E-commerce

LaSalle Capital acquires National Gift Card

Chicago-based private equity firm LaSalle Capital has acquired National Gift Card (NGC) for an undisclosed amount.

equensWorldline deploys fingerprint and faceID tools to platform

equensWorldline, a subsidiary of payments company Worldline, has enhanced its trusted authentication services with the addition of fingerprint and faceID security options.

Rocket Internet nets $605m as the German FinTech sector could overtake the UK after...

The backer and incubator of several FinTech companies Rocket Internet has had a smashing start of 2019.

Social media platform TikTok taps into social commerce

TikTok, the social media platform famous for its short video snippets, is opening up the network to e-commerce.

SoftBank-backed OPay struggles with service outages and its customers are not happy about it

Customers of OPay, the Nigerian-based PayTech company, were left unable to tap into their account through the company’s app over the weekend.

Payments API Modulr closes ?18.9m growth funding

Payment as a service API platform Modulr has closed a ?18.9m in growth capital, just months after closing its former round.

Klarna introduces Google Pay for safer in-store payments during Covid-19

Payment service unicorn Klarna is introducing Google Pay for in-store purchases in the US as the country tackles the pandemic.

Curve picks Thought Machine to power its new instalments startup Curve Credit

Hot on the heels of it bringing its Series B round to a hefty $125m in July, Thought Machine has now been tapped to power Curve's new credit and loan startup Curve Credit.

Newly founded Primer closes another funding round this year

Primer, a low-code payments infrastructure and online checkout API, has scored ?14m in its Series A funding round, led by Accel.

Latin American success stories and celebrities among the 29 FinTech rounds raised last week

Latin American ventures, Iron Man-backed enterprises and buy now pay later startups among the big winners of the 29 FinTech funding rounds reported on last week.

News Stories

Fresh Financials Group expands UK presence with AccountsForMe acquisition

Fresh Financials Group expands UK presence with AccountsForMe acquisition

Fresh Financials Group, renowned for its innovative cloud-based financial services as a Xero Platinum Partner, is proud to announce its recent acquisition of AccountsForMe.
OneCard partners with Razorpay to enhance credit card repayment efficiency in India

OneCard partners with Razorpay to enhance credit card repayment efficiency in India

OneCard has teamed up with Razorpay to revolutionize the credit card repayment process, catering to the burgeoning market of tech-savvy consumers.

Two companies reach unicorn status in this week’s FinTech funding rounds

The FinTech sector saw a pair of new unicorn's emerge following a host of successful tranches across the space, as $827.5m was raised throughout this week's FinTech funding rounds.
Jifiti's Tap Now, Pay Later transforms digital wallet transactions

Jifiti’s Tap Now, Pay Later transforms digital wallet transactions

Jifiti has unveiled its latest breakthrough in financial technology, the Tap Now, Pay Later™ system, which facilitates effortless loan deployments for banks through all major digital wallets at any sales point.
Kuady targets Bulgarian fintech talent with new office opening

Kuady targets Bulgarian FinTech talent with new office opening

Kuady has announced the establishment of a new office in Sofia, Bulgaria, designed to accommodate over 100 employees.

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