iZettle, a Stockholm, Sweden-based mobile payments company, raised another €5m in Series C round of funding. Hasso Plattner Ventures joined Series C investors Zouk Capital, Dawn Capital and Intel Capital, as well as Greylock Partners, Index Ventures, Northzone, Creandum, SEB Investors, American Express, MasterCard and Banco Santander. The additional funds bring the Series C to […]

Señor Pago, a Mexico City, Mexico-based mobile point of sale (mPOS) service, closed a seed round of $1m in funding. Backers included Silicon Valley tech veterans Jay Adelson and Barrett Lyon. The company intends to use the funds to expand operations. Founded in 2010 and led by Pablo González Vargas, CEO, and Antonio Flores Aldama, […]

Jusp, the chip-and-pin mPOS (Mobile Point-of-Sale) solution for smartphones, tablets and PCs, has announced the availability for sale of its mPOS solution. The Milan-based company recently received the most stringent security level certifications for mobile point of sale devices: EMV level 1 and 2,PCI PTS 3.1 SRED*. Led by Giuseppe Saponaro, COO, and Stefano Calderano, CEO, JUSP […]

Stockholm, Sweden-based iZettle is one of the main players in the mobile payment service arena. They recently raised a massive $40m Series C round to continue to expand globally (read here) and signed a partnership with Nordea, the financial services group to be its provider of mobile point of sale (mPOS) solutions in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and […]

Nordea, The Northern European financial services group, has selected iZettle, the Stockholm, Sweden-based provider of mobile payment services and apps that received $55.5m in Series C funding last week (read here), to be its provider of mobile point of sale (mPOS) solutions in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. Under the cooperation agreement, Nordea will promote […]

iZettle, a Stockholm, Sweden-based provider of mobile payment services and apps, closed a €40m Series C funding. The round was led by London-based growth investor Zouk Capital, with participation from Dawn Capital and Intel Capital, and Series A and B investors Creandum, Greylock Partners, Index Ventures, Northzone and SEB Private Equity. In conjunction with the […]

SumUp, a Berlin, Germany-based mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) company, has just expanded its Series B funding round with an investment from BBVA Ventures. The amount of the funding was not disclosed. The company intends to use the proceeds from the investment to prepare for expansion into South America, and to further build out its end-to-end payment […]

iZettle, a Stockholm, Sweden-based social payments company, has received a strategic investment of more than €5m from Banco Santander (SAN.MC, STD.N, BNC.LN). The transaction follows a partnership agreement between the two companies, signed earlier in 2013, to enable self employed professionals and micro merchants to accept card payments with smartphones and tablets. In addition to […]

SumUp, a Berlin, Germany-based provider of solutions to enable merchants to take debit and credit card payments with their smartphones, raised a double-digit million Euro financing. Backers included new investors Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) and American Express (NYSE: AXP) and existing investors b-to-v Partners, Shortcut Ventures, Tengelmann Ventures and business angels. The company, which had raised […]

According to reports, Payleven, a Berlin, Germany-based mobile payments startup, raised approximately €2m in funding. The investment came from B5, the holding firm recently launched by Silvio Berlusconi’s daughters (Marina, Barbara, Eleonora) and sons (Pier Silvio, Luigi Berlusconi). Founded in March 2012 by Rafael Otero, Alston Zecha, Dr. Alexander Zumdieck, Konstantin Wolff, and launched by […]

Payleven, a Berlin, Germany-based mobile payments startup, has just raised a new funding round. The backers and amount was not disclosed but reports said it would be in a single digit USD million dollar sum. The company intends to use the capital to continue to develop its products and expand in Europe and South America. […]

According to multiple reports, Payleven, a German mobile payments company, recently confirmed it had raised tens of millions of euros in funding. Backers include New Enterprise Associates, Holtzbrinck Ventures and ru-Net. Co-founded by managing director Dr. Alexander Zumdieck, Payleven is considered as the Square (and iZettle) clone. It is currently expanding in Brazil, the Netherlands, […]

iZettle, a Stockholm-based social payments company, has completed a €25m ($31.4m) Series B funding. The round was led by Greylock Partners and Northzone, with participation from MasterCard, SEB Private Equity and existing investors Index Ventures and Creandum. Founded in 2010 by Jacob de Geer and Magnus Nilsson, iZettle provides a service that turns an iPhone […]

iZettle, a Stockholm, Sweden-based mobile card reader to take payments, raised €10m (approximately more than $14m), according to multiple sources. The funding was provided by Index Ventures. Launched in June, the company provides a chip-card reader and an iPhone app that enable consumers and small businesses to take card payments. iZettle is approved by Europay, […]