Wirecard working together with WHSmith to expand the retailer’s digital payment offerings

Digital payments solutions company Wirecard has joined forces with WHSmith. Together, the two aim to give the retailer more opportunities to cash in on digital payments.

E-commerce platform Shopblocks is eyeing US expansion after £500,000 investment

FinTech startup Shopblocks has raised a £500,000 funding round as it is looking to increase its international footprint.

B-Stock nets $65m in backing from Spectrum Equity

B-Stock, a B2B marketplace for liquidation merchandise, has netted $65m in a round from growth equity firm Spectrum Equity.

Challenger bank Monzo fixes problem that caused its services to crash

Bank customers were left unable to access their money after neobank Monzo’s services went down on Monday July 29.

FinTech Zeux launches physical Visa card

Payment app Zeux has launched a Visa card to satisfy what it refers to as a growing appetite for a “phygital” – physical and digital – banking experience.

Payments processing company EBANX nets $30m round

Brazil-headquartered payments processor EBANX has netted a $30m investment from FTV Capital.

SatoshiPay grabs £700,000 for bitcoin micropayments

Bitcoin-based nanopayments solution SatoshiPay has raised £700,000 in a new round led by Blue Star Capital.

Beez launches in the UK as it begins its journey to become the next...

Romanian alternative financing startup Beez has launched its services in the UK, ahead of the Christmas shopping rush.

Klarna acquires UK-based e-commerce company Nuji

Swedish FinTech unicorn Klarna is "continuing to invest strategically" by buying Nuji for an undisclosed amount.

Curve launches numberless cards for investors and its crowdfunding backers will be the first...

The long number sequence at the front of credit cards are numbered if UK-based FinTech Curve’s latest offering catches on.

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Spanish banking app Bnext has bagged another $13m in its Series A round

Bnext secured $25m in its Series A round in October and has now topped up its accounts with a further $13m.

Wirecard scandal costs Commerzbank €175m in bad loans

Commerzbank is the latest company to feel the shock waves of Wirecard's collapse, with the beleaguered firm having had a €200m ($237.51m) credit facility with the German lender.

kompany bags almost €6m in new round

Know you customer company kompany has raised close to €6m almost a year to the day after its most recent round.

Apple said to be buying mobile payment company Mobeewave

Technology giant Apple has reportedly acquired mobile payment technology developer Mobeewave to potentially transform iPhones into payment terminals.

Affirm could be the next FinTech to launch its IPO and could reach a...

Buy now, pay later company Affirm may be the next FinTech to be eyeing an initial public offering, which could see it valued at a mammoth $10bn.