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Deals

Balderton Capital backs Primer, a fintech helping merchants consolidate the payments stack

“Primer, a U.K. fintech that wants to help merchants consolidate their payments stack and easily support new payment methods in the future, has quietly raised £3.8 million in funding. Founded by ex-PayPal employees – via PayPal’s acquisition of Braintree — Primer is busy building out a payments API to (hopefully) rule them all, with the […]
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Providers

Leverage Payment Platforms For Precision Marketing Aimed At Chinese Consumers

“For retailers targeting Chinese consumers specifically — which is a dynamic and fast-growing sector in markets like luxury goods, fashion and travel and hospitality — marketing programs driven by payment companies can provide an edge to precisely target this affluent buying segment. More importantly, it can be done in a context with which these consumers […]
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Providers

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.”
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On The Wires

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Global

ECOMMPAY launches Gate2Asia payment solution for business expanding to Asia

“Gate2Asia unifies local payment options into one easy-to-use platform for online businesses entering the Asian markets. The payment solution combines the e-commerce markets of China, Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. A total of over 2 billion people with a potential e-commerce market spend of over $1.3 trillion”
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Providers

Organic Payment Gateways Launches New Service Dedicated to Topical CBD Websites

“Even now, after the passage of the industry-changing Farm Bill, few domestic payment gateways and merchant providers allow CBD in any form, even topical only products as benign as a hemp soap. As the newly refreshed Organic Payment Gateways site states, “traditional, US-based credit card processing for topical CBD sites are available, you simply need […]
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Providers

Mazooma Gateway to Provide Unified Platform for Suite of Premium Payment Products

“Leading U.S. payments provider Mazooma announces launch of their Mazooma Gateway, a platform that will provide access to its full suite of verified bank payments through a single API integration. Mazooma’s two premier payment methods–eCheck Select and OBT–will be available to igaming and sports betting operators in the U.S., and will be showcased at ICE North America in Boston this […]
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BlueSnap Announces Global Availability of Google Pay, Improving the Payment Experience for All B2B and B2C Customers

“BlueSnap, an online payments technology company, today announced the global availability of Google Pay™ in the All-in-One Payment Platform. With this integration customers across Australia, Europe and North America can now leverage Google Pay to accept payments made via online and mobile checkout, marketplaces, subscriptions, invoices and virtual terminals.”
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Providers

NMI Unveils Unified Payments Engine to Enable New Era of Commerce

“his unprecedented solution enables NMI partners to deliver a simplified payments platform that meets today’s expectations for seamless recognition across all merchant points of engagement, including in-store, mobile, online and self-service. Using a unified token, NMI is able to deliver a singular view of customer and payment data that can be used to develop cross-channel […]