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

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.

PayTech funding on track for a new funding record as COVID-19...

Buy-now-pay-later boom contributes to growth as companies in the area raise four out of the ten largest deals in H1

Does regulation pose a threat to buy now, pay later market...

The BNPL market has seen a financial boon in recent years, creating market leading behemoths like Klarna, Affirm and Afterpay – who are all recording strong growth on the back of clear market demand. Could a growing call for regulation in the sector change this?

Affirm spin-off Resolve bags $60m to bolster B2B billing offering

US PayTech Resolve has raised $60m in funding to expand its embedded billing platform for business-to-business (B2B) companies.

Stripe and Max Levchin back Balance’s $5.5m seed raise

B2B payments FinTech Balance has secured $5.5m in seed capital from Stripe, Tal Morgenstern of Lightspeed, and Max Levchin through his SciFi VC.

FCA calls for stricter buy now pay later regulations “to protect...

The buy now pay later sector may have had its best year ever in 2020, but now the UK’s top financial watchdog is calling for stricter rules “to protect consumers”.

Seven companies that are showing the rising demand in buy now...

Klarna was briefly Europe’s highest valued FinTech in 2020 and while the FinTech company has helped shape buy now and pay later services, there are many more gaining a lot of traction.

Why the 34 FinTech rounds raised last week paint a bittersweet...

InsurTech and cybersecurity companies were among the 34 FinTech companies that raised money last week, but Covid-19 continues to haunt the industry.

Tamara secures $6m in new investment round as buy now pay...

Saudi Arabia-based startup Tamara has secured $6m of seed capital on the back of increased activity in the buy now pay later sector.

Affirm’s stocks soar on first day of trading and pave way...

Affirm began trading on the Nasdaq on Wednesday with its shares jumping by more than 100% in the first day, laying the groundwork for huge growth in the buy now pay later space.

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