Rally bags $12M to build the future of e-commerce checkout
Rally provides one-click checkout and post-purchase offers that allow the merchant to inject offers after the checkout.
FLIK’s unified checkout solution gives sellers in Southeast Asia more control over data
E-commerce in Southeast Asia is very fragmented, with consumers having their choice of marketplaces, e-commerce sites and social commerce. Many prefer to buy from large marketplaces, says FLIK co-foun
Why Checkout.com lowered its internal valuation
Fintech startup Checkout.com was in the news this morning because the Financial Times reported that the payment company had slashed its internal valuation to $11 billion. And it’s a huge drop compar
Why the ‘last click’ in e-commerce matters — and how to get it right
You may have perfected the top of the funnel, but you very well could have missed the gaps in the bottom.
Shopic lands $35M to bring its item-scanning ‘smart cart’ tech to more stores
Stores face new challenges in a world forever changed by the pandemic. Amazon and other tech giants are encroaching on their business. But perhaps more urgently, supply chain snarls haven’t gone
Fintech Bolt just laid off over 100 employees across engineering, sales and marketing
One-click checkout startup Bolt has laid off at least 100 employees and counting across go-to-market, sales and recruiting roles, sources say. CEO Maju Kuruvilla confirmed the workforce reduction in a
Checkout.com to acquire identity verification startup Ubble
A few months after raising $1 billion, payments startup Checkout.com has announced that it plans to acquire French startup Ubble, which operates a remote identity verification service. The deal should
Amazon’s cashierless Just Walk Out technology comes to Houston Astros’ Major League Baseball Stadium
Amazon announced today it will bring its cashier-free checkout technology, Just Walk Out, to a Major League Baseball stadium for the first time. MLB team Houston Astros will introduce the Just Walk Ou
Montonio is building the payment and checkout solution to rule them all
Meet Montonio, an e-commerce checkout solution created by a small startup based in Tallinn, Estonia. The company just raised a $12 million Series A funding round (€11 million) led by Index Ventures.
PayPal makes its ‘Happy Returns’ service free with PayPal Checkout, expands to 5,000+ locations
PayPal is expanding access to the returns service it acquired last year, Happy Returns, by making it available to PayPal Checkout merchants at no extra cost. The payments company said on Monday that m
Sleek wants to be the last shopping check-out form you ever fill out
Sleek is developing a browser extension enabling one-click checkout and cash-back savings.
Fresh round of $355M lifts online checkout company Bolt into decacorn territory
This newest raise comes just three months after Bolt took in a sizable $393 million in Series D funding.
Global Processing Services adds $100M to its coffers to grow its embedded finance and API payments platform
Embedded finance continues to be the engine driving the growth of fintech, with one group of companies building core banking, payments and other financial technology, and a much bigger group tapping t
Sunday raises $100 million for its fast restaurant checkout flow
Sunday, a startup that didn’t exist just a few months ago, has raised a $100 million Series A funding round. Today’s funding round is led by Coatue with participation from partners of DST Global.
YC-backed Ziina raises $7.5M seed led by Avenir Growth Capital and Class 5 Global
Cash is the predominant method of sending and receiving payments in the Middle East. If you owe someone a cup of coffee or a trip over a long period, repaying via cash is your best bet. This is one pr
Sunday raises $24 million seed round to build a fast restaurant checkout flow
Meet Sunday, a new startup that is going to attract some headlines as it has raised a $24 million seed round at a $140 million post-money valuation. That’s a lot of money for a company that started
Checkout.com raises $450 million and reaches $15 billion valuation
Payments company Checkout.com is raising once again. The company has closed a $450 million Series C round with Tiger Global Management leading the round — Greenoaks Capital and all existing investor
Google Pay expands its integration with PayPal to online merchants
Google and PayPal have been strategic partners for some time. The companies in 2017 announced that PayPal would become a payment method in Android Pay, the service that later rebranded as Google Pay.
Walmart and Target embrace in-store mobile checkout for the holidays
Two of the U.S.’s largest brick-and-mortar retailers, Walmart and Target, are launching new mobile checkout systems in their stores to accommodate the influx of shoppers expected during the 2018
PayPal Rolls Out One-Touch Mobile Checkout For Apps
Mobile commerce today is still challenging with complicated checkout flows that see users bouncing between screens, and having to tap out their personal information on tiny screens and keyboards. PayP