Post Tagged with: "Adyen"

Will Stripe’s New Funding Lead to an IPO?

Will Stripe’s New Funding Lead to an IPO?

by November 28, 2016 at 3:40 pm 1 comment

Digital payments startup Stripe, begun back in 2000 by a pair of Irish brothers, has just raised new funding that values the company at just over $9 billion—and incidentally makes its founders the youngest billionaires in Ireland. In all, $150 million in new capital was raised. This brings the company’sRead More

Coolest Brands 2016: AdyenSecret Ubiquity

Coolest Brands 2016: Adyen

Secret Ubiquity

by February 16, 2016 at 8:47 am 2 comments

Netflix, Uber, Facebook, AirBnB, Spotify., Evernote. What do they have in common? In terms of payments, they all use the services of Adyen, the Amsterdam-based payments giant. Adyen operates in more countries and currencies than competitor Stripe, and serves large, international operations, while Stripe works with startups and developers. Adyen’sRead More

Adyen Might Be to Blame for Stripe Pricing Cuts in Europe

Adyen Might Be to Blame for Stripe Pricing Cuts in Europe

by December 10, 2015 at 11:32 am 1 comment

Stripe has significantly lowered its pricing in Europe, and Adyen could be to blame, not just new Europe Union regulations. Stripe disclosed yesterday that it has cut its interchange fees across 14 nations in Europe by up to 100 basis points, to 1.4% on European cards. Stripe also made other tweaks to itsRead More

5 FinTech Startups Worth $1 Billion or More

5 FinTech Startups Worth $1 Billion or More

by February 16, 2015 at 10:32 am 3 comments

Five fintech startups are now in the billion-dollar club — meaning they are valued at more than $1 billion. Here are the billion-dollar fintech companies and their last valuations, according to data recently released by Dow Jones VentureSource (in $millions):  Rank Startup Current Valuation Raised to Date 1 Square $6,000 $495Read More

Amsterdam is now the quiet global center for fintech

Amsterdam is now the quiet global center for fintech

by January 9, 2015 at 3:33 am 0 comments

I chose Amsterdam as the next stop on the Fintech City Tour, primarily because of Adyen. When a Fintech Unicorn appears in a place that is not on most people’s radar screen, it seems like it is worth a visit. Another reason is that I spent a very enjoyable year working in Amsterdam as a…Read more Fintech City Tour Goes to Amsterdam, the quiet global center

$510M of Fintech Funding in 17 Deals Caps 2014

by December 24, 2014 at 11:44 am 0 comments

Last week was surprisingly busy given how close it was to the year-end holiday freeze. But two blockbuster deals, $250 million to Swedish payment company Adyen and $200 million raised in an IPO from Finovate alum OnDeck, made it one of the biggest weeks of the year.