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Kiwis' favourite tech & gaming gadgets of 2023 revealed
Last month
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Afterpay data reveals Sony PlayStation 5 is top of the gaming gadgets for Kiwis in 2023, followed closely by Nintendo Switch OLED model and others.
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Monoova partners with Optty to facilitate real-time payments in Australia
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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Monoova teams up with global payments platform Optty to enable real-time payments in Australia via Monoova's API.
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Australian Business Growth Fund appoints new chair Elana Rubin
Tue, 7th Mar 2023
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Elana Rubin has been appointed as the new chair of the Australian Business Growth Fund (ABGF), which aims to encourage economic growth in SMEs.
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Basis Theory hires former Block Product Head to oversee roadmap
Wed, 21st Dec 2022
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Basis Theory hires former Block executive Jin Han as general counsel, overseeing product roadmap for regulatory compliance using tokenisation.
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Adyen expands partnership with Afterpay as BNPL payments increase
Mon, 16th May 2022
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Adyen has expanded its partnership with AfterPay allowing more of Adyen’s merchants in more countries worldwide to use the BNPL provider.
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Block completes Afterpay buyout as Square & Cash App first to offer integration
Fri, 4th Feb 2022
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Block, the company behind payment apps including Square, Cash App, Spiral, and TIDAL, is already making the most of Afterpay's buy now, pay later offering.
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Square to acquire Afterpay for approximately AUD$40 billion
Tue, 3rd Aug 2021
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Square to acquire Australian buy now, pay later firm Afterpay in a $29bn deal aimed at delivering more compelling financial products and services.
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Marqeta and Afterpay innovate payments experience for ANZ
Thu, 6th May 2021
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Marqeta has partnered with Afterpay to issue virtual cards as part of its in-store solution in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) market.
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Mighty Ape offers Afterpay in New Zealand - finally
Wed, 7th Aug 2019
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Mighty Ape introduces Afterpay for 350K NZ customers, offering a 'buy now, pay later' service.
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‘Buy-now-pay-later’ taking consumer markets by storm
Tue, 26th Mar 2019
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A new survey shows that young people are embracing this new method of purchasing, with over 1.5 million users in the last year in Australia alone.
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Vend brings buy now, pay later solution to Kiwi SMBs
Tue, 1st May 2018
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Afterpay allows customers to buy in-store instantly, putting down a quarter of the cost and paying over four equal fortnightly instalments.
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Trade Me partners with Afterpay to offer ‘buy now, pay later' service
Tue, 30th May 2017
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The partnership will let Trade Me sellers offer interest-free deferred payments to buyers, via Afterpay later in 2017.