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Stripe Announces Expansion of Support for JCB Payments

Payments platform Stripe announced on Wednesday it is expanding its support for JCB payments. According to Stripe, JCB is a credit card network with more than 135 million cardholders worldwide and a share-of-wallet in Japan. Stripe also revealed that businesses using Stripe in Japan may… Read More

Stripe Announces Launch in Five More European Countries

Payments platform Stripe announced on Wednesday it has expanded its services to five more European countries. Stripe reported it will be generally available in the Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, and Malta.  While sharing more details about the launch, the Stripe team stated: “[We have]… Read More

Stripe Announces New Partnership With Payment Installment Platform QuadPay

Payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday it has formed a new partnership with payment installment platform, QuadPay, to power advanced buy-now-pay-later experiences that boost conversion and allows consumers to start shopping instantly through online and in-store. According to Stripe, QuadPay enables consumers to start shopping… Read More

Stripe’s API “Stripe Issuing” Now Open to All U.S. Businesses

Payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday its Stripe Issuing, which is an API that allows users to create and control virtual and physical cards, is now open to all U.S. businesses. According to Stripe, Stripe Issuing was created to help businesses manage how funds get spent…. Read More

Stripe Announces Extension of Series G Funding Round; Now Raising An Additional $600 Million

Payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday the extension of its Series G funding round. The company reported it is raising an additional $600 million from investors, which includes Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, GV, and Sequoia. Founded in 2010, Stripe describes itself as a technology company… Read More

California-based Payments Firm Stripe Partners with Keap, a CRM Platform, to Offer an Enhanced Customer Experience

California-headquartered Stripe, a leading payments solution provider, has teamed up with Keap, a customer relations management (CRM) platform, in order to provide a better payment experience for customers. Keap confirmed that it has created an integration with Stripe to assist clients with improving their cash… Read More

Online Login & Checkout Experience Fast Secures $20 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Stripe

Fast, a U.S.-based online login and checkout experience, announced on Thursday it secured $20 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Stripe with participation from Index Ventures and Susa Ventures. Founded in 2019, Fast describes itself as a platform that enables… Read More

Stripe Closes All Offices Amid Coronavirus Outbreak; Continues to Pay Vendors to Hold Jobs For Hourly Employees Unable to Work

Payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday it has officially shut down all its offices and all employees, as well as on-site contractors, are working from home. Prior to this announcement, Stripe announced it closed its San Francisco office, but kept the offices in Amsterdam, Berlin,… 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

Canadian E-Commerce Platform Lightspeed Teams Up With Stripe to Launch New Integrated Payment Capabilities in North America

Lightspeed, a Canada-based e-commerce platform, announced on Thursday it has launched new integrated payment capabilities in North America. The expansion is through Lightspeed’s partnership with Stripe. Founded in 2005, Lightspeed provides customers with a way to build, manage, and grow retail, restaurant, or commerce business… Read More

Report: Stripe CEO “Very Skeptical of Anyone…Adamant That Crypto’s Gonna Work”

CEO Patrick Collison of Stripe told Wired magazine last Friday that he’s, “very skeptical of anyone who’s adamant that crypto’s gonna work,” but said he thinks companies should experiment even if the chance of success seems slight. Collison reportedly made the comments while doing on… 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

Stripe Announces Launch in Malaysia

Payments platform Stripe announced on Monday it has launched its services in Malaysia. Stripe reported that businesses throughout the country may now easily accept and manage payments, as well as have access to the full Stripe stack, which includes Billing, Connect, Radar and Sigma. “More… 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

Following $250 Million Funding Round, Stripe Announces Upcoming New York City Office

Payments platform Stripe announced last week it is set to open a new office in New York City. The company reported that it is going to be hiring for hundreds of roles across engineering, sales, marketing, partnerships, recruiting, and more in the next few years…. Read More

Stripe Secures $250 Million Through Latest Funding Round

Payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday it secured $250 million through latest funding round at a new pre-money valuation of $35 billion. Investors involved in the funding round included General Catalyst, Sequoia, and Andreessen Horowitz. The latest round of funding comes just days after Stripe… Read More

Stripe Makes Debut in Eight More European Countries

Payments platform Stripe announced on Monday it has launched its services in eight additional European countries. The countries are Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Greece, and Portugal. Stripe claimed since its launch in 2011 tens of thousands of businesses across Europe has asked the… Read More

Stripe Announces New Lending Services For Internet Companies

Payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday the launch of its new service, Stripe Capital, which allows internet businesses running on Stripe to access funding. According to Stripe, Access to capital remains a challenge for most companies, especially online businesses, with banks deciding to cut their lending to… Read More

Stripe Expansion: Digital Payments Platform Announces Opening of Mexico City Office

Digital payments platform Stripe announced on Tuesday it has launched its newest office in Mexico City. According to Stripe, the office is its first in the region and will be home to teams focused on building products for the most ambitious technology companies in Latin… Read More

Stripe Introduces New & Improved Onboarding Flow For Express Accounts

Payments platform Stripe announced this week a new and improved onboarding flow for Express accounts. The payments leader reported that based on user feedback and analysis of thousands of Express accounts, it has made a number of updates to the Connect onboarding flow that drove… Read More

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