allpago Selected As Finalist For South Summit 2015


BERLIN, GERMANY (October 6, 2015) allpago International (“allpago”), the leading payment provider for the LATAM region, is one of 100 finalists which have been selected and invited to attend the South Summit 2015 start-up competition in Spain.

The 100 finalists were chosen from an original list of 1,800 companies. The event takes place in Madrid between the 7 and 9 October, 2015. During the event, five finalists will be chosen from the 100 invited attendees.

As a selected finalist, allpago is given the opportunity to join the Summit’s Start-up Boot Camp which takes place on Monday 5 October. This is a unique opportunity which allows all the participants to gain the maximum benefit from the event. It also is a great chance to network with big corporations and investors.

allpago is also given access to a demo-booth during the event, situated in the Market Place.

Philipp Bock, CEO and founder of allpago, said: “We feel privileged to have be invited to this prestigious event which recognizes leading innovation and investment in Southern Europe and Latam. It gives allpago great exposure to other industry talent, large corporations and investors.”

South Summit is a yearly gathering of Southern Europe and Latam’s top talent, providing a meeting place for the greatest innovators and connecting them to some of the region’s largest customers and investors. It attracts over 7,000 visitors, including 3,500 entrepreneurs and 450 investors. It was established in 2012 when founder Maria Benjumea decided to empower the entrepreneur ecosystem by fostering relationships between startups, corporations and investors, and create the Spain Startup & Investor Summit (SSIS). It was renamed the South Summit in 2014 and now claims to be the largest showcase of entrepreneurial ecosystem in southern Europe and Latin America.

About allpago

allpago international is the leading payment provider for the LATAM region. allpago provides the most relevant local payment methods through one API and one single platform. allpago offers the best conversion rates ensuring state-of-the-art technology and legal advice necessary for a successful e-Commerce operation in Latin America.

allpago enables start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to offer the necessary local payment methods in the Latin American market, which account for around 80% of their revenues. Current clients include, Intel Security McAfee, Paylogic, Sumup, Teamviewer and many other leading payment and digital companies.

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