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What is a SoftPOS system?
SoftPOS technology offers a handy way to both make and accept electronic payments. SoftPOS solutions are particularly relevant for micro-merchants and SME.Large-size payment services providers and software platforms also need to offer SoftPOS features within their omnichannel solutions. So, in this article we are going to provide a brief description of the respective solutions. First, we will look at the history of contactless payment technology development. Then we will outline...
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What is the Best Crypto Payment Gateway for a SaaS Platform?
What might be the best crypto payment gateway option for your business? Of course, multiple cryptocurrency payment gateway offerings are out there. At the same time, these offerings are mostly merchant-centric. If you are not an ordinary merchant, but a shopping cart or SaaS platform owner, then your choices are much narrower. What works for merchants will not necessarily work for platforms, because a platform’s needs are more complex. If...
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Crypto Payment Gateway Solution: Options to Choose From
Many companies nowadays want to accept crypto payments online and through POS. In order to be able to accept cryptocurrency payments, a business must find the right crypto payment gateway solution. It can be an open source crypto payment gateway software product or a customized solution developed from scratch. It can also be an omni-channel platform allowing you to accept credit card and crypto, as well as other payment types....
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Crypto Payment Gateway Solutions: Present and Future
A crypto payment gateway solution is something many companies need and search for. Almost every one of us knows about cryptocurrencies, blockchains, and defi platforms. However, until now, most people considered crypto too volatile and risky. As the realities change, cryptocurrency gateway technologies are on the rise. The right time for crypto payment gateway technologies Several modern-time trends signify ultimate relevance of crypto and blockchain payment gateway technologies. The time for crypto...
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PCI Compliance Update
PA DSS and PCI compliance remain in the focus of Paymentech industry. Presently, COVID19 epidemic shifted the preferences of many buyers and sellers from cash to electronic payments. Indeed, payments that involve less physical contact, are less risky in terms of sanitary requirements. PCI compliance and PCI data security standard update Global increase in electronic transaction volumes spurred another surge of credit card fraud. Businesses and individuals become victims of identity theft...
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Cryptocurrencies as an Investment Vehicle
Payment platforms always tried to diversify their revenue streams and customer bases. One of the common diversification strategies is to support as many payment types as possible. These payment types include ACH payments, credit/debit cards, and (a recent addition) cryptocurrency operations.   Why cryptocurrencies? Will cryptocurrencies survive the fall of interest rates? All world economies are suffering from the consequences of the pandemic. In order to mitigate them, most countries are resorting to two...
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Credit Card Processing Risks and International Payment Gateway Setup
Many startup businesses from Asia, Africa, and Latin America are facing problems finding a proper payment gateway solution. Merchants from these geographies are often interested in accepting payments from customers in the US and Europe. However, sometimes they are unaware of serious credit card processing risks, particularly, those related to geographical location. What payment gateway integration might look like A startup can explore the different options for having its own payment gateway....
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PayFac Gateway Integration for a SaaS Platform
SaaS platform owners are among top candidates for becoming payment facilitators. Other candidates include independent software vendors, online marketplaces, and franchise owners. All these business models (including SaaS model) have “know your customer” logic. They also have established customer bases. So, they are already on the way to becoming PayFacs. Now, let us consider the options of SaaS companies that want to participate in electronic payment processing. SaaS Platform Prospects A traditional SaaS...
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Your Own Payment Gateway: Let the Dream Come True
Building or licensing your own payment gateway involves many important aspects, both business and technical. The two conceptual options are as follows. Option one is to try to build a custom payment gateway from scratch. Option two is to license an off-the shelf solution and try to customize it according to your needs. In either case, before actually accepting digital payments you need to establish some critical relationships and build...
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Gateway Options for PayFac Payment Platforms and SaaS Companies
In spite of pandemic-driven economic recession, payment facilitator model is thriving. So, revenues of PayFac payment platforms remain high. At the same time, more companies are implementing PayFac model and establishing PayFac payment gateway partnerships. These companies include owners of SaaS platforms, franchisors, ISO, marketplaces, and venture capital firms. Owners of many software platforms face the need to embed payment experience into their core offerings. This step allows them to boost...
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From Recurring Billing to Usage-Based Billing
It looks like we are witnessing a new phase of the usage-based billing evolution. Legacy billing software is no longer able to accommodate all the functions its users (and their customers) need. As a result, subscription billing software has to evolve into something more sophisticated. Traditional recurring payment processing and invoice software are supposed to bill the buyers of a subscription-based service or product at regular time intervals. However, consumers, hit...
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Your Own Payment Gateway: to Build or not to Build?
Modern payment gateway solutions serve two major purposes. First, they harmonize cardholder data formats as it is sent from merchants’ POS systems to payment processors. Second, they ensure security of payment data (provide an additional payment security layer). More and more present-day companies face the tough choice between buying ready-made gateway products and building their own gateway solutions from scratch. So, in the payment gateway services world Hamlet’s famous question...
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A White Label Payment Solution for Your Business
A white label product or service is a third-party commodity you offer to your customers under your own brand. Let's assume, your company wants to provide some additional value. However, it does not have the necessary resources to implement it. In this case you can resort to the respective white label product. True, it is, actually, provided by some third partly. But in the eyes of your customers (and, possibly,...
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Payment Facilitator Model Explained
Fintech industry is constantly evolving. Emergence of new types of players is an indicator of this evolution. Payment facilitator model is a relatively new concept. However, it is rapidly gaining popularity. Many people confuse it with other terms, such as payment aggregator, payment service provider, or merchant of record. If you want to have a better understanding of PayFac model, this article is for you. In it we will outline the...
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White label Payment Gateway 101
White-labeling concept has become very popular among electronic payment processing industry players. We can witness the emergence and development of white label payment processing services, white label payment facilitator, and white label payment gateway reseller models. Indeed, these business models have already proven their efficiency at the market. In this article we are going to focus on white label payment gateway model. A white label payment gateway reseller or provider is...
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