Payments deal activity is en fuego.

PayPal has partnered with Baidu to let Baidu Wallet users send payments to Paypal’s 17 million-strong merchants worldwide. Also in payments land, Stripe paid an undisclosed amount for Payable to bolster its tax reporting and contractor payments offerings; and Visa has made an investment in Marqeta, an existing Visa partner that has built a full-stack open API issuer processor platform.

This article was published as part of Weekly Briefing No. 91