A success story.
For more than two decades, InterCard has been your trusted card payment partner. Today, we are a leading vendor in Germany. Discover our corporate history, which started in 1992.
Our customers in the retail trade and many other industries have always benefited thanks to our independence, innovative edge, as well as the flexibility of our proprietary data processing centres and software. We guarantee the highest possible levels of security and convenience in the field of payment transactions with ec cards, credit cards and gift cards, as well as online. Over the years, we have continued to develop our products and services, technology and security standards.
These are some of the milestones in our corporate history:
Expanding of Acquiring and Payment Services with Diners Club International, Discover, JCB and UnionPay
Verifone Deutschland acquires InterCard AG
Launch of proprietary acquiring for MasterCard and Visa; addition of the InterCard Secure Payment Platform to the e-commerce service
Implementation of proprietary acquiring for V PAY
Certification under the security standards PCI DSS and ZKA’s authorisation as a Debit/Credit EMV Provider
Launch of proprietary Maestro acquiring and successful completion of function tests for electronic cash TA 7.0
Granting of a bank licence for the operation of proprietary ATMs
BaFin grants a bank authorisation for the clearing of card-based payment transactions and issues a bank sort code to InterCard
ZKA’s OPT authorisation for electronic cash; launch of the second data centre
Cooperation with TeleCash, including take-over of chargeback services for TeleCash
Becomes a joint-stock company
Introduction of the online ec direct debit process POZ plus®
ZKA’s POZ authorisation
Launch of a single host network operation for credit card transactions; ZKA’s electronic cash authorisation
First key account in the food retail industry
Launch of the chargeback factoring business
Launch of operations as an ec direct debit network operator
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