Alliance and PAYMILL team up in Italy

19 SEPTEMBER 2013, MUNIC, GERMANY
Summary
Munich, 19th of September 2013: PAYMILL, the innovative payment service provider in Europe, starts its cooperation with “Alliance”, Italy’s most exciting internet incubator association, today.
Start-Up Alliance, which puts the internet incubators H-Farm, Boox and Nana Bianca under its umbrella, supports more than 68 Start-Ups in Italy financially and practically. Furthermore, Alliance has created an outstanding network of partners to offer the best possible infrastructure to their ventures.

Paolo Barberis spokesman of Alliance: “We are thrilled to offer PAYMILL to all the young upcoming and very promising companies, which are part of Alliance. PAYMILL provides all of our ventures with an easy-to-use payments solution that is quick to set up and widely available. By combining PAYMILL with the broad range of different start-ups, aspiring entrepreneurs from across Italy will enjoy a new level of simplicity and elegance when offering this great online payment solution to their customers.”

Jörg Sutara, Managing Director of PAYMILL: “Start-Up Alliance is the perfect partner for us to further foster our position in the European online payment market and helps us to fulfill our mission: to enable everyone to make fast and transparent payments. We are very much honored to team up with Alliance in Italy. The Italian ecosystem has an amazing pool of innovative companies on the rise and we are very proud to be part of this development. I have visited all incubators and I was deeply impressed by the drive and passion these entrepreneurs put into their ventures. To me it is like the digital rise of the Roman empire.”

PAYMILL, which has convinced powerful online platforms such as Shopify, will make the check-out processes at each “Alliance Start-Up” very smooth and easy. The intuitive developer friendly API, the rapid on-boarding process, the highest security standards, the broad offer of more than 120 currencies and the transparent pricing all combined with comprehensive and friendly customer service sets PAYMILL apart from other online payment solutions. PAYMILL is the first provider to have brought this simple, user friendly technical solution to Europe.


About Alliance
Alliance is a venture incubator consisting of the three Italian companies Boox, Nana Bianca and H-Farm, which are pursuing the same dream: share ideas and support innovative projects. Alliance is the union of three digital realities with the aim to change Italy through innovation and a lot of work. H-FARM from Venice, Nanabianca from Florence and Boox from Milan. Startup Alliance is available for all the innovators who want to create great things through digital projects. For more information please visit http://startup-alliance.it


About PAYMILL
PAYMILL GmbH was founded in Munich, Germany, in June 2012 by Mark Henkel. The management team is complemented by Dr. Stefan Sambol, Jörg Sutara and Kilian Thalhammer. PAYMILL operates in 39 countries across Europe and other regions. The company is currently funded by Holtzbrinck Ventures, Sunstone Capital and Blumberg Capital. For more information visit www.paymill.com


Press Contact
Nina Blasberg
Tel. +49 (0)89 / 599 789 – 13
press@paymill.de
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About Rocket Internet

Rocket Internet incubates and invests in Internet companies with proven business models. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Rocket Internet focuses predominantly on four industry sectors of online and mobile retail and services that make up a significant share of consumer spending: Food & Groceries, Fashion, General Merchandise and Home & Living. Rocket Internet’s selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world with more than 28,000 employees. Rocket Internet SE is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET). For further information please visit www.rocket-internet.com.

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