A staff-driven look into the latest in payments technology and company news.
Global payment processor, Checkout.com acquires Australian startup Pin Payments
Leading global payment solution provider Checkout.com today announces the acquisition of Australian startup, Pin Payments.
Checkout.com makes its first acquisition, French startup ProcessOut
Checkout.com, a leading global payment solutions provider, announces today that it has acquired French payment company ProcessOut. This is the first acquisition by Checkout.com, which raised a record-breaking Series A of $230 million in 2019.
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.
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.
Checkout.com Partners with Sales Commerce Cloud
Store owners using Salesforce Commerce Cloud, previously known as Demandware, can now process payments through the Checkout.com platform. Simply download the plugin, or cartridge, and you can start processing payments in as little as 10 minutes.
Checkout.com becomes first payment solutions provider to accept payments via Mada
We're excited to announce that Checkout.com has become the first PSP to accept payments via Mada, Saudi Arabia’s domestic payment network. This move signifies another key milestone in Checkout.com’s service to businesses in the Middle East as e-commerce continues to flourish.
Checkout.com Broadcast Webhooks: 101
As a business, there are fewer frustrating instances than missing out on key information and insights that can help you run daily operations efficiently. With this in mind, we’re excited to release Broadcast, a webhook notification system designed to ensure that you get the information and insights you need to help your business accept payments smoothly.
GDPR and Payments
(In a rush? TL;DR scroll down below for an infographic on essential GDPR facts). Unless you've been taking part in a media blackout recently or simply haven't noticed the deluge of emails in your inbox from companies changing their terms of service and privacy policies, then you'll know that the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect on 25 May 2018.
Welcome Remo Giovanni Abbondandolo, VP of Business Development MENA
We are excited to welcome Remo Giovanni Abbondandolo as VP of Business Development for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).