Startup Loopt Lands with Green Dot

Startup Loopt Lands with Green Dot

blogs.wsj.com
The chase over mobile payments continues as prepaid money card issuer Green Dot Corp. has agreed to acquire mobile start-up Loopt Inc. for $43.4 million. Green Dot announced the agreement, which will be an all-cash deal, Friday morning. It is expected to close in the first quarter. Loopt, of Mountain...
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