Tag "Paidy"

PayPal Makes Japanese BNPL Play With Paidy Acquisition for US$2.7 Billion

PayPal announced that it has agreed to acquire Paidy, a Japanese buy now pay later solutions (BNPL), for ¥300 billion (approximately US$2.7 billion) and the transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2021. The acquisition will expand

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10 Best-Funded Fintech Startups in Japan

Japan has seen strong growth in the fintech ecosystem in these past several years as fintech startups, industry players, regulars and government have collaborated to build a sustainable and scalable environment for innovation. Fintech has been considered one of the

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US$55 Million Series C Funding for Japanese Fintech

Paidy – the instantly issued post-pay credit account linked to mobile phone number company from Japan, has announced at RISE in Hong Kong a Series C funding round of US$55 million. The investment is being led by ITOCHU Corporation, with

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