GoCardless's online start of online payments has invested $ 75 million in investment, backed by US technology giants Alphabet, the parent of Google, and Salesforce. The funding round is run jointly by Alphabet GV and the private investment company Adams Street Partners, as well as existing Accel, Balderton Capital Investors.
"Overall, we believe that these types of recurring payments account for about 18% of the total volume of payments worldwide. This is a pretty big part of all the payments that are happening around the world. "
The company's clients include newspapers such as The Guardian and Financial Times, as well as technology companies such as Box and Sage, for more than 40,000 merchants who handle more than $ 10 billion in transactions every year
GoCardless was created in 2011 by Takeuchi and co-developers Tom Blomfield and Matt Robinson for launching digital real estate agent Nested