Under the terms of the agreement, which was extended for an additional… Read More

Moving Money: Derek Chau, Partner at Acorn Pacific Ventures, Shares insight into Faster Payments

Faster payments and electronic transfers is a hot sector of Fintech. For quite some time, traditional banks sat on the sidelines watching Fintechs push into their business. Today, they are stepping things up but questions remain as to whether or not old finance has the… Read More

PayPal Expands International Money Transfer Service Xoom to 32 Markets Across Europe

PayPal announced on Tuesday the launch of its international money service Xoom in 32 markets across Europe. According to PayPal, consumers in these markets can now use Xoom to quickly send money, pay bills or phones to more than 130 markets internationally. “Xoom’s expansion to… Read More

Monese Announces New Collaboration With PayPal

Digital challenger bank Monese announced on Thursday it has formed a new collaboration with payments platform giant PayPal. Monese reported that customers in the UK will be able to do the following: Link Monese and PayPal accounts, to manage PayPal balance and transactions in the… Read More

Competition and Markets Authority Clears PayPal’s Purchase of iZettle

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has cleared the acquisition by PayPal of competitor iZettle. In April, the CMA provisionally found the deal should be cleared. After an initial investigation (Phase 1), CMA raised concerns regarding competition reduction if the acquisition went through. The… Read More

Send this to a friend