Atoa closes pre-seed to give small businesses alternative debit card payments

Atoa closes pre-seed to give small businesses alternative debit card payments

 UK fintech Atoa Payments is the new startup looking to give small businesses a viable alternative to debit card payments. It has raised $2.2m for its pre-seed round.
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Mastercard, bpost partner to bring inclusivity to LGBTQIA+ and blind communities

Mastercard has partnered with bpost to launch the world’s first card to include True Name and Touch Card solution, to bring inclusivity to LGBTQIA+ and blind communities .
Checkout.com

Sainsbury’s names Checkout.com as payments innovation partner

Payments service provider Checkout.com has been named by UK retailer Sainsbury’s to simplify and modernise its payment infrastructure across its business.
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WeTravel secures $27m for travel and payments platform

WeTravel, a San-Francisco and Amsterdam headquartered booking and payments platform, has raised $27m in Series B funding.
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Societe Generale to acquire PayXpert for payment solutions

Societe Generale has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority stake in the FinTech PayXpert to strengthen payment solutions in Europe for retail and online merchants.

Mexico’s digital payments service Clip secures $50m credit facility

Mexico-based commerce and digital payments platform Clip has received a $50m credit facility from Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan and HSBC.
Ryft bags seed round for PSD2 compliant payments system

Ryft bags seed round for PSD2 compliant payments system

Ryft, a PSD2 compliant payments system, has closed a seed round, which was led by UK-based investor SFC Capital.
Apple to drive huge surge in soft POS adoption

Apple to drive huge surge in soft POS adoption

The number of merchants deploying soft POS solutions will surpass 34.5 million globally by 2027, rising from six million in 2022.

Global Payments acquires EVO in $4bn deal

Global payment technology provider Global Payments will acquire fellow PayTech solution developer EVO in a $4bn deal.

Healthcare PayTech solution PayGround nets $5.5m

PayGround, which helps people pay medical bills online, has closed its latest funding round on $5.5m as it looks to launch new marketing campaigns.

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Muinmos

Danish RegTech Muinmos appoints new commercial director

Muinmos has named Jens Woeste, an industry veteran of capital markets, as the company’s new commercial director.
Israel-based-bondIT-secures-$14m

Israel-based bondIT secures $14m

Israel-based bondIT is an investment technology developer for investment firms and has secured a $14m investment led by BNY Mellon.
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Starling Bank releases virtual cards

UK-based challenger bank Starling Bank has released new virtual cards for Personal Current Account customers. It has also updated its Spending Insights.
Italy

Bank of Italy pushes back on government’s pro-cash policies

The Bank of Italy, the country’s central bank, has shot back at the new Italian government over its plans to promote cash over digital payments.
Membrane

Membrane Finance nets €2m in seed financing

Finnish FinTech Membrane Finance, a company building a European alternative to the USD stablecoin, has secured its e-money licence and raised €2m.

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