Digital payments company Skrill is collaborating with Linden Lab to add the Skrill Digital Wallet as a payment option for users of Second Life, the Internet’s largest user-created virtual world.
Global payments technology provider Adyen has partnered with Ryanair to allow the airline’s customers to use local payment method iDEAL to purchase flight tickets on its Netherlands site.
Start-up company Bitreserve has raised £6.3 million through Crowdcube and US platform Venovate to fund a bitcoin wallet that simplifies the saving and spending of the crypto-currency.
Hong Kong’s first peer to peer lending platform WeLend has closed a $20 million Series A funding round to fund further expansion into China.
Mobile payments company Fortumo has launched carrier billing in Kenya for digital content merchants.