This week in embedded finance


  • Cloud-based accounting software platform Xero has announced plans to purchase Waddle, which allows small businesses to obtain loans against open invoices. The platform already integrates with Gusto for payroll and boasts 700+ integrations.

  • Berbix provides turn-key identity verification with a Stripe-like integration. KYC, marketplace safety, and fraud prevention are all use cases.

  • I enjoyed this Baymard Institute audit of e-commerce checkout user experiences.