Microsoft introduces Teams Payments
Microsoft has introduced a new feature for its Teams platform that could revolutionize how small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) collect client payments. The feature allows SMBs to seamlessly request and accept payments from within a Teams meeting, streamlining the transaction process and saving... Read more
‘Stripe considers initial public offering in 2023’
Stripe is reportedly exploring going public in what may become the largest tech startup initial public offering (IPO) in recent years.
According to the Wall Street Journal, co-founders Patrick and John Collison told employees that the business plans to go public or allow employees to sell share... Read more
Irish government seeks to ease fears amid tech sector job cuts
Despite recent layoffs, the country has a strong pipeline of foreign investment lined up, Deputy Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Monday
He added that the government expects "many positive announcements" in the coming months. Varadkar is trying to ease fears due to a recent round of tech-sect... Read more
Mobiquity and Stripe join forces to develop payment services
Digital consultancy Mobiquity and payment platform Stripe announced a collaboration. Both parties want to develop seamless payment services for companies and end users.
Consumer behaviour is changing. Online shopping remains on the rise. Personalized customer experiences are increasingly importa... Read more
Stripe allows companies to pay users with crypto on its platform
Stripe's popular payment processing platform will enable businesses to pay their consumers in bitcoin.
According to Stripe's statement on Friday, Twitter is the first one to join up. For content providers, Twitter has an expanding set of revenue tools. Stripe's agreement with Facebook will allow... Read more
Retool raises $20 million at $1.85 billion estimate
Retool Inc., a low-code software development platform vendor, just announced the collection of $20 million Series C from Stripe founders and other enterprises at a $1.85B pre-money valuation. It covers venture capital, software, and startups costs.
Retool Inc. announced the closure of a $20 mill... Read more
Stripe launches Stripe Identity for eCommerce
Stripe announced on Monday that it is launching Stripe Identity. The release is an identity verification system that online businesses can use to deploy a complete verification flow hosted by Stripe. The system is designed to reduce fraud, prevent account theft and other criminals who take advantag... Read more
Stripe acquires Bouncer to boost its fraud detection tool
The acquisition is seen as a way to enhance Stripe's own "Radar" fraud detection solution.
Stripe announced this week that it has acquired Bouncer, a company building card authentication technology to reduce fraud during online transactions. The companies are not disclosing the terms of the deal... Read more
Stripe, Airtable, PatSnap, Genesis raise millions in investments
Four tech start-ups have raised millions in recent investment rounds. They are fintech company Stripe, spreadsheet maker Airtable, innovation intelligence platform PatSnap and low-code start-up Genesis Global.
Stripe has managed to raise a total of 600 million dollars (over 500 million... Read more
Coupa expands partnerships with payment providers
Coupa has announced the expansion of its cooperation with payment providers. The company offers an integration with online payment platform Stripe and cooperates with digital wallet provider PayPal. Both collaborations focus on the Coupa Pay service.
The cooperation with PayPal should enable compani... Read more