[Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Steve Kramer, the Vice President, Product at PayNearMe. With more than 25...
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Certain customers will be able to use an Affirm pay later option at checkout, Amazon said in a press release.
Wednesday morning Goldman Sachs, not looking to be left behind, announced it would be acquiring GreenSky for $2.24 billion.
Instead of joining a major payments provider, Plaid aims to disrupt the Visa, Mastercard, and Amex payment empire. Partners like Square, Dwolla, and new arrivals to the Plaid ecosystem Checkout.com and Marqeta are members of the new program, building payment capabilities for the new age of fintech.
The idea is to protect consumer accounts from fraud so well that the company is backed by PayPal and used by the paytech firm for its protection.
The firm is calling it the Plaid Portal and not explicitly tying the launch with a privacy settlement the firm reached on Friday, but the timing is close enough to call.