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February 3, 2015

Pros and Cons of the Thirty Day Breach Notification Law

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With the number of data breaches last year, everyone wants new legislation to help protect consumers. Obama’s 30 day data breach notification is a good first step, but every business will ultimately be affected by this. Andrew Zichek, Director of Product Management at 2Checkout recently shared his thoughts with Ad Age about the pros and cons of the law.

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August 24, 2014

2Checkout Partners with WooThemes

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2Checkout is now partnering with WooThemes.

2Checkout is excited to announce a new partnership with WooThemes, the most popular e-commerce plugin for Wordpress. With this new integration we can now give WooCommerce merchants in nearly 200 countries the capability to accept payments online in 87 currencies. This access helps e-commerce businesses tackle new global markets and convert...

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August 8, 2014

Brazil: Revolutionizing Mobile Payments

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Brazil, the emerging markets of E-Commerce

The sun is shining, Luis Suarez is biting, and the vuvuzela’s are mercifully absent from the 2014 World Cup matches. While all eyes are drilled on Brazil as one of the biggest events in sports takes over the country, the nation is also stealing the spotlight in a far different market: m-commerce.Brazil boasts 273 million active...

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April 28, 2014

2Checkout Attracts $60 Million in Growth Capital

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2Checkout receives $60 Million worth of funding.2Checkout receives $60 Million worth of funding

2Checkout began as a startup in founder Alan Homewood’s basement before expanding into a premier international payment service provider, with offices located in the United States, Ireland, and Hong Kong. Throughout the company’s trajectory, we’ve focused on partnering with the right companies...

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April 24, 2014

Q&A with 2Checkout’s New CEO, Shawn Budde

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Shawn BuddeShawn Budde

Today, 2Checkout is proud to announce Shawn Budde as its new CEO. Budde brings a wealth of expertise and management cultivated over 25 years in the finance and banking industries. Mr. Budde has held executive roles at Citibank and Capital One and is also the co-founder and President at ZestFinance, a VC-backed technology company that merges big data...

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March 3, 2014

2Checkout Podcast #4: Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies with Adam Draper

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For today 2Checkout's podcast, Adam Draper will be joining us as our guest lectureFor today 2Checkout’s podcast, Adam Draper will be joining us as our guest lecture

Despite being in-insurable, decentralized, and unregulated, Adam Draper has had no qualms about embracing the cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin. Draper’s Bay Area accelerator, Boost.vc, specializes in...

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February 17, 2014

2Checkout Podcast #3: Turnaround Strategy with Shirley Tan

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Shirley Ta author of Ecom Hell will be joining us today at 2Checkout PodcastShirley Ta author of Ecom Hell will be joining us today at 2Checkout Podcast

In the latest 2Checkout Guest Lecture Podcast, Shirley Ta author of Ecom Hell: How to Make Money in Ecommerce Without Getting Burned, gives essential advice for emergent online businesses on how to weather cutthroat...

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January 14, 2014

Brink’s and 2Checkout Partner to Launch Brink’s Checkout

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2Checkout is now partnering with Brink's

2Checkout has recently banded together with the security gurus at Brink’s to launch Brink’s Checkout, a new payment processing service that guarantees a safe way for online merchants to sell worldwide. The collaboration uses the technology that 2Checkout has spent the last 15 years honing while Brink’s will...

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December 4, 2013

From Black Friday to Cyber Monday: E-commerce Sales Soar

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Black Friday

For 2013, the holiday shopping season kicked off with the e-commerce sector netting more than $2 billion. Online sales on Black Friday just missed the mark at $1.93 billion while Cyber Monday blew past it at $2.29 billion. From Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday, the five consecutive online shopping days now called Cyber Five &nbssp;,purchases made from desktops, tablets, and...

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November 18, 2013

Welcome to 2Checkout’s Redesigned Vendor Area

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If clothes make the ma then clarity, code, and a bottomless pit of espresso make an user interface. And our Vendor Area (VA) was in dire need of a makeover. It’s 2Checkout’s absolute pleasure to present our redesigned VA, the back-end control panel where merchants manage all of their account information and master their sales. After a Greek Chorus of feedback asked us for...

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