PayPal Launches in India; Stripe Invests in U.K. Startup: News Roundup

Payments
PayPal Launches in India; Stripe Invests in U.K. Startup: News Roundup
Payment Facilitor
PayPal Launches in India; Stripe Invests in U.K. Startup: News Roundup
Stripe has invested in a U.K. mobile banking startup while Facebook brings its P2P payments to two new countries. And a U.S. banking regulator again challenges the conventional wisdom behind current regulations prohibiting non-bank entities from offering banking services. Here’s your weekly news roundup.

PF Payline Data Acquired by Pineapple Payments

Payments
PF Payline Data Acquired by Pineapple Payments
Payment Facilitor
PF Payline Data Acquired by Pineapple Payments
Adding to the wave of payments providers looking to strengthen their integrated payments offerings, recent payments startup Pineapple Payments announced on Friday that it has acquired payment facilitator Payline Data Services.

Shopify Introduces New Bridge Between Online and Offline Commerce

Payments
Shopify Introduces New Bridge Between Online and Offline Commerce
Payment Facilitor
Shopify Introduces New Bridge Between Online and Offline Commerce
As the lines between online and offline commerce blur, merchants need to find every opportunity to reach their customer base wherever they are.

To that end, leading payment facilitator Shopify is again expanding how its merchant clients can sell to their customers.

Adyen Teams with Air Canada, Google Takes Off in India: News Roundup

Payments
Adyen Teams with Air Canada, Google Takes Off in India: News Roundup
Payment Facilitor
Adyen Teams with Air Canada, Google Takes Off in India: News Roundup
Scan to pay is gaining traction in the payments ecosystem while even some charities are cashing in on cashless. And, tech giant Google takes on India’s payments market with 7.5 million downloads of its payment app Tez in just one month.

Here’s your weekly news roundup.