Post Tagged with: "Stripe"

Mastercard Send, Visa Now Powering Stripe Instant Payout

Mastercard Send, Visa Now Powering Stripe Instant Payout

by September 19, 2016 at 2:53 pm 1 comment

Mastercard Send will now be the payment rails behind Stripe’s instant payout feature along with Visa, it was announced today by the parties involved. This function allows Stripe sellers—such as Lyft drivers—to receive payments, well, instantly. “These marketplaces [in the sharing economy] that have popped up aren’t going away, andRead More

Silicon Valley Bank Building Out Payments Services

Silicon Valley Bank Building Out Payments Services

by July 25, 2016 at 11:17 am 0 comments

Watch out payments industry, Silicon Valley Bank is coming. The bank for startups — officially named SVB Financial Group — said last Friday that it was boning up its payments infrastructure and services by “leveraging strategic partnerships to offer scalable and sustainable payment solutions to our clients, at every stage ofRead More

Is ‘Buy with Facebook’ Finally Coming?

Is ‘Buy with Facebook’ Finally Coming?

by July 6, 2016 at 11:34 am 2 comments

Whatever happened to the “Buy with Facebook” button? Back in 2014, Stripe confirmed that it was working with Facebook on a “Buy” button for the social media giant. From Recode: Facebook first began testing a “Buy” button within the News Feed in July [2014], and payments startup Stripe has been taskedRead More

Wanted: A Slackbot for Banking

Wanted: A Slackbot for Banking

by April 8, 2016 at 2:39 pm 6 comments

Slack is great for messaging, sharing documents, and annoying coworkers with unnecessary emojis — but how about taking care of the odd financial transaction? Nearly 2.5 million people (and, as of this week, including the Bank Innovation team) spend a significant portion of their day on the team collaboration toolRead More

Klarna Ramps Up U.S. Customer Service Efforts

Klarna Ramps Up U.S. Customer Service Efforts

by April 4, 2016 at 10:28 am 0 comments

The Swedish payments firm Klarna, which raised $231 million in funding in Europe and launched in the U.S. last September with Overstock.com as its first customer, has expanded its American customer service operations. Klarna is now offering customer service from 8 a.m. ET to 8 p.m. ET. Previously, Klarna’s U.S. customer serviceRead More

Startups in Cuba!

Stripe Atlas Offers Cuban Startups a Virtual Home on U.S. Soil

by March 21, 2016 at 4:48 pm 1 comment

International payments were something a weakness for payment processor Stripe, but the launch of Stripe Atlas has changed that. In the latest and most dramatic example of Stripe’s new business, look no farther than 90 miles off the Florida coast. Stripe offers global companies the ability to incorporate on U.S. soil, DelawareRead More

The Call for ‘Trust’ in Fintech Startups

The Call for ‘Trust’ in Fintech Startups

by March 4, 2016 at 10:45 am 0 comments

SEATTLE — The Silicon Valley model for its startups is well-known. Heck, there’s a Wikipedia for it. It centers on a simple principle: build a business that scales, no matter the initial profitability. And then scale it like mad. Or, in technical terms, build a business that has the potentialRead 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

Brother, Can You ‘Share’ a Ride?

Brother, Can You ‘Share’ a Ride?

by November 2, 2015 at 4:18 pm 0 comments

In case you didn’t notice, the auto industry in the U.S. is metamorphosing. While it is hard to argue that the car dealer will go the way of the travel agent, it is equally fair to say that a healthy portion of the auto industry will become enmeshed in theRead More