Tagged: paypal

PayPal Unveils “Checkout With Crypto” Feature; Enabling Customers in the U.S. to Checkout With Cryptocurrency Along With Other Payment Methods in the PayPal Wallet

    PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) announced on Tuesday the launch of Checkout with Crypto, a new feature that allows customers in the U.S. to check out with cryptocurrency along with other payment methods through the PayPal mobile wallet. “Building on the ability to buy,… Read More

Women Entrepreneurs Reveal how they Launched Small Businesses During Pandemic, Supported by Digital Payments with PayPal

The Research and Insights team at PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) notes that when the COVID-19 pandemic began, Jennifer Vaughan started noticing a visible change in her business’s customer base. Usually, Jennifer’s “high-end” paper store, Mulberry Paper and More, had been appealing to professional artists. However, Jennifer… Read More

Africa-Based Payments Tech Flutterwave Joins Forces With PayPal

  Flutterwave, a U.S. and Lagos-based fintech that’s on a mission to build payments infrastructures to connect Africa to the global economy, announced on Wednesday it has joined force with global digital payments giant PayPal. Flutterwave reported that through the partnership, PayPal customers will be enabled to… Read More

PayPal Officially Confirms Acquisition of Curv

    PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced on Monday it has agreed to acquire Curv, a cloud-based infrastructure for digital asset security that is based in Israel, to accelerate and expand its initiatives to support cryptocurrencies and digital assets. Founded in 2018, Curv states… Read More

Cash App from Square, Venmo from PayPal are Benefiting from Increased Use of Digital Wallets by Millennials, Analysts Explains

Catherine Wood, Founder, CEO, and CIO of ARK Investment Management LLC, an investment management company that managed the largest actively-managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) last year, recently commented on Fintech industry developments and shared her views regarding future growth opportunities. Wood, who previously worked at Jennison… Read More

Cash Usage Declined, Contactless Payments have Increased Considerably, According to Jodie Kelly from Electronic Transactions Association

The Coronavirus outbreak has led to a dramatic surge in demand for contactless payments options, which has accelerated the ongoing shift from cash transactions to safer digital payment methods. Jodie Kelley, CEO at Electronic Transactions Association, has noted that during the past 6 to 8… Read More

Fintech Unicorn Divvy, a Payment and Expense Management Platform, Reveals that Virtual Cards are Becoming Widely-Adopted

Divvy, a modern payment and expense management platform for businesses, which notably secured $165 million through its Series D funding round, notes that as businesses have started moving away from legacy spending methods such as ACH or paper checks, the virtual credit card has become… Read More

Dan Dolev from Mizuho Says Fintechs like PayPal and Square have P2P Payments Edge Against Large Banks

Dan Dolev, Mizuho senior Fintech Analyst, recently commented on who he thinks might be the long-term “winners” in payments and the wider financial technology space. Dolev, who shared his views and insights with Yahoo Finance, noted that Square is “all about the terminal value.” He… Read More

PayPal Is Planning to Offer a Super App with Fintech Services like Crypto, Payments, Investing, Rewards Accessible via Common Interface

Last year was a very transformative year for many Fintechs including PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL). There was a dramatic surge in digital commerce activity and a record number of new users began using PayPal’s online services (over 72 million). There was also a considerable increase in… Read More

PayPal Says it Won’t be Purchasing Bitcoin or Other Cryptos but Will Capitalize on the Growth Opportunity Presented by Digital Assets

PayPal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) has reportedly stated that they won’t be purchasing cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), the payments giant’s CFO John Rainey told CNBC on Thursday (February 11, 2021). Rainey clarified that PayPal would not be investing corporate cash (probably) “in sort of financial assets… Read More

PayPal Reportedly Launches Business Unit Specifically Dedicated to Cryptocurrency

  PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) is reportedly launching a new business unit that is specifically dedicated to cryptocurrency services. According to Bitcoin.com, PayPal CEO, Daniel Schulman, stated during an earnings phone call that the existing financial system is considered outdated and that PayPal will be… Read More

PayPal Releases Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2020 Results

  PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced this week the release of its fourth quarter and full-year 2020 results. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, PayPal reported that 2020 has the strongest performance in the payment platform’s history, with Total Payment Volume (TPV) being $936 billion, growing 31%… Read More

BitPay Says Fintechs Square and PayPal will Drive Bitcoin and other Cryptos to Become Globally Accepted Payment Method

The team at BitPay, a blockchain payment technology firm that allows users to accept and send Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, notes that even though 2020 was a “rollercoaster of a year for the world,” digital currency remains at the “forefront” of the future of finance…. Read More

PayPal’s Mobile Payment Service Venmo Launches Check Cashing Feature & Waives Fees For Stimulus Paper Checks

  Venmo, a mobile payment service created by PayPal, announced on Monday the launch of its new check-cashing feature.  According to Venmo, Cash a Check enables the service’s community to access a “quick, easy, and secure” way to cash paper checks. The feature will also… Read More

The Time of COVID: The Biggest Fintech Stories of 2020

2020 was a challenging year for the entire world. The ongoing health crisis surprised everyone as the world dove into a pandemic, pummeling the global economy and impacting everyone. In many respects, Fintech emerged as a beneficiary of COVID-19. Digital transformation of financial services were… Read More

PayPal Waives Check-Cashing Fees For Second Round Of Government-Issued Stimulus Checks

   PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) recently announced its check-cashing fees associated with the PayPal cash-a-check feature are being waived for government stimulus paper check recipients, enabling more customers to access their funds usually within minutes, from the safety of their own home, free of charge. PayPal reported that customers… Read More

PayPal’s Rumored Acquisition talks With BitGo Fall Through

PayPal’s rumored talks about acquiring BitGo, a digital asset financial services provider, has reportedly fallen through. According to Fortune, rumors began to circulate about PayPal being in talks to acquire BitGo and now the deal will officially not be happening and the cryptocurrency firm is… Read More

PayPal’s Xoom Announces Addition of UPI Payments to Enable NRIs & PIOs to Remit Money to India in Real Time

    Xoom, PayPal’s international money transfer service, announced on Monday its integration with NPIL’s/NPCI’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI), a real-time payment system facilitating inter-bank transactions in India. Xoom reported that Non-Residential Indians (NRIs) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) living in the U.S., Canada,… Read More

Alon Rajic: Co-Founder at Israel’s Finofin Ltd Discusses Fintech Trends and Impact of Brexit on Global Money Transfer Business

The COVID-19 pandemic reshaped consumer mentality and habits, especially as it relates to people’s financial needs. But it remains unclear what new habits born out of necessity are here to stay and what will vanish as the pandemic grinds to an eventual halt. We recently… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Investment Thesis Matured in 2020 due to COVID-19 which led to “Unprecedented” Macro Policy: Report

Kinjal Shah, a Senior Associate at San Francisco-based Blockchain Capital LLC, a VC and private equity firm that’s focused on the blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) sector, notes that research shows that only around 34% of Americans still have a “fair amount of trust”… Read More

Send this to a friend