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African Fintech PayStack Secures $8 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Stripe

Paystack, an Africa-based payments platform, secured $8 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Stripe, with participation from Visa, Tencent and Y Combinator. Founded in 2015, Paystack states that it helps Nigerian businesses accept Mastercard, Visa, and Verve cards from anyone, anywhere… Read More

Stripe Announces New Partner Program

On Tuesday, Stripe announced the launch of it Stripe Partner Program in order to amplify and help grow its platform as well as its plugin, and extend its partners. According to Stripe, thousands of companies work with the fintech to allow businesses and individuals to… Read More

Financial Innovation Now, the Group that Represents Amazon, Apple, Google & More, Welcomes OCCs Decision to Move Forward with Fintech Charter

Financial Innovation Now (FIN), the group that represents big techs interest in Fintech, has issued a comment on the decision by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to move forward with a Fintech Charter following the release of a report on Fintech by… Read More

Stripe Introduces New API For Programmable Payment Cards “Stripe Issuing”

U.S. payment firm Stripe announced earlier this week the launch of its new feature, Stripe Issuing, which is described as an end-to-end platform for quickly creating, distributing, and managing physical and virtual cards. According to Stripe, Stripe Issuing’s infrastructure that allows users to create employee expense cards with… Read More

LendInvest Announces Integration With Payments Platform Stripe To Streamline Loan Application Process

On Thursday, specialist property finance lender LendInvest announced it has expanded on its long-term partnership with Stripe by integrated the payments platform in order to streamline its loan application process. According to the online lender, the new integration will be embedded in the primary stages of… Read More

Sage Collaborates With Stripe to Launch New Invoice Functionality

Cloud business management solutions Sage announced it has formed a partnership with Stripe to launch a new invoicing functionality that the company claims will help customers get paid two times faster than before. According to Sage, users of the business cloud accounting will not have full… Read More

Stripe Files Reg D Indicating $38 Million Stock Issuance

Payments platform Stripe has filed a Reg D 506b with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing indicated the company has issued stock in the amount of $38.6 million during the first week of March. According to the document, 36 investors participated in the equity… Read More

Stripe Selects Dublin For First Engineering Hub Outside North America

U.S. payment firm Stripe revealed earlier this week that it is set to open its first engineering center outside the U.S. in Dublin. This news comes less than two months after Stripe announced its entrance into the Indian mobile wallet sector.  According to Reuters, CEO Patrick Collison… Read More

Ciao Bitcoin! Stripe Ends Bitcoin Support Due to Transactional Challenges

Stripe, one of the most popular payment processing platforms around, has scheduled an end to Bitcoin acceptance. According to the company, Bitcoin transactions will end on April 23, 2018. Stripe commented on the decision in a blog post explaining they have long been excited about… Read More

Monzo Secures £71 Million During Latest Investment Round Led By Goodwater Capital, Stripe, & Michael Moritz

Crowdcube success and challenger bank Monzo announced on Tuesday it secured 71 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Goodwater Capital, Stripe, and Michael Moritz with participation from existing investors, Passion Capital, Thrive Capital, and Orange Digital Ventures. As previously reported, Monzo (originally… Read More

Stripe Launches in Hong Kong & Announces Partnership With WeChat & Alipay

On Monday, Stripe announced it is officially launching its services in Hong Kong. The payments startup revealed that local companies can now access the full Stripe features such as Stripe Radar, Connect with Custom accounts, and 3D Secure support. “While in preview, we’ve been able to work with many of the fastest-growing… Read More

Seedrs Wants to Boost UK’s Startup Ecosystem with Alumni Club Re-Launch

Seedrs, “the most active investor in UK private companies” is rebooting its Alumni Club portal to reposition the value proposition for early stage businesses in the UK. According to Seedrs, this relaunch comes with some prominent names dedicated to boosting UK entrepreneurs. The partner companies… Read More

Startup Grind 2017: Fintech is the Future

Two-day conference Startup Grind earlier this week set in Redwood City, California at the Fox Theater boasted “5,000 founders and investors, more than 40 keynote and fireside sessions, and over 50 exhibiting startups”.  The ability to pull back from all of the pitches and decipher key messages… Read More

Indiegogo Introduces New Payment Options Through Stripe Partnership

On Monday, Indiegogo introduced new payment options for its crowdfunding platform that will make it easier for backers to receive the support they needed. The funding portal revealed that, through its partnership with credit card vendor Stripe, it has begun to roll out Stripe payments… Read More

Stripe Lands New Funding & Signs Deal with Visa: Payment Platform Valued at $5B

Payments startup Stripe landed a new round of funding from investors including American Express, Visa and Sequoia Capital, valuing the San Francisco-based company at $5 billion. According to the announcement, Stripe signed an agreement with Visa to work on digital transactions such as website ‘buy… Read More

Identity Verification Platform Trulioo Appoints Former Experian General Manager as President

Trulioo, a provider of online identity verification for the international market whose clients include Kickstarter, Stripe, Square and PayPal, announced that identity and fraud industry expert Jon Jones has been appointed as President. Jones is an accomplished leader in the fraud, compliance and identity space having… Read More

Bond Street Co-Founder & CEO David Haber Aims to Be the Financial Advocate for Every Business Owner

  David Haber is the co-founder, CEO and visionary behind Bond Street, an online lender that empowers small businesses by providing financing in a simple, transparent and fair way. Haber leads Bond Street’s overall company vision, strategy, fundraising and business development functions. Through Bond Street, Haber aims to… Read More

Kickstarter Dumps Amazon Payments, Goes with Stripe

Kickstarter, a longtime user of the Amazon Payments platform, announced today they have decided to stop using the service shifting their business to competitor Stripe.  Amazon, described as an “excellent partner” has been the platform that Kickstarter has used to process “$1 billion in pledges”…. Read More

Crowdfunding Stakeholders Should Be Paying Close Attention To This Twitter Deal

Remember Amex Sync? Back in 2012, American Express launched the program as a joint effort with Twitter. It offered Twitter users discounts on products for tweeting certain hashtags. The possibility of Twitter entering the e-commerce game has been the subject of a lot of prognostication… Read More

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