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Stripe lands new funding; signs deal with Visa

28 July 2015  | 0 comments | 16 tweets | 16 linkedin

Hot payments startup Stripe has landed a new round of funding from investors including American Express, Visa and Sequoia Capital, valuing the San Francisco-based company at $5 billion.

Square reportedly files for IPO

24 July 2015  | 0 comments | 16 tweets | 13 linkedin

Mobile payments startup Square has filed confidentially for an initial public offering, according to Bloomberg sources.

Visa confirms Visa Europe acquisition talks

23 July 2015  | 0 comments | 16 tweets | 23 linkedin

Visa has confirmed that it is in talks about buying back its former subsidiary Visa Europe, with a decision on whether to complete a deal expected by October.

Card fraud rises across Europe - ECB

22 July 2015  | 9 comments | 25 tweets | 20 linkedin

The European Central Bank (ECB) has reported an eight percent increase in fraud among cards issued or acquired within the Single Euro Payments Area (Sepa) for 2013.

First Data prepares for multibillion dollar listing

21 July 2015  | 0 comments | 17 tweets | 18 linkedin

Payments processor First Data has filed for an IPO that could be worth billions, just eight years after the company went private in one of the biggest leveraged buy-outs ever seen.

Hackers have breached the systems of Ashley Madison, a dating website for would-be adulterers, and are threatening to publish the personal information, including credit card transaction details, of millions of users.

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