BankTech

TransferWise Raises $58 Mn to Boost its P2P Transfer Business

TransferWise, the UK based peer-to-peer money transfer service, has raised $58 Mn in a new round of funding. The company has now reached a valuation of almost a $1 Bn. Prominent investors in the recent funding round include Andreessen Horowitz, Valar Ventures, Index Ventures and Seedcamp, as reported by TechCrunch....

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Blockchain

Ingenico Partners with Paymium for Bitcoin Payments

Ingenico Group and Paymium have teamed up to integrate Bitcoin payments on the TELIUM TETRA next-generation terminals. Being an open-source technology, Bitcoin is both a payment system and a universal digital currency. Tens of thousands of merchants already accept Bitcoin payments worldwide, enjoying the benefits of this inexpensive and efficient...

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Blockchain

Braintree Launches Bitcoin Payments Services for US Merchants

US Merchants who use Braintree’s payments software platform can now enable Bitcoin payments through Coinbase. Customers can now start making payments in Bitcoin provided they have a Coinbase account. Braintree had already integrated Coinbase into its SDK called “v.zero”. Braintree created the v.zero SDK as an open platform, giving merchants...

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