Berlin/London 19th Dec, 2012 - payleven, Europe's mobile payment pioneer, rolls out Android and launches the mobile payment app in the Google Play Store in Italy, UK and Poland. Previously, it was only available in Germany. The payleven Android app functions in the same way as the iOS application, allowing merchants to convert their smartphone/ tablet into a low-cost, easy-to-use debit & credit card reader with no monthly fees. The current version fully supports a range of the most popular Android devices including Samsung Galaxy Nexus, S2 as well as S3 and HTC One. Furthermore all payleven apps are setup to process cards with both the current Swipe and Sign and the upcoming Chip & PIN solution.
The way people pay is changing rapidly & Europe is at the cusp of a mobile payment revolution. payleven is aiming to redefine the highest standard for mobile payment applications by offering a mobile Chip&PIN; solution with the only fully compliant card reader to accept all major debit and credit cards and provide users with full fraud protection. An important preliminary step has been to expand our platform to the popular operating system Android, which now accounts for 70% of all smartphone shipments globally. Payleven is now set to launch its best in class mobile Chip&PIN; solution in early 2013 with full compatibility of the world's two most popular mobile operating systems, iOS & Androidâ€ said Ian Marsh, Payleven UK CEO & co-founder.
With the new Android launch payleven's year of progress continues. In the last three months payleven advanced in several sections:
- Registrations for the first innovative Chip & PIN device for mobile phones in the European market. With payleven's Chip & PIN solution, all credit and debit cards from all major providers can be accepted.
- Complete integration of API, now anyone can integrate the payleven payment solution into their apps.
About the company
payleven, Europe's mobile payments pioneer, is a start-up with its headquarters in Berlin and London and was founded in March 2012. payleven is founded by a group of young entrepreneurs who want to do things differently from the way big businesses operate. Our team members come from the payments and financial services industry (including large corporations like American Express, MasterCard, Travelex and Visa as well as small payment startups) and also from the software and technology sectors. The company is under the leadership of Co-Founders Rafael Otero, Alston Zecha, Dr. Alexander Zumdieck as well as Konstantin Wolff and currently employs around 70 employees. payleven is already available in Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Great Britain, Poland and Brazil. Further press material and information can be downloaded at https://payleven.de/press
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