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Integrated Payments vs. Payfac-as-a-Service: What Developers Need to Know

USIO

Two prominent solutions that have emerged in recent years are integrated payments and Payfac-as-a-Service. While both aim to simplify payment processes, understanding the nuances between the two is crucial for businesses to make informed decisions about which solution best suits their needs.

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How to Streamline Your SaaS Clients’ Merchant Underwriting Process—and Improve Adoption Rates

Stax

Offering payment processing services is a move that makes sense for a lot of SaaS companies, particularly if your software helps your customers run their business. For example, if you have a project management app, then you can add payment features that allow people to use your software to take payments from their clients.

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Frequently Asked Questions: Integrated Payments for Software Companies

USIO

Here are some of the most FAQs software companies ask Usio about integrated payments, along with comprehensive answers to help you navigate this critical aspect of your business. What are integrated payments? Why should my software company consider integrating payments? What types of payment methods can be integrated?

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Payment facilitation and risk management: What do vertical software companies need to know?

Payrix

Before we dive into the risks associated with payments, let’s review why embedding payments is good for SaaS businesses and the three payment processing solutions available to software companies today. What are the benefits of adding payments to vertical software? What is a PayFac® developer?

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Merchant Insider Report: Payment Insights for Software Leaders

From emerging payment technologies to the importance of intuitive software design, the world of embedded payments is rapidly evolving. How do you stay ahead while serving up what merchants really want in your software offerings? The Merchant Insider report is here to help, offering unique insights into the merchant perspective.

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What is the Best Payment Gateway for My SaaS or ISV?

USIO

Choosing the right payment gateway is a crucial decision for any SaaS (Software as a Service) business or ISV. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to decide which payment gateway best suits your needs. Make sure you only work with PCI Level 1 Compliance. Usio owns and operates its technology in-house.

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What would be considered a good revenue share agreement from a payments service provider for processing payments through my software platform?

USIO

A good revenue share agreement with a payments service provider depends on various factors including your software platform’s volume of transactions, the average transaction size, industry standards, and the services provided by the payment provider. appeared first on USIO.

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SaaS Payments 101: Roadmap for Monetizing Payments

Embedded solutions have taken the software industry by storm and disrupted the traditional distribution network for financial services, like payment processing. The payment facilitation (payfac) model and partnership offerings create a near- and long-term roadmap for SaaS growth and transformation.

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Get More Help With Merchant Onboarding and Get Payments Going Your Way

As software companies become a larger part of the payments world, you will have to determine how much of a role you want to play and how far up the payments revenue food chain you want to go.

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"I Love Filling Out 12-Page Applications and Waiting Weeks For a Response,” Said No Merchant Ever

For the Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) providing business solutions to their merchants, the legacy payments ecosystem does not operate in their favor. ISVs have no control over the processes that touch their merchants every day.

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Your Guide to Embedded Payments

Right now, the embedded payments conversation can be downright confusing. Part of the reason for this owes to the sheer volume of terms used to describe some of the approaches within the space, like payfac, payment facilitator, merchant of record (MOR), embedded payments, software-led payments––and that's just to name a few.

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PayOps Fact Sheet

Why integrate payments into your platform, and how does Infinicept help? Infinicept's PayOps™ platform helps your business onboard and manage merchants so you can generate payments revenue, control your customer experience, deliver an improved product, and increase valuation.

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3 Ways Innovators Can Capitalize on Embedded Payments

Software companies are looking, feeling, and acting more like merchant services providers. It’s everywhere. This can be sobering for financial institutions – for good reason. They risk losing a source of stable, low-cost deposits and non-interest revenue market share, but don’t be fooled. FIs still have crucial roles to play.

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Underwriting 101: What is Underwriting and Why is it Important?

Underwriting in the payments industry is the process of assessing and verifying potential customers – including adherence to banking, brand, and governmental rules – to protect consumers from entities that want to engage in fraud or other illegal activities by accepting credit card transactions.

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Top Fraud and Payment Trends for 2023: What SaaS Pros Need to Know

Fraud is ever changing – especially for merchants that offer online services and subscriptions. This report outlines the most common types of fraud to look out for in 2023 and offers merchant-reported preferred best practices to help minimize fraud losses. How fraud changes based on the size of business.