Adyen is a global payment company that allows businesses to accept e-commerce, mobile, and point-of-sale payments.
Adyen offers merchants online services for accepting electronic payments by payment methods including credit cards, bank based payments such as debit cards, bank transfer, and real-time bank transfers based on online banking. Adyen's online payment platform connects to payment methods across the world. Payment methods include international credit cards, local cash-based methods, such as Boleto in Brazil, and internet banking methods, such as iDEAL in the Netherlands.
Adyen was founded in 2006 by a team of payment industry professionals (the core management team hails from Bibit and have been working together for close to twelve years). Headquartered in Amsterdam, the company employs around 600 people in offices in thirteen countries.
The company has more than 5,000 customers and is privately held.
In 2015, Adyen achieved a valuation of $2.3 billion, making it the 6th largest European unicorn.
In 2016, Adyen was ranked #10 on the Forbes Cloud 100 list. In 2017, it was #5 on the Forbes Cloud 100 list.
Adyen has Total Funding of $266M and the company has doubled it's revenue in 2016 from $365 million in 2015 to $727 million in 2016.