BERLIN – 29 March 2017 – Raisin GmbH, the leading marketplace for savings products across Europe, teams up with SOFORT, the premier direct payment provider. Over 60.000 customers already use the Berlin-based pan-European marketplace with its 29 partner banks. Due to the partnership, new customers can now complete their registration process in an even more convenient way.

From now on, new customers can use SOFORT to process the reference transaction, required within the online registration process. In a convenient and a secure way, SOFORT allows customers to access their private online banking and initiate the payment via the encrypted SOFORT form. Compared to the old school offline bank transfer, SOFORT transmits in a fully automated online flow 100% accurate data, as registered with the respective bank and without any typos. All transaction related details are displayed in a pre-filled payment form and the secure payment will be successfully initiated by simply entering the respective PIN and TAN codes.

In order to open a Raisin account, customers have to complete the registration form, upload an official ID document and perform a reference transaction. Once the identity of the customer and the reference account is validated, Raisin will send the login details for the Online Banking System.

With its payment system SOFORT, SOFORT Paycode and the Online Verification System SOFORT Ident, SOFORT offers innovative products to ensure a secure purchasing of goods and digital products on the Internet. The company based in Munich (Germany) is part of the Klarna Group, the leading European payment provider. With its product SOFORT the company is the market leader among the direct transfer systems in Germany. Over 36.000 ecommerce shops handle more than four million transactions with SOFORT per month. Besides Germany, the services are available in Austria, Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.

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