Carta Worldwide, a leading digital payments technology, and card issuer processing enabler, today announced a partnership with digital payments specialist Acquired to mutually support their networks with value-added payment processing and acquiring services.

Acquired’s data-driven payment solutions are custom built to overcome the challenges faced when collecting and remitting funds. Carta Worldwide’s clients will benefit from Acquired’s automated tools including Account Updater, real-time notifications, and dispute management, all designed to improve operational efficiency and digitise the payments ecosystem.

Acquired will now be able to offer their clients access to Carta Worldwide’s modern card issuing platform, helping to address the complex needs of businesses operating in the evolving fintech and embedded finance market. Carta Worldwide’s robust suite of APIs offers flexibility to rapidly deploy innovative card programs and enhanced product features including advanced authorisation and spend control.

Commenting on the partnership Head of Partnerships at Acquired, Grant Evans said: “​​We are delighted to be partnering with Carta Worldwide to enable fintech and banking organisations to access their industry-leading virtual and physical card products. In this quickly evolving sector, this partnership will mean our clients can take advantage of Carta’s experience in financial services to enable timely delivery of card products which meet their needs.”

Paul Chandler, Carta’s VP Sales EMEA, continues: “We knew we wanted to partner with Acquired after the incredible growth they’ve experienced in the last few years. This new relationship will help us to provide our clients with a seamless experience by giving them access to Acquired’s world-class acquiring capabilities. We’re looking forward to exploring a number of joint opportunities in the near future.

By bringing together Carta Worldwide’s flexible, modern technology platform with Acquired’s data-driven, customised payments solutions, the collaboration represents a step-change in the way both businesses address the needs of the market.