MasterCard is Making it Easier for Merchants to Accept Online Payments

  MasterCard is Making it Easier for Merchants to Accept Online Payments

  Simplify Commerce^TM by MasterCard quickly enables payments acceptance for
                           e-commerce transactions

Business Wire

PURCHASE, N.Y. -- June 27, 2013

MasterCard Worldwide (NYSE: MA) is reaching out to US merchants and developers
with Simplify Commerce™, a new product that makes it easy to accept e-commerce
and mobile commerce payments, regardless of payment brand, in a matter of

Merchants, especially those managing smaller businesses, do not always have
the resources readily available to help them set up the payments acceptance
portion of their sites. Simplify Commerce is the developer-friendly solution
that gives merchants the power to accept electronic payments, which can lead
to additional revenue and a larger customer base.

To make it even easier for developers supporting merchants, Simplify Commerce
is offering APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) and SDKs (Software
Development Kits) in a variety of programming languages such as Ruby, PHP,
Python and Java. Mobile SDKs for iOS and Android are also available. In
addition, sample source code and engineering support are accessible at

“As a technology company with a strong history of payments experience,
MasterCard is always looking for ways to empower merchants to grow their
businesses. We recognize the value that electronic payments bring to
merchants, both large and small,” says Garry Lyons, Chief Innovation Officer
for MasterCard. “By offering straightforward integration tools to developers
and streamlining the process for businesses to get a merchant account,
Simplify Commerce makes it easy for merchants to deliver online and mobile
payments experiences to their customers.”

Simplify Commerce is a product that launched from MasterCard’s internal
Incubation unit within MasterCard Labs, the company’s Research and Development
function led by Lyons.

To find out more about Simplify Commerce, visit the website at

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