Tag Archives: Fintech

Opera hires PayPal and WeChat Pay veteran Allen Hu as new EVP of its fintech arm, Dify

Opera Limited (NASDAQ: OPRA), one of the world’s major browser providers with 380 million monthly active users globally, today announced it has hired PayPal veteran Allen Hu to become new Executive Vice President (EVP) of Dify, Opera’s fintech arm. An expert in financial technology and payments, Allen Hu will lead the Dify business. He brings a wealth of experience from nearly ten years at PayPal, where he was Regional Head of Global Core Payments, based in California. This news follows the recent launch of Dify in Europe.

Opera announces investment in and agreement to acquire Fjord Bank

Opera is soon to launch its first consumer fintech offering for a European market. Through Fjord Bank, Opera will further accelerate its fintech operations in Europe. Opera Limited (Nasdaq: OPRA) (“Opera”) is one of the world’s leading browser providers with more than 360 million users, and new offerings across content, classifieds and fintech. Today, Opera, headquartered […]

Opera acquires European banking-as-a-service company Pocosys

Today, the Norwegian headquartered company announced completion of the acquisition of the Estonian-based company Pocosys, as well as an agreement to further take over Pocopay, its sister company, which holds a payment institution license and provides financial services in the European Union. With these acquisitions, Tallinn will become Opera’s second European hub for fintech services, following Gothenburg, Sweden.