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Paysera predicts Black Friday turnover for e-shops to be 50% higher than in 2019

Black Friday, one of the biggest sale campaigns across the Western world, will be slightly different this year in the Baltics due to COVID-19 restrictions, but still as intense as ever. According to the payment processor Paysera, the volume of e-commerce on the previous, ordinary, weekend has already exceeded the sales of last year’s Black Friday weekend. Thus, residents in the Baltics are expected to spend approximately 50–60% more money online on the last weekend of November than the previous year.

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In two months Paysera sold EUR 1.4M worth of physical gold

Paysera, having started trading physical gold at the end of September, which is unusual for fintech companies, in two months sold over EUR 1.4M worth of gold bars and coins. Most buyers have not collected their precious metal and it remains in the storage facilities of the company.

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Paysera continues to expand in the Balkans: launched in Albania, eyeing Serbia

The Lithuanian-founded electronic payment network, Paysera, which provides a current account, money transfers, and in-store payment gateway services, is expanding to Albania. Paysera Albania, the third company of the Paysera network in the Balkans, is opening in the capital city, Tirana.

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The new way to do things: Paysera Tickets will distribute season tickets that can be sold on the aftermarket

Uncertainty surrounding the event market has affected the sales of tickets, and especially season tickets. However, the Paysera Tickets event ticketing system offers a solution for making event-goers interested in season tickets once again. From now on, organisers may distribute season tickets allowing event-goers to sell their tickets to one or several events on their self-service account if they cannot attend them.

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Fintech Paysera starts trading physical gold

Paysera LT has started trading gold. Unlike other fintech companies, Paysera LT will trade in actual bars and coins rather than units of this precious metal sold on the exchanges. Buyers will be able to store their gold, purchased via the app, at the company’s storage facilities, order home delivery or pick it up at the company HQ.

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Paysera became an official payment processor of Shopify

Shopify, one of the world's most popular e-commerce platforms, has integrated the ability to pay through the Paysera payment gateway. With Lithuania's largest electronic money institution enabled as an official payment processor of Shopify, e-traders will be able to activate customer payments through financial institutions with just a few clicks of a button.

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More opportunities to buy a vehicle from abroad safely: Paysera launches an escrow service

Probably a good number of people or businesses have had to give up their initial thoughts of buying a car from abroad or making another purchase for fear that the seller could be unreliable. An escrow account opened for the seller and the buyer by Paysera LT will create more trust between the transaction parties.

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To start or not to start fintech company during recession?

Microsoft, IBM, HP, Disney, FedEx, 3M. What do these companies have in common? They started their business during a recession.

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SEPA Instant transfer limit increases from EUR 15,000 to 100,000

The European Payments Council has decided to increase the instant transfer limit from EUR 15,000 to 100,000 for residents and businesses in the euro area, starting July 1. From now on, even more transfers will reach recipients immediately after the money is sent.

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Paysera electronic payment network has arrived to Kosovo: transfer prices will reduce, there will be no crediting fees

The electronic payment network Paysera is expanding to Kosovo. The Central Bank of Kosovo has already granted Paysera Kosovo the first Electronic Money Institution (EMI) licence in the country. When Paysera started operating in the Baltics 16 years ago, transfer rates in the region were similar to those in Kosovo today, but competition led to cheaper domestic and international transfers, leaving no fees for crediting of transfers. Representatives of the licensed international network claim that transfers to Kosovars will also become cheaper, some by 25 times.

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EUR 50 limit for contactless payments remains valid

EUR 50 limit for contactless payments with Paysera Visa card increased during the quarantine remains valid.

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"Paysera LT" warns clients about mobile scanners pretending to be company's employees

The largest Lithuanian-based electronic money institution "Paysera LT" received calls from clients about mobile scammers who introduce themselves as company's employees and try to trick clients into performing payments to online gaming platforms.

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Marius Pareščius to take care of Paysera’s development abroad

Starting June 1, Marius Pareščius, IT expert, businessman, and innovator, will be responsible for the development of the Paysera group abroad. He was appointed Vice President for Development of Paysera LTD.

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Results of the Paysera LT audit: revenue increased by 15%, transfer turnover approached EUR 6 billion

One of the largest Lithuanian electronic money institutions, Paysera LT, generated EUR 11.05 million last year, which exceeded the results of the previous year by more than 15 per cent. 2.7 million transactions were carried out through the Paysera payment system throughout last year, amounting to a total of EUR 5.9 billion.

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Ticket distributors: the number of online events tripled during the quarantine

As the result of the quarantine, a growing number of events is held online. The ticketing system Paysera Tickets states that the number of online events has grown by three times during the quarantine.

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E-shop numbers jump amid the national quarantines

After the announcement of the nationwide quarantines, many companies had to rethink their business models and shift to the e-commerce sector.

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What does the future hold for QR codes in Lithuania?

There have been countless unsuccessful attempts to introduce payments by QR codes in Lithuania. Recently, the mobile payment platform "MoQ" has also announced cessation of its activity. Despite all this, the possibility to pay by QR codes in Lithuania remains.

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