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Blockchain-based games have seen a surge in popularity, but playing them is getting expensive. Play-to-earn games like StepN require players to purchase an NFT before they can participate, while other
“Buy now, pay later” (BNPL) startups have gained traction by targeting consumers, but BNPLs for businesses are also starting to take off. One example is Fairbanc, which is based in Singapore but f
Stripe is the latest high-profile fintech company to experience a significant valuation cut as the market downturn begins to hit the sector especially hard. Last valued at $95 billion, the payments pr
European fintech Klarna has confirmed that it has raised $800 million at a pretty hefty valuation drop. Rumors have been circulating for at least the past month that Sweden-based Klarna, best known as
Buy now, pay later (BNPL) products have become incredibly popular with users, and both startups and tech behemoths such as Apple have taken notice. But BNPL companies have attracted some controversy,
Europe has no shortage of buy now, pay later startups and a quick search is revealing. Berlin-based fintech startup Mondu has taken in €39.9 million to expand its B2B BNPL solution. Madrid’s RITMO
The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Klarna, a European buy now, pay later (BNPL) provider, is considering raising capital at a valuation of around $15 billion. The new figure is both a dram
After Apple shook up the buy now, pay later market with news that it would now be a competitor to established firms, PayPal this morning is introducing another buy now, pay later product to follow the
How will all of these BNPL-focused providers fare with Apple pounding its way into their market?
The news that Apple would offer its own “buy now, pay later” service splitting any Apple Pay bill into installments hit the fintech lending world like a thunderbolt. But it turns out the n
Welcome to The Interchange, a take on this week’s fintech news and trends. To get this in your inbox, subscribe here. Buy now, pay later has become nearly ubiquitous here in the U.S. As such, compan
More venture capital keeps trooping into Africa’s B2B e-commerce retail, a space where startups are digitizing informal trade to get thousands of merchants to operate more efficiently. This time, it
To get a better picture of where the BNPL market is at right now, we spoke with four active investors about their expectations for the space, upcoming regulation, scalability, default risk and more.
The shocking decline in the value of Upstart and Affirm is only part of the story. There are myriad startups in the BNPL market, meaning that a large piece of fintech was just heavily repriced.
Walnut was founded by Roshan Patel and Yash Joshi to bring the buy now, pay later model to healthcare, arguably the home of some of the least transparent and taxing financial transactions. After being
TechCrunch sat down with Libor Michalek, president of technology at Affirm, to understand just how the company differentiates itself from its plethora of competitors.
Online payment methods can be expensive for merchants, who have to pay between 2% and 8% of every sale to debit and credit card, e-wallet and BNPL facilitators. Much of this is often passed to consume
The venture capital market is slowing down, which means early-stage founders are chasing a smaller pool of money. We asked VCs to name a pro forma pitch practice they think founders should retire.
Payment fraud is going mainstream, and anyone with an internet connection can join in.