DigitalCFO Newsroom | 28 April 2022
Stripe, today launched the Stripe Partner Ecosystem, a new partner program which will enable Stripe users to thrive in the internet economy.
Stripe, a financial infrastructure platform for businesses, today launched the Stripe Partner Ecosystem, a new partner program with leading firms whose services enable Stripe users to thrive in the internet economy. The expanded program features new partnerships in Asia Pacific and includes more support for businesses in the region to tap into Stripe’s partner ecosystem for growth and scale globally.
The Stripe Partner Ecosystem comes as companies are accelerating their digital modernization, and increasingly looking for support outside their own organizations. Surging demand for third-party technology and payments expertise has followed, along with growing adoption of SaaS tools, cloud infrastructure, and ecommerce platforms.
The program makes it easier for companies to connect with the right partners for their specific objectives. Longtime Stripe partners taking part include thousands of companies powering the internet economy, like BigCommerce, Lightspeed Commerce, Shopify, Squarespace, Wix, WooCommerce, and Xero.
New Stripe partners include many leading consulting and technology firms. All partners will benefit from a comprehensive package of resources that will allow them to collaborate more effectively with Stripe users.
“By expanding our partnerships and introducing a comprehensive set of partner resources, companies around the world will be able to accelerate their move to online commerce,” said Dorothy Copeland, vice president of global partnerships and alliances at Stripe. “The Stripe Partner Ecosystem will empower more partners to deliver modernized financial infrastructure and digital experiences to their customers, while generating new opportunities for partners to grow with Stripe.”
New Partners Supporting A Diverse Set Of Customers
The Stripe Partner Ecosystem launches with the support of industry-leading consulting firms like Accenture, Endava, EPAM, Fusic, IBM, Merkle, Myers-Holum International, Omnyfy, Palo IT, SIOS Technologies, Slalom, SmartOSC, SoftServe, Vertic, and WPP. They bring expertise at integrating modern economic infrastructure into complex IT environments and legacy payments systems.
“The payments landscape is complex, with companies challenged to provide seamless and secure experiences at speed, while navigating legacy infrastructure, financial compliance, and ever-evolving consumer preferences,” said Sulabh Agarwal, who leads Accenture’s payments group globally. “By fusing together Stripe’s products and Accenture’s deep industry expertise and technology capabilities, we can help our clients accelerate their payments-transformation journeys and create exceptional commerce experiences that enable innovative business models.”
“Omnyfy chose Stripe as our payment partner to support our global marketplace platform as it delivered the best coverage – geographically, has the widest payment integration support globally and delivers the most seamless technical integration with high quality API and robustness. Stripe enables Omnyfy to power marketplaces across 15 countries including complex B2B payment capabilities such as multi-vendor payment terms, scheduled payments and more. We are very proud to be a launch partner with Stripe’s partner ecosystem program and look forward to delivering even deeper integrations into our marketplace platform seamless payment capability for our clients,” said Fabian Rebeiro, Founder and CEO, Omnyfy.
”We sincerely welcome this partnership and are very pleased to add Stripe’s solutions to our API services,” said Hajime Kurosaka, Corporate Vice President at SIOS Technology. We are committed to providing high-quality, high-value-added solutions by leveraging our expertise and technical capabilities in the OSS and financial systems businesses that we have cultivated.”
“Stripe’s technology-first approach to payments and finances dovetails perfectly with our deep expertise in digital commerce technology, so we’re thrilled to be part of the new Stripe Partner Ecosystem and help our customers make their payments process even more rewarding and efficient,” says Adrian Wakeham, Regional Manager for Australia and New Zealand at SmartOSC.
The program also includes global technology companies and cloud services providers like Amazon Web Services, MuleSoft, Play Technologies, ServiceNow, and Snowflake. They join companies like Intuit and Salesforce that have worked with Stripe for several years.
“We’re thrilled to work with Stripe to help businesses across a range of industries, sizes, and geographies accelerate online commerce,” said Stephen Orban, vice president of AWS Marketplace. “Using AWS’s global services, Stripe’s payment technology, and our combined co-sell motions, we’re excited to help companies efficiently collect payments, optimize revenue operations, and drive revenue growth.”
Supporting Partners At All Stages Of Their Journey
The Stripe Partner Ecosystem will equip these expert firms with a full suite of resources for building products and services on Stripe’s infrastructure, including:
- Comprehensive business and technical training delivered via self-paced learning, live tutorials, and workshops.
- Stripe technical certification for payments architects and developers, technical support, and new implementation guides enabling partners to successfully deploy Stripe products.
- More than 80 Partner Solution Blueprints for building financial infrastructure with Stripe.
- Dedicated go-to-market partnership team support in Asia Pacific with local presence in Australia and New Zealand, Japan, and Southeast Asia.
- Marketing guides and co-marketing funds to help partners successfully promote their Stripe expertise.
- Co-selling benefits like opportunity registration and tracking, access to joint account mapping tools, and new business incentives.
- Best-practice guides to enable technology partners to build embedded payments solutions and integrations (“Stripe Connectors”) into third-party ecommerce, ERP, and CRM platforms.
- Specialization designations for partners with deep expertise around Stripe products and technologies like ecommerce, CRM, ERP, and specific industry needs.
These programs and resources are available through a streamlined digital partner experience in Stripe’s partner portal. The Stripe Partner Ecosystem will continue to add partners and resources, building out the network businesses need to succeed online.