Live Gamer, formerly known as a provider of e-commerce solutions, has this week re-launched itself as Emergent Payments, a firm that enables digital businesses to accept secure payments around the world.
Emergent is concentrating its efforts on payment solutions, specifically targeting e-commerce organisations that are interested in entering territories including Latin America, Asia-Pacific and India.
There is a huge amount of potential in these three areas. According to eMarketer, global e-commerce is expected to reach $1.7 trillion in 2015 in these nations alone.
‘‘There is a significant opportunity for digital businesses in emerging markets – which closely mirrors the success of the digital gaming industry in being able to monetize on a global basis,’’ Andrew Schneider, Co-Founder and President, Emergent Payments.
Emergent are best known for Pay+, a payment platform that enables digital businesses to monetize products and services globally. The platform works in 180 territories and uses more than 200 payment methods, including credit and debit cards, online bank transfers, mobile payments and crypto currencies.
‘‘Credit cards are not the standard form of payment in many of these markets, and accepting local payments can be a complex undertaking. Emergent Payments is focused on removing these barriers of complexity for all manner of digital businesses, hence the new name to reflect our company focus,’’ continued Schneider.
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