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Restaurant payment app secures Europe’s largest seed-funding round

“More than 1,000 restaurants and hotels have signed up to the app, including Corbin & King, owners of the Wolseley and Delaunay in London, Four Charles Prime Rib in New York and the Hoxton chain, which runs nine hotels across Europe and the US. It involves customers scanning a QR code on their table to […]
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Altman Brothers Lead B2B Payment Startup Routable’s $30M Series B

“We all know the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital adoption in a number of areas, particularly in the financial services space. Within financial services, there are few spaces hotter than B2B payments. With a $120 trillion market size , it’s no surprise that an increasing number of fintechs focused on digitizing payments have been attracting investor […]
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Indonesian E-commerce Firm Bukalapak Raises $234 Million

“Indonesian e-commerce company Bukalapak raised $234 million in capital in a funding round led by Microsoft, Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC, and local media conglomerate Emtek, according to a sale document reviewed by Reuters. The latest funding round comes amid a frenzy of interest from global investors in gaining exposure to the fast growing Southeast […]
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Temasek-Backed Pine Labs Acquires Asian Payments App Fave

“Pine Labs Pvt , the Indian merchant commerce platform backed by PayPal Holdings Inc. , Temasek Holdings Pte and Sequoia India , has acquired Southeast Asian loyalty and cashback platform Fave to expand its consumer business. The deal is valued at more than $45 million in cash and stock. Following the acquisition, Pine Labs will […]

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Nuvei to Acquire Mazooma, a U.S. Focused Gaming and Sports Wagering Payment Technology Provider

“Nuvei Corporation (“Nuvei” or the “Company”) (TSX: NVEI and NVEI.U), the global payment technology partner of thriving brands, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mazooma Technical Services Inc. (“Mazooma”), a U.S. focused gaming and sports wagering payment technology provider for approximately $56 million plus additional consideration subject to the achievement […]
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Signifyd Closes $205M Investment in Commerce Protection

“With the $205 million funding round that Signifyd announced today, the fraud and consumer abuse leader is among the companies that will lead ecommerce into a new era marked by new consumer habits and new requirements for retailers…In the years since, they have consistently extended the sort of guaranteed protection Signifyd provides merchants. The company’s […]
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Netstars Raises JPY6.6 Billion From Investors Including KKR, SIG and LUN Partners | NETSTARS CO., LTD

“Netstars Co., Ltd. (“Netstars” or the “Company”), the operator of Japan’s largest QR code payment gateway, today announced the completion of a JPY6.6 billion funding round. The round, which was made through a combination of a capital infusion and the allotment of new shares, includes a JPY4 billion investment made from funds managed by global […]
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WEX Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Benefitexpress

“WEX (NYSE: WEX), a leading financial technology service provider (the “Company”), today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire benefitexpress, a leading provider of highly configurable, cloud-based benefits administration technologies and services. benefitexpress significantly expands WEX’s offerings in benefits administration by adding a complementary suite of solutions to WEX’s Health offerings, including employee enrollment […]
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Cardlytics to Acquire Bridg to Accelerate Transformational Growth

“Cardlytics (NASDAQ: CDLX) announced today its intent to acquire Bridg, a customer data platform that empowers marketers to better understand and reach customers using SKU-level insights. Once the integration is complete, this addition will pair Cardlytics’ advertising platform, which has an audience of more than 163 million monthly active users, with Bridg’s enhanced SKU-level insights […]