Demand for secure payments drive the global smart card market to be worth $75bn...

New research suggests that the value of the global smart card market could grow to reach $75bn by 2026.

Klarna launches customer loyalty programme Vibe

FinTech unicorn Klarna has unveiled plans to launch a new customer loyalty programme called Vibe later this summer in what could be a first for a buy now, pay later service provider.

The digital payments market could balloon to be worth $12.4trn by 2025

Smartphones, digital payment cards and point-of-sale terminals are expected to drive the growth of the value of the global mobile payments market from $3.71trn in 2019 to $12.4trn by 2025.

Klarna has reached a record 7.85 million customers in the US partly because of...

On the back of signing multiple retail partnerships and partly due to the coronavirus, PayTech giant Klarna has announced that it has reached a record 7.85 million US customers.

Klarna announced new partnership with shoe retailer the Dune Group

Buy now, pay later company Klarna has signed a partnership with the Dune Group as it keeps expanding.

The 35 FinTech deals from the last week that you can’t afford to miss

Keeping up with all the comings and goings of the FinTech space is far from easy, but don't worry. We've got you covered with the deals that sent shock waves across the sector in the last week.

Zapaygo doubles crowdfunding target, with two-weeks still left on the campaign

Zapaygo, which lets consumers pre-order and pre-pay at food and beverage vendors, has stormed past its crowdfunding target, to raise up to £557,150 in funding.

Payments API Modulr closes £18.9m growth funding

Payment as a service API platform Modulr has closed a £18.9m in growth capital, just months after closing its former round.

The coronavirus represents a “return to chaos” that could benefit FinTech companies

COVID-19 has plunged financial markets into chaos, but the pandemic also represents both challenges and opportunities for FinTech companies as they adjust to a whole new reality.

Balderton Capital backs UK FinTech Primer in £3.2m seed round

Payment stack consolidation startup Primer has bagged £3.2m in a seed round led by Balderton Capital, the investor behind companies like GoCardless, Revolut and Darktrace.

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How facial recognition software can be used in ATMs

Using biometrics to provide strong customer authentications is becoming more popular and is beginning to be used in ATMs to help customers identify themselves.

Future Fund bolsters Canaree’s abilities to help startups with their financial forecasting and modelling...

Canaree, a software platform allowing early stage businesses to understand and improve their future finances, is one of them.

Jianpu blames failure to send in its annual report on the coronavirus

Chinese FinTech Jianpu Technology has been told that its failure to send in its annaual report means it is non-compliant with regulations.

FraudScope bags $7m in its Series A as it looks to scale its team

FraudScope, an AI-powered solution capable of identifying fraud, has collected $7m in its Series A round.

Surf Bank Brazil picks Paygilant to strengthen its fraud prevention capabilities

Mobile payments fraud-prevention and authentication provider Paygilant has been tapped by digital bank Surf Bank Brazil to help it fight fraud.