The top Bitcoin payment solution provider for European merchants is heading into the Czech Republic. Amsterdam-based Coinzone recently launched in the UK market with significant success.
Československá obchodní banka (CSOB) has introduced its Era World Rewards program powered by Vancouver’s Zafin’s miRevenue. For every one Czech koruna (approximately USD $0.05), the customer earns one point.
U.S. Bank will be the first in Europe to offer Visa Payables Automation. The bank will initially target its U.S.-based multinational clients with significant operations in Europe.
Digital River Commerce-as-a-Service solutions signed a global payments agreement with Morinda, Inc., a direct-selling company that markets nutritional, health and wellness products. Morinda is using the Digital River World Payments solution to build a localized European payments program that supports online sales of its lifestyle products across Russia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and the Czech Republic. The Digital River solution will offer Morinda customers online credit card payments in seven different local currencies. Through Digital River World Payments, Digital River offers online merchants more than 180 international and local payment options, and over 170 transaction and display currencies. In 2013, the company processed more than $30 billion in online transactions.
Digital River Commerce-as-a-Service solutions signed a global payments agreement with Morinda direct-selling. Morinda is using the Digital River World Payments solution to build a payments program that supports online sales of its lifestyle products across Russia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania and the Czech Republic. The Digital River solution will offer Morinda customers online credit card payments in seven different local currencies, including Russian ruble, Hungarian forint, Latvian lats, Lithuanian litas, Polish złoty, Romanian leu and Czech koruna. Through Digital River World Payments, Digital River offers online merchants more than 180 international and local payment options, and over 170 transaction and display currencies. In 2013, the company processed more than $30 billion in online transactions.
Xendpay.com Online Money Transfer brand now facilitates payments to and from the Czech Republic and Slovakia in local languages through its FSA-authorized website. Xendpay.com’s affiliation with Czech bank Uni Credit will mean that customers looking to transfer money safely and securely to and from the Czech Republic and Slovakia can do so now in a way that is cheaper, quicker and simpler using local bank transfers or via debit/credit card with the Xendpay.com platform.
Xendpay.com, the world’s most revolutionary and truly global Online Money Transfer brand, is the first website of-its-kind to facilitate payments to and from the Czech Republic and Slovakia in local languages by launching its pioneering and FSA-authorised website in both Czech and Slovak versions. With some banks in the Czech Republic and Slovakia not providing…
PayPal has added five new currencies and now supports payments in 24
currencies. The total number of supported currencies now include the
U.S. Dollar, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar,
Singapore Dollar, Taiwan New Dollar, New Zealand Dollar, Euro, Swiss
Franc, Czech Koruna, Swedish Krona, Danish Krone, Norwegian Krone,
Hungarian Forint, Mexican Peso, Philippine Peso, Malaysian Ringgit,
Chinese RMB, Israeli New Shekel, Pounds Sterling, Brazilian Real, Polish
Zloty, Thai Baht and Japanese Yen. The company also launched its “PayPal
X” global payments platform for third-party developers, ushering in a
new generation of innovative payments, for which the first Application
Programming Interface (API) will be Adaptive Payments with a new
currency conversion API to automatically convert currencies using live
PayPal has opened its global payments platform and unveiled new application programming interfaces, a new developer portal and introductory services pricing for developers to generate revenue. So far
AERS, Carlson, FIS, FundRazr, MedPayOnline, Payvment, Playspan, ShopSavvy, Storenvy, Super Rewards, Sun Microsystems, S1 and Zuora all have announced a new generation of applications built with the “PayPal X” global payments platform. PayPal introduced a beta of its “Adaptive Accounts API” to provide a streamlined signup experience for people who donât have PayPal accounts, while maintaining security and privacy of consumer data. Starting in mid 2010, PayPal will offer pricing for developers building applications in markets that are traditionally served by cash and checks. The introductory pricing will be a flat fee of 50 cents for service transactions funded by a bank account or PayPal account balance, with a three-day settlement period; or a 0.75% fee for service transactions funded by a bank account or PayPal account balance, with instant settlement. The pricing package for developers includes PayPalâs tiered e-commerce pricing of 1.9% – 2.9% plus 30 cents; and PayPalâs micropayments pricing of 5% plus 5 cents. PayPal also announced that it has added five new currencies and now supports payments in 24 currencies.
PayPal users in
Mexico can now shop at the millions of online retailers worldwide where
PayPal is accepted with the launch of PayPal for Mexico
(www.paypal.com.mx), a new PayPal Web site for Mexican Internet users to
confidently buy and sell online using Mexican Pesos. The service enables
Mexican buyers to securely pay for their online purchases using their
credit cards or bank accounts. The Peso is the first Latin American currency to be added to the PayPal
system. PayPal enables payments in 19 currencies including the U.S.
Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Australian Dollar, Euro, British Pound,
Japanese Yen, Chinese Yuan, Czech Koruna, Danish Krone, Hong Kong
Dollar, Hungarian Forint, New Zealand Dollar, Norwegian Krone, Polish
Zloty, Singaporean Dollar, Swedish Krona, Swiss Franc and Israeli New
Shekel. Mexican sellers can receive
payments from PayPal’s large network of 65 million active members around
the globe, as well as withdraw their balances directly to any local bank.
Paypal has been granted a European Union banking license and can
now continue to offer services to online merchants throughout Europe.
Paypal hopes to eventually offer their service through most online
European retail sites. Currently, it has 35 million accounts and is offered
on more than 100,000 websites in Europe and supports payments
from 190 markets in 17 currencies. PayPal processed $8.4 billion of
total payment volume in Europe last year and research shows 23% of
European Internet shoppers prefer their service.
Paypal has announced that it has reached the milestone of 35 million
accounts in Europe. Further demonstrating the services’ growing
popularity, 23% of European online consumers use the company’s protected
payment service. Without ever having to retype their financial
information or share it with the merchant, in 2006 Paypal users spent
$8.4 billion in Europe. The service has a presence in 15 countries,
supports payments from 103 markets using 17 global currencies, and has
more than 133 million accounts.