Five questions to SumUp co-founder Marc-Alexander Christ

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 [...]

By |2019-08-27T08:29:33+01:00September 12th, 2016|Tags: |

SumUp offers the first mobile POS system in Switzerland

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. [...]

By |2018-09-12T19:35:01+01:00October 11th, 2015|Tags: , |

Mobile payments in the Netherlands: alternatives for small businesses

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 [...]

By |2018-11-14T15:08:24+00:00October 5th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

The mobile payment race in France: mobile card readers

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 [...]

By |2020-08-21T19:38:27+01:00September 22nd, 2015|Tags: , |

How to accept Bitcoin payments with SumUp

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 [...]

By |2019-02-18T05:05:26+00:00November 27th, 2014|Tags: , |