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Stripe Announces Acquisition of TouchTech Payments to Accelerate Strong Customer Authentication For Financial Institutions

Payments platform Stripe announced on Wednesday it has acquired Ireland-based Touchtech Payments, a software company, to accelerate Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) for financial institutions. According to Stripe, TouchTech Payments provides advanced SCA-ready authentication technology for some of Europe’s leading fintechs and challenger banks, like N26,… Read More

FundedByMe Implements Stripe to Facilitate Smaller Transactions

Investment crowdfunding platform FundedByMe has added Stripe to its platform to more easily facilitate smaller transactions. The recently listed company said in a release: This to solve the complexity of the numerous smaller transactions in equity crowdfunding. During 2018 the smallest investment on the platform… Read More

UK Fintech Rapyd Raises $40 million Through Series B Funding Round Led By General Catalyst & Stripe

Rapyd, a UK-based fintech, announced on Wednesday it raised $40 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by General Catalyst and Stripe. Founded in 2016, Rapyd describes itself as a mobile-first financial network that makes the world’s “favorite ways” to pay and be paid… Read More

Funding Circle to Provide Access to Loans for Users of Stripe

Stripe has formed a partnership with leading online SME lender Funding Circle  (LSE:FCH). According to a release, Funding Circle is now a “verified extension partner” thus allowing the lender access to Stripe user data to assess the creditworthiness of the business. Funding Circle will provide… Read More

Cross River Teams Up with Stripe to Provide Capital in Marketplace Economy

Cross River, a bank that delivers advanced financial and compliance products/services to the fintech industry, has partnered with Stripe to help those in the marketplace economy by giving them real-time access to earnings using push-to-card payments. The API-first, integrated platform aims to improve the way independent… Read More

Tandem Teams Up With Stripe to Launch Auto Savings Service

UK challenger bank Tandem announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with global payments platform Stripe to launch its new Auto Savings service, which will allow customers to set up rules that automatically move money from their current accounts with other providers to a savings account… Read More

Visa Announces Agreement With Postmates to Deliver Instant Deposits to Fleet Through Stripe Instant Payouts Feature

Visa announced earlier this week an agreement with Postmates, an on-demand delivery network, to enable real-time funds disbursement to their entire fleet. This new feature, called Postmates “Instant Deposits,” is facilitated by Stripe’s Instant Payouts feature, running on Visa Direct, Visa’s real-time push payments platform, and… Read More

Stripe Secures $245 Million in Funding Round Led By Tiger Global; Now Valued at $20 Billion

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Payments platform Stripe announced on Wednesday it secured $245 million through its latest funding round, which was led by Tiger Global. The new funds reportedly bring the Fintech’s value up to $20 billion. Founded in 2010, Stripe describes itself as a platform that offers a… Read More

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

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