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Stripe Announces Global Commerce Partnership With Salesforce

Payments platform Stripe announced on Wednesday it has formed a global commerce partnership with Salesforce to power Commerce Cloud Payments and advanced commerce experiences for enterprise customers. The duo is teaming up to help retailers adapt to a reported digital spending surge. “E-commerce spending has… Read More

Fintech Funding During H1 2020 was Led by Corporate Deals, but Significant Decline in M&A Investments: Report

Although global Fintech funding declined during the first half of this year, with $25.6 billion of total investment secured globally through 1,221 deals, corporate business deals are driving most of the VC activity. This, according to the Pulse of Fintech H1’20, which is a report… Read More

Former General Motors Executive Dhivya Suryadevara Appointed Chief Financial Officer at Stripe

  Payments platform Stripe recently announced it has appointed Dhivya Suryadevara as its new Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Stripe, Suryadevara served as Chief Financial Officer at the automobile brand, General Motors, where she oversaw financial operations amounting to over $100 billion in annual… Read More

SME Accounting and Payroll Software Provider Clear Books Integrates with Payment Processor Stripe

Clear Books, which offers accounting and payroll software to more than 13,000 SMEs, has teamed up with payment processing company, Stripe. The integration should make it easier or more seamless for Clear Books customers to take card payments, which means that businesses will be able… Read More

Stripe Partners With Notarize to keep Notaries Working From Home During COVID-19 Pandemic

Online notary platform Notarize announced on Thursday it has formed a new partnership with payments platform Stripe to keep notaries working, remotely and safely, from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Notarize reported that by integrating with Stripe Connect, Notarize can pay notaries on the same… Read More

Global Fintech Funding Declined during COVID-19, Investors Now Focused on Mature Fintechs like Robinhood and Stripe: Report

  The global Fintech industry is being transformed by the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting socio-economic problems and challenges, according to a recent report from CB Insights. As mentioned in the report, the first quarter of this year was quite difficult for the financial services sector… Read More

Stripe Announces Plans to Launch Series of Products to Support Platforms in Economic Recovery Efforts During COVID-19 Pandemic

  Payments platform Stripe announced on Tuesday it is launching a series of products to help platforms and their business customers adapt as the economy reboots during the COVID-19 pandemic. Stripe reported that platforms it powers now have access to an enhanced toolkit, which will… Read More

Stripe Announces Expansion of Support for JCB Payments

Payments platform Stripe announced on Wednesday it is expanding its support for JCB payments. According to Stripe, JCB is a credit card network with more than 135 million cardholders worldwide and a share-of-wallet in Japan. Stripe also revealed that businesses using Stripe in Japan may… Read More

Stripe Announces Launch in Five More European Countries

Payments platform Stripe announced on Wednesday it has expanded its services to five more European countries. Stripe reported it will be generally available in the Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, and Malta.  While sharing more details about the launch, the Stripe team stated: “[We have]… Read More

Stripe Announces New Partnership With Payment Installment Platform QuadPay

Payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday it has formed a new partnership with payment installment platform, QuadPay, to power advanced buy-now-pay-later experiences that boost conversion and allows consumers to start shopping instantly through online and in-store. According to Stripe, QuadPay enables consumers to start shopping… Read More

Stripe’s API “Stripe Issuing” Now Open to All U.S. Businesses

Payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday its Stripe Issuing, which is an API that allows users to create and control virtual and physical cards, is now open to all U.S. businesses. According to Stripe, Stripe Issuing was created to help businesses manage how funds get spent…. Read More

Stripe Announces Extension of Series G Funding Round; Now Raising An Additional $600 Million

Payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday the extension of its Series G funding round. The company reported it is raising an additional $600 million from investors, which includes Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, GV, and Sequoia. Founded in 2010, Stripe describes itself as a technology company… Read More

California-based Payments Firm Stripe Partners with Keap, a CRM Platform, to Offer an Enhanced Customer Experience

California-headquartered Stripe, a leading payments solution provider, has teamed up with Keap, a customer relations management (CRM) platform, in order to provide a better payment experience for customers. Keap confirmed that it has created an integration with Stripe to assist clients with improving their cash… Read More

Online Login & Checkout Experience Fast Secures $20 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Stripe

Fast, a U.S.-based online login and checkout experience, announced on Thursday it secured $20 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Stripe with participation from Index Ventures and Susa Ventures. Founded in 2019, Fast describes itself as a platform that enables… Read More

Stripe Closes All Offices Amid Coronavirus Outbreak; Continues to Pay Vendors to Hold Jobs For Hourly Employees Unable to Work

Payments platform Stripe announced on Thursday it has officially shut down all its offices and all employees, as well as on-site contractors, are working from home. Prior to this announcement, Stripe announced it closed its San Francisco office, but kept the offices in Amsterdam, Berlin,… Read More

Direct to Consumer Furniture Company Castlery Now Accepting In-Person & Online Payments With Stripe

Castlery, a direct to consumer furniture store from Singapore, is now accepting in-person and online payments with payment platform Stripe. According to Stripe, Castlery sold its products online, and soon after ventured into offline retail with physical showrooms. “Handling both online and offline payments was… Read More

Canadian E-Commerce Platform Lightspeed Teams Up With Stripe to Launch New Integrated Payment Capabilities in North America

Lightspeed, a Canada-based e-commerce platform, announced on Thursday it has launched new integrated payment capabilities in North America. The expansion is through Lightspeed’s partnership with Stripe. Founded in 2005, Lightspeed provides customers with a way to build, manage, and grow retail, restaurant, or commerce business… Read More

Report: Stripe CEO “Very Skeptical of Anyone…Adamant That Crypto’s Gonna Work”

CEO Patrick Collison of Stripe told Wired magazine last Friday that he’s, “very skeptical of anyone who’s adamant that crypto’s gonna work,” but said he thinks companies should experiment even if the chance of success seems slight. Collison reportedly made the comments while doing on… Read More

Abandoning Ship: eBay, Visa, Mastercard and Stripe Exit Facebook’s Libra Association [u]

Following in the footsteps of PayPal, which walked away from the Libra Association last Friday, eBay and Stripe have now departed the alliance. In an update, Law360 has confirmed that Mastercard and Visa have exited the Libra Association as well. “We highly respect the vision… Read More

Stripe Announces Launch in Malaysia

Payments platform Stripe announced on Monday it has launched its services in Malaysia. Stripe reported that businesses throughout the country may now easily accept and manage payments, as well as have access to the full Stripe stack, which includes Billing, Connect, Radar and Sigma. “More… Read More

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