Digital currency wallet Coinbase acquires Earn.com

Digital currency wallet Coinbase has acquired Earn.com, an app that lets users earn Bitcoin by replying to emails.

MONETA to acquire Air Bank, Home Credit Czech businesses

MONETA Money Bank is set to acquire Czech-based Air Bank and a number of Home Credit’s businesses.

Toast acquires HR and payroll solution StratEx

Restaurant management company Toast has acquired HR and payroll solution StratEx for an undisclosed amount.

Interac to acquire digital identity startup 2Keys

Digital payments platform Interac has acquired digital identity platform 2Keys to help Canadians boost security in online payments.

Alphacomm to improve fraud capabilities with new acquisition

Payments company Alphacomm will improve its anti-fraud capabilities through the acquisition of Mi-Pay.

Airbnb might file to go public within the next month despite Covid-19

New reports suggest that PropTech giant Airbnb might file for an initial public offering (IPO) with the Securities and Exchange Commission in August.

Visa’s acquisition of Plaid has officially been called off

After a year marred by an antitrust suit, Visa's acquisition of Plaid has officially been called off as the CEO says regulatory reviews threatened consumers' interests.

Ant Financial ups its biometrics game with $70m EyeVerify buy

Alibaba’s FinTech subsidiary Ant Financial is boosting its biometric capabilities through the acquisition of Kansas City-based EyeVerify.

BNP Paribas acquires neo bank Compte-Nickel

BNP Paribas is set to acquire a 95% stake in neo-banking startup Compte-Nickel’s parent company Financière des Paiements Électroniques.

Blackhawk Network to be acquired by pair of PE firms in $3.5bn deal

Blackhawk Network Holdings is set to be acquired by Silver Lake and P2 Capital Partners in a deal worth $3.5bn.

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Lydia teams with Cashbee to establish savings accounts offering

French mobile payments company Lydia has partnered with compatriot FinTech Cashbee to add saving accounts to its platform.

FinTech investment growth in the Baltics paused in Q1 due to lack of large...

FinTech companies in the region raised just $11.2m across 12 deals during the first three months of 2021

Checkout.com expends Estonia footprint with Icefire acquisition

Payments solutions provider Checkout.Com has purchased Estonian software development firm Icefire for an undisclosed fee.

ThreatX collects $20m investment to support move into new verticals

Web application and API protection service ThreatX has scored $10m in funding to support its move into new verticals.

Finley secures $3m seed funding to support new product launch

Debt capital raise and management solution Finley has bagged $3m in seed funding, alongside launch of credit facility management tools.

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