BlueSnap, a payment gateway provider for the small & mid-size business (SMB) market, has partnered with Ingenico’s GlobalCollect.
GlobalCollect payments service provider has signed a partnership agreement with QIWI plc payment services. As part of the deal, GlobalCollect has integrated QIWI into its portfolio of payment products. By adding QIWI to their payment mix, GlobalCollect merchants gain access to over 70 million consumers in Russia and the CIS. The company is already seeing strong demand across all industries, with gaming and digital media companies among the first to start accepting QIWI payments through GlobalCollect.
GlobalCollect has opened a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil, further consolidating the company’s leading position in the Latin-American eCommerce market.GlobalCollect has had a presence in Brazil for several years, and by establishing the Sao Paulo office, the company responds to strong demand for regional expertise from both Brazilian companies looking to expand internationally, as well as global merchants entering the rapidly growing Brazilian market. The Sao Paulo office is the fifth new GlobalCollect office to open in the last 12 months, following Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo and Brisbane, which all opened in the second half of 2013. GlobalCollect’s Argentina-based subsidiary Sub1 has its own software factory and is the region’s leading payments gateway, providing access to more than 50 local payment methods and more than12 local acquirers across the region. In 2013, Sub1 outperformed the overall Latin American eCommerce market, growing revenues by 46%.
GlobalCollect announced Elevate Data Services, a comprehensive Business Intelligence solution designed specifically for online payments and chargebacks. Elevate was conceived in response to the unique need for insights expressed by GlobalCollect’s clients, and developed in close cooperation with GlobalCollect’s Customer Advisory Board (GCAB), which includes many leading international eCommerce companies.
GlobalCollect announced two of its most senior executives have joined the MRC in key advisory roles. Stephen Buechner, Chief Credit & Risk Officer at GlobalCollect, will join the European Advisory Board. At the same time, Greg Leos, who heads up GlobalCollect’s North American operations as General Manager, will take a seat on the MRC’s Americas Advisory Board. The appointments continue a long-standing relationship between the two organizations, and underline GlobalCollect’s ongoing commitment to support the MRC and its members across the world. The MRC global non-profit organization fully supports and promotes operational excellence for fraud, payments and risk professionals within eCommerce under advisement from industry leaders and merchants.
Safetypay and GlobalCollect announced their global partnership agreement. The partnership extends the reach of both organizations in markets around the world, while providing the companies the ability to provide their customers a more secure and seamless payment option. SafetyPay will allow merchants to offer goods and services to customers who do not have internationally accepted credit cards; don’t want to use credit cards and those without credit cards with sufficient funds in their bank accounts.
GlobalCollect payment service provider, and Vindicia, enterprise-class subscription billing, strengthened their partnership by integrating their platforms even further. This will allow digital media companies to effectively bill and accept payments from customers using a wide variety of business models and payment methods and across the increasingly borderless world created by the Internet. The joint solution pairs Vindicia’s CashBox – a marketing, CRM and billing platform – with GlobalCollect’s global online payment service, which currently processes more than $14 billion per year in online transactions for more than 500 tier-1 e-commerce companies around the world. GlobalCollect’s payment services platform offers digital merchants the ability to instantly acquire international customers in more than 170 countries and lets them pay with more than 150 different payment methods and 170 currencies.
GlobalCollect announced the further expansion of its Asia Pacific operations with the opening of their Shanghai office, with plans to expand to Beijing, as well as into Japan and Australia. These offices are in addition to the regional headquarters opened by GlobalCollect in Singapore in 2008. The expansion into the People’s Republic of China is in support of GlobalCollect’s commitment to customer advocacy and its mission to deliver outstanding customer service. GlobalCollect is the preferred payments partner for hundreds of international Tier 1 brands including regional companies like Air China, Hainan Airlines, Lightinthebox, DHgate, DinoDirect and SmartBuyGlasses.com Optical Group. GlobalCollect contributes to the growth of these companies through its broad global portfolio of more than 150 local payment methods, enabling transactions in more than 170 countries around the globe through a single contract and technical interface.
BOKU and GlobalCollect online payment services in the eCommerce market, announced today GlobalCollect has selected BOKU as its global mobile payments partner. The partnership integrates BOKU’s payments platform into GlobalCollect’s international payment network, allowing online merchants to accept mobile payments at checkout. Using BOKU’s bank-grade mobile payments technology, GlobalCollect merchants can enable their customers to make purchases online via their mobile phone number; charges appear on their operator bill. The partnership with GlobalCollect reinforces mobile payments as a mainstream payment vehicle helping merchants to acquire new customers, and provides consumers with a simple and seamless checkout experience.
GlobalCollect premier payment service provider for e-payments appointed Pier Iberti as Global Market Director Retail, and Nathan Salisbury as Global Market Director Gaming. Their appointment is the next step in GlobalCollect’s global vertical market strategy to focus sales, product innovation and marketing on key growth industries for eCommerce. Both Global Market Directors are business leaders and have an excellent track record in thought leadership in their respective verticals, which will ensure the increase of the company’s growth in the Gaming and Retail markets. Iberti has worked for the last two years in a Business Development Retail role for the North American region confirming her broad experience acquired previously working with retailers. Nathan Salisbury, as part of the European Business Development team will be heading the Gaming vertical. Prior to GlobalCollect Mr. Salisbury worked for more than 10 years in a variety of sales leadership roles for media and technology companies.
GlobalCollect announces a definitive agreement to acquire Sub1 Payment Service Provider (PSP). The Sub1 acquisition facilitates GlobalCollect’s strategic intention to expand in Latin America. B2C e-commerce sales in Latin America are expected to grow from $33.9 Billion in 2012 to $55.4 Billion in 2015. Sub1 has over 15 years of experience in both Card Present (POS) and Card Not Present transaction processing and controls the highest number of payment connections in the region.
Masha Cilliers has been appointed DataCash Head of Global Strategy and Product Innovation. Joining DataCash with a 17 year career in the payments industry and strong expertise in online and mobile commerce, she will be responsible for growing DataCash’s brand presence and revenue growth globally through innovative thinking and strategic business development. Most recently with GlobalCollect as VP, Global Partnerships & Alliances, Masha also worked with CyberSource as Head of European Business Development. In her new role, Cilliers will focus on driving new product development, leading the marketing and communications function and optimising business opportunities and alliances for global growth.