CardConnect is a payment processing company owned by First Data. It lets you accept credit cards, debit cards, and checks, and is a particularly good fit for B2B companies. But how you get a CardConnect merchant account is an important factor in whether you’ll receive good pricing or overpay.
Clearent is a payment processing service for all types of businesses but uniquely has a niche on its website that specifically caters to web developer needs. The company began in 2005 and is headquartered in Missouri.
The Clover Mini is a small, powerful credit card terminal available from First Data. It can accept all payment cards (including traditional magnetic stripe and EMV credit and debit cards) and NFC technologies including Apple Pay.
Chase Paymentech is one of the largest payment processors operating today, processing over 25 billion transactions each year. If you’re looking to take credit cards for the first time or thinking about switching processors, you’ve probably come across them.
Mercury Payment Systems is now known as Vantiv Integrated Payments. Mercury and payment processing company Element Payment Services have been combined by parent company Vantiv and renamed. You may continue to see the company referred to as Mercury during the rebranding transition, or see Mercury and Vantiv Integrated Payments used interchangeably.
If you’ve ever taken a credit card or looked into taking credit cards at your business, chances are you’ve come across First Data. It’s the largest credit card processor in the world, serving millions of businesses, and owns the popular line of Clover credit card processing equipment.