iZettle, a mobile payments startup based out of Sweden that has been referred to as the “Square of Europe” for its payment system that used a small piece of hardware attached to a mobile device, is today taking one more step to making its service more ubiquitous in the nine countries where it operates: it’s releasing an SDK that will directly integrate iZettle mobile payments into third party applications.
It’s doing so ahead of U.S. counterparts like Square and PayPal — although the latter is expected to be releasing one sometime this quarter, and has already been testing it out with at notable partners like Uber.
Tellingly, iZettle cites a car service company also as a reference customer for its SDK.
“iZettle’s payment feature has become a central aspect of our application,” Zeryab Cheema, founder & CEO of Taxi 24/7 and iView Inc, said in a statement. “Customers increasingly use our app to book their journeys and the recent addition of a payment option thanks to the iZettle SDK has really helped boost customer satisfaction and repeat business.”
The SDK is an expansion of the API that iZettle launched last year. That...
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