PayPal Buying Binge Supports Marketplace Payments with Hyperwallet Acquisition

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PayPal Buying Binge Supports Marketplace Payments with Hyperwallet Acquisition
PayPal is still on a buying binge, with two more companies added to its slate of acquisitions last week. The first was Hyperwallet, which the company said improves its ability to serve ecommerce platforms and marketplaces, a global market it called a “tremendous opportunity.”

Apps Battle for Payments Advantage in India

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Apps Battle for Payments Advantage in India
As India continues to encourage the growth of digital payments, the country remains a hot market for those looking to capitalize on the opportunity there.
Several apps are bringing their unique approach to payments in the region, hoping their strategy is the one that will attract the most consumers.

Toyota Drives Largest Global Automotive Investment and Grab Benefits Significantly

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Toyota Drives Largest Global Automotive Investment and Grab Benefits Significantly
In an effort to help Grab achieve its vision of becoming Asia’s leading online-to-offline (O2O) mobile platform, Toyota Motor Corporation has pledged a $1 billion investment in the Singapore-based mobile service app.

Adyen and Square Stock Surges; UPI Challenges Mobikwik Ranking: News Roundup

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Adyen and Square Stock Surges; UPI Challenges Mobikwik Ranking: News Roundup
PaymentFacilitator’s News Roundup is a curated mix of the past week’s news and articles from around the web, including company announcements, global payments news, and other coverage and analysis of topics relevant to payment facilitators.

A PF’s Guide to Staying Out of Regulatory Crosshairs

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A PF’s Guide to Staying Out of Regulatory Crosshairs
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) have increasingly targeted actors in the payments industry—including processors and independent sales organizations (ISOs)—for allowing “bad” merchants into, or to remain in, the payments ecosystem.

High Growth Ecommerce Markets Mean Potential Opportunity for PFs

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High Growth Ecommerce Markets Mean Potential Opportunity for PFs
In markets where widespread internet access has long been a factor, ecommerce appears to be growing steadily.
But in other markets around the world, ecommerce is growing at an eye-popping rate. And this is something payment facilitators should be taking a look at.