FinTech unicorn Pine Labs closes additional funding hot off heels of $600m investment

FinTech unicorn Pine Labs has received a $100m investment, which comes just hot off the heels of its $600m round.

BNPL platform Scalapay snags $155m in Tiger Global-led round

Italy-based payment solution that enables customers to buy now and pay later (BNPL) without interest Scalapay raised $155m in equity funding as part of their Series A round.

Slice launches $27 credit limit cards to tap 200 million users in India

Bengaluru-based consumer credit startup slice unveiled a card that offers a credit limit from Rs 2,000 ($27) onwards, to capture 200 million Indians who struggle with online transactions.

BP Ventures pumps $11.9m in German in-car payment FinTech Ryd

BP Ventures has invested €10m (nearly $11.9m) in German in-car digital payments provider Ryd. bp’s investment will help ryd strengthen its market-leading position, expand into new international markets and...

Amazon to offer BNPL services to its US market through Affirm alliance

Global retail giant Amazon has partnered with buy now, pay later (BNPL) company Affirm to provide its US customers with a BNPL option at the checkout.

Close to half of all transactions expected to contactless by end of 2022

A report by VoucherCodes has found 47% of all transactions are expected to be contactless by the end of 2022.

UK contactless payment limit set to climb to £100 by October 2021

People in the UK will be able to make contactless payments up to a new limit of £100 from the 15th of October 2021.

Fiserv, Selecta partner to bolster cashless payments footprint in EU

FinTech firm Fiserv has collaborated with self-service retailer Selecta to enhance and streamline digital payments across Selecta’s points-of-sale.

SoftPOS vendor Phos raises €2m to scale its mobile payment offering

SoftPOS FinTech startup Phos has secured €2m in funding as it plans a Series A round later in the year.

Opay nets $400m to become Nigeria’s newest unicorn in Softbank-led funding round

Lagos-based mobile payment platform OPay reportedly raised $400m in a funding round led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, valuing it at $2bn.

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Aspire scores $158m in its Series B round

Aspire, a platform designed to help a business with all their financial needs, has reportedly collected $158m in Series B funding. The round was led...

Nucoro makes its platform available through the Finastra FusionStore

Nucoro, a WealthTech100 company, has made its cloud-native platform available for purchase through Finastra’s FusionStore.

Amazon moves into UK business insurance market with Superscript deal

Retail giant Amazon will begin offering insurance to UK SMEs through a partnership with broker Superscript.

BaaS platform Swan inks $16m funding to extend global footprint

Banking-as-a-service (BaaS) platform Swan has snared $16m in equity funding from venture capital firm Accel.

Cybersecurity company SenseOn closes Series A on $20m

SenseOn, an AI-powered threat detection and cybersecurity platform, has raised $20m in its Series A funding round.

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