Cross channel payment solution Yapital has partnered with Wirecard to distribute a new cross channel payment method.
The partnership will help enhance Yapital acceptance by allowing Wirecard merchants to add the cross channel payment method to their checkout page. Both firms plan on releasing future support for Wirecard’s Bank services.
Below is the official press release from Yapital.
The European cross-channel payment solution, Yapital, and Wirecard AG, a world leading full-service provider for payment transactions, have entered into a strategic collaboration with the aim of distributing a cross-channel payment method. Adding Yapital to Wirecard’s existing payment interface will significantly increase the number of potential acceptance points for Yapital, with Wirecard customers able to integrate the Yapital cross-channel payment solution into their payment mix via the Wirecard Checkout Page. In the future this collaboration is also aimed at incorporating the Wirecard Bank services moving forward.
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From large retail chains to small web shops, tour operators to online media distributors – all benefit from the innovative services of Wirecard AG. In 2012, mobile payment and mPOS solutions were added to the Wirecard payment platform. With the addition of Yapital, this portfolio is now being expanded to include a fast, convenient, cross-channel shopping experience. Whether online, invoicing or using mPOS, consumers can pay by scanning a QR code using the Yapital app on their smartphone and click “Confirm”. All transactions are processed in real time and companies have the added benefit of a guaranteed transaction.
“The cooperation with Wirecard is a great opportunity for us to convince a large number of companies from very diverse sectors about the tangible benefits of our cross-channel payment solution”, explains Nils Winkler, Chairman of the Board at Yapital. “At the same time, Wirecard partners are able to offer their customers an innovative payment method – thus enhancing their image as a forward-looking company.”
Michael Brinkmann, Executive Vice President of Partner Management at Wirecard AG, adds: “Changes in consumer behaviour and the growing popularity of mobile devices mean that retailers have to offer their customers touch point-independent transaction options. We are delighted to offer Yapital to our customers on our checkout page as of now and also to be contributing to the success of the product with our banking services.”