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Payments

Technology

Apr 11, 2022

Alchemy Pay aims to make crypto payments mainstream

By partnering with Checkout.com, the Singapore-headquartered firm is making it easier than ever for consumers to get one-step access to cryptocurrency, using their preferred fiat payment method.

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Ovi Olea

Director, Crypto, APAC, Checkout.com

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Announcing Checkout.com's new Demystifying Crypto report

How digital currencies are revolutionizing commerce, corporates and culture.

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Ecommerce

Payments

Apr 05, 2022

From FOMO to de facto — tracking the rise of BNPL

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) has become the face of millennial finance. But what makes BNPL so unique and so popular and where is it heading?

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Payments

Apr 05, 2022

Lumanu is reimagining payments to simplify how creators do business 

Checkout.com has been pivotal in helping Lumanu reimagine payments for creators. Zack Levine, VP US Sales at Checkout.com, spoke with Lumanu Head of Operations and Co-Founder, Paul Johnson, to hear how.

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Technology

Payments

Mar 30, 2022

What is a Central Bank Digital Currency?

Governments worldwide are exploring the application of Central Bank Digital Currencies, otherwise known as CBDCs. But what are CBDCs, how do CBDCs work and what impact CBDCs may have on the future of money?

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Payments

Technology

Mar 23, 2022

What are network tokens and how do they work?

Find out how network tokens work and what business advantages tokenization provides.

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Payments

Ecommerce

Mar 21, 2022

How Checkout.com's Issuer Outreach team is minimizing payments failure in Saudi Arabia

Checkout.com has helped a leading issuing bank in the Kingdom prevent false declines and boost payments approval rates.

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Technology

Mar 16, 2022

Sports fandom in the metaverse

How will tokenization shift fan culture within sports and what does it mean for businesses in this space? Experts from AC Milan, Socios.com and DSO explain.  

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Ecommerce

Payments

Mar 15, 2022

Building an SCA exemption strategy that still protects against fraud

You can use SCA exemptions to increase the chances of a frictionless checkout while still keeping fraud losses and operational costs to a minimum.

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Payments

Mar 08, 2022

Accrue Savings helps brands lower acquisition costs and reward their customers

Accrue Savings is breaking new ground with its innovative save now, buy later solution. Zack Levine, VP USA Sales at Checkout.com, spoke with Accrue Savings CEO and founder Michael Hershfield to learn more about the business. He also explains why Checkout.com is such a critical partner to its success.

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Ecommerce

Payments

Mar 08, 2022

What is the global outlook for customer authentication and its future?

With Strong Customer Authentication now mandated across Europe, what is the future for authenticating transactions around the globe?

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Payments

Ecommerce

Mar 07, 2022

My path in payments: Dawn Lee, Regional Lead for Partnerships and BD, Grab Financial Group

Meet Dawn Lee, whose "super in-depth" understanding of payments enables the superapp, Grab, to accept digital payments seamlessly. 

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Technology

Feb 23, 2022

Coinmotion makes cryptocurrency more accessible with Checkout.com

Finland's leading crypto broker, Coinmotion, recently partnered with Checkout.com to make it easier than ever for its customers to use its services.

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Ecommerce

Payments

Feb 23, 2022

How Checkout.com helps merchants optimize their SCA strategy

Checkout.com is helping merchants turn SCA and wider security concerns into a point of competitive advantage.

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Ecommerce

Feb 21, 2022

How to drive more online spend this Ramadan

Against the backdrop of a changing retail and payment landscape, we explain how businesses selling into the MENAP region can plan ahead to maximize sales and growth opportunities.

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Ecommerce

Payments

Feb 16, 2022

The forces driving digital commerce growth in France

France is one of Europe’s largest ecommerce markets. And it continues to grow at pace. We caught up with Ingrid Lethu, Vice President of Sales, and Jean-Marc Nourel, Country Manager in France, to learn more about the trends shaping the digital economy in France.

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Ecommerce

Payments

Feb 15, 2022

The evolution of the 3D-Secure protocol: from 3DS to 3DS 2.2

How to turn regulatory and card scheme requirements for strong customer authentication in Europe into a conversion optimizer.

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Ecommerce

Payments

Feb 14, 2022

Are mindsets changing on Strong Customer Authentication?

Businesses cite SCA as a hurdle, and rightly so. But, in the battle for consumer trust and loyalty, an effective SCA strategy that marries best-in-class UX with security could become your competitive advantage.

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Ecommerce

Payments

Feb 09, 2022

US ecommerce set for significant growth in 2022

Our latest research finds that US retail ecommerce enjoys strong tailwinds as businesses see plenty of opportunity to drive up revenue, relatively unencumbered by challenges seen elsewhere. 

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Technology

Feb 07, 2022

How stablecoins can initiate the next generation of payments innovation

With reduced volatility, stablecoins offer a bright future for payments in crypto. Max Rothman, VP of Crypto at Checkout.com, explains why.

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Technology

Feb 04, 2022

What are stablecoins and how do they work?

Stablecoins have exploded in popularity. But what are stablecoins? How do stablecoins work? And why are stablecoins growing in popularity? 

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Payments

Technology

Feb 01, 2022

Six things to consider when choosing a payment gateway for NetSuite

How a payment gateway can help Netsuite clients optimize their performance.

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Ecommerce

Payments

Jan 12, 2022

The outlook for ecommerce and payments in MENAP

2021 was a breakout year for digital commerce in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan (MENAP). Our panel of experts looks forward to what 2022 has in store.

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Payments

Ecommerce

Jan 12, 2022

What's on the payment leader's agenda for 2022?

Payments experts from HelloFresh, The Merchant Risk Council and Checkout.com, discuss what's top of mind for the year ahead.

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Technology

Jan 12, 2022

What's next for crypto and web3? 

2022 looks set to be another groundbreaking year for crypto and the development of web3. To learn more, we asked some of the smartest minds in the industry what they're expecting to happen this year. 

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Announcements

Jan 12, 2022

Announcing our Series D, and the next step in Checkout.com’s journey

It’s only a week or so into the new year, and I already have the chance to share the exciting news that we’ve just completed our Series D funding round, raising $1 billion at a valuation of $40 billion.

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Ecommerce

Payments

Jan 11, 2022

Payments and ecommerce in APAC: spotlight on 2022

Four ecommerce, crypto and payment experts give their views on what 2022 has in store for the APAC region.

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