LONDON | Web development platform Wix.com partners with Worldpay to provide an online payment solution to its rapidly expanding international user base. Wix users can build and maintain their free website and upgrade to a paid subscription in order to benefit from additional web features. Wix currently services 48 million registered users.
Worldpay powers Payment Acceptance and Processing for Wix users
Worldpay will provide Wix with a global payment offering to match the company’s growing needs as it continues to gain more users and expand into additional markets. Supporting more than 120 currencies, Worldpay will be used by Wix to support its merchant acquiring (=card and alternative payment processing and settlement services), payment gateways and treasury needs.
'Adding over a million registered users each month'
Every day small business owners, designers, musicians, photographers, artists, entrepreneurs and online shops choose Wix to create and manage their online business. Lior Shemesh, Chief Financial Officer of Wix, says: “Wix is in a constant state of expansion, adding over a million registered users each month, and needed to add a heavyweight payment processing solution to meet the needs of our users in existing and new markets. We chose to partner with Worldpay as they offer robust, flexible and highly secure solutions that are perfect for our immediate and future requirements.”
Scalable Global Payment Solution
Karl MacGregor, VP Digital at Worldpay, says: “As Wix continues to grow, its payment requirements will also evolve. We’re delighted this exciting tech company has chosen Worldpay to provide payment services for its new enterprise-level demands. Our expertise in corporate solutions means we can offer Wix a bespoke, scalable solution to ensure its payment technology is able to keep up with its continued success.”
Sourced from Worldpay, May 28th, 2014