Mastercard, PayPal and Robinhood dive deeper into crypto as industry shows ‘promise’
A number of brand-name mainstream financial institutions have been rolling out new crypto products and services in an attempt to make the space more accessible.
Visa partners with PayPal, Venmo and others to power interoperable digital payments
Visa is partnering with a host of financial service and payment companies for a new interoperable peer-to-peer (P2P) payment offering, one that allows people to transfer money to friends even if they
PayPal adds Apple Pay support for small merchants using Advanced Checkout
PayPal is adding new tools for small business owners, including Apple Pay support at checkout, the option for customers to save their cards for this specific site and access to IC++ pricing. Small and
Germany is looking into PayPal’s terms for merchants
Veteran tech giant PayPal is facing an antitrust investigation in Germany — where the Federal Cartel Office (FCO) has announced it’s looking into its rules on surcharges. The regulator is
Will Twitter, PayPal and Walmart compete to launch America’s super app?
Twitter, PayPal and Walmart could find themselves competing to monetize the financial lives of millions of people. Which one has the best odds of winning, or is there actually room for several leaders
PayPal and MetaMask team up to make it easier to buy crypto
PayPal is primarily known as an online payment method. But the company wants to become an easy way to get started with cryptocurrencies. In that regard, ConsenSys, the company behind MetaMask, announc
After Stripe and Square, Venmo and PayPal are set to support Apple’s Tap to Pay on iPhones
PayPal announced Thursday that it will soon support Apple’s Tap to Pay on iPhones. The company said in its Q3 2022 earnings report that both PayPal and Venmo will soon support this tech as a par
Amazon now allows customers to make payments through Venmo
Amazon announced that it will now allow customers to make payments through Venmo on its platform. The company said this option will be available to select customers starting today and will roll out to
PayPal rolls out support for passkeys on Apple devices
PayPal is making it easier to log in to its services — if you’re an Apple device user, that is. The payments giant today announced that it’s adding passkeys as a log in method for Pa
PayPal debuts a new rewards program that combines Honey’s discounts with other ways to earn
PayPal is taking a step away from the Honey brand, the $4 billion shopping rewards acquisition it made in 2019, with today’s launch of PayPal Rewards. The new program will replace “Honey G
Venmo rolls out ‘Charity Profiles’ to allow charities to raise funds directly within its app
Venmo is launching a new feature called “Charity Profiles” that will allow charities to raise funds and receive donations directly within its app, the PayPal-owned company announced on Mon
For LatAm payment orchestration startups, market fragmentation is a blessing in disguise
To be successful in Latin America, payment orchestrators must provide a robust value proposition that meets the unique conditions of the region.
PayPal debuts ‘Grant Payments’ to shift charitable giving from paper checks to electronic transfers
PayPal is expanding further into the charitable donations business with this morning’s launch of support for Grant Payments, the company has announced. The new product has been created in partne
Balance raises $56M to tip the one-click checkout scales in favor of B2B merchants
The company is working now with hundreds of merchants and dozens of B2B marketplaces, a 10-time increase since last year.
Treggo, armed with new funds, takes on crowded Latin American last-mile delivery sector
Treggo works with thousands of last-mile providers to give merchants information on the best delivery provider in a certain zip code.
Stripe’s new and lower internal valuation, explained
As one of the most richly valued startups in history, is Stripe's internal valuation cut as bearish as the big numbers might lead some to believe?
WTF is a 409A?
In the past few months, both Stripe and Instacart have seen their internal valuations updated in a 409A appraisal process. What is this all about, and why should startups consider a lower valuation?
Dutchie Pay wants to help you stop paying in cash for your cannabis
Dutchie Pay is a payment solution designed for the very specific requirements of the legal cannabis market in the U.S. but also indicative of the wider problems faced by cash-based businesses.
Twitch is adding a ‘charity mode’ that simplifies streaming for a good cause
Streaming to raise money for a good cause is a big deal on Twitch, but the platform has always pointed creators elsewhere to manage the logistics of raising cash and getting it where it needs to go. N
Crypto asset manager Valkyrie looks to raise $30M for its new VC arm
Crypto asset manager Valkyrie, best known for launching one of the only U.S. SEC-approved bitcoin futures ETFs, is moving into a new asset class — venture capital. The firm hired investor Lluís