Paymentwall

Paymentwall Inc. is a global payments platform which services businesses in the SaaS, travel, and E-Commerce industries across 200 countries and territories. Paymentwall is best known for its wide range of 150 local payment options, which helps companies of all sizes enter into hard-to-reach markets.

Services

PayAlto is Paymentwall’s local payment method feature. Businesses can choose from 150+ local payment methods to integrate into their checkout and reach new customers in hard-to-reach markets. [2]

Brick is a credit card processing product that allows businesses to accept payments through VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diner’s Club, and Union Pay. [3]

Medusa is a fraud prevention solution that allows you to alert or decline suspicious transactions, filter payments with custom rules, set up automatic alerts, and so much more.[4]

Mobiamo – Released in 2015, Mobiamo is Paymentwall’s mobile carrier billing solution which connects businesses to customers in 110 countries. [5]

History

Honor Gunday and Vladimir Kovalyov started Paymentwall in April 2010 to help game companies on Facebook monetize their global traffic.[6]

On July 1, 2011, Facebook announced that they would no longer allow any outside monetization providers, at which point the company pivoted to providing services to non-Facebook games and online dating websites.[7][8]

In 2011, the company entered into partnership with Alipay, a third-party mobile and online payment platform, established in Hangzhou, China in February 2004 by Alibaba Group.[9]

Paymentwall launched a payment system for Smart TVs in November 2014.[10]

In 2018, Paymentwall has spun out Terminal3 as global payment platform for gaming companies.[11]

Offices

Paymentwall is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Berlin,[12][13]Bangalore, Beijing, Gurgaon, Hanoi, Kyiv, Las Vegas, Lisbon, London, Moscow, Manila, Phoenix, Seoul, Shenzhen, Sao Paulo and Sofia.

In November 2015, the company unveiled its intergalactic-themed development lab in Kiev.[14]

In July 2019, the company officially announced its two new office locations in Bangalore and Gurgaon.[15]

References

  1. ^“Global online payments company building on Kyiv roots”. KyivPost. Retrieved August 21, 2015.
  2. ^“Paymentwall Pay Alto”. PayAlto. Retrieved September 23, 2019.
  3. ^“Paymentwall Brick”. Brick. Retrieved September 23, 2019.
  4. ^“Medusa”. Medusa. Retrieved September 23, 2019.
  5. ^“Medusa”. Mobiamo. Retrieved September 23, 2019.
  6. ^Sudolskiy, Roman. “Virtualnaya Kassa”. Forbes. Retrieved January 12, 2014.
  7. ^Shield, Mike. “Facebook Makes ‘Credits’ Lone Gamer Currency”. AdWeek. Retrieved January 24, 2015.
  8. ^Takahashi, Dean. “Paymentwall’s in-game payment options gain a good following”. Venturebeat. Retrieved January 24, 2015.
  9. ^“Paymentwall partners with Alipay to enter the Chinese market (press release)”. ThePaypers. Retrieved January 12, 2014.
  10. ^“Paymentwall launches a payment suite for smart TVs so you can buy with your remote control — or smartphone”. Venturebeat. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
  11. ^“Paymentwall spins out Terminal3 as payment platform for games”. VentureBeat. 2018-08-26. Retrieved 2019-09-09.
  12. ^“Paymentwall Opens New European HQ In Berlin”. SiliconAllee. Retrieved January 24,2015.
  13. ^“Paymentwall eröffnet Europa-Hauptsitz in Berlin”. Gruenderszene (in German). Retrieved January 12, 2014.
  14. ^“Paymentwall opens the doors to its new futuristic development lab in Ukraine”. KyivPost. Retrieved March 17, 2016.
  15. ^“Paymentwall’s Gunday Wants To Solve India’s Cross Border Payments Problem”. Inc42 Media. 2019-07-27. Retrieved 2019-09-09.

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