Tagged: peer to peer payments

Zelle Network Processed $120B in Payments via 436 Million Transactions during Q2 2021: Report

Early Warning Services, LLC, the network operator behind Zelle, has shared its Q2 2021 transaction results, which include signed financial institutions representing over 500 million DDA accounts. During Q2 2021, the Zelle Network handled $120 billion on 436 million transactions. YoY sent payment values “increased… Read More

French Mobile Payments Firm Lydia Acquires $86 Million in Additional Funding as Part of Series B Round

French mobile payments firm Lydia has extended its Series B investment round, raising an additional $86 million in capital led by Accel. Lydia’s total Series B funding currently stands at €131 million, which reportedly makes it the largest round ever closed by a French Fintech… Read More

Google Pay to Discontinue Peer-to-Peer Payments on the Web Platform & Introduces Transfer Fee in the U.S.

  Digital payment service Google Pay has recently announced some changes it will be making in 2021. According to 9to5Google, Google Pay is set to discontinue its peer-to-peer payments on its web platform in the new year. “Starting early in 2021, you won’t be able… Read More

Digital Payments: OCBC Bank Introduces Google Pay’s Peer to Peer Money Transfer Service in Singapore

The Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation, Limited (OCBC) Bank (SGX: O39), a multinational banking and financial services corporation, has reportedly become the first company to introduce Google Pay’s peer to peer (P2P) money transfer service in Singapore. The new digital payments option makes Singapore only the third… Read More

Dubai-based Fintech Mamo Pay Secures $1.5 Million in Funding to Launch Peer to Peer Payments App

Dubai-based Mamo Pay, a Fintech firm established by former Google employees, has secured  $1.5 million in capital, in order to streamline peer to peer (P2P) payments in the United Arab Emirates and wider Middle East region. As reported by Mena Bytes, Mamo Pay’s seed investment… Read More

France-based Mobile Payments Firm Lydia Secures $44.6 Million in Funding from Tencent, Open CNP, XAnge, New Alpha

Lydia, a France-based mobile payments firm, has acquired €40 million (appr. $44.6 million) in funding via a Series B investment round led by Chinese internet giant Tencent. Open CNP, XAnge and New Alpha also took part in the round. Established in 2013, the Lydia peer-to-peer… Read More

Sberbank Teams Up With Tinkoff Bank To Launch P2P Payments Service

Russian banking group Sberbank announced on Friday it has teamed up with Tinkoff Bank to launch joint peer-to-peer (p2p) payment transfer service that uses mobile phone numbers. According to Sberbank, the new service allows bank card users to transfer money from card to card immediately by using their… Read More

FTC FinTech Forum Agenda to Spotlight P2P Payments & Crowdfunding

The Federal Trade Commission announced the agenda for its upcoming FinTech forum examining peer-to-peer payments and crowdfunding. The forum, which is the second in an ongoing event series, will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on 26 October at the Constitution Center auditorium, located at… Read More

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