SoundCloud puts Adyen Payment Solution in the Mix

Leading social sound platform partners with Adyen to drive global growth

Aug 13, 2012, 05:00 ET from Adyen

BOSTON, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Adyen, the fast growing provider of next generation Internet and mobile payment solutions, has today announced that its innovative, single-click payment solution has been selected by SoundCloud, the leading social sound platform, which lets anyone create, record, promote and share their sounds on the web. Adyen's payment solution is currently being integrated into SoundCloud worldwide.

SoundCloud is a social sound platform that enables users to easily record, upload and share original sound on platforms such as Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Tumblr or foursquare. With over 20 million registered users, including music professionals, book publishers, comedians and journalists, and over eight million app downloads to date; SoundCloud has swiftly expanded across the globe since its launch in 2008.

"SoundCloud is growing rapidly so we were looking for a multi-currency payment solution with an integrated checkout process and fraud management system that could scale easily across the globe," said Moritz Koenigsbuescher, SoundCloud Product Manager of Payments. "Adyen provided SoundCloud with the best cultural fit, in terms of the technology, professionalism and mutual understanding of our needs."

Adyen has practical expertise in payments and fraud management, supporting over 100 payment methods across the globe and providing single click payments, skin technology and detailed payment analytics for retailers. Adyen's payment solution is optimised to support local payment methods across the globe, including in Europe, USA, Asia and Latin America.

"We are proud of our partnership with SoundCloud, the leader in social sounds, and are excited to be helping their efforts to 'unmute' the web," explained Roelant Prins, Chief Commercial Officer, Adyen. "SoundCloud is a rapidly expanding global platform and we are keen to support its growth with our payments expertise."

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About Adyen

Adyen is the leading provider of global Internet payment and e-commerce solutions for mid, large and enterprise e-commerce merchants. Adyen's revolutionary Internet Payment Solution enables merchant to significantly increase online conversion by optimizing the online payment process. This "one-stop" solution can be implemented within days and connects companies to global customers through a growing offering of payment methods. To learn more, please go to

About SoundCloud

SoundCloud, launched in 2008 by Alexander Ljung and Eric Wahlforss, is a social sound platform that lets anyone create, record, promote and share their sounds on the web in a simple, accessible and feature-rich way. SoundCloud allows sound creators to instantly record or upload original audio content, embed sound across websites and blogs, share publicly and privately, receive detailed analytics, plus get feedback from the community directly onto the waveform. For more information go to:

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