Ep 09: Advanced Payment Gateways with Adam Zamecki of SecurionPay

Advanced payment gateways can bring huge benefits to businesses. Everything from security, to ease of transaction completion for consumers can be improved with the right gateway. That’s our topic for todays episode!

Scott was joined by Adam Zamecki who is the Sales Director at SecurionPay, a fast growing payment gateway with a ton of great offerings. They’re Swiss based, but Adam himself works out of their offices in Poland. Listen in to hear his insight on things like fraud prevention, increasing sales, and so much more!

Payments Industry Insights In This Episode:

  • How SecurionPay helps businesses increase sales, improve customer experiences, and increase security.
  • Why it’s so important to use tools (like payment gateways) that aren’t overly difficult for developers to work with.
  • What SecurionPay is doing to utilize 3D Secure technology without impacting conversion rates quite so negatively.
  • What fraud fighting tools SecurionPay offers businesses, and why fighting fraud is so crucial.
  • Adam’s thoughts on the future of the payments industry, payment gateways, and SecurionPay specifically.
  • With a whole bunch more!

Featured on the Show:

Payments Industry Spotlight: SecurionPay

SecurionPay is a Swiss-based company that provides payment processing infrastructure through a set of APIs, giving merchants full flexibility to create any payment scenario and platform for increased results.

They offer a wide variety of benefits which include:

  • Technology that handles every payment scenario
  • Anti-fraud tools to minimize chargebacks
  • Faster payments which improve customer experience and increase sales
  • Intuitive and simple payment gateway designed to help make life easier on developers
  • And more!

In the beginning, SeucrionPay had a simple aim: “Let’s build it agile and fast, with the most versatile API so it will support each and every payment scenario our clients could wish to create.” Then they went further, creating “a system that’s fun and flexible for developers —but equally easy for someone who does not speak in ones and zeros.”

Today, they serve merchants from 50 countries worldwide, and with such an impressive global audience expect to be making an impact on the payments industry for years to come!

Small Business Organization of the Week: Small Business Advocacy Council

If you’re an entrepreneur, small business owner, or just working in a small business, you’ll inevitably run into challenges as you work to grow. You also could benefit greatly from connecting with others in your niche, or just having some extra guidance. With that in mind, we want to honor organizations that are bringing business owners, future business owners, and even employees from many different areas together.

That’s why every episode we recognize and award a small business organization or group of the week. We also look to PayPod listeners to give us nominations. If you have an organization in mind, send us a message on social media (or email) and let us know!

This week though, we’re happy to award the Small Business Advocacy Council or SBAC.

The Small Business Advocacy Council is a non-partisan, member driven organization promoting the success of small business through political advocacy, support services and educational programs.

Their story is an interesting one. In 2010, Elliot Richardson, the owner of a small Chicago-based law firm, was frustrated with the uphill battle facing many small business owners in the state of Illinois. He felt his community had no voice and no representation in Springfield (which is the capital for those who may be unfamiliar). Richardson wanted to be part of the solution and launched The Small Business Advocacy Council to provide small businesses in Illinois every opportunity to succeed.

The SBAC is a full-service advocacy organization and empowers its members in four distinct ways. First, it offers members a non-partisan and effective voice on their behalf in Washington, DC, Springfield and Chicago. Second, the SBAC connects entrepreneurs with other members in order to foster relationships within the community and generate mutually beneficial strategic partnerships. Third, the organization offers educational programming to promote best business practices and encourage growth. Lastly, the SBAC provides exclusive benefits to its members, including an array of discounts and rebates to help lower the costs of operating a business.

Needless to say, this is important work and certainly worthy of recognition@