skyscrapers on a sunset - Skrill newsletter, March 2021

Welcome to the first edition of our 2021 quarterly newsletter

Lorenzo Pellegrino, CEO of Skrill, NETELLER & Income Access

2020 was an unpredictable year for everyone, however at Skrill, we have kicked off 2021 with some exciting announcements which include Paysafe being listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), a brand-new partnership with Leeds United, Boomerang, Skrill’s new commission initiative, and new product features and enhancements. We still have a lot of exciting things in store for you, so watch this space….As always, I thank you for your continued support, and look forward to a successful year ahead.

- Lorenzo Pellegrino, CEO of Skrill, NETELLER & Income Access

Paysafe listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

Skrill is thrilled to share that our parent company, Paysafe, has entered its next chapter of growth as a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Listing on 31st March 2021 under the ticker symbol “PSFE”, this was a huge milestone in our history and reinforces our commitment to serving as a global leader in payments. You can read the full press release here.

Paysafe listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
Leed United team cheering after scoring

Leeds United announces partnership with Skrill

In March, Leeds United announced a new deal with Skrill which sees the digital payments brand become an Official Partner of the club. The sponsorship deal saw its first activation on Saturday 13th March, through stadium branding at Leeds United’s home game against Chelsea FC. As part of the official partnership agreement Skrill is also set to become a live payments option on Leeds United’s international online store which serves fans around the world.

man reading on his phone - Boomerang is Skrill’s new commission initiative

Introducing Boomerang!

Boomerang is Skrill’s new commission initiative, helping businesses earn revenue share on customers they refer to Skrill. When you join Boomerang, you’ll benefit from revenue share commissions on customers referred, better customer conversion rates, and increased customer experience, with real-time deposits and payouts. Interested? Talk to your account manager today and receive your unique tracking link.

person browsing through their phone

Merchant balance query via API

We are always listening to our merchant's feedback and suggestions when it comes to improving our products and services. We are therefore pleased to announce that Skrill has added a feature to allow merchants to check their balances held with Skrill at any given time via a real time API query. This enables merchants to automate their liquidity controls across multiple wallets and currencies, ensuring that Skrill end customers can receive their funds instantly at request. For more information, please contact your Account Manager or the Skrill Merchant Services team

Rapid Transfer logo

MoneyMatrix and Rapid Transfer

MoneyMatrix payments platform has successfully integrated Rapid Transfer deposits & payouts via Skrill Quick Checkout. This enables our merchants integrated via MoneyMatrix’s platform to expand their partnership with Skrill by adding Rapid Transfer to their payment offerings for customers. With Rapid Transfer, merchants can benefit from: 

  • A payment method – with high customer acceptance 
  • Security – we leverage the banks’ rigorous security measures 
  • Convenience – helps increase customer conversion 
  • No registration necessary – customers don’t need to sign up 
  • No PCI DSS – or 3D secure costs and hassle 
  • Licensed PSD2 – Payment initiation service provider 
  • Chargeback protection – payments are indemnified
  • Payouts and refunds – automated and available for customers 

paysafecard available in more countries

paysafecard continues to expand around the world. Both verified and unverified customers in Germany can now use paysafecard to deposit funds to their Skrill wallet.

The full list of countries where paysafecard is available: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA and its territories; United States of America, Guam, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands-US.

stadium with cheering crowd

'Live' Sports feed available for customers

Skrill customers can now see live information on upcoming football games, including real-time results, when logged in to their account. Many of our customers are big sports fans and this feature means they can manage their money and keep track of football news all in one place.

smiling woman reading on a tablet; growing your business with Skrill

Grow your business with Skrill

Whether you’re looking for acquisition, retention or conversion strategies, we’re here to help with our extensive range of marketing opportunities. 
Drive awareness and increase revenue via targeted advertising on our platforms: 

  • Exclusive Offers page
  • Paysafe Wallet – In Account Placement Banners
  • Social Media Channels
  • Partner of the Month Packages
  • Knect co-marketing opportunities
  • Skrill app for exclusive dashboard advertising to all merchants.

Acquire new customers and reach new markets by displaying your special offers to our audience.

Get in touch today and learn how we can help your business grow. Email: partnership.marketing@paysafe.com, or alternatively speak to your Account Manager.

latest US iGaming research report ‘All the ways players pay: The game plan for growth’

Changing player preferences are reshaping the US sports betting market

In January, Paysafe published its latest US iGaming research report ‘All the ways players pay: The game plan for growth’. Paysafe commissioned a survey of 2,000 players in eight US states with an active online sports betting market, to find out more about their UX preferences, how this might change in the next 12 months, and the criteria they value most when evaluating online sportsbooks today. Download the research here.

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