Category Archives: Acquiring & Payments
5 things to notice when selecting a payment provider

Five considerations to help you find the right payments processing solution

The psychologist Barry Schwartz called this the paradox of choice – the more options you have as a buyer, the […]

By Lauren Joseph VP of Business Operations
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What payment processing issues should merchants be considering?

Don’t forget to backup I cannot stress this enough – merchants must have connectivity to more than one acquirer, and […]

By Alon Bigler VP Business Development and Strategic Solutions at Credorax
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Why Tech Pays:
The tech it takes to deliver value to merchants

The challenge with chargebacks is similar. Disputing chargeback claims costs merchants a lot of time and resources – time that […]

By Itai Giladi SVP of Operations
thing your payment platform needs in times of crisis

Three Things Your Payment Platform Needs in Times of Crisis

You don’t need me to tell you that the global pandemic has changed life as we know it. Lockdown measures […]

Corona update: Mastercard & Visa Increase Contactless Payment Limits in Europe

Corona update: Mastercard & Visa Increase Contactless Payment Limits in Europe

In card present payments, card schemes require cardholder verification methods (CVMs) to authenticate that the customer holding the card is […]

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Want Fast Payments to Debit Cards? You’ll Have to Push it…

Cheques, wire transfers, and ACH can take days (or even over a week) before funds clear. That’s a long wait […]

By Liron Eisenstein Card Scheme Relationship Manager
how to survive, thrive and make it to the other side of the coronavirus

How to survive, thrive and make it to the other side of the Coronavirus

In the short term, eCommerce retailers will see significant sales gains due to the Coronavirus, especially if their business is […]

Tal Fadlon Card Scheme Specialist, Credorax
Liron Eisenstein Card Scheme Relationship Manager
business continuity essentials in times of instability

How business continuity plans are vital for tech resilience

A million articles have already been written about the Coronavirus – how to survive at home, how to order online […]

By Moshe Selfin COO & CTO, Credorax

How we guaranteed our business continuity during the Coronavirus

And there we have it: following a government directive, Credorax’s offices in Israel were shut down last week, with all […]

By Ilya Dubinsky Vice President, CTO Office, Credorax
sca: strong customer authentication for ecommerce

SCA: The Story so Far

Remember the panic around the Y2K Bug? It all seems quaint now, but there were huge concerns that computerized systems […]

By Chanan Lavi SVP ePayments Credorax

How Coronavirus is impacting commerce chargebacks

The spread of the Coronavirus worldwide means that some merchants are encountering the idea of force majeure (French for ‘greater force’) for the very first time. 

By Tal Fadlon Card Scheme Specialist, Credorax
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The Challenge of Strong Customer Authentication

By now, most people in the payments world understand the role of the European Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) in […]

Ilya Dubinsky Vice President, CTO Office, Credorax
Getting ready to tackle 3d secure transition

PSD2, SCA & 3D Secure 2 – Guide for Merchants

Learn the lingo Before we get into the practical implications of the new regulations, let’s take a moment to get […]

My Cashless Experience in Barcelona

In Israel the transition to going cashless has just started to take shape and there’s still a long road ahead. […]

By Tomer Hemeli Sales Operations Manager

The best places to get some sun in January 2019

Got the post holiday blues? Why be blue when you can be sunshine yellow with a spectacular winter-sun destinations? With […]

Chargeback disputes: the latest attempt by fraudsters to beat the system – and how to make sure they don’t!

We think of chargebacks as being a modern inconvenience and a feature of commercial dealings. Yet, documents dating as far […]

8 Steps Merchants Are Taking Right Now to Get Through the Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for merchants to focus on holiday sales. Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday officially open the holiday […]

Kiwi.com Soars with Agile BI and Reporting

Online travel is a competitive business with tight margins. All the hard work building brand and attracting customers can be […]

Meet our Superwomen, France Blanchard and Lital Bar Noy, nominees for the European Women in Payments Awards 2018!

