Giving merchants a 360 degrees omnichannel package for a holistic user experience

 Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Monday, December 14, 2015 – Payplaza and her Dutch brand Paqar, a leading payment software company and one of most innovative in financial services in the Benelux area, today announced that it has closed a strategic investment and agreement with Payvision, one of the fastest-growing global acquiring networks in the world. The partnership creates an end-to-end personalized payments ecosystem for merchants, with the consumer at its heart. The unique architecture of this joint solution allows for smooth cross-border ecommerce processing and a unified, omnichannel platform.

Merchants such as Zeeman, Mexx, Phonehouse, Dixons, Scotch & Soda, and governmental institutions such as the Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, focused on being present on many channels and platforms, are amongst PayPlaza’s customers. Since 2010, the company has developed a revolutionary payment platform, encompassing unique solutions for Point-of-Sale card acceptance and enabling true omnichannel experience. PayPlaza’s dedicated POS team together with Payvision’s experienced acquiring, omnichannel expertise can streamline the user experience, put customers back into the heart of merchants’ strategies and empower them to grow their business.

“We are excited that Payvision has selected us to accelerate development of their omnichannel offering. By being part of Payvision’s group and global network, Payplaza and her Dutch brand Paqar and its merchants benefit from economies of scale, tremendous knowledge and years of experience in the payment processing landscape. Payvision’s expertise in global acquiring and processing backs up PayPlaza’s international development ambitions and provide merchants with a richer choice of possible partners“, said Edgar Plasa, CEO  PayPlaza and her dutch brand Paqar.

By becoming a strategic investor in PayPlaza, Payvision adds an innovative and flexible POS/ mPOS solution to its global payment processing offering, allowing partnering merchants to deploy a unified processing system with omnichannel functionality. The user experience is cohesive and merchants can offer their consumers integrated and personalized shopping capabilities.

“Our omnichannel package gives merchants an opportunity to migrate away from their multi-vendor strategies and implement a totally integrated, end-to-end platform for all their payment processing. By leveraging the global card processing experience of Payvision, the forward thinking alternative processing capabilities of Acapture, and the innovative POS/mPOS technology of PayPlaza, our clients now have access to a full suite of omnichannel tools behind one central interface and with unified reporting”, said Gijs op de Weegh, COO   Payvision.

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About PayPlaza

PayPlaza is a leading payment software company in Europe. In the Benelux region, PayPlaza is the 3rd biggest POS payment software company managed and driven by 40 dedicated payment professionals. Since 2010, PayPlaza has developed a revolutionary payment platform, encompassing unique solutions for Point-of-Sale card acceptance and enabling true omnichannel experience. Starting 2012, PayPlaza solutions have been rolled out in Europe, and support all languages, currencies, several local debit schemes and country specific requirements.

The platform is PCI level 1 certified and includes full point2point encryption technology, matching the highest possible international security regulations. PayPlaza is based in Amsterdam with additional offices in Eindhoven and Madrid and, together with its partners, is currently active in 11 European countries.

Awarded with “The most innovative company in financial services” at the Accenture Awards in 2013, the company registered a triple digit growth ratio and expects further expansion in the U.S., LATAM, and Asia.

About Payvision

Awarded with ‘Best Merchant Acquirer/Processor’ at the 2015 Payments Awards, Payvision is one of the fastest-growing global acquiring networks in the world. With over a decade of experience in the global payments market, Payvision has accrued vast knowledge of ecommerce payments processing. Payvision simplifies the complexity of cross-border ecommerce through a highly effective and secure transaction processing platform.

By offering banks, PSPs, ISOs and their merchants one global acquiring platform, 24/7 support, 150+ transaction currencies, a high-end reporting interface and a solid risk management solution, Payvision strives to support its customers in expanding their geographical footprints and growing their business.

Payvision provides with its customers 24/7 Support, 150+ transaction currencies and regional card settlement currencies, a high-end reporting interface and a solid risk management solution. Payvision’s presence in different international regions has resulted in a global network of acquiring banks, connecting over 300 trusted business partners with more than 5,000 web merchants worldwide, processing over 100 million transactions a year. Payvision is headquartered in Amsterdam and, over the past decade, the company has expanded its geographical footprint in over 40 countries with offices in New York, Utah, San Francisco, Madrid, London, Toronto, Singapore, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Macau, and Auckland.

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