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Friday, September 25, 2020

Companies

Swedish-Based Payments Firm Klarna Rises To 4th Highest Ranked Fintech In...

This year has seen a significant increase in consumers utilizing Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) services while shopping from home during COVID-19. Swedish-based payments fintech Klarna is riding this wave to the top with a recent mega funding round that has placed it as the highest ranked fintech in Europe and fourth worldwide...

Capital

Dutch FinTech Mollie Emerges As Fierce Competition For Stripe In Unanticipated...

Amidst a crisis-ridden year, fintech services in the retail sector are experiencing a stark contrast in fortune as multiple unicorns emerge from a period of economic difficulty. The latest to benefit from the rapid digitization of business and spending is Dutch payments startup Mollie, founded by Adriaan Mol in 2004...

Leaders

U.S. Banking’s Glass Ceiling is Shattered With Jane Fraser Appointed As...

In a historic appointment, Jane Fraser was announced to be Citigroup’s latest and first ever female CEO in an announcement made last Thursday. The current president of the third largest bank in America will be replacing Michael Corbat immediately following his retirement in February 2021, after he spent eight years as chief executive...

Features

Amazon Closes In On India In A Bid For A Piece...

E-commerce giant Amazon is determined to capitalize on the world’s fastest growing market for internet users: India. In the last month alone, Amazon has introduced a number of big developments in India, targeted at capturing and growing its existing database as well as encouraging subscription to Amazon Prime...

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Mobile Fintech Entrepreneur Bassim Haidar Found His Motivation in His Family’s Past

Entrepreneur Bassim Haidar is currently one of Africa's most prominent billionaires--but this hasn't always been the case. Haidar, a Lebanese national, was born in Nigeria and lived there until he was 10. After his family moved to Lebanon, he finished school and attended Beirut University College. What motivated him to start his first business at age 20, however, was quite simple: he was looking to restore his family's lost fortune, a task he has now completed many times over...