Dubai’s online payment gateway Telr and Saudi digital wallet “urpay” have inked a strategic partnership that allows Telr merchants in Saudi Arabia to accept ” urpay” as a payment method for customers buying goods and services online.
Via this partnership, the companies seek to expand the horizon for merchants in the Saudi market by adding a secure digital wallet, enriching the supported payment methods, and improving their customers’ payment experience.
Founder and CEO of Telr, Khalil Alami, said that Telr is constantly seeking to come up with a new safe payment to serve all merchants and users around Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
This partnership comes as part of the continuous efforts toward the transition to digital payments and is in line with the Kingdom’s vision to build a cashless society by 2030.
Mr Alami said: “Through this integration, our merchants will be connected to a growing set of payment methods supported by Telr, which aim at enhancing their competitive position in the field of e-commerce and ease the online shopping process for their customers.”
Established in 2014, Telr is a Dubai-based offering payment gateway solutions for SMEs, government bodies and large corporates.
The platform can handle complex or unique payment methods or integrations.
In 2014, Telr was recognised as the Start-up of the Year. A year later, it won Best Payment Product in the Middle East award, whilst in 2017 it was awarded Innovative Vendor – Fintech at the 2017 GEC Awards in Dubai.
The fintech platform enables businesses to transact in more than 120 currencies with payment platform capabilities in 30 languages. Telr operates in social commerce, QR codes, BNPL, e-commerce platform, business loans, payment links, anti-fraud protection and shopping cart integrations.