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Sezzle

Buy now, pay later firm Zip to buy US rival Sezzle in $352 million deal

Buy now pay later (BNPL) firm Zip Co Ltd has said it would buy US-based Sezzle Inc in a A$491 million (approximately $352.59 million) deal, as it looks to further expand its reach ...

Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey’s Block beats profit estimates

Block Inc, the payments company of Twitter Inc founder Jack Dorsey, posted better than expected fourth-quarter profit thanks to a highly volatile bitcoin market and booming online ...

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Apple to turn iPhones into payment terminals in FinTech push

Apple Inc is introducing a new feature that will allow businesses to accept credit card and digital payments with just a tap on their iPhones, bypassing hardware systems such as Bl...

Afterpay

Afterpay’s meteoric rise as a lending pioneer

Block Inc, formerly Square Inc, is set to complete its acquisition of buy now, pay later (BNPL) company Afterpay Ltd by Feb. 1, one of the biggest takeovers in Australian history.

Afterpay

Afterpay gets shareholder nod for Block Inc buyout; majority of proxy votes in favour of deal

Buy now pay later firm Afterpay Ltd said on Tuesday its $29 billion buyout by Block Inc, previously known as Square, got overwhelming support from shareholders, with 99.79% of the ...

Jack Dorsey

Dorsey-led Square rebrands to Block in nod to blockchain

Square Inc, the payments company led by Twitter Inc co-founder Jack Dorsey, has said it was changing its name to Block Inc, as it looks to expand beyond its payment business and in...