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Stripe Purchases App Marketplace Software OpenChannel

Stripe, a global payments and digital banking Fintech, has acquired OpenChannel, a company based in Canada that helps businesses to build, launch, and manage app ecosystems. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. In a brief statement, Stripe stated that OpenChannel will join Stripe’s… Read More

Stripe Remains Non-Committal on Cryptocurrency Payments 42 months After Stopping the Practice

While Stripe does not currently accept cryptocurrencies as payment, the are monitoring the space and could change that policy in the future, its co-founder and president said today. Speaking at the Fintech Abu Dhabi Festival, John Collison noted his company and cryptocurrencies were founded within… Read More

Fintech Stripe Expands Stripe Terminal to Ireland, France, Germany, UK, Netherlands

Stripe, a tech firm establishing key economic infrastructure for the Internet, has announced the expansion of Stripe Terminal to Ireland, France, Germany, the UK, and the Netherlands. As European consumers return to in-person shopping, Terminal “extends Stripe’s payments infrastructure to the physical world.” International businesses… Read More

Branded Payment and Rewards Platform Imprint Reveals that Kleiner Perkins Led its Series A Investment Round

Imprint, which provides branded payments and rewards products, has announced a $38 million Series A round that was led by Kleiner Perkins with Fintech Stripe participating. Imprint is focused on developing the “most rewarding, and most inclusive way for customers to pay at the brands… Read More

Neo Financial, a Rare Central Canadian Fintech Success Story, Receives $1.6M for Training

Neo Financial, a Canadian fintech based in Winnipeg, Man., has made great strides since its founding in the fall of 2019. This week Neo Financial received $1.6 million from the Province of Manitoba’s Industry Expansion Program to train 300 new and 32 existing employees in… Read More

Hacked Crypto, Payments Account Costs on the Rise

The value of hacked PayPal accounts has surged in 2021, while verified cryptocurrency accounts will cost you a pretty penny, research analyzed and originally published by wette.de reveals. In September, such an account was worth 9.2 cents for every dollar in the account. That is… Read More

Fintech Stripe Extends Partnership with China’s UnionPay International, a Leading Global Payments Network

Stripe, a tech firm that develops vital economic infrastructure for the Internet, has extended ts partnership with China’s UnionPay International, which is one of the biggest payment networks in the world. The updated integration should enable businesses in over 30 different markets, including Australia, Singapore,… Read More

Balance, a Payments Experience Platform for B2B Digital Commerce, Acquires $25M via Series A led by Ribbit Capital

Balance, the payments experience platform for B2B e-commerce, reveals that it has acquired $25 million in capital through a Series A round that was led by Ribbit Capital, along with contributions from Avid Ventures as well as existing investors Lightspeed Ventures, Stripe, Y Combinator Continuity… Read More

Law Firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton Appointed by Fintech Stripe for Anticipated IPO

Ireland’s digital payments Fintech Stripe is reportedly getting ready to make a stock market debut after hiring a law firm to look into a potential listing. Stripe is currently valued at around $95 billion. The 11-year old Fintech has been founded by brothers John and… Read More

UK Finance Confirms Appointment of Matt Hammerstein, Lucy-Marie Hagues, John Hourican, Max Roberts to its Finance Board

UK Finance has confirmed four new appointments to the UK Finance Board – which are all effective as of July 1, 2021. Matt Hammerstein, CEO of Barclays Bank UK; Lucy-Marie Hagues, CEO at Capital One UK; John Hourican, Chief Executive of NewDay Group; and Max… Read More

UK’s Digital Wealth Manager Hargreaves Lansdown Selects Fintech Stripe as Main Payments Partner

Stripe, a global tech firm which offers economic infrastructure for the Internet, reveals that it has been chosen by Hargreaves Lansdown, the United Kingdom’s leading digital wealth management service provider. Stripe will serve as Hargreaves Lansdown‘s main payments partner. Hargreaves Lansdown has selected Stripe for… Read More

Stripe, PayPal, Grab Execs Establish Angel Investment Network for Early-Stage Startups, Fintechs in Southeast Asia

Senior management professionals from Fintech giants such as Grab, PayPal, and Stripe have all come together to establish an angel investment network that will aim to channel funds towards early-stage ventures based in Southeast Asia. Established with assistance from Saison Capital and Finantier, the Fintech… Read More

Fintech Stripe Introduces Digital Identity Solution for Securely Verifying IDs of their Clients in 30 Countries

Fintech firm Stripe remains focused on expanding its services beyond just payments. The company has introduced a tool that’s designed to assist Internet businesses with securely verifying the identities of their clients from more than 30 different countries. Stripe Identity has been developed to assist… Read More

Stripe Announces “Payment Links” Feature to Enable Online Sales Without Any Code Within Minutes

U.S.-based fintech Stripe announced earlier this week the launch of Payment Links. Stripe claims that Payment Links is the simplest way for businesses to create a full payment page with just a few clicks, and share the link with their customers, with no code required. “Payment… Read More

Numerous Late Stage, Outsized VC Deals in Q1 in the US Boosted Average Pre-Money Valuations to Record Highs: Report

Early- and late-stage venture capital experienced “sharp expansions” in pre-money valuations as the “rapid cadence” of VC deal-making from 2020 spilled over into Q1 2021, according to the latest US VC Valuations Report 2021 from Pitchbook. The report notes that for the early stage, both… Read More

Stripe Announces Acquisition of Card Authentication Tech Company Bouncer

U.S.-based fintech Stripe announced on Friday it has acquired Bouncer, a card authentication technology company that is seeking to reduce fraud during online transactions. According to Stripe, Bouncer’s card scanning and risk technology is used to help online businesses reduce fraud and authenticate cards.  Stripe also revealed… Read More

Stripe Set to Acquire Sales Tax Software Provider TaxJar

  U.S.-based fintech Stripe announced on Tuesday it has entered into an agreement to acquire TaxJar, a provider of sales tax software for internet businesses. According to Stripe, the acquisition will help internet businesses with tax compliance. As the latest addition to Stripe’s revenue platform,… Read More

Stripe launches “Stripe Issuing” in Europe

U.S.-based fintech Stripe announced on Monday it is launching Stripe Issuing in Europe. The feature will be available in 20 countries across the continent, including  Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain,… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Stripe Enters MENA Region Markets with its Dubai, UAE Launch, Following $600M Round

Fintech firm Stripe has reportedly launched its business operations in the Middle East with its recent entry into the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Stripe is notably one of Silicon Valley’s most valuable Fintechs. The company chose Dubai, a major MENA region financial hub, for its… Read More

GoFundMe Joins Forces With Stripe to Enhance Fundraising Experience in North America

    Global crowdfunding platform GoFundMe has teamed up with Stripe. Stripe reported that through the partnership, it is deploying its technology to ensure those in need are able to receive donations from those able to support quickly and efficiently. Stripe further revealed it will help… Read More

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