PaySafeCard, an Austria-based fintech that is part of the Paysafe Group, announced on Tuesday its services are now available in Iceland. The company launched in the country with its sales partner, Basko verslanir. While sharing more details about the launch, Udo Müller, CEO of Paysafecard, stated:
“Iceland is one of the most digitally penetrated societies in the world, with high growth potential and a high affinity for innovation. paysafecard is bringing its global experience of secure and easy-to-use prepaid solutions to Iceland, representing the final step in making our solution available across the whole of Northern Europe.”
Sigurður Karlsson, Managing Director at Basko verslanir, also commented:
“paysafecard will provide users in Iceland with a secure and convenient payment method that has been tried and tested in dozens of markets worldwide. It removes the reliance on bank accounts and credit cards for online shoppers and offers direct access to many international online services in the area of digital entertainment such as gaming and esports. We see tremendous potential for paysafecard and look forward to a successful cooperation.”
Founded in 2000, PaySafeCard claims it has become a global market leader in online prepaid payment methods and part of the portfolio of payment of PaySafeCard, My PaySafeCard, PaySafeCard Mastercard, and PaySafeCash.
“Available in over 650,000 outlets in nearly 50 countries worldwide, PaySafeCard enables easy and secure online purchases by cash, as payments are made either by using a 16-digit PaySafeCard PIN online or by scanning a Paysafecash Barcode at a Point of Sale. Customers do not need to share sensitive financial data such as bank account or credit card details.”