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April 7, 2022

On the wires

BlueSnap Launches Embedded Payments Suite to Help Software Platforms Maximize Revenue Globally

BlueSnap , a global payment orchestration platform committed to helping B2B and B2C businesses accept and optimize payments around the world, has launched its Embedded Payments and Payfac-as-a-Service offering for software platforms looking to scale their customer base globally. BlueSnap has been helping software platforms monetize their payments for several years with their Integrated Payments for Platforms. The new Embedded Payments and Payfac-as-a-Service suite expands and innovates on this to include three new products: BlueSnap Dash™, BlueSnap Relay™ and BlueSnap Flex™.”

August 24, 2021

On the wires

Cardknox Unveils Cardknox Go, Its Proprietary, End-to-End Payment Facilitator Solution for Developers

“Cardknox, a leading developer-friendly payment technology provider, today announced the release of its payment facilitator (payfac) model, Cardknox Go. As a comprehensive payment facilitator platform, Cardknox Go gives developers, ISVs, and VARs the ability to onboard merchant accounts easily and in record time, who in turn can provide their merchants with the benefits of flat-rate pricing and scalable payment solutions. Cardknox Go delivers flexibility with payment options for in-store, online, and mobile devices, as well as support for a variety of payment methods.”

July 19, 2021

On the wires

Infinicept Launches Partner Network to Drive the Transformation to Software-Led Payments

Infinicept , a leading provider of embedded payments, today announced the launch of its Partner Network to help software and fintech companies get payments going their way. The Partner Network is designed to meet the evolving needs of companies as they embed payments into their digital experiences, providing them with a curated set of trusted providers, so they have full control over their payments journey.”

May 26, 2021

On the wires

Tilled Raises $11M Series A to Provide PayFac-as-a-Service Infrastructure to Software Companies

“PayFac-as-a-Service startup Tilled today announced the close of $11 million in Series A funding to empower software companies to monetize the payments flowing through their platforms. With Tilled, software companies in the United States and Canada can begin to profit from the millions or billions of dollars in payments they are processing each year, with no startup costs or additional overhead, in just a matter of weeks…Traditionally, software companies have few choices for processing payments on their platforms. Many start out with managed PayFac providers like Stripe, Square and Braintree, who offer easy-to-use APIs and instant onboarding, but at a high cost of 2.9 percent and 30 cents per transaction with no opportunity to benefit from those payments. As software companies grow and realize they could be profiting from those payments, their only options are to work with expensive PayFac-in-a-Box providers that can take months or even years to set up, or to sacrifice their customer experience with traditional credit card processing referral relationships.”

November 17, 2020

On the wires

MissionOG and Mastercard Lead Infinicept’s Latest Funding Round to Help Software Companies Get Embedded Payments Going Their Way

Infinicept today announced a new funding round led by Mastercard and MissionOG, which will help the company accelerate growth and adoption for its flexible payments infrastructure platform. Infinicept has more than 250 software, banking and fintech customers in 25 countries, and yearly payments volume has increased 800 percent as more companies embed payment services to grow their revenues and enhance customer experience.”

May 28, 2020

On the wires

Fattmerchant and Finix Launch Flex to Streamline Software Companies’ Path to Payment Facilitation

Fattmerchant, an integrated payment technology provider that simplifies the payment processing experience for business owners, today announces its partnership with Finix, a payments infrastructure platform, to power Finix Flex. The new offering allows SaaS platforms, independent software vendors (ISVs), and value-added resellers (VARs) to start processing payments immediately within their platforms and future-proof their payments strategy.”

May 13, 2020

On the wires

Fattmerchant Launches Omni Connect, Enabling Software Companies to Accept Payments Directly in Their Platforms

Fattmerchant, an integrated payment technology provider that simplifies the payment processing experience for business owners, today announces the launch of Omni Connect, a managed payments platform that brings together all of the necessary tools required to enable software companies to become payment facilitators (payfacs) and accept payments within their platforms seamlessly. Service Fusion, a cloud-based field service management software, is the most recent independent software vendor (ISV) to integrate Omni Connect into its backend system. The platform gives its clients access to a faster onboarding and a more seamless payments experience.”

September 28, 2018

On the wires

ETA Announces Updated Payment Facilitator Guidelines

“The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association representing the payments technology industry, today released the second version of the ETA Payment Facilitator Guidelines to reflect the latest industry rule changes. The Guidelines were developed as a tool to assist in the risk management of the payments industry and to provide guidance to payment facilitators to maintain their risk programs. “

September 7, 2018

On the web

As even small merchants sell globally, payments industry faces bigger demands


“Within the past decade or so, a growing number of payments platforms has targeted international e-commerce transactions, and with good reason. Research firm Forrester predicts that cross-border e-commerce will outpace domestic growth, with a compound annual growth rate of 17 percent between 2017 and 2022, compared with 12 percent for overall B2C ecommerce.”

August 16, 2018

On the web

With Fast-Growing Fintechs Taking a Toll, Banks Will Soon Claim Less Than 50% of Payments Revenue

Digital Transactions News

“In 2017, U.S. banks’ total payments revenue netted out to $163 billion, with nonbanks claiming revenue of $136 billion, according to the research released recently by Accenture Payments. That already meant nonbanks ranging from the likes of Apple Pay, PayPal, and Square to less well-known players claimed a 45% share of revenue last year.”

May 4, 2018

On the web

Square Reports Advances With Larger Merchants And Double-Digit Growth in Key Metrics

Digital Transactions News

“In this regard, the company’s new Square Register point-of-sale hardware, which it introduced last year, is proving key to penetrating a base of larger merchants. This market is important to Square because it tends to generate more revenue than Square’s traditional base of small sellers. More than half of larger sellers use multiple Square products, the company says.”

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