Amsterdam payment firm Adyen takes $250 million investment
The global payment technology firm Adyen has announced on Tuesday that the company has taken on €250 million in investment. The successful securities offering was lead by growth equity investor, General Atlantic, in collaboration with Temasek, Index Ventures and Felicis Ventures. Adyen's technology provides businesses and consumers with the ability to accept and pay with almost any method, across any channel, anywhere in the world, the company says. Adyen has designed and built an omni-channel (online, mobile and point of sale in-store) platform that embraces and enables today's e-commerce market. Adyen has accumulated over 3500 marquee customers globally, including Facebook who uses the company as a payment method for advertisements and in-app purchases. The Dutch company also boasts with other high-profile customers like Spotify and Airbnb. The company allows consumers to trade from anywhere in the world, in up to 187 currencies.