Payments solutions provider Checkout.com has closed a $450m Series C funding round at a $15bn valuation, making it Europe's most valuable venture-backed FinTech.
Klarna and Afterpay just got more competition in the US as Australian buy now, pay later provider Openpay has just kicked off its operations in the country.
Visa and Mastercard have cut ties with Pornhub after both payment providers investigated allegations of child sexual abuse.
Last week week saw 28 FinTechs close investment deals. Three sectors in particular proved especially successful.
WealthTech startup Fisdom has bagged $7m in an investment round led by payment technology firm PayU.
PhonePe is partially spinning out from Flipkart and has raised $700m in a round led by Walmart and supported by prior investors.
Cash may still be king, but new research from the European Central Bank shows digital payments are becoming more popular.
Just a few months after its latest raise, Chipper Cash has now added another $30m to its coffers in a raise backed by Jeff Bezos' private VC fund Bezos Expeditions.
Challenger banks and InsurTech ventures stood out among the 23 FinTech companies that successfully raised money last week.
Visa's $5.3bn acquisition of Plaid was supposed to be one of the biggest FinTech deals this year, but the US Department of Justice seems dead set against it and has filed a suit to stop the deal.