Revolutionizing Nordic payment solutions: Surfboard Payments teams up with Worldline.

JANUARY 5, 2024

Surfboard Payments partners with Worldline to revolutionise Nordic payment solutions

Surfboard Payments, a Swedish PayTech company based in Stockholm, has teamed up with Worldline, a global leader in the payments industry. This strategic partnership aims to combine Surfboard Payments’ innovative payment solutions with Worldline’s comprehensive expertise in acquiring, processing, and fraud prevention. The collaboration is designed to offer a wide range of payment options and services to businesses across the Nordics, enhancing their payment systems and customer experiences.

Surfboard Payments develops an acquiring platform for card present payments, including SoftPOS and API-based payment terminals. Its solution ensures agile development, minimal dependencies, and control over IP. The company’s offerings are directed towards ISVs and payment partners who aim to disrupt in-store experiences with better value for merchants and consumers.

Worldline, on the other hand, is a technology partner for merchants, banks, and acquirers. With a workforce of 18,000, it provides in-store and online card acquiring, secure payment transaction processing, and a variety of digital services.

The partnership initially focuses on Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland, with potential expansion to other markets. It features Surfboard Payments’ suite of payment terminals like SurfPad, SurfTouch, SurfPrint, CheckoutX, and SoftPOS solutions. These will be integrated into Worldline’s merchant and partner offerings. Additionally, all hardware will be delivered by Surfboard Payments’ SurfShip API first platform, including next-day delivery within the Nordics.

The strategic alliance between Surfboard Payments and Worldline signifies a major advancement in the payment sector, aiming to boost business efficiency, security, and customer satisfaction with innovative solutions. Worldline Head of Strategy & GTM Merchant Services RB Nordics, Filippa Marklund said, “We are thrilled to embark on this transformative partnership with Surfboard Payments. Surfboard Payments’ innovative payment solutions perfectly complement our existing portfolio, enabling us to provide businesses with a competitive range of payment options and services that create real value for the merchants.”

Surfboard Payments CEO, Christopher Lindfeldt said, “We are excited to collaborate with Worldline to expand the reach of our payment solutions across the Nordics. Worldline’s established strong presence, deep understanding of the market and strong sales capabilities will be instrumental in driving our mutual success.”