Afterpay shipped laptops in Ubers to keep staff online – Finance – Hardware- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Afterpay used Uber to get laptops out to staff and quickly remodelled its operations to help people worried about whether they could pay off purchases as the repercussions of COVID-19 took hold. Head of service delivery Yvonne Gilmour told a Zendesk event that the buy now, pay later company had “prioritised people” – both its […]

Afterpay surges on reveal of Tencent shareholding – Finance – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Shares of Afterpay Ltd surged nearly 36 percent in early trade on Monday after it unveiled Tencent Holdings as a shareholder at the end of last week, with investors cheering the buy-now-pay-later company’s possible expansion in Asia. Shares of the Australian firm climbed to $39.59 within the first few minutes of the open, not far […]

Tencent buys 5 percent stake in Australian buy-now-pay-later firm Afterpay – Finance – Software- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

Chinese gaming and social media group Tencent Holdings has bought a 5 percent stake in Afterpay Ltd, the Australian buy-now-pay-later firm said on Friday. Tencent’s shareholding in the Australian firm was worth about A$390 million (US$251.55 million), based on Afterpay shares’ closing level on Friday. The Chinese tech giant, which owns stakes in video game […]