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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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iZettle initiates its commercial launch across Europe

iZettle, the European answer to Square, today announced the end of its test phase and the start of commercial availability in Sweden. The free app and chip-card reader of the Stockholm based startup lets anyone take payments anytime, anywhere using their … Continue reading

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iZettle secures €8.2 Million in a Series A round

iZettle, the social payments startup out of Sweden, today announced it has received €8.2 million ($11.2 million) in Series A funding led by Index Ventures with co-investor Creandum and further investment from Charles Dunstone, CEO and Co-founder of The Carphone … Continue reading

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MIG acquires global micropayments business Zaypay

Mobile Interactive Group (MIG) today announces the acquisition of global micropayments business Zaypay. Based in the Netherlands, Zaypay is a young and profitable mobile micropayments business that was founded in 2006. To date the business has provided secure micropayment solutions to … Continue reading

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