Funding History
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- Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company 6 Oct 2016
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Stripe Takes Funding For Fintech

Stripe, a San Francisco-based fintech startup, has taken funding from Sumitomo Mitsui Card Company. Stripe will use the funds for its launch in Japan. 

Read More06 Oct 16
Payments Investment Fails To Grow

The payments space faced a major test last year with Square’s IPO. It saw the mobile card reader and payment processing company list at a valuation of USD3.85bn, shaving more than 30% off the USD6bn it was valued at when it raised USD150m in 2014. The...

Read More16 Sep 16
Startups Are Falling Into The Background Of Payments

The payments space is no longer the fertile land of opportunity that it was once perceived as. In the past startups rushed in, attempting to upend the point-of-sale process and convince users to leave their wallets at home. Investors liked the look of it...

Read More21 Apr 16
Fintech Investment Doubles, But Focus Shifts

Fintech is changing fast. Lending and blockchain are 'in' when it comes to investment, while payments and bitcoin are 'out'. Investors are increasingly seeing bitcoin as a pipe dream while the disruption of payments is far enough along to make it...

Read More13 Apr 16
What An Even More Crowded Payments Space Means For Fintech

Competition in payments is intense and with Square making a major push into online payments it's only going to get more so. This puts Square firmly into competition with the likes of PayPal’s Braintree and Stripe for the online payments market....

Read More31 Mar 16
Fintech 360 - 6 Top Stories In Payments This Week

Touching businesses and consumers every single day, payments is probably the most buzzed segment in fintech right now. From the exotic and oft-misunderstood promise of blockchain-enabled technology like the bitcoin to e-wallets, payments are continually...

Read More09 Dec 15
The Road Ahead For Cash Versus Digital Payments

It’s fitting that the first panel of London Fintech Week dealt with cash versus digital money as it can be tempting sometimes to over-estimate the impact digital services are having on the day-to-day lives of consumers and merchants. In payments,...

Read More15 Sep 15
INSIGHT: Who Benefits From Stripe’s New Mobile Shopping Tool

Stripe wants to fix mobile commerce. As part of its strategy, it’s releasing a feature called Relay, which it’s describing as a "universal sell" button for the internet. In brief, it's designed to make it a lot easier to buy and sell goods inside...

Read More15 Sep 15
Partnerships Pave The Way As Stripe Hits USD5bn Valuation

Stripe is a fast-moving payments disruptor that is attracting increasing interest from traditional financial powerhouses. Each new strategic partnership it inks is designed to open up new markets, currencies and customers for the young company, without...

Read More28 Jul 15
Visa Invests In Stripe At A USD5bn Valuation

Visa is to invest in payments service stripe, against Stripe’s USD5bn valuation. The size of Visa’s contribution was not revealed. The two companies work together in areas such as payment security and product innovation. Stripe has now made deals...

Read More28 Jul 15