Avangate Acquires 2Checkout to Expand Payment Flexibility and Broaden Market Reach


Combined company will bring a unique combination of eCommerce and subscription management solutions to market through various payment models across the globe.
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Time to Sell More with Avangate Backup CD

Avangate BV, shareware registration service and e-commerce provider for online software sales rolls-out new service designed to boost software sales and enhance customer satisfaction: the Avangate Backup CD.

The on-demand, customizable product brings added value to vendors' commercial offers and increases software revenues at no cost for the software authors.

For this new service, Avangate partnered with, a company specialized in solutions for on-demand fulfillment of personalized CDs and DVDs with high levels of customization.

"We believe that the Backup CD service we’re offering in conjunction with will be an unrivaled marketing tool for all software vendors due to its high-presentation quality, the degree of customer-personalization, and the targeted promotional opportunities", says Dragos Stanescu, Sales manager at Avangate BV.

"Also, Avangate has clients located world wide who also sell world wide; it is a global environment we provide for. And since will be processing orders from 3 fulfillment centers in the USA and Europe, the end-user customers located all over the world will enjoy faster delivery of their Backup CD orders", added Stanescu.

"Avangate is focused on serving the needs of its clients and strives to provide them with flexible sales and marketing tools. We are very happy to team-up for this project and we're looking forward to further service enhancements", says Jeff Bianco, President.

The Avangate Backup CD service provides software vendors with a competitive advantage as they can supply clients with a physical copy of the purchased software as well as make use of a marketing tool where customization is complete, both in terms of content and cover layout.

Each backup CD sold can include trial copies of the publisher's other software, special offers or presentations. No set-up fees, no inventory and no minimum order volumes are required.


About provides turnkey solutions for on-demand fulfillment of custom CD and DVD products for software and game publishers as well as online photo sharing and printing services. Popular products include Backup CDs and DVDs, Physical on Demand software products, DVD Slideshows, Archive CDs and DVDs.

Providing customers with on-demand physical copies of their game, software and other electronic content purchases increases the revenues of its clients and the satisfaction of their customers. Clients include such leading software, game and online services companies as GameHouse, Zylom, PopCap Games, Trymedia (Macrovision),, realArcade,, Broderbund, PhotoTLC and Muvee.

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About 2Checkout (formerly Avangate)

2Checkout, a Francisco Partners portfolio company, is the digital commerce & payments provider that helps companies sell their products and services via multiple channels, acquire customers across multiple touch points, increase customer and revenue retention, leverage smarter payment options and subscription billing models, and maximize sales conversion rates. The company’s clients include ABBYY, Absolute, Bitdefender, FICO, HP Software, Kaspersky Lab, and many more companies across the globe.

Avangate acquired 2Checkout in March 2017. More information about 2Checkout’s Avangate platform and related services can be found on

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