Adyen is a Dutch payment company that allows businesses to accept e-commerce, mobile, and point-of-sale payments. It is listed on the stock exchange Euronext.
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, Internet banking methods, such as iDEAL in the Netherlands and Mobile payment methods, such as Blik in Poland. The technology platform acts as a payment gateway, payment service provider and offers risk management and local acquiring.
Adyen was founded in 2006 by a team of payment industry professionals, including Pieter van der Does and Arnout Schuijff, now the CEO and CTO respectively. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the company employs around 2,000 people in offices in twenty three countries.
The name Adyen means 'start again' in Sranan Tongo. This is a reference to this being the second project of the founders, after Bibit.
In 2012, Adyen started to expand globally, opening its offices in San Francisco, Paris, and London. In the same year, it obtained its pan-European acquiring license.
Highest paying job titles at Adyen include Account Manager, Enterprise Account Manager, and Senior Account Manager