London based Checkout.com has raised a record $230mn series A round, it was the largest early stage round for a fintech company in Europe; the company has been around for 7 years and is seen as a competitor to firms like Adyen; Checkout.com raised the capital from Insight Partners and DST Global; “We do the same thing as Adyen, we share the same clients,” CEO Guillaume Pousaz said to the FT. “Adyen was three or four years ahead of us in terms of when they deliver the products to market?.?.?.?there is enough food on the table for all of us.” Source.
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