2Checkout appointed Shawn Budde as CEO. Bringing with him over 25 years experience, Budde has held executive roles at Citibank and Capital One; data analytics experience at Sears Holdings; and as co-founder and President at ZestFinance, a VC-backed technology company. Budde earned a B.A. from Columbia University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. At ZestFinance, Mr. Budde teamed with Google’s former CIO to reinvent lending methods by using large-scale data analysis and machine learning to lower the cost of credit for the highest risk customers. At 2Checkout, Budde plans to apply similar approaches on a global scale to help the company accelerate its market expansion in online payments.
2Checkout now offers online retailers the ability to apply for their new merchant accounts online and be underwritten and approved instantly. No other bank or payments processor enables a merchant to start selling as quickly. A new merchant can go from application to live payment processing in seconds, versus the industry norm of weeks. 2Checkout is a global payments processor that lets online retailers accept credit cards, debit cards, PayPal, and recurring billing in 26 currencies and 15 languages. In addition to processing payments with PCI Level 1 compliance, 2Checkout also protects merchants by passing all transactions through their proprietary fraud review. 2Checkout also gives merchants options for hosted checkout, APIs for direct website integration, turnkey implementation with more than 100 shopping carts, and free mobile and tablet apps for monitoring and managing sales.
2Checkout online payments has launched a program to rescue merchants recently abandoned by WePay. WePay recently announced their decision to retire their hosted checkout option and force customers to adopt their APIs instead. 2Checkout continues to offer merchants a hosted payments solution, and has set up a convenient landing page for former WePay customers to learn more. Hosted checkouts offer an intuitive and agile way for merchants to jump into online retailing without the hassle of formatting pages of website code.
Harland Financial Solutions has announced six new eBill Presentment & Payment deals for June 2013. eBill Presentment & Payment is Harland Financial Solutions’ electronic bill presentment and payment solution for small- to mid-sized billers. eBill Presentment & Payment will enable these financial institutions to offer their small- to mid-size business customers the ability to transform paper-based bills to smarter, more efficient and environmentally-friendly electronic bills that may be paid via online ACH, debit or credit card transactions.
GfK will be debuting cutting-edge solutions and perspectives on key topics facing today’s marketers and researchers at the ESOMAR 3D Digital Dimensions conference and related events. Tom Dailey (COO, GfK Consumer Choices North America) will describe the potential uses of location and mobile data to help retailers and others make wise business decisions. He will also introduce a new product in which GfK makes judicious use of this data to provide insights for marketers while respecting consumer privacy. Also, David Krajicek (CEO, GfK Consumer Experiences North America) will present a vision of how researchers can turn Big Data into Smart Data by adding expertise and business knowledge. This presentation demonstrates the potential for a fundamental shift in how consumers and companies alike access and leverage data.
2Checkout online payment processor partnered Inexika app developers to launch its “2Checkout Mobile” mobile app for the iPad. The “2Checkout Mobile” app for the iPad has been designed for their seller clients. It provides more interactive visual graphics and more functionality, furnishing interactive sales and payments dashboards, send customer invoices, and add or edit products from anywhere.
2Checkout online payment processor for ecommerce global businesses partnered Chicago Growth Partners (“CGP”) and Trident Capital for investment to achieve ‘aggressive’ growth in the coming years. 2Checkout makes it easy for online Sellers to sell their goods and services to buyers all over the world. By providing a dynamic checkout experience that automatically adjusts to the buyer’s device and allowing for a customized, branded experience, 2Checkout helps Sellers sell more by creating a seamless, intuitive and comfortable online buying experience.
2Checkout online payment processor has released its Dynamic Checkout advanced checkout solution. Working with 2Checkout sellers, Dynamic Checkout has been developed and released with advanced features and technology improvements in the new checkout process. The Dynamic Checkout solution offers a fresh new design and a simple, single page layout that will automatically respond and adjust to any screen size. This also enables sellers to create a seamless brand experience and offers a checkout to customers in the local format, language, and currency they are accustomed to, making it easier to buy.
2Checkout online payment processor partnered with Inexika to launch its Mobile app on Android devices. The iPhone version of 2Checkout Mobile was recently released and received a tremendous amount of positive feedback from 2Checkout customers. This demand was in response to the Instant demand for an Android version of the application. Sellers can check their account balance and view sales history, issue refunds, or call and email customers directly from within the app.
2Checkout online payment processor partnered Inexika to launch its “2Checkout Mobile” iPhone App. With this, 2Checkout sellers can now access their account from anywhere, adding “2Checkout Mobile” to its available bundled services at no additional charge. The “2Checkout Mobile” service allows sellers to check their account balance and view sales history, issue refunds, or call and email customers directly from within the app.
2Checkout.com (2CO) global ecommerce payments integrated its new advanced recurring billing features with WHMCS client management, billing and support. To further empower businesses utilizing subscription management to run their online businesses, 2Checkout also announced the introduction of “Pass-Through-Products” (PTP) to process recurring orders directly through any third party shopping cart software that supports this new feature. With the addition of recurring billing support from WHMCS, and the introduction of Pass-Through-Products, sellers may now dynamically create recurring products, services and sales. 2Checkout.com (2CO) is a worldwide leader in payment and ecommerce services and provides PCI compliant online credit card processing services as well as fraud protection, customer care, shopping cart solutions, data security services, conversion-driving payment methods, currencies and languages, and the online marketplace 2CO Shopping.
Tom Dailey has been promoted CEO and member of the board with 2Checkout.com global ecommerce payments. This after having served as President since joining the company in October, 2009 and his 27-years of experience in the card and payments industry, partially spent as executive head of Discover Card’s merchant network. Coincidentally, Mike Sayre has been appointed President, Chief Operating Officer and member of the Board, who was a consultant and 2Checkout’s Interim Chief Financial Officer since October, 2010.