ISVs looking to accept credit cards and other forms of payments within their software are probably surprised to discover how complex the payments ecosystem is. …


What is a Payment Facilitator?

A payment facilitator is defined by Pymnts.com as “a merchant service provider that simplifies the merchant account enrollment process.” Payment facilitators operate on a sub-merchant platform where merchants no longer require their own merchant identification number (MID), but are boarded directly under the payment facilitator’s master MID account.

What it Takes to Become a Registered Payment Facilitator

Becoming a…


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The term “digital dentistry” refers to the use of “any dental technology or device that incorporates digital or computer-controlled components in contrast to that of mechanical or electrical alone.” …


American Banker estimates that women represent only 30% of the workforce in the fintech industry. Through our Women in Payments interview series, Global Payments Integrated wants to share the unique experiences of women working in the payments industry.

Our final interview in the series is with May Toomey, Director of…


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The cryptocurrency market continues to make headlines in 2021. Read on for a basic understanding of cryptocurrencies and the current state of crypto payment processing.

What is Crypto?

Merriam-Webster defines cryptocurrency as a type of currency “that only exists digitally… has no central issuing or regulating authority but instead uses a centralized system…


It’s every merchant’s nightmare — a customer swipes their credit card to make a purchase, only to discover that the internet connection is down. The terminal can’t connect to the processor, meaning the payment cannot be completed.

What are the merchant’s options when this happens?

  • The merchant could write down…

ACH, or Automated Clearing House, is an electronic payment system that moves money between banks. Also known as an electronic check payment (or eCheck payment), ACH has been around for over 50 years and is considered a traditional way to pay electronically.

If ACH sounds familiar, it’s because it’s the…


PaymentsSource estimates that women represent only 30% of the workforce in the fintech industry. Through our Women in Payments interview series, Global Payments Integrated wants to share the unique experiences of women working in the payments industry.

Our newest interview is with Tiffany Nordgren, Director of Product Launch here at…


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What are embedded payments?

The term “embedded payments” refers to payment processing functionality that is included within a software solution such as business management software. The functionality allows merchants to accept payments within their software, rather than having to use a separate software product. …


Most online transactions involve debit and credit cards, which are part of the Payment Card Industry (PCI). PCI refers to all organizations that process, store, and transmit cardholder information in order to facilitate transactions. Major companies in the industry, including Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover, and JCB International, formed the…

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