In today’s top payments news around the world, TravelPerk is buying Click Travel for an undisclosed amount, while Grubhub and Yandex SDG are teaming for robotic delivery on university campuses. Plus, ContextLogic B.V. (CLBV) has received a payment services license from the Dutch Central Bank.
Corporate travel and spend management firm TravelPerk is purchasing corporate domestic travel company Click Travel for an amount that was not made known. “We are working to shape the future of business travel, and Click Travel represents a giant step forward in achieving that goal,” TravelPerk CEO and cofounder Avi Meir said in a blog post. The news comes on the heels of TravelPerk’s Series D round in April.
Grubhub and Yandex SDG are collaborating to provide college campuses with robot delivery. This is the first time Yandex is bringing its delivery robots to the United States. “Together with Yandex, we’re changing the way college students experience food delivery,” Brian Madigan, vice president of corporate and campus partners at Grubhub, said in an announcement.
The Dutch Central Bank has provided ContextLogic B.V. (CLBV), a Dutch subsidiary of ContextLogic Inc. (d/b/a/ Wish), with a payment services license. “The granting of this license is an exciting first step towards becoming a payments services provider in Europe,” Ward Homminga, Regional General Manager of CLBV, said in an announcement.
U.K. financial technology firm Previse is working with Pagero, the digital invoicing company. “The partnership will see Pagero roll out Previse’s early payment capabilities to its customers, giving suppliers on the Pagero network the option of a ‘pay me now’ button as soon as they generate an invoice,” the firms said in an announcement.