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Dive into the world of payment technology. Explore insights. And stay up to date with product and company news.

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Announcements

Jan 12, 2022

Announcing our Series D, and the next step in Checkout.com’s journey

It’s only a week or so into the new year, and I already have the chance to share the exciting news that we’ve just completed our Series D funding round, raising $1 billion at a valuation of $40 billion.

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Guillaume Pousaz

Founder and CEO, Checkout.com

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Ecommerce

Payments

Jan 12, 2022

The outlook for ecommerce and payments in MENAP

2021 was a breakout year for digital commerce in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP). Our panel of experts looks forward to what 2022 has in store.

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Payments

Ecommerce

Jan 12, 2022

What's on the payment leader's agenda for 2022?

Payments experts from HelloFresh, The Merchant Risk Council and Checkout.com, discuss what's top of mind for the year ahead.

Keep up-to-date with all things payments

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Payments

Jan 11, 2022

Accelerating your payments career in 2022 

Advice from payment leaders about how to get ahead in your payments career.

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Ecommerce

Jan 05, 2022

2022 ecommerce trends in focus

Our research finds efforts to drive environmental sustainability, mitigate fraud and unlock new growth channels will define ecommerce in 2022.

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Announcements

Dec 22, 2021

2021: A year of growth, evolution and expansion

It’s been a remarkable year, and we’re just getting started. Here’s to 2021 and all the progress that lies ahead in 2022.

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Payments

Dec 20, 2021

What are the priorities in payments now?

New thinking and product innovations shape payments at pace. So what should businesses care about most? 

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Payments

Dec 16, 2021

How MENAP became a digital payments pioneer

Digital payment methods have been adopted at a rapid pace across the region, Checkout.com’s research shines a light on the real extent of this evolution.

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Ecommerce

Dec 07, 2021

My path in payments with Carmen Honacker at Booking.com

Carmen Honacker’s career has always been about more than fighting fraud. Two decades on from her first role, she remains driven by the principle of justice and contributing to a better world.

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Payments

Technology

Dec 06, 2021

Why optimizing payouts is an unmissable opportunity for platform-based businesses

Leading organizations in gaming, streaming, and the gig economy are leveraging best-in-class payouts technology as a competitive advantage.

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Payments

Ecommerce

Nov 30, 2021

KodyPay’s payment platform aims to transform brick and mortar commerce

The UK-based startup has partnered with Checkout.com to build a better in-store payment experience for consumers and businesses alike. Akil Downes, Senior Sales Manager, Checkout.com, spoke with KodyPay's co-founders to learn more.

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Payments

Nov 29, 2021

Switch on the right payment methods with Checkout.com

Find out how we help merchants optimize conversion by offering the payment methods their customers prefer, wherever they do business.

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Ecommerce

Nov 22, 2021

How retailers are capturing demand this peak shopping season

New Black Friday research finds retailers taking innovative approaches to overcome new challenges this peak shopping season.   

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Payments

Nov 21, 2021

Rethinking payments will help the travel industry soar

Payments can help the travel industry power its way towards recovery. 

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Checkout.com invests in Ireland to support the growth of the digital economy

Moshe Winegarten, Head of Commercial for UK and Ireland, caught up with Jordan McCarthy, who leads our Irish office, to discuss how businesses can take advantage of the digital commerce boom.

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Payments

Nov 09, 2021

Credit card payment processing simplified

We answer frequently asked questions about credit card processing and how to prevent fraud without losing customers.

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Payments

Technology

Nov 04, 2021

How GetGo is transforming mobility services in Singapore

GetGo's innovative car-sharing platform is giving people in Singapore the freedom to drive. And it's harnessing Checkout.com's payment platform to build a seamless experience for its customers.

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Nov 03, 2021

Our commitment to carbon neutrality

Checkout.com has been thinking hard about a pathway to sustainability that's both ambitious and scalable.

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Payments

Ecommerce

Nov 02, 2021

What alternative payment methods should you offer? A five-step checklist.

Inform your alternative payment method strategy with our five-step checklist.

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Ecommerce

Nov 02, 2021

My path in payments with Brigette Korney at Groupon

Almost a decade into developing Groupon’s world-class payments and fraud operation, Brigette Korney shares some of the personal and strategic lessons of her success; and explains why the exciting years are all ahead.

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Payments

Oct 26, 2021

Tokenization: What is it and how does it combat online payments fraud?

Ensuring a frictionless checkout experience for your customers while keeping their data secure is critical for ecommerce businesses. Tokenization does both.

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Payments

Ecommerce

Oct 25, 2021

The future of Alternative Payment Methods

Consumer’s preferred way to pay has changed dramatically in the decade. Learn how to stay ahead of the trends and anticipate how they will want to pay in the future.

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Checkout.com partners with Plaid to drive further innovation in the fintech ecosystem

The partnership brings together two companies at the heart of the fintech ecosystem committed to providing businesses with unrivaled payments performance.  

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Ecommerce

Oct 20, 2021

What do tomorrow's customers want?

Leaders from ASOS, eBay, John Lewis and IKEA offered their take on retail's past, present, and future at Retail Week Live.

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Ecommerce

Payments

Oct 20, 2021

Five steps to reach new customers and super-charge growth

Offering the right payment methods at the right time to the right customers is crucial to closing sales at the checkout. The right payment mix can give businesses a competitive advantage and unlock new growth.

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Payments

Technology

Oct 13, 2021

From TradFi to DeFi: the path forward for crypto banking

Now that Bitcoin has revolutionized how we see money, a wave of innovation is coming for the whole sector. As new crypto banking services take off, what can consumers and businesses expect next on this shifting playing field?

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Ecommerce

Oct 12, 2021

Ten ways to prevent chargebacks

Keeping your whole company informed about the best practices will help prevent routine inquiries from escalating into disputes — saving you the time, cost and hassle of chargebacks.

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