BMO joins $6m FlexPay funding round

BMO joins $6m FlexPay funding round

FlexPay, a Montreal-based startup using AI to help merchants recover lost revenues from declined transactions, has raised $6 million in a funding round led by Impression Ventures and joined by BMO Capital Partners.

FlexPay says credit card issuers report that 24% of recurring transactions are falsely declined, costing e-commerce merchants hundreds of billions of dollars in lost sales.

It uses AI and machine-learning to analyse billions of transaction records to reverse-engineer why risk-mitigation systems are falsely declining transactions. Then this real-time data helps get valid transactions approved.

Laurent Binda, CFO, FlexPay, says: "Securing this specialised group of institutional investors gives us the capital, experience and network we need to accelerate our progress in solving falsely declined credit card transactions."

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