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Chirpify goes beyond PayPal, now accepts credit, debit card payments

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Making purchases from your social media feeds just got easier thanks to Chirpify. The Portland-based startup is now allowing its members to pay using their credit and debit cards, as well automated clearing house (ACH) payments. Previously, using PayPal was the only way to make purchases. Now, Chirpify users can...
Chirpify goes beyond PayPal, now accepts credit, debit card payments
Groupon's Breadcrumb iPad app gets simple sign-in, faster credit payments, and check splitting features
Payleven, The Samwer Square Clone, Surmounts Visa Hurdle With Chip And PIN Reader Now Sold In Europe

Make Way For Another European Square: SumUp Launches With $20M+ In Backing

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Add one more to the list of companies going head-to-head in the area of card payments by way of smartphone attachments: today, Berlin-based SumUp is opening up for business in the UK, Germany, Ireland and Austria, backed by an eight-figure Series A round, understood by TechCrunch to be over $20...
Make Way For Another European Square: SumUp Launches With $20M+ In Backing

The Square-like iZettle Launches In Germany With DZ BANK And Deutsche Telekom, Puts Heat On Payleven

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iZettle, the Square-like app and mini chip-card reader, has partnered with DZ BANK and Deutsche Telekom to launch its payments service in Germany. Jacob de Geer, iZettle CEO and co-founder says their ambition is to “become the undisputed market leader in Germany and given the partnerships with DZ BANK and...
The Square-like iZettle Launches In Germany With DZ BANK And Deutsche Telekom, Puts Heat On Payleven

iZettle, Europe’s rival to Square, hits the UK

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Swedish payments startup iZettle is making its most significant since coming out of beta last year, with a pilot program to enter the potentially huge British market. Until now the company, billed as Europe’s equivalent to Square, has so far only made its product — a free plug-in dongle and...
iZettle, Europe’s rival to Square, hits the UK

Groupon Squares Up To Rivals With Groupon POS, An iPad App And Dashboard For On-Site, Mobile Payments

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Groupon is once again expanding its portfolio of mobile payment services, putting it in closer competition with the likes of Square and PayPal’s here targeting local merchants: today it has released Groupon POS, which appears to be an iPad-specific version of its mobile payments service aimed at local merchants, working...
Groupon Squares Up To Rivals With Groupon POS, An iPad App And Dashboard For On-Site, Mobile Payments
Visa Europe, Not Square's Investor Visa Inc, Puts Brakes On iZettle As mPowa Expands To Android

Vive La France: Orange Bites The NFC Bullet, Plans Nationwide SIM-based Rollout In Home Market

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NFC, the technology that can help turn a mobile handset into an instant, superpower payment device, has been long on promise but largely short on delivery. But today, the France Telecom-owned mobile operator Orange took a step that could see some of that potential realized: it has announced that it will...
Vive La France: Orange Bites The NFC Bullet, Plans Nationwide SIM-based Rollout In Home Market

German Square Competitor, SumUp, Partners With Odd Job Software Platform To Tap Into Pool Of 10,000 Repair People

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For the myriad European mobile card reader startups taking advantage of Square’s continued absence in the region, the race to build out their businesses and get big enough to survive the inevitable consolidation continues. The latest step for Berlin-based mobile payment startup SumUp is a partnership with app maker blue:solution software, developer of...
German Square Competitor, SumUp, Partners With Odd Job Software Platform To Tap Into Pool Of 10,000 Repair People

SumUp, Another European Square, Expands To Italy, Spain And Holland, Now Covering 7 Countries 12 Weeks Into Launch

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The landgrab among Square-influenced mobile payment companies in Europe continues apace: in today’s development, SumUp — which launched in August with more than $20 million in backing from b-to-v Partners, Shortcut Ventures, Tengelmann Ventures and Klaus Hommels, the early Skype, Facebook and Xing investor — today is announcing that it...
SumUp, Another European Square, Expands To Italy, Spain And Holland, Now Covering 7 Countries 12 Weeks Into Launch

Visa, startup iZettle settle mobile payments issue

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Mobile card payments startup iZettle has settled its payments dispute with Visa Europe and can now accept Visa payments in Norway, Finland and Denmark, the company announced on Tuesday....
Visa, startup iZettle settle mobile payments issue

The Samwer brothers’ Square clone is called EvoPay, and businesses can already sign up

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Rocket Internet, the controversial German startup incubator (lovingly called ‘cloning factory’ by some) that was started by the infamous Samwer brothers, is indeed working on the launch of a credit card reader for tablets and smartphones that will inevitably end up looking suspiciously similar to Square. But contrary to...
The Samwer brothers’ Square clone is called EvoPay, and businesses can already sign up

Square may be seeking new round at whopping $4B valuation

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10 months after mobile payments startup Square raised $100 million at a valuation of $1 billion, the company is now said to be seeking a new round that could value it at up to $4 billion, reports All Things Digital. ATD’s Tricia Duryee cites multiple sources for the news,...
Square may be seeking new round at whopping $4B valuation

iZettle launches across Nordics — next stop U.K.

