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Stockholm-based Seamless, provider of the SEQR mobile payment technology, reported first quarter revenues soared by 39% year-on-year (YOY). During the quarter SEQR invaded six new markets.
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.
The SEQR mobile wallet has developed plugins facilitating the implementation of online mobile payments on Mageto, OpenCart, PrestaShop and WooCommerce.
Vancouver-based Newnote has purchased a 20% equity position in the crypto-currency payment processor Coinpayments. The company operates a service similar to Coinbase and Bitpay.
GoCoin e-commerce payment solution designed to handle both bitcoin and alt-coins at checkout released its Click-to-Bill feature. Making it even easier for merchants to accept digital currency payments from their customers, Click-to-Bill allows merchants to create invoices and request payment via email or text message directly from their GoCoin Dashboard. Billing is also enabled through the GoCoin API for merchants looking to generate custom WYSIWYG forms.For SMS invoices, a customer receives an alert on their mobile device with a link to view the bill. Clicking it launches their bitcoin wallet, where they are prompted to select their preferred currency and submit the payment.
EVO Payments International (EVO) announced its new graphical user interface Clever Pay GUI in Europe. EVO designed this new interface to make payment acceptance for online businesses considerably easier and faster. Clever Pay GUI offers extensions for a number of different shop systems and also brings ready-made code for different programming languages, accelerating the implementation timeframe.
PayLane has expanded its footprint internationally to businesses, allowing accepting online payments in 160 currencies from over 50 countries. They can now offer their customers alternative solutions typical for specific regions, like Sofort banking in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, wire transfers in Poland, Dankort in Denmark, Carte Bleue in France or iDEAL in the Netherlands. Also directed at shops that use e-commerce platforms, PayLane plugins e-shops built on Magento, OpenCart, osCommerce, Zen Cart, PrestaShop or Wordpress can easily integrate with the payment system. PayLane has also launched DevZone – a site for developers, which shows how the technical side of integration with PayLane looks like.
PayLane now allows shops built on Magento and osCommerce platforms to accept credit and debit cards, PayPal, Giropay, iDEAL and many more, and accept payments in 160 currencies from over 50 countries all over the world. The installation of the plugin takes only a few minutes and allows PayLane clients to process payments instantly. PayLane now offers a plugin for WordPress, which is a platform best known among bloggers. Both the platform and the plugin differ from standard e-commerce solutions. Using the PayLane plugin allows to prepare an easy-to-use system that enables readers to make a payment for a fixed-price service, product, access to the website content or to make a donation, for example by creating a custom button, such as “Donate” or “Pay”. Anyone who visits the Wordpress website will be able to make a payment or donation.
Braintree payment gateway launched a plugin for Magento eCommerce Solutions, making its payment solution accessible to 110,000 Magento merchants. This plugin allows Magento Enterprise and Magento Community users to quickly and easily process credit card payments through the flexible and scalable Braintree payment gateway. Magento users will be able to store customers’ sensitive credit card information in the Braintree Vault. Braintree offers credit card vault storage, allowing merchants to reduce their PCI compliance burden by over 90% and helps merchants drive higher recurring sales. Braintree’s client list includes LivingSocial, 37signals, OpenTable, Fab.com, GitHub, Airbnb, Heroku, Engine Yard, Animoto, Shopify and HotelTonight.