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Swiss fintech startup MUUME secures € 2 million to make mobile payments more convenient

The Swiss fintech startup MUUME just secured about € 2 million in growth funding in a fincancing round led by Frankfurt-based private equity company Heliad Equity Partners. The fresh capital will be used for the further market entry and the international … Continue reading

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Now official: Mobile payment companies payleven and SumUp join forces

Two of the leading European mobile payment companies SumUp and payleven today announced a definitive merger agreement to create the global leader in mobile payments. The shareholders of both companies have approved the transaction and will continue to support the combined company going … Continue reading

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SumUp announces new funding round led by Life.SREDA

The European Mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) startup SumUp today announced an investment (“double digit million dollar”) led by fintech venture capital firm Life.SREDA. The round was closed with the participation of existing investors like Groupon and BBVA Ventures. The investment follows … Continue reading

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$6m for JUSP, the Italian startup that turns your Smartphone into a POS

JUSP, the Italian, Milan-based company operating in the mobile POS market, as just closed a new $6mln  round thanks to Principia II, Vertis Venture and a group of angels. The company will use the new resources to launch and accelerate … Continue reading

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Rocket Internets’ payleven announced additional funding

payleven, one of Europe’s square clones (mobile payment), today announced that it secured additional funding at the end of 2012, to continue its strong growth in Europe and South America. The “high single digit USD million” amount comes largely from a new … Continue reading

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Social payments startup iZettle just expanded to Spain

iZettle, the social payments startup from Sweden, today accelerated its European expansion, introducing the service in Spain (the seventh market which iZettle now entered). The iZettle service is already available in six markets across Europe – Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, … Continue reading

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Mobile Payment cooperation: payleven partners with O2

payleven, one of Europe’s mobile payment pioneers, cooperates with telecommunications provider Telefónica Germany. Like Square, the US-based originator of this concept, payleven turns a smartphone or tablet into a card terminal, enabling small businesses and mobile service providers to accept card … Continue reading

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iZettle launches in Germany supported by DZ BANK + Deutsche Telekom

iZettle, a popular app and mini chip-card reader from Sweden that’s been turning smartphones and tablets into mobile credit card terminals, has partnered with DZ BANK and Deutsche Telekom to launch its payments service in Germany. Starting today iZettle is … Continue reading

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SumUp launches with huge financial backing

The Dublin-, London- and Berlin-based Mobile payment startup SumUp recently closed a Series A funding round and has now officially launched its service. The young company secured about $20 million from Shortcut Ventures, b-to-v Partners, Tengelmann Ventures and Klaus Hommels (who was also … Continue reading

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iZettle announces beta-launch in Denmark, Norway & Finland

iZettle, the social payments startup out of Sweden we first introduced you to on August 2011, today announced it’s Nordic beta-launch – which will start by tomorrow. The young company, which has often been described as the European answer to … Continue reading

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