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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Avangate meets Poland

Avangate helps software developers get international exposure and sales

One of the most powerful and easy to use control panels is available now in Poland

Polish software authors have a new opportunity to sell their programs on worldwide market, over the Internet using Avangate, the eCommerce platform dedicated to increase profits and gain valuable competitive advantages.

On top of the online payments engine, Avangate offers software key delivery and additional services for increasing sales via the Internet and for marketing products on the web. The entire Avangate solution has proved to be effective in Romania, where its functionality under the highest security standards has been proven for more than a year.

The Polish software authors that choose to improve their sales on international market through Avangate will benefit from a powerful technology (including an easy to use merchant control panel for increased efficiency) and an experienced partner with more than 10 years history on online software sales.

Dedicated to increase profits and gain valuable competitive advantages, Avangate also offers Polish software authors international visibility and increased customer loyalty.

Avangate was developed by the GECAD team that had 10 years experience of selling online antivirus solutions under the RAV AntiVirus brand. In 2003, Microsoft bought RAV technology and its eCommerce team developed a new solution to help software authors sell online.

"Avangate is a solution mainly for software authors intending to sell their products online and decrease their costs by outsourcing their online payment system and marketing solution over the Internet. We will actually be customers' online sales and marketing department", says Radu Georgescu, President of GECAD Group.

Avangate intends to invest in 2006 over 100.000 euros in Polish software sales over the Internet and to become the preferred partner for national software developers.

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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