TREVICA and OpenWay Urge Competition on Polish Cards Market
TREVICA, Polish payment processing company, whose one of main shareholders is MasterCard Europe Sprl, has successfully launched the multi-institution card issuing and acquiring platform WAY4 from OpenWay to get a jump-start on the highly-competitive Polish cards market. With WAY4 TREVICA plans to become a strong rival to well-known card processing players in providing both traditional payment processing services and advanced value-added services, such as 3-D Secure Internet payment processing and real-time risk management.
July 8, 2011
"We have selected WAY4 because we were looking for technologically modern and functionally mature, stable system that can help us minimize time-to-market with each new bank we connect and sustain long-term growth", - said Maciej Stepien, TREVICA’s COO. "We enjoyed WAY4’s flexible business rules and are able to set up new products and features quickly without programming. Thanks to its flexibility we implement new products and banks extremely fast and reliably", he added.
"I am sure that TREVICA and its clients are going to boost consumers e-payment experience in the nearest future", - commented Wim Pardon, Managing Director of OpenWay EMEA. "As many start-up companies, TREVICA can leverage the most up-to-date payment infrastructure to introduce innovative tailored solutions. It gives real competitive advantage over those using cumbersome legacy platforms".
TREVICA S.A. was founded in 2008 as a new payment processing company on the Polish market. The company offers its services to banks and financial institutions who wish to issue cards or acquire transactions in ATM and POS networks without building their own infrastructure.
TREVICA offers full life cycle of card issuing processing including account and card record maintenance, authorization and settlement, credit card account management, transaction switching, fraud and dispute management, and more. These services are supported for all types of card technologies like: magnetic stripe card, EMV, contactless, virtual, paper voucher, etc.
Acquiring transaction processing is a set of services offered to a broad range of institutions involved in electronic payments like: ATM/POS/eCommerce acquirers, ATM/POS/eCommerce network operators, GSM top-up operators, bill payment operators, mobile payments operators who plan to extend the scope of services available at their merchants' location.
OpenWay Group was founded over 15 years ago. We develop WAY4, an innovative e-payment processing framework for banks, payment processors, telcos and petrol companies.
OpenWay was initially headquartered in Brussels, Belgium with one R&D team there and another in St. Petersburg, Russia. Today we are a global company with 10 offices and 130 customers around the world.
Our portfolio consists of WAY4 Card and Merchant Management, Financial Switching, Personalised Channel Banking, Prepaid Cards, E-Commerce, Mobile Payments, Digital Wallet, DCC, Fuel Cards, and other solutions.
Our customers include tier-1 giants, mid-size companies, and ambitious start-ups:
- Equens, Western Europe (SEPA-acquiring of 0.5 million merchants on WAY4)
- Savings Bank of Russia (issuing and acquiring back-office, and authorization switch for 140 million credit and debit cards on WAY4)
- SIX Group, a leading European payment company processing over 4,000,000 cards and migrated over 30 banks to WAY4 within 15 months
- Comdata, USA (commercial cards on WAY4)
- Network International, the Middle East (a processing center with approximately 60 banks on WAY4)
- Raiffeisenbank Int., Eastern Europe (a processing center for 15 banks and countries on WAY4)
- Bank Audi, MENA region (more than 40 card products on WAY4 including NFC)
- Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan (the first bank to launch Visa P2P Mobile Transfers)
- Lukoil Intercard, Eastern Europe (B2B fuel cards with comprehensive loyalty services on WAY4)
WAY4 live installations consistently demonstrate high performance; for example, 90 million cards issued and authorized on a single platform and 12 million POS/ATM clearing transactions processed daily by a single acquirer.
OpenWay, known for its commitment to long-term relationships, both serves customers locally and provides global support. Today our team unites approximately 500 payment business, digital technology, and security professionals.