Klarna helps H&M introduce a new pay later option in the United Kingdom

British H&M customers can now buy new threads and pay later thanks to a new solution provided by Klarna, the Swedish FinTech unicorn.

Paydesk partners with TransferWise for frictionless payments and insurance for freelancers

Freelance payment platform Paydesk has teamed up with TransferWise, the global money transfer company.

Plastiq has raised a $75m Series D round

Credit card payment company Plastiq has attracted $75m in fresh capital to grow its team, develop more solutions and help small businesses to pay their suppliers, which may be getting trickier during the coronavirus crisis.

Online payment technology developer SYNQA closes $80m Series C

Thailand-based SYNQA, which designs online payment and blockchain technology, has raised $80m in its Series C round.

Airwallex extends its Series D round to reach $200m

Australia-based payments firm Airwallex has extended its Series D by $40m to bring the round’s total to $200m.

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Buy now pay later companies continued their winning streak last week as 25 FinTechs raised big rounds.

FinTech AeroPay scores $5m in funding to support payments in cannabis industry

Digital payments platform AeroPay closed a $5m funding round led by Chicago Ventures.

Goldman Sachs empowers Starling Bank with £50m injection

Goldman Sachs’ Growth Equity has invested £50m into the UK’s leading digital bank Starling.

Lanistar finally secures FCA approval following earlier setback

UK FinTech Lanistar has secured Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) approval to operate as an Electronic Money Directive (EMD) agent of payments business Modulr.

India-based Paytm preps for planned $3bn IPO

India’s Paytm invited employees to tender equity shares in part or in full for sale in the digital payments giant’s planned initial public offering (IPO), a step it dubs as the country’s largest stock market debut ever.

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FTC study highlights internet provider failings to protect consumers

A study published by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has found that internet service providers (ISPs) are failing to disclose to consumers how they are protecting their privacy.

Extend snares $40m from March Capital-led Series B

Digital payments infrastructure platform Extend has secured $40m from a Series B fundraising round.

10 month old FinTech reaches $210m valuation after Series A close

Zolve, a banking platform aimed at helping immigrants build financial futures, has closed its Series A on $40m, raising its valuation to $210m.

Cloud Insurance and Safely: Redefining insurance in the Nordic region

As more insurance companies look towards technology, partnering with tech companies is the only way forward. Now, Cloud Insurance and Safely have joined forces with the aim to redefine insurance in the Nordic region.

Global InsurTech Funding already set a new annual record just nine months into the...

InsurTech companies raised $9.1bn across 364 deals in the first three quarters of the year driven by large transactions over $100m

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