Straal – an international provider of payment, optimization and fraud prevention solutions for digital commerce – secured over EUR 1 million in its first external funding round. The money will propel product development, help the company to become a licenced financial institution, and speed up its international expansion. The third to be fostered by the new, PSD2-enabled payment method – Straal Direct – which the company is launching in December on selected markets. The raised sum equips Straal to conduct a larger round (Series A) in the 2nd half of 2020.
Re.volt – a new vehicle sharing company from Prague – selects Straal for the exclusive provider of payment, optimization and fraud prevention solutions. Re.volt users can now pay for their rides by credit and debit cards of all major organisations, while the system administrator keeps full control over the company’s financial condition.
Straal – an international provider of payment, optimization and fraud prevention solutions for digital commerce – announced today that two senior managers joined its executive leadership team. Stephen Buechner was appointed Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, whereas Thomas Pinter is now Chief Commercial Officer.
Quick – a new player on the Polish market of shared electric scooters – selects payment and optimization solutions from Straal. Quick users can now pay securely for their rides using credit and debit cards of all major organizations (card-on-file).
From October 1st, 2019, online merchants accepting Visa cards will have to comply with stricter anti-fraud regulations. Monthly compliance thresholds will be lowered from 1% to 0.9%, which will affect all entities accepting Visa cards, especially companies from high-risk industries. CEO of Straal and CEO of Nethone join forces to explain what consequences the new regulations might bring in.
Nearly 70% of citizens in large Polish cities are familiar with car sharing, yet few of them have actually used it. Bike sharing, taxi apps and ride hailing are in the lead. Plenty of challenges for MaaS companies, but even more room for growth.
Straal – an everything-payments one-stop-shop for online and omnichannel merchants – announced today that Rocket Luncher – a go-to lunch ordering app for busy white-collar workers – selected its one-tap payments and the comprehensive suite of optimization, analytical and fraud prevention tools to fuel the innovative food-at-work experience. As a result of implementing Straal solutions, Rocket Luncher has reduced the ordering process down to 15 seconds.
Straal – an everything-payments one-stop-shop for online and omnichannel merchants – has announced today that Blinkee.city – the first Polish network of shared electric scooters – selected its comprehensive suite of payment, optimization and analytical tools. In accordance with the newly-signed contract, Straal provides Blinkee.city with its smart payment gateway and a set of business performance enhancement tools: Straal Kompas Management & Analytics, and custom optimization algorithms.
Straal - an everything-payments one-stop shop for online and omnichannel merchants – has welcomed two top-class executives with significant experience earned in the fintech sector to its executive leadership team. Tomasz Otto was appointed Chief Operating Officer in early June, whereas Tomasz Kobylarz joined Straal as the VP of Engineering at the beginning of July. The strengthening of the leadership team was prompted by Straal’s ambitious development plans.
Straal is a Polish start-up specialized in smart payment gateway services. The company is officially launching its comprehensive suite of solutions for e-commerce and multichannel businesses. It consists of a secure payment gateway, set of smart subscription management tools, Machine-Learning-based performance optimization system, powerful analytical dashboard, and top-grade anti-fraud system. Straal aims to become an everything-payments …