Paydiant

  • Subway Teams Up With PayPal On Mobile Payments

    Subway Teams Up With PayPal On Mobile Payments

    Ordering your food or beverages by smartphone and then paying for it via an app is quickly becoming the new normal. Starbucks already allows for this across thousands of its stores in the U.S. Meanwhile, Burger King and Firehouse Subs announced integrations with MasterCard’s MasterPass digital payment solution just this week, and Taco Bell’s own mobile ordering solution is powered… Read More

  • PayPal Buys Paydiant, The Mobile Wallet Behind CurrentC, To Raise Its Game v. Google + Apple

    PayPal Buys Paydiant, The Mobile Wallet Behind CurrentC, To Raise Its Game v. Google + Apple

    PayPal, the payments service with 162 million users preparing to separate from e-commerce giant eBay later this year, is announcing an acquisition today to help build out its mobile business targeting physical merchants, and sharpen its focus in competition with other tech payment hopefuls like Apple and Google. It is buying Paydiant, a startup out of Boston that makes mobile wallet… Read More

  • Paydiant Gets $12M More To Build Out Its White-Label Mobile Payments API

    Paydiant Gets $12M More To Build Out Its White-Label Mobile Payments API

    Paydiant, one of the more recent entrants in mobile payments, has closed a $12 million round of funding that it plans to use to build out its white-label, API-based product for banks and merchants to offer their own branded payments services on Android and iOS devices. This Series B was led by new investor Stage 1 Ventures, whose MD David Baum now joins Paydiant’s board, as well… Read More

  • Paydiant Throws Its Hat Into The Mobile Payments Ring, Raises $7.6 Million

    Paydiant, a new Boston-based mobile payments startup, this morning announced that it closed a $7.6 million Series A round of funding led by North Bridge Venture Partners and General Catalyst Partners. The company plans to formally launch later this year. Paydiant was co-founded by Chris Gardner, Kevin Laracey and Joe Paratore, three serial entrepreneurs. Read More