We compare pros and cons of two very different payment companies: SumUp and Worldpay. How costly are the card machine packages for a small business?
SumUp 3G is a no-frills card machine, a low-cost way to payments with a network connection. And limitations?
The SumUp 3G with Printer is a cheap, two-piece card terminal that prints receipts. How does it work and who should use it?
Payleven merged with SumUp in 2016. We've updated our list of Payleven alternatives to show the similar card readers.
We put the PayPal Here card reader and payment app to the test. Is the PayPal integration worth the complex fees?
What's best: myPOS Mini or SumUp 3G? The card machines are similar, but settlement and fees are very different. We compare the two.
Not all merchants are approved by Square, iZettle, SumUp or PayPal. What are the restricted businesses, and why is it harder to get approval for them?
SumUp has been on a mission to make face-to-face payments easier and cheaper. With an app on a smartphone or tablet that connects to a nimble card reader, small businesses can accept card payments anywhere. After merging with Payleven, SumUp has become a leading contender in the UK. We sat down with [...]
Small and mobile businesses in Switzerland got a new option for accepting card payments: the SumUp app installed on their smartphone or tablet. Combined with the PIN+ card reader, small businesses can accept debit and credit cards using the latest Bluetooth connectivity and a Wifi or 3G/4G connection to process the transaction. [...]
Holland's mobile payment market just got “agglomerated” in the fall of 2014, when Swedish iZettle stepped in as the fourth mobile payment service provider, joining Payleven, SumUp, and Adyen Shuttle. For small business owners, sole traders, non-profits or individuals who want to accept debit and credit cards without the bureaucracy [...]
Europeans are becoming more and more used to using plastic cards for everyday items. In some countries it’s now quite possible to get through a day and even week without using cash at all. According to Euromonitor International’s recent consumer payments study, card payments are expected to be more popular [...]
A late-bloomer in credit card payments, Germany is now embracing mobile card readers. It is one of the leading countries in the world in technological innovation, yet when it comes to payments, Germany has been among the most conservative in Europe, holding on to the cash economy. True, the [...]
Please note: Since this article was written, SumUp no longer accepts Bitcoin payments in its app. Accepting digital money without having to pay hefty fees to third-party players — such as banks — has become a reality in the UK. Thanks to a lucrative partnership with [...]
The introduction of new-generation mobile payment systems of the likes of Square in the US, and its European counterparts iZettle and Payleven, which turn smartphones and tablets into credit card processing systems, is changing the business environment and creating demand for a new generation of mobile and wireless receipt [...]
Two recent reports on the cost to the economy of late payments and the inability to take payments by card have again shown the potential and need for low-cost and flexible mobile point of sale devices, such as those offered by iZettle and SumUp. This analysis shows how mPOS [...]