A staff-driven look into the latest in payments technology and company news.
Australian merchants may see SCA enforcement in effect as early Q4 2019
Some Australian merchants may be required to implement SCA protocols for all online, card-not-present transactions as early as the end of 2019. Here’s what you need to know.
In Today’s On-Demand Economy, Is Your Payment Stack Holding You Back?
In payments, slow and steady doesn’t win the race. Is your payment stack keeping up with rapidly changing consumer trends, or are they holding you back?
What the Visa and Mastercard Interchange Fee Caps Mean for Your Business
Visa and Mastercard reduce interregional multilateral interchange fees (MIF) by nearly 40% for payments made in the European Economic Area (EEA) with consumer debit and credit cards that are issued outside the EEA starting October 2019.
Online Shopping Will Never Be the Same, Are Your Customers Ready for SCA?
The payments industry has been aware of the Revised Payment Service Directive (PSD2) and SCA for some time. Checkout.com rolled out our PSD2 solution to merchants last Spring and the rest of the industry continues to work on merchant and product readiness. But we mustn’t forget the reason for it all – the impact on consumers.
Why U.S. Businesses Should Pay Attention to PSD2
Schemes are tentatively scheduled to roll out full authentication protocols in the U.S. by mid-2020. Is your business ready to comply with new security measures? We discuss how this regulation will impact U.S. businesses – and why merchants should act sooner rather than later.
Accept More with Fawry, Checkout.com's First Local African Payment Method
Expand your business in Egypt. Checkout.com merchants can now accept Fawry Pay through one of Egypt’s most popular e-payment networks used by over 20 million shoppers in the country.
Checkout.com offers more payment methods in MENA
Checkout.com adds access to a new suite of payment methods for the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region. Merchants looking to expand their footprint in the area can now offer their customers the most popular local payment methods Fawry, OmanNet, KNET, and QPay via one connection.
Checkout.com Appoints Payments Veteran, Cyndi Hoddinott, as VP of Commercial Development
Checkout.com is pleased to welcome Cyndi Hoddinott as the VP of Commercial Development. In her role, Cyndi will explore new business opportunities, collaborate closely with their merchant-facing and technology teams, and help build the Checkout.com brand in the U.S. market.
Growing Fintech Businesses Through Payments
As a fintech company, Checkout.com understands the many intricacies and unique challenges that fintechs face on a daily basis. That’s why fintech businesses around the world have turned to us to solve their payment problems and help grow their bottom line.
3DS2 Explained Part III: The Checkout.com Solution
The clock is ticking on Strong Customer Authentication. Checkout.com recently hosted a seminar on SCA preparedness. Here’s a recap of the regulation and how Checkout.com can get you SCA-ready with our 3DS2 hosted solution and Unified Payments API.
How to Issue an Effective Payments RFP
RFPs, RFQs, RFIs...oh my! Scouring the market for the best vendors and partners can be a daunting task – and depending on the type of partner you’re looking for, the information can be overwhelming if you’re not asking the right questions. Checkout.com offers 9 steps to issuing an effective payments RFP.
Future-Proof Your Payments with Our Unified Payments API
It’s time to future-proof your payment setup. Checkout.com’s Unified Payments API gives merchants access to multiple payment methods across the world via a single streamlined integration.
Checkout.com raises $230m in record European Series A
Checkout.com, the global payment solutions provider, announces today that it is taking funding from outside investors for the first time in its history, having raised $230m in what is Europe’s largest fintech Series A round ever, and globally the third largest fintech Series A round of all time.