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Crypto Exchange bitFlyer Europe Announces Integration With Global Payments Platform PayPal

Cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer Europe announced on Monday it formed an integration with global payments platform PayPal. bitFlyer reported that the integration allows PayPal’s European users to be able to deposit funds to the bitFlyer Europe platform to purchase cryptocurrencies safely and securely. The crypto portal… Read More

Visa Announces Expansion of Partnership With PayPal For Fund Access Around the World

Visa Inc (NYSE: V) announced on Thursday it has extended its partnership PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) to the provider what it believes is faster access to funds around the world. The partnership expansion notably follows the successful launch of the Instant Transfer service across North America, as… Read More

UK Fintech TransferWise Offers Business Account that’s Reportedly 19x Cheaper than PayPal

UK Fintech and stealth bank TransferWise provides an eBay PayPal fee calculator in the US. People who sell via eBay and then accept payments through PayPal will be impacted by the extra PayPal and eBay fees. That’s because the extra charges can take a significant… Read More

PayPal Launches Interest-Free Buy Now Pay Later Installment Solution

  PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced on Monday the launch of its new interest-free buy now pay later installment solution, Pay in 4. According to PayPal, Pay in 4 enables merchants and partners to get paid upfront while enabling customers to pay for purchases… Read More

PayPal & Venmo to Launch QR Code Touch-Free Payment Technology in CVS Stores

  PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced on Thursday CVS Pharmacy will be the first national retailer to integrate PayPal and Venmo QR code technology in its checkout experience at all of its 8,200 standalone stores across the country. PayPal reported that using PayPal QR… Read More

Denmark’s CreditStretcher, UK’s Elfinity, and 9 Other Fintechs to Participate in Village Capital’s Finance Forward Europe Accelerator

Village Capital helps company founders and business owners through its accelerator program. There are 11 early-stage Fintech firms that will be taking part in Village Capital’s investment-readiness program, called Finance Forward Europe. The initiative is part of Finance Forward, which is a multi-year global coalition… Read More

PayPal Launches “Buy Now, Pay Later” Installment Solution in France

PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced on Thursday it is expanding its “buy now, pay later” solutions to France, with a new installment product that will enable customers to split purchases into four equal payments over three months, nearly anywhere PayPal is offered. According to PayPal, the… Read More

Pundi X Is Making PayPal Available on Blockchain-Based POS Devices

Singapore-based blockchain developer Pundi X announced on Tuesday its blockchain-based point-of-sale device, the XPOS, is now capable of supporting  PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL). According to Pundi X, the XPOS has been providing scores of brick-and-mortar stores with an alternative payment method to cash by allowing them to… Read More

PayPal Announces Launch of QR Code Touch-Free Payments in Canada

Global payments platform PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) recently announced it has rolled out QR code payments in Canada for small businesses to accept touch-free mobile payments from their customers using the PayPal app. PayPal reported that the new functionality allows customers to buy or sell in-person, safely, and securely… Read More

PayPal’s Move Into Crypto: Affirmation that Traditional Payment Players Can No Longer Ignore Digital Assets

Digital assets continue to gain traction in the real world. While it will take some time, it is hard to ignore that more institutional money is creeping in and blockchain technology is being viewed as a viable tool to create and manage digital assets including… Read More

KuCoin P2P Fiat Market Supports Buying Crypto With USD Through PayPal

Singapore-based global cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin announced on Wednesday its P2P Fiat Market added support for US Dollars (USD), allowing traders to buy cryptocurrencies like USDT, BTC and ETH with USD through PayPal and other payment methods. According to KuCoin, This is another mainstream fiat currency… Read More

California Fintech Even to Help Workers Achieve Financial Wellbeing, Secures Investments from PayPal, Valar Ventures, Others

Oakland, California based Fintech firm Even aims to improve the financial wellbeing of workers and also wants to help people become better money managers. PayPal Ventures, Valar Ventures, Founders Fund, and Marc Benioff have recently made investments in Even. Even claims it’s the only Fintech… Read More

PayPal & Venmo Reportedly Planning to Roll Out Cryptocurrency Buying/Selling Options

PayPal and Venmo are planning to roll out cryptocurrency buying and selling options through their digital payment platforms, Coindesk reported on Monday. The media outlet revealed that although it is not confirmed which crypto will be offered, sources close to the project have stated they… Read More

PayPal Commits $530 Million to Support Black Businesses, Strengthen Minority Communities, & Fight Economic Inequality

PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) announced on Thursday it has made a $530 million commitment to support Black and minority-owned businesses and communities in the U.S., especially those hardest hit by the pandemic, to help address economic inequality. PayPal reported as part of its investment, it is… Read More

Tink Announces Extension of Open Banking Support For PayPal; Scores Strategic Investment

Tink, a Sweden-based fintech that provides APIs to create next-generation banking services, announced on Wednesday it has extended its open banking support for PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL). According to Tink, the expanded relationship is supported by a second strategic investment from PayPal, carried out in connection… Read More

Fintech ETFs Record Significant Gains as Consumers Stay Home and Shop via Digital Commerce Platforms

As US residents continue to stay home, due to lockdowns following the COVID-19 outbreak, many consumers have been purchasing products and services from online merchants (instead of visiting physical store locations). A significant increase in e-commerce activity has led to the adoption of the latest… Read More

Viva Republic, Manager of Largest South Korean Fintech Firm, Toss, Plans to Secure $200 Million in Additional Funding

Viva Republica Ltd., a company that manages Toss, one of the largest South Korean Fintech firms, is reportedly planning to secure around $200 million in additional funding from investors. This, after acquiring $64 million in August 2019. The company says the funds will be used… Read More

PayPal Reports COVID-19 Driven Growth: Adding 250,000 Customers a Day

PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL)  reported earnings today and according to the company after an initial dip, utilization and user growth is booming. In fact, PayPal says they are signing up around 250,000 customers a day as it becomes an “essential service.” 7.4 million customers were activated during… Read More

Google Pay and India’s Digital Payments App PhonePe were Most Frequently Downloaded Fintech Apps in February 2020

Google Pay was reportedly the most downloaded Fintech app (globally) during the month of February 2020 with 15.6 million downloads. It was closely followed by Indian digital payments firm PhonePe’s app which was downloaded 6 million times. For Google Pay, this is notably more than… Read More

Fintech Firms Intuit and PayPal Approved by SBA to Distribute Funds as Part of US Emergency Lending Program, Following Coronavirus Outbreak

Fintech firms Intuit and PayPal have been approved by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to distribute funds, which are part of the US organization’s emergency lending and relief program. The funds are being given to businesses in order to help them sustain their operations, following… Read More

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