Hot Fintech Startups London – Checkout.com
This little-known fintech was founded in 2009 under a different name before evolving into Checkout.com in 2012 and have since grown to a team of more than 300 employees in eight offices, expanding into the UAE in 2013, and the US in 2017.
Checkout.com enables companies to process and accept cross-border payments from credit and debit cards, online banking, Apple Pay and others such as Klarna – all with a single integration.
As a result Checkout is considered a direct rival to the huge Dutch payment titan Adyen, which is listed on the Amsterdam stock exchange.
Checkout.com provides online payment solutions for a number of growing businesses and has reported $46.8m in total revenues in 2017 according to their Companies House filings, a 56% up on the previous year.
The company’s clients include Samsung, TransferWise, Adidas and Virgin and was ranked 2nd place in Deloitte’s UK Technology Fast 50.