BlackRock backs Trustly, bank transfer payments platform now valued at over $1B – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Online payments are often synonymous with card payments, but today a startup that’s built a profitable alternative, based around making and taking payments by way of a bank transfer, is announcing a round of funding amid a surge of growth. Trustly, a startup from Sweden that has built a platform to make it as…

Cake brings a Swedish take on e-motorcycle design to the U.S. – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Cake has crafted the Swedish edition of electric motorcycle design starting in the dirt. The Stockholm based mobility startup’s debut, the Kalk OR, is a 150 pound, battery powered two-wheeler engineered for agile off-road riding and available in a street-legal version. On appearance, Cake’s Kalk has a minimalist stance and doesn’t evoke “motorcycle” in…