New partnership brings payment platform to BigCommerce

(Image credit: BigCommerce) has been certified as a technology partner to BigCommerce, in a move that will allow merchants to access its full-service payments platform.

From today, the cloud-based payments platform will offer BigCommerce’s 60,000 global merchants the option of using its resources, including powerful international payment capabilities.

BigCommerce customers will be able to tap into the suite of features and functions, which includes the likes of gateway, processor and risk management tools, directly from within their BigCommerce Control Panel.

On another practical level, merchants will be given direct access for processing Visa, Mastercard, American Express and other major international cards. This newfound flexibility will be complemented with the option to use a wider array of payment methods, including Alipay, Bancontact, Boleto Bancário, EPS, Fawry, Giropay, iDEAL, KNET, Multibanco, OXXO, Przelewy24, Qpay, SEPA Direct Debit and Sofort.

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Tracy Meng, VP of Strategic Partnerships at, said: “As the eCommerce market continues to grow exponentially, our partnership with BigCommerce removes complexities and enables enterprises to scale internationally with ease. We’re pleased to unlock our payment solutions to BigCommerce merchants, offering their customers greater flexibility and a seamless checkout experience.”

The move is aimed at opening up new markets and territories for merchants, from small businesses through to larger corporations, as well as boosting approval rates for transactions. Ultimately, it should allow businesses to generate more growth from within their online stores.

Russell Klein, Chief Commercial Officer for BigCommerce, said: “Our partnership with further illustrates our commitment to providing merchants access to the highest caliber technologies and service providers available in the industry. shares our desire to help merchants sell more and grow faster to maximize success, and we look forward to working together to mutually support customers.”

Rob Clymo

Rob Clymo has been a tech journalist for more years than he can actually remember, having started out in the wacky world of print magazines before discovering the power of the internet. Since he's been all-digital he has run the Innovation channel during a few years at Microsoft as well as turning out regular news, reviews, features and other content for the likes of TechRadar, TechRadar Pro, Tom's Guide, Fit&Well, Gizmodo, Shortlist, Automotive Interiors World, Automotive Testing Technology International, Future of Transportation and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International. In the rare moments he's not working he's usually out and about on one of numerous e-bikes in his collection.