We are so proud that not one, but two of Credorax’s super women have been shortlisted for the European Women […]

Expanding globally? Add local currencies like Kiwi.com

All Business is Local & Sometimes Exotic We have found that when a merchant accepts local currencies, their approval rates […]

Avoid Getting Ripped off During Your August Holiday

August is here and that means many of you are traveling around the globe. Visiting exotic destinations is obviously thrilling […]

Faster-time-to-Money: The Name of the Game for Small Businesses

Lars Pedersen, CEO of Creditcall, shares his insights on SMEs growth within the payments industry. The SME market continues to […]

PSPs are Adapting to Cross-Border E-Commerce

This month, Credorax has been spotlighted by PaymentEye to share its wisdom on cross-border ecommerce’s effect on PSPs. Below are […]

Client Advocacy Proves More than a New Year’s Resolution, but a Mantra to Live by

For many of us, the beginning of a new year is typically a time when we set personal ‘New Year’s […]

5 Pieces of Advice for Merchant Onboarding Application

To date, the merchant onboarding process to an acquirer has been time-consuming, inflexible and costly. The biggest cause of delays […]

Keys to Cross-Border Success for Merchants

Are you watching the world grow more connected before your eyes? It’s only natural that online merchants see this growth […]

Survey Says: U.S. Consumers & Businesses Alike Demand Pragmatic Fintech Solutions to Ease Their Financial Woes

Ringing in the holidays, means nearing the end of year, and at Credorax we decided to take a moment to […]

New study: B2B Digitalization Drives More Revenue

When it comes to embracing change, B2B is following – slowly – in the footsteps of B2C. Businesses that are […]

Merchants Will Become the Real Drivers of Change in the Payments Ecosystem

Editor’s note: What trends lie ahead for the payments industry in 2017? We’ve invited Kieran Hines of Ovum to highlight […]

Digital Payments: Growth and Development

Capgemini has released its 2016 World Payments Report (WPR)! Along with the rest of the payments industry, we are keeping […]

Management Values: What Drives Us?

Get to know our people through their management values, at a glance! At Credorax, our core values drive our daily […]

Empowering Payment Processing with Smart Technology

Gearing up for Money2020 Vegas, we decided to publish information about our tools and services in an easy-to-read format, so […]

Why Can’t Consumers Commit to Mobile Payments?

Research indicates that the use of mobile devices to make payments is continually on the rise. A Deloitte study predicted […]

Advancements in Tech Signal a Boom for Cross-Border Payments

As a FinTech company, we are always happy to see market support for the solutions we provide. We are working […]

Study: Adopting Digital Payments Yields Dividends in Consumer Loyalty

A recent study published by MasterCard Advisors confirmed that the availability of digital payments was a key point for cardholder […]

Are Payments Services the Next Logical Step for Supply Chain Experts?

Supply chain and logistics companies in today’s market already maintain expertise in several areas, such as logistics, delivery, invoicing and […]

What PSPs can learn from the property market

Tony Craddock, Director General of the Emerging Payments Association, Comments on Credorax’s Latest Whitepaper, “PSPs Why Does Your Choice of […]

Netherlands Payments in Focus

Editor’s note: This is the third post in our ‘Payments in Focus’ Series. You can see the previous posts on […]

Denmark Payments in Focus

Editor’s note: This is the second post in our Payments in Focus Series. You can see the previous post on […]

What You Need to Know About the New EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

On February 2, 2016, the much-anticipated agreement between the EU Commission and the U.S. outlining the framework for the transfer […]

PSPs Under Pressure

E-commerce has truly become a retailing giant. In 2014, the U.S. and China together handled 55% of all global internet […]

3 Payments Trends to Watch for in 2016

Happy 2016 to all of our partners! We are ready to dive into another year of payments innovation and smart […]

