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paysafecard named one of ‘Austria’s Leading Companies’ for sixth year running

Paysafe’s eCash company awarded second place in Vienna’s ‘Best International Companies’ category

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Nov 22, 2019

Vienna, paysafecard, a leading global eCash solutions provider which is part of specialised payments platform Paysafe, has retained a top position in the Austria’s Leading Companies (ALC) Awards for 2019. The company was awarded second place in the ‘Best International Companies’ category at the awards ceremony in Baden, near Vienna, on Thursday, November 21.

Now in their 21st year, the annual ALC awards have become some of the most significant industry recognitions in Austria. paysafecard has been awarded a leading position for last five years.

Commenting on the recognition, Udo Müller, CEO of paysafecard, said: “To be recognised as one of Austria’s Leading Companies for the sixth time in a row really is an outstanding achievement. It confirms that we are consistently getting better, year after year. Entrepreneurial spirit, a long-term approach to the market and ensuring quality in every decision we make sets us apart and has played a significant role in achieving this recognition. This award acknowledges the contributions and dedication of our entire team, whom I would like to pass on my heartfelt congratulations to - this truly is their award.”

paysafecard was founded as a start-up in Vienna in 2000 and has since developed into a global player in the digital payments industry. The team’s eCash solutions include paysafecard, an award-winning prepaid payment solution featuring a 16-digit PIN to be used for online purchases, and Paysafecash, which enables users to pay cash for online purchases at a local payment partner. This reaches customer groups who do not have credit cards or bank accounts or do not want to use them online and enables them to participate in the digital marketplace.

The Austrian Leading Companies Awards are hosted by the Austrian daily newspaper Die Presse, PwC Austria and KSV 1870. The criteria include balance sheet data, turnover and revenue growth. Results from the previous three years are analysed to test entrants’ company stability, measure how future-proofed they are and underline their importance to industry in Austria. 

About paysafecard

paysafecard, market leader in online prepaid payment solutions, was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Vienna. paysafecard is part of the international Paysafe Group, which provides a broad portfolio of innovative payment solutions and services. paysafecard offers prepaid and online cash solutions under the brands paysafecard, my paysafecard, paysafecard Mastercard® and Paysafecash. Available in over 650,000 sales outlets in almost 50 countries, paysafecard enables simple and secure online transactions with cash. By using a 16-digit paysafecard PIN, customers do not need an account or credit card to pay on the Internet, protecting their confidential financial information. In 2018, paysafecard developed Paysafecash, with which customers can shop online first and then pay securely for their purchases with cash offline at the next payment point. Paysafecash is already available in almost 30 countries. In 2018, paysafecard reached a transaction volume of more than 3 billion euros. www.paysafecard.com

About Paysafe Group

Paysafe Group (Paysafe) is a leading specialised payments platform. Its core purpose is to enable businesses and consumers to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, card issuing and online cash solutions. 

With over 20 years of online payment experience, an annualized transactional volume of over US $85 billion, and approximately 3,000 employees located in 12+ global locations, Paysafe connects businesses and consumers across 200 payment types in over 40 currencies around the world.

Delivered through an integrated platform, Paysafe solutions are geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments.

Visit us at www.paysafe.com.

For Media Inquiries:

Sanna Raza, Corporate Communications Manager, DACH | sanna.raza@paysafe.com
+43 676 765 7202