GoCardless, a leading fintech for bank-to-bank payments, has today launched Instant Bank Pay, a new open banking feature directly integrated into its global payment platform. With Instant Bank Pay, merchants can take instant, one-off bank-to-bank payments from new and existing customers while still reaping the benefits of bank debit for their recurring payments. Continue reading
Opera Limited (NASDAQ: OPRA), one of the world’s major browser providers with 380 million monthly active users globally, today announced it has hired PayPal veteran Allen Hu to become new Executive Vice President (EVP) of Dify, Opera’s fintech arm. An expert in financial technology and payments, Allen Hu will lead the Dify business. He brings a wealth of experience from nearly ten years at PayPal, where he was Regional Head of Global Core Payments, based in California. Continue reading
Leading payments platform Wirex today announced their partnership with Mastercard, as they become the first cryptocurrency-native platform to secure Mastercard principal membership. The news further solidifies Wirex’s vision to bring cryptocurrency to the mainstream with the support of Mastercard, the renowned global payment technology company, by giving Wirex additional functionality and control. Read more
WooCommerce, the popular open-source eCommerce platform developed and supported by Automattic, is publicly offering CBD merchants the choice to connect their stores to services such as Jetpack, WooCommerce Shipping, and WooCommerce Tax.
WooCommerce has been powering CBD stores since the U.S. Federal Government passed the Farm Bill in December 2018.
“WooCommerce is proud to offer CBD merchants secure, efficient services that enable business owners to focus on improving consumers’ lives,” says Paul Maiorana, General Manager of WooCommerce.
By choosing Square as their payment solution, CBD merchants can now extend their WooCommerce store’s capabilities with services such as: Read More
PayPal begins trading separately on the Nasdaq, creating a new company that analysts say is worth more than $50 billion (USD). PayPal shares soared to $42.55 in early trading, on its trading debut after it split from e-commerce company eBay.