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Vindicia and GlobalCollect strengthen partnership for wider international reach to digital media distributors

Apr 23, 2013

Joint solution combines power of billing and payments processing to remove barriers for digital storefronts to sell to consumers across borders

London, United Kingdom – April 23rd, 2013 – GlobalCollect, the world’s premier payment service provider, and Vindicia, the true leader in enterprise-class Subscription Billing, today announced that both organizations have strengthened their partnership by integrating both platforms even further. The successful integration enables digital media companies to effectively bill and accept payments from customers using a wide variety of business models and payment methods and across the increasingly borderless world created by the Internet.

The joint solution pairs Vindicia® CashBox® - a marketing, CRM and billing platform - with GlobalCollect’s global online payment service, which currently processes more than $14 billion per year in online transactions for more than 500 tier-1 e-commerce companies around the world. The combined offering will give companies who sell digital music, video, software, publications and other online goods and services the ability to quickly and easily acquire and grow their customer base and cement customer loyalty.

CashBox is a SaaS billing solution with integrated marketing best practices to optimize customer retention, enhance acquisition rates and minimize operational overhead. With CashBox, businesses selling digital content and services can take control of their business with detailed analytics and best practices to grow revenue. CashBox enhances customer acquisition and increases customer retention by 10 to 15%, while providing 99.99% reliability on a massive scale.

GlobalCollect’s payment services platform offers digital merchants the ability to instantly acquire international customers in more than 170 countries and lets them pay with more than 150 different payment methods and 170 currencies, all with a single technical interface and one commercial contract. In addition, GlobalCollect’s Professional Services and Business Intelligence offerings help customers elevate their payments strategies by quickly spotting issues and opportunities so they can take quick action to optimize their payment flows and improve their conversion and success rates.

“The end-to-end billing and payments solution from Vindicia and GlobalCollect gives digital media distributors the ability to quickly and effortlessly create, extend and maintain their reach into multiple territories so they can effectively grow their businesses,” said Gene Hoffman, chief executive officer, Vindicia. “Pairing subscription CRM and billing with a nearly limitless ability to process payments will be a key strategic asset to any major digital business.”

“As digital business expand beyond their home markets and begin to reach out to potential clients across borders, our joint solution can ensure that they can do so quickly and cost-effectively,” said Sytze Koolen, director of global alliances, GlobalCollect. “With nearly 30 years of combined experience in billing and payments and some of the world’s leading e-commerce clients, the Vindicia-GlobalCollect partnership is a winning combination for any cross-border media distribution business.”

Note: Vindicia CEO Gene Hoffman will speak on a panel on “The Data Driven Future of Media” at the FT Digital Media Conference taking place at the Grange St. Paul’s Hotel on April 25th at 14.20.

About GlobalCollect

GlobalCollect is the world's premier Payment Service Provider of local e-payment solutions for international Customer Not-Present (CNP) channels such as internet, mail and telephone orders, and specializes in a wide range of industries such as travel, ticketing, telecommunications, retail, publishing, portals, online gaming, and digital content. While most providers limit their services to a technical link with payment acquirers, GlobalCollect is a full service partner consulting clients on how to increase transaction volumes, expand distribution channels, and reduce costs by streamlining back office processes. Through a single-interface online payment platform, we offer access to an unrivalled portfolio of local and international payment methods in over 170 countries and 170 currencies, including all major credit and debit cards, direct debits, bank transfers, real-time bank transfers, eWallets, cash at outlets, prepaid methods, checks, and invoices. For more information please visit: www.globalcollectcom and follow us on: http://www.linkedin.com/company/globalcollect, http://www.twitter.com/Global_Collect and http://www.facebook.com/globalcollect.

About Vindicia

The Vindicia® CashBox® platform takes subscription billing to new levels. CashBox combines cutting edge customer acquisition methods with advanced customer retention technologies, while maintaining unmatched scalability and 99.99% up-time. We have processed over $6 billion globally and generate over $90 million in annual incremental revenue for our clients. Our clients include TransUnion Interactive, Intuit, Activision Blizzard, IAC, Bloomberg, Vimeo and Next Issue Media. To learn more, please visit www.vindicia.com.

For further information, please contact:


Christopher Schouten

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Charles Breed



Cécile Dorvault

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