Today, Kalixa Accept is a complete, end-to-end payment service that helps businesses to make and receive payments online globally. It services merchants in 28 countries in Europe offering a robust technical solution that allows it to operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, safely, securely and continuously.
Began as an internal payment department of our parent company bwin.party.
Tasked with shaping the payment platform, which enabled bwin customers to pay and play. Identified that a large online platform could help change the way people pay online.
Started preparing our payment platform to function as a technical gateway, offering merchants the link to a number of acquirers and payment providers.
Vincento was founded with the objective of entering the European prepaid market.
Started operating in the B2B arena by processing payments for seven Ongame operators.
CQR (now Kalixa) was founded. To become a successful payment provider, we set up a new IT infrastructure and acquired PCI Level I certification.
Vincento acquired E-Money licence from the Financial Service Authority in the UK and became a Principal Member of MasterCard (Issuing Licence).
CQR started processing payments for the first non-gaming merchant on our payment platform.
CQR obtained principal membership with Visa and MasterCard.
Merchants rose to 300.
Processed 34 million transactions with a value of €2 billion. Now more than 100 employees, with offices in London and Vienna.
New MasterCard Europe SEPA Licence, allowed fast-track issuing of Kalixa card across the Single European Payments Area, covering 32 countries.
Company renamed and restructured as Kalixa – with a vision of making our customers’ lives easier when making and accepting payments – whether consumers or merchants.
Kalixa acquires PXP Solutions, a privately-owned company with a 27-year track record in the card payment processing sector. The acquisition extends Kalixa’s target market to more than 100 countries globally.
15 Years of Success