We've just closed our $450 million Series C fundraise 🚀 Following our Series B raise in June last year, we have now tripled our valuation to $15bn, making us EMEA's most valuable venture-backed business. Our Series C round was led by Tiger Global Management, with participation from Greenoaks Capital, Insight Partners, DST Global, Blossom Capital, and Singapore's Sovereign Wealth Fund, GIC. The new funding will be used to accelerate our global expansion and drive new innovative opportunities.
It's been one year since we launched the Wellness @ Checkout.com program. Our Wellness champion, Dan Proctor, takes you through the different initiatives and the highlights from the past year.
Congratulations to our Senior Culture Specialist, Camilla-Astrid Robinson, for being celebrated as a diversity and inclusion role model at the WomenTech Network Awards 2020! This award recognises the leaders who are paving the way for a more inclusive tech world.
A few months ago, Checkout.com became a founding signatory of InChorus' 'FinTech for all' charter. The charter aims to create a speak up culture across FinTech, eliminating harassment and bullying.
Checkout.com announces the acquisition of Australian startup, Pin Payments. The move represents the next chapter of Checkout.com’s momentum across APAC as it continues to support both international and domestic merchants to grow their businesses. Guillaume Pousaz, Founder and CEO of Checkout.com said: “Australia is a key market for our business. The acquisition of Pin Payments represents our investment to serve Australian entrepreneurs with world-class technology and a truly global acquiring network. In Pin Payments, we found an awesome team who shared a similar dedication to solving problems for businesses with innovative financial technology. We look forward to welcoming them to our team and working together.”
Have a look at some of the ways we're celebrating International Women's Day 2020!
We were thrilled to host our latest payments panel discussion last week with the UCL FinTech Society. 👩🏫 👨🏫 Our own Audrey Libert-Satto (VP, Transformation), Grace Walker (Senior Software Engineer) and Vanessa Norhausen (Senior Customer Success Manager) took to the stage, answering questions from Lewis Jones (Marketing Communications Manager) and members of the society. The team unpacked what life is like working in the ever-evolving FinTech landscape, predictions for future challenges and innovations, as well as tips for those thinking about joining the industry.