Geidea partners with Saudi start-up BARQ
By Leandra Monteiro
Geidea, a leading FinTech company in Saudi Arabia, has partnered with the Saudi-based delivery-as-a-service start-up BARQ in a move that facilitates point of delivery, digital payments for BARQ customers through the Geidea-enabled BARQ App.
The collaboration equips BARQ – which enables bullet delivery for any business – with a tailored suite of payment solutions powered by Geidea, enabling its delivery fleet to receive payments from customers upon delivery via the BARQ mobile application.
Geidea’s tailored payment solutions will enable BARQ’s merchants to accept a wider variety of digital payments via a safe, secure, single API integrated platform. The move allows fleet drivers to accept payments at the point of delivery.
Abdullah Mansour Alshowaier, Chief Business Officer at Geidea said, “With BARQ’s large network and our fintech experience, we can synergize our capabilities and further boost growth in digital payments across the country. Our partnership with BARQ is aligned with our vision to make payments and commerce technology more accessible, safe and seamless for all. Crucially, it is a partnership that will contribute to the enrichment of the Saudi SME ecosystem and widen access to the digital economy for businesses and entrepreneurs right across the Kingdom.”
Mohammad AlMarwani, Chief Business Development Officer, at BARQ said, We are excited to sign this strategic partnership with Geidea which will enable us to better handle payments for our merchants and provide a convienent, secure and user-friendly experience for our customers. This will up the bar for the industry standard to ease the cash collection process and minimize usage of cash in alignment with the government strategy.
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