Contis

Description

Contis is your trusted partner for alternative banking and payment solutions. Its mission is simple: to empower companies and people to realise their vision – in business and in life.

Overview
Type: Private
Funding Status: Venture Round
Foundation year: 2008
Location: Skipton, United Kingdom
Number of employees: 101-250
Founders: Peter Cox
Website: https://contis.com/
Target geographic market:

Europe

Awards:

The Card & Payments Awards 2016: Best Debit Card Programme of the Year; Emerging Payments Awards 2016: Best Consumer Loaded Payments Programme; Fintech Awards 2017; The Card & Payments Awards 2017: Best Design of the Year; The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100: No. 78; FT1000: Fastest Growing Companies in Europe; PayTech Awards 2018: Best PayTech Partnership, Client/programme: Wirex; The Best PayTech Partnership at PayTech Awards 2018 for its work with Wirex (July 2018); Contis joins FT1000: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies, for the second-year running (May 2019); PayExpo Power 10: Recognised the industries leaders, innovators and game-changers. Client/programme: Flavia ranked No3; 2020 Card & Payments Awards Finalist x3; 2020 Fintech Power 50; 2019 Tech Track 100; 2020 FStech Awards Finalist

About Product/Service
Products White-label card issuing, end-to-end accounts, current accounts, debit cards
Core product offerings for individual/retail customersUK Business Current Account
Core product for bussiness customersContis empowers businesses through market-leading digital and card payment solutions. Always powered by real-time technology and proven, reliable processing. Contis’ end-to-end offering is fully scalable and configurable, providing clients with true choice.
Regulators/ComplianceThe platform is fully owned by Contis and is PCI DSS Level 1 compliant, which means Contis doesn’t rely on multiple third-party providers (eg. BIN sponsors, card issuers, payment processors) for its delivery.
The Base Currency£ (GBP)
Number of Currencies Supportedover 30 currencies, to over 50 countries on 5 continents
 
Issuing physical card and deliveryContis provides multiple card options: Physical Cards (Visa Debit, Visa Prepaid, Business or Consumer), Virtual Cards, Mobile Payments (Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay). Contis offers BIN Participant Sponsorship.
Money transfers/paymentsFaster Payments, BACS, CHAPS, SEPA, P2P, International and more
OtherAdditional services: Apps, Customer Service, KYC, SCA, Budgeting Tools, Payroll & Fraud
(b) a business accountYes
PCI compliance

Key people

Funding rounds

Last Funding Date Aug 10, 2016
Last Funding Amount N/A
Last Funding Type Venture Round
Total Funding Amount N/A
Number of Funding Rounds N/A

Financials

Customer/Products segments end-to-end banking and payments solutions
Key product offeringwhite-label card issuing, end-to-end accounts, current accounts, debit cards
Banking licenseContis has an eMoney licence, agency banking agreement and is a principal member of Visa (with an ability to sponsor those looking to issue Visa products)
Type of customersBusinesses
Estimated revenue$1M to $10M
Number of investors N/A
Number of lead investors1
Names of lead investorsYYX Capital

Tech stack

Is your banking platform fully developed internally or customized from a third party platform?The platform is fully owned by Contis and is PCI DSS Level 1 compliant, which means Contis doesn’t rely on multiple third-party providers (eg. BIN sponsors, card issuers, payment processors) for its delivery.
LanguagesEnglish

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