SpotOn Transact collects $20m in round led by its co-founders

Payment processor SpotOn Transact has collected $20m in a funding round led by its co-founders Matt and Zach Hyman.

Australian bank Tyro integrates with Alipay to support Chinese tourist transactions

Australian business-only challenger bank Tyro has integrated with mobile payments giant Alipay.

Mastercard agrees $300m cornerstone backing for IPO of PE-backed Network International

Mastercard has agreed to make a $300m cornerstone investment in the planned London IPO of private equity-backed payments processing business Network International.

Rapyd partners with Hong Kong-based TNG FinTech Group for global cashless transactions boost

Payments company Rapyd has added TNG FinTech Group, the Hong Kong-based e-wallet and e-money platform provider, to its network.

McDonald’s self-ordering kiosks have one huge payment flaw

The home of the Big Mac has run into a big problem with its self-ordering kiosks: people cannot use them to pay for their food.

Toast pulls in $400m as it looks to build upon strong growth

Restaurant management platform Toast has received $400m in its Series F round, which comes after a successful year that increased its revenue by 109%.

Checkout.com becomes the Libra Association’s newest member as the crypto project is seemingly gaining...

Having lost some of its founding members when the public scrutiny got fierce, the Libra Association has now added Checkout.com to its membership as things seem to be moving faster for the cryptocurrency project.

Hungarian startup PeasyPay vying Spanish and British expansion

PeasyPay, a bieometric-based payment company, is looking to expand its reach from its native Hungry to Spain, Slovenia and the UK.

BharatPe valued at $900m after $108m Series D round

Accelerating its journey to becoming a unicorn, Indian QR-based payment firm BharatPe has reportedly raised $ 108m in a Series D equity round.

Klarna rival Laybuy hauls in A$35m to boost its footprint in the UK

New Zealand-based buy now pay later firm Laybuy has closed a A$35m capital raise to further its push into the UK market.

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BehavioSec enhances its technology with industry-first service

Behavioural biometrics and continuous authentication developer BehavioSec has extended its patented technology to provide customers with more advanced behavioural biometrics.

Socure releases industry first tools for its KYC solution

RegTech unicorn Socure has released new technology that extend the capabilities of its KYC solution, including a number of industry firsts.

BlackCloak pulls in $11m in its Series A funding round

BlackCloak, a cybersecurity platform to protect executives and high-profile individuals, has netted $11m in its Series A round.

Here are the top 26 CyberTech unicorns you should know about

The list of CyberTech unicorns is continuing to grow rapidly. Over the past 18 months, cybersecurity systems have only become more important, with firms posed with new landscapes and a rise in threats.

YC-backed teen-focused FinTech FamPay partners with Visa to launch personalised doodle cards

After the successful launch of their numberless FamCard, FamPay has launched India’s first Visa Prepaid Card for teenagers with personalized doodles on it.

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