Zipwhip, Authvia to Give Businesses Secure Way to Accept Payments via Text

Zipwhip, the inventor of Texting for Business™, has announced a new partnership with Authvia, the messaging-based payments provider, to launch TXT2PAY® for Zipwhip, the company said.

The integration offers automated text-based payment requests from within Zipwhip software, allowing users on the web, desktop or mobile apps to send payment requests to customers, easily turning conversations into real-time payments for goods and services. Payments are deposited into a business bank account of choice and several reporting configurations are available for tracking activity.

Zipwhip was the first company to enable texting on existing business phone numbers, and today is the world´s business-texting software and API provider. More than 35,000 companies use Zipwhip to increase customer engagement and drive growth through texting on their existing landline, VoIP or toll-free phone number.

Authvia is a Los Angeles-based technology firm offering patent-pending applications and a frictionless, API-driven platform that facilitates contactless, secure, and fast payment acceptance via popular messaging platforms such as text, social media, and chat. Authvia APIs connect out-of-box to 20+ payment processors and gateways, are easily integrated into any business management software solution, and accelerate merchant cash flow using digital engagement to streamline real-time payments and receivables.