OPINION: Checkout.com provides an API-first, digital-first payment solution for enterprise-size merchants selling globally. The solution is packaged as a unified platform which brings together a payments gateway, fraud detection, authorization optimization, and an array of alternative payment methods via a single, highly granular API. The company offers access to a wide variety of options from card acquiring in different regions to alternative payments on all continents. Merchants benefit from a broad range of acceptance and payout currencies as well as competitive FX rates to support global sales. A large number of response codes helps increase conversion rates. Checkout.com is currently intensifying their efforts toward marketplaces and virtual card issuing with plans to tackle POS after that. The challenge of brand awareness has kept them one of the industry’s best kept secrets.
USE CASE: Large, tech-savvy enterprises and mobile-oriented, online B2C merchants selling globally with volumes above $50 million.
COMPETITORS: Adyen, Stripe, Worldpay