Top 5 Smart Acquiring Blog Posts of 2015

Christmas has come and gone, and New Year’s is fast approaching. Last week, in our Happy Holidays post, we took […]

Digital Disruption Reshapes Global Payments Industry

McKinsey & Company published a new report in November 2015 that highlights the key role digital disruption is playing in […]

EPA Awards Credorax Merchant Acquirer of the Year

Last month’s Emerging Payments Awards in London was truly a night to remember for Credorax. We took home awards for […]

The Digital Single Market Strategy: Innovation Meets Regulation

In the payment services and e-commerce arena, EU regulators are striving to keep up with the rapid pace at which […]

Insights From the European Commission E-Commerce Report

A recent European Commission report on the state of e-commerce offers some great insights on how consumers and merchants are […]

Real-Time Payments: When a Moment Makes All the Difference

Real-time payments have been a significant goal of the industry for some time, and they are fast becoming a reality. […]

How Will Technology Transform Financial Services?

Digital transformation has created big changes in a wide range of industries. Retail, hospitality, transportation and others — one by […]

China’s PBOC Keeps Visa and MasterCard in Limbo

The decision to open up Chinese bank card payment clearing market, which came into effect on June 1, 2015, follows, to […]

Innovation Is Key to World Class Payments in the UK

A new whitepaper from Payments UK, entitled World Class Payments in the UK: Enhancing the payments experience, attempts to answer […]

Apple Pay Adoption: Whither the Revolution?

Last year, the payments industry was on the edge of its seat — waiting to see how Apple Pay would […]

ISO 20022: We’re Just Getting Started

Recently, a working group composed of payments processing experts completed work on a first draft of the ISO 20022 standards. […]

PSD II: Goals and Expectations

On May 5, 2015, the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee MEPs, the Commission of the EU, and the Latvian Presidency […]

Embracing the Digital World

We often talk about how we are living in a “digital world” or how this is the “digital era”. The […]

ePower 2.0: One-Click Payment Processing is No Longer a Dream

Credorax is creating a revolution in the global e-commerce sphere through our Smart Acquiring business approach: We have been able […]

New EU Anti-Money Laundering Rules Come Into Effect

It’s been in the works for a while, but new European anti-money laundering rules finally came into effect in late June. […]

How Does Big Data Fit In to the Payments Ecosystem?

Our expert panel at last month’s Credorax UNIFY event covered a number of payments-related topics, as we mentioned in our […]

Credorax UNIFY Panel on the Future of Payments: Part I

At our UNIFY event in London on June 16th, we heard many great speakers talk about the future of payments. […]

Credorax Addresses the ‘Truly Global and Borderless Digital Economy’ at UNIFY 2015

We are back from last week’s very successful UNIFY event in London and we have a lot to report. Our […]

5 Steps to a Perfect Merchant Onboarding Application

In general, merchant onboarding to an acquiring bank can take up an enormous amount of time, due to reams of […]

Payments in the Age of Digital Disruption

Yves Mersch, a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, spoke recently at the joint European Central […]

On the Road to a Cashless Society

It’s hard to believe the phrase “Cash is king” was once widely-accepted conventional wisdom. As payments innovation picks up the […]

5 Ways to Optimize Your Site for Cross-Border E-Commerce

PYMNTS.com recently released their latest quarterly X-Border Payments Optimization Index, and it’s chock-full of fascinating information about the state of […]

Fraud Protection, Data Security Are Major Drivers of Retail Payments Strategy

The pace of payments innovation seems to constantly speed up. Just when you think you have figured out how to […]

Japan Payments in Focus

Editor’s note: We are pleased to announce our new ‘Country in Focus’ series. Every few weeks we will take a […]

What’s the Deal With Millennials?

As Millennials have come of age in recent years, there is a greater sense of urgency among merchants and other industry […]

Interchange Fee Regulation Update

Multilateral interchange fees are back in the news. We discussed them back in November in the context of Visa Europe’s […]