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Groupon adds direct bank e-Payments from Swedish Trustly as a payment method

Press Release   •   Jan 08, 2014 10:00 UTC

The U.S. exchange listed e -commerce company Groupon implements Trusty’s solution for direct bank e-Payments. Groupon is one of the largest companies in the e- commerce segment, and assists companies in 48 different countries to distribute offers to consumers.

Carl-Henrik Somp is the COO of Trustly:
- This is an important milestone for us, and also our largest customer to date in the e- commerce segment. We are thrilled that Groupon has shown us the confidence to manage their payments.

In its first phase, Groupon has implemented Trusty’s solution online in Sweden and Spain.

Therese Maurin is the marketing manager at Groupon in Sweden:
- By using Trustly we can directly provide convenient and secure payment method for all our online customers for seven different Swedish banks - Swedbank, Nordea, Handelsbanken, SEB, Danske Bank, Skandiabanken and Länsförsäkringar Bank. Direct bank e-Payments are both secure and easy to use, and we expect a stronger influx of customers who will select this payment method both online and later through the mobile application.

Trustly also offers secure payments within the Buy & Sell segment and the online gaming segment, and are currently already collaborating with world leading brands such as Blocket and Betsson.

If you have any questions please contact Carl-Henrik Somp on 0707742651 or

About Trustly Group

Trustly Group ( develops safe, simple and cost efficient bank payment services online and on mobile devices. Trusty’s solutions attract global customers from three segments: Online marketplaces, the e-commerce trade and online gaming. During 2013 Trustly was ranked as one of Sweden's ten fastest growing technology companies on the Deloitte Sweden Technology Fast 50 list. Trustly has approximately 45 employees and its headquarter is situated in Stockholm. Trustly is a Swedish payment institution under the supervision of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.

About Groupon

Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at unbeatable prices. Groupon is reinventing the traditional small business world by providing merchants with a suite of products and services, including customizable deals, payments processing capabilities and point-of-sale solutions to help them attract more customers and run their operations more effectively. By leveraging the company's global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers incredible deals on the best stuff to eat, see, do, and buy in 48 countries. With Groupon, shoppers discover the best a city has to offer with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways, and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings and more with Groupon Goods.

Groupon renews the traditional way that small business owners normally market themselves. Through a series of new sets of services and tools together with the deal campaign, Groupon offers a comprehensive solution for companies with a goal to fill spare capacity, increase the customer base and streamline the operation of the company.