New Relationship Empowers Paymode-X Network Customers with New Card Acceptance Points
LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – May 13, 2021 – Billtrust (NASDAQ: BTRS), a B2B accounts receivable automation and integrated payments leader, announced today that Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY), a leading financial technology provider, will connect its Paymode-X payers to new card acceptance endpoints via Billtrust’s Business Payments Network (BPN).
Bottomline customers are now able to use BPN’s connected platform of suppliers to quickly and efficiently send and receive digital payments through BPN’s digital lockbox. Customers also will reduce processing time and costs as they continue their migration from legacy payment types such as checks.
“We’re passionate about technology platform innovation that helps our customers pay and get paid,” said Rob Eberle, CEO, Bottomline. “Enabling complex buyer and supplier needs to accommodate all secure, digital payments includes adding interoperability with partner networks. By offering new card acceptance points via BPN, we broaden the Paymode-X network and further empower customers on their accounts payable automation journey.”
“We are pleased to welcome Bottomline Technologies to BPN,” said Flint Lane, CEO, Billtrust. “Powerful industry leaders like Bottomline strengthen and grow our network, providing expanded service to their clients, especially now with BPN’s recent addition of support for ACH and wire transactions. BPN will enhance Bottomline’s ability to maximize supplier electronic B2B payments acceptance.”
About Bottomline Bottomline (NASDAQ: EPAY) makes complex business payments simple, smart, and secure. Corporations and banks rely on Bottomline for domestic and international payments, efficient cash management, automated workflows for payment processing and bill review, and state of the art fraud detection, behavioral analytics and regulatory compliance solutions. Thousands of corporations around the world benefit from Bottomline solutions. Headquartered in Portsmouth, NH, Bottomline delights customers through offices across the U.S., Europe, and Asia-Pacific. For more information visit www.bottomline.com.
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