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Lydia provides a peer to peer payments application designed to make payments easier. Its application Apple Pay works with the NFC technology that is integrated into Apple devices. This enables contactless payments at any shop that has a contactless payment terminal.

HQParis, FR

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)239
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Key People/Management at Lydia

Cyril Chiche

Cyril Chiche

Victor Jolly

Victor Jolly

Alexandre Heimburger

Alexandre Heimburger

Antoine Porte

Antoine Porte

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Lydia Office Locations

Lydia has an office in Paris
Paris, FR (HQ)
14 Avenue de l'Opéra
Paris, FR
29 Rue Merlin
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Lydia Financials and Metrics

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Lydia total Funding

$159.8 m

Lydia latest funding size

$86 m

Time since last funding

6 months ago

Lydia investors

Lydia's latest funding round in December 2020 was reported to be $86 m. In total, Lydia has raised $159.8 m
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Lydia Operating Metrics

Lydia's Users was reported to be 3 m in Jan, 2020.
Jan, 2020

Daily Registered Users

5 k


3 m
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Lydia Cybersecurity Score

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Lydia News and Updates

Lydia Correa Ferniza's new book El llamado de Dios, a spiritual biography of a father's faith-driven journey in life

PALMDALE, Calif., May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The book El llamado de Dios was created by Lydia Correa Ferniza. Lydia is an author and a cancer survivor who retired and, together with her husband, attends the Christian Church of Palmdale Community Church, in Palmdale...

Lydia Hernández's new book Una Vida en las Manos de Dios, a heartwarming memoir about the author's fulfilling and blessed life

HOBART, Ind., Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Lydia Hernández said this about her book: "Throughout my life I have had experiences that have made me grow as a person, woman, mother, wife, daughter, coworker and as a member of a community. They have made me value each member...

Lydia extends Series B by a further $86 million

French mobile payments startup Lydia has extended its Series B funding round, raising an additional $86 million led by Accel.

Paris-based Lydia lands €70 million Series B extension to expand its mobile financial app across Europe

Lydia, one of the fastest growing mobile financial services platforms in Europe, today announced an extension of its Series B round, raising an additional approx. €70 million. The round was led by Accel, the global venture capital firm, and additionally all major existing shareholders actively parti…

Lydia raises another $86 million to build a European financial super app

French fintech startup Lydia has extended its Series B round. Accel is leading the extension with all major existing shareholders also participating. Lydia first raised $45 million in January 2020 — Tencent led that investment. The startup is now raising another $86 million, which means that Lydia h…

French fintech company Lydia lands additional $86 million from Accel, closing Series B at $131 million

French financial services platform Lydia has announced a whopping extension of its Series B round, raising an additional $86 million led by Accel. The round now rests at $131 million, which it claims is the largest round ever raised by a French fintech startup. All other major existing shareholders …
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Lydia Blogs

Our greatest creation: “Shared Accounts”

Many of you asked us to include a “group account management” feature to Lydia. But we knew that we would not be huge fans of it. Let’s be honest, who actually likes to manage a group account and to keep track of each expense?! Not many people, us included.We may have been helping you settle up with …

In 2018, we were extremely busy inventing the new Lydia

Contactless mobile payment, Shared Accounts, Instant Loans, smartphone and device insurance, Internet Cards… We have released so many new features in such a short space of time. In a single year we have done more than any other bank, financial company or startup.The New Year is the perfect time to m…

“Comment j’ai payé 700 € en sans contact”

Yann explique comment il a réussi à payer son téléviseur en sans contact, grâce à Lydia Premium. Yann s’est rendu à la FNAC, uniquement muni de son iPhone et de Lydia…https://medium.com/media/296dffc64b908df163e10dc464aa710d/hrefVous aussi, ça vous tente ? Effectuez dès maintenant un paiement mobile…

Lydia Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lydia founded?

    Lydia was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Lydia key executives?

    Lydia's key executives are Cyril Chiche, Victor Jolly and Alexandre Heimburger.

  • How many employees does Lydia have?

    Lydia has 239 employees.

  • Who are Lydia competitors?

    Competitors of Lydia include HiPay Group, Yoyo Wallet and Famoco.

  • Where is Lydia headquarters?

    Lydia headquarters is located at 14 Avenue de l'Opéra, Paris.

  • Where are Lydia offices?

    Lydia has an office in Paris.

  • How many offices does Lydia have?

    Lydia has 2 offices.