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Rodney C. Adkins Joins PayPal’s Board of Directors

PayPal has welcomed Rodney C. Adkins to its board of directors. Adkins is president of 3RAM Group LLC, a privately held company specializing in capital investments, business consulting services and property management.

Raise Pulls in $60 Million in Funding, PayPal Joins Party

Raise, which bills itself as the world’s largest gift card marketplace, has raised $60 million in a Series C funding round led by Accel, with participation from PayPal and existing investors New Enterprise Associates and Bessemer Venture Partners.

PayPal Doubles Down on P2P with Skype

PayPal is on a tear in terms of taking on new partners and is looking to significantly boost its P2P payments volume, which grew 103 percent in the second quarter, reaching $8 billion in Venmo transactions. The company announced in a blog post on Aug. 2 that any of the more than 1 billion people who’ve downloaded the Skype mobile app will be able use it to send money across borders.

Earnings: Q2 Results for The Bancorp, Discover, Mastercard, PayPal

Several major payments companies released second-quarter earnings this week, including The Bancorp, Discover, Mastercard and PayPal. Overall, payments volume is on the rise and partnerships are proving particularly important for PayPal, which has been on tear with recent strategic announcements.

PayPal Teams with Samsung Pay

The partnerships keep coming for PayPal. Following recent news that the company is partnering with Apple for payments on iTunes and in the App Store, the company announced July 17 that it’s expanding its partnership with Samsung to enable PayPal as a payment method in any channel Samsung Pay is accepted.

Apple Deal Puts PayPal One Step Closer to Ubiquity

One small step for consumer choice in e-commerce, one giant leap in PayPal’s quest for ubiquity. The company announced a partnership with Apple to enable shoppers to pay for their purchases in the App Store, iTunes, Apple Music and iBooks using PayPal.

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