DataCash

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DataCash Ltd
Type Limited Company
Industry Financial Services
Founded 1996
Headquarters 71 Kingsway,
London WC2B 6ST
Services Payment Services
Parent MasterCard
Website www.datacash.com

DataCash, a division of MasterCard, is a payment processing company which offers a global gateway to secure multi-channel payment processing and fraud and risk management services.

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Founded in 1996 as a payment gateway intended to serve the needs of the emerging e-commerce channel, a series of early mergers and acquisitions led to expansion within specific markets (notably, the airline and travel sectors) as well as coverage of the Cardholder Present environment.[1] In 2009, the company significantly expanded its fraud offering with the acquisition of The 3rd Man, a fraud and risk management technology company.[2][3] It has been a wholly owned subsidiary of MasterCard since 2010,[4][5] when it was bought for £333 million.[6][7]

In early 2012, DataCash was announced as a white-label partner to supply Elavon's global e-commerce gateway in Europe, as part of the American bank's expansion plans.[8][9] Similar announcements followed in 2013, most notably involving the Brazilian multi-brand acquirer Redecard[10] and the shopping reward scheme Shopitize.[11]

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