FIS Partners with Crypto.com, Supporting Company’s Global Expansion

FIS (NYSE: FIS) has announced a partnership with Crypto.com. FIS is a provider of tech solutions for merchants, banks, and capital markets firms globally. Crypto.com will use Worldpay from FIS as a blockchain validator, utilizing FIS’s payment gateway and global acquiring services to support continued global expansion.

Crypto.com currently serves over 10 million customers worldwide via its various services including a crypto exchange, Visa, and app that enables spending in crypto. The Crypto.org Chain, by Crypto.com, is a public blockchain that enables transactions between people and businesses.

Crypto.com will leverage Worldpay from FIS merchant services to process card-based purchases and sales of cryptocurrencies.

As part of the partnership, Worldpay will also provide global merchant acquiring services to support Crypto.com’s continued growth and global expansion.

Nabil Manji, Head of Crypto and Emerging Business, Worldpay from FIS, commented:

“Worldpay has provided innovative solutions and services to the crypto industry for the past eight years and we’re delighted to have been selected by Crypto.com to help them take cryptocurrencies to a wider global market. Interest in cryptocurrencies has never been greater, and it is now more important than ever to make these new technologies more accessible to more people.”

Kris Marszalek, co-founder and CEO of Crypto.com, explained that by becoming a validator, Worldpay will greatly contribute to their vision of making cryptocurrency accessible to everyone:

“We look forward to collaborating with Worldpay to advance the growth of cryptocurrency and digital assets.”

FIS is headquartered in the hot Fintech hub of Jacksonville, Florida. FIS processes over $2 trillion in transactions annually across over 100 countries in numerous payment types and currencies.

The JAXUSA group noted that the partnership further cements Jacksonville’s status as a top hub in the Fintech space, with over 62,000 Fintech employees operating in the metropolitan area.

 


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