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Category : Payments

Ant Financial Banking Financial Services/Finserv homepage-featured-4 Investment & Funding Payments

Ant Financial to raise $1 billion fund for Southeast Asian and India start-ups – FinTech Futures

Ant Financial, affiliate of Chinese Alibaba Group, is set to raise $1 billion for an investment fund dedicated to Southeast Asian and Indian start-ups which...
Business-to-Business/B2B digital Evertec Mergers & Acquisitions/M&A Partnerships Payments PlacetoPay Platform-as-a-Service/PaaS

LatAm Evertec acquires commercial payments enabler PlacetoPay – FinTech Futures

Evertec, the Puerto Rico-headquartered firm which offers transaction processing and business management, has acquired Colombia-based commercial payments enabler PlacetoPay for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is...
Banking Business-to-Business/B2B digital Financial Services/Finserv homepage-featured-4 Partnerships Payments Penta Partners SME SumUp

German SME challenger Penta teams up with card reader SumUp to tap offline businesses – FinTech Futures

Penta Partners, Berlin’s digital banking platform for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), has partnered with UK-based card reader SumUp to help its move into the...
Business-to-Business/B2B digital Durable Capital Partners e-commerce Financial Services/Finserv homepage-featured-4 Investment & Funding lending mobile outsourcing Payments Platform-as-a-Service/PaaS Rapyd SME

Fintech API platform Rapyd raises $20m and hits $1.2b valuation – FinTech Futures

London-based Rapyd, an API platform creating mobile payment methods, has raised $20 million to reach a valuation of $1.2 billion. The “fintech-as-a-service” raised $100 million...
Bitfinex Bitrefill Lightning Network Payments

Leveraging Lightning, Bitfinex Users Can Now Shop at Bitrefill

The Lightning Network may have just gotten its first business-to-business (B2B) payment channel. Two of the most prominent Bitcoin companies in the space are collaborating:...
Appreciate Group CleverGift Consumer/Personal Finance digital e-commerce Financial Services/Finserv homepage-featured-4 mobile Partnerships Payments

Appreciate Group and CleverGift collaborate on UK digital gift card – FinTech Futures

British gifting and rewards company Appreciate Group and Irish digital contactless card provider CleverGift have partnered to create the UK’s first multi-brand digital gift card....