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Since launching late last year payment service iZettle, Europe’s answer to Square, has only been available in its native Sweden. Now it is launching across the rest of the Nordic region — and putting the pieces in place to expand into Britain later this year. As of tomorrow, customers Denmark,...
iZettle launches across Nordics — next stop U.K.

iZettle banks $31m to become the global Square

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Since coming out of beta last year, Swedish payments service iZettle has been very careful about how it has grown. The company — which, like Square, lets people take card payments through their iPhone — first launched in its home market, then the rest of the Nordic region, followed by...
iZettle banks $31m to become the global Square

SumUp, One Of Europe's Many Mobile Payments Startups, Launches In Russia - Now Operating In 11 Markets

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SumUp, one of the myriad European Square-style mobile card reader startups, has expanded its coverage footprint by rolling into an eleventh European market: Russia. SumUp is now operational in the U.K., Germany, Ireland, Austria, the Netherlands, Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, Belgium and now Russia, giving it a larger international geographical footprint...
SumUp, One Of Europe's Many Mobile Payments Startups, Launches In Russia - Now Operating In 11 Markets

PayPal taps Discover to bring in-store payments to 7M locations

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PayPal has lined up the biggest partnership to date for its in-store payment campaign, tapping credit card company Discover in a deal that will ultimately bring PayPal payments to seven million merchant locations in the U.S. Under the partnership, PayPal will utilize Discover’s credit card network to enable PayPal users...
PayPal taps Discover to bring in-store payments to 7M locations

Rocket Internet's Payleven lands more million dollar funding as it bids to become Europe's Square

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Rocket Internet’s take on Square, Payleven, has today announced that it landed “a high single digit USD million funding” from a number of investors as it seeks to gives itself a dominant cushion in the European market before Jack Dorsey’s US payment giant hops over the pond. The new cash...
Rocket Internet's Payleven lands more million dollar funding as it bids to become Europe's Square

WorldPay teams up with Discover to offer PayPal in-store checkout payments in US stores

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Global card payments acquirer WorldPay has announced a partnership with Discover Financial Services, a direct banking and payment services company, to enable its customers to accept PayPal in-store checkout payments in brick-and-mortar shops. WorldPay is a leading provider of electronic payment processing solutions that operates in more 30 different countries,...
WorldPay teams up with Discover to offer PayPal in-store checkout payments in US stores

Mobile POS wars: Adyen's Shuttle could be headache for iZettle and Payleven

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Oh look, it’s another Square-esque mobile point-of-sale payments system. Based on that fact alone, you may reasonably yawn – but Shuttle, from Adyen, is different. It’s not different merely on the basis of functionality – although it communicates with the merchant’s iOS or Android device via Bluetooth, rather than by...
Mobile POS wars: Adyen's Shuttle could be headache for iZettle and Payleven

Payleven launches person-to-person card payments in Europe

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Germany-based card payments startup Payleven is going to make its chip-and-PIN service available to individuals, the company said on Wednesday.Payleven offers a similar mobile card payments service as the U.S. based Square. Up until now, Payleven's chip-and-PIN service was only available to small merchants but as of Wednesday Payleven...
Payleven launches person-to-person card payments in Europe

Intuit Launches Its Square Competitor In The UK

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Financial software giant Intuit offers a Square-competitor, GoPayment, which allows users in the U.S. and Canada to accept payments via a reader that attaches to any smartphone. Today, Intuit is expanding across the pond with the launch of a mobile card reader in the UK, however; the offering has a...
Intuit Launches Its Square Competitor In The UK
Europe's 'Square' iZettle Now Powers Mobile Payments In Third-Party Apps, Sees First Rollout Of API With BookingBug

iZettle lands $31.4m to spur growth as rival Square scrambles to launch in Europe

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Sweden’s iZettle has raised 25 million euros (roughly $31.4 million) in Series B funding in a round led by Greylock Partners and Northzone. MasterCard, SEB Private Equity and prior backers Index Ventures and Creandum also chipped in. iZettle is the mobile payments technology company that is set to become Square’s...
iZettle lands $31.4m to spur growth as rival Square scrambles to launch in Europe

Rocket Internet's Square clone Payleven releases payment API, launches in Italy

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Payleven, the mobile payment solution provider that was incubated by Germany’s Rocket Internet, is continuing its international expansion with a launch in Italy. More importantly, Payleven has released an API for developers, essentially enabling third parties to integrate the Square clone’s payment solution into their own apps. Like Square or...
Rocket Internet's Square clone Payleven releases payment API, launches in Italy
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'Europe's Square' iZettle Exits Beta In Nordics And Finds Workaround For Visa Acceptance

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iZettle — often called the “Square of Europe” for being an early mover on its dongle-based mobile payment service for small merchants — is definitely getting down to business. Today, the Swedish-based startup announced that it has finally exited its beta phase across the rest of its Nordic footprint of...
'Europe's Square' iZettle Exits Beta In Nordics And Finds Workaround For Visa Acceptance
The Founders Of Rocket Internet's Square Clone Payleven On Technology And Taking Mobile Payments Mass Market

Mobile POS could transform the American shopping experience

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Dongles are a serious business. They are transforming the point-of-sale industry as higher rates of mobile penetration, the growth of e-commerce, and advancements in digital payments lead to a much-needed overhaul. Today, Javelin Strategy and Research released a...
Mobile POS could transform the American shopping experience
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