FreshBooks Offers New Payment Processing Option for SMBs

FreshBooks and Braintree, payments platform for online and mobile commerce, announced their integrated partnership to provide payment processing to FreshBooks’ customers. Through the integration, customers of both companies will have access to payment processing and accounting services in one solution. FreshBooks provides cloud accounting solutions for small business owners.

“Braintree strives to provide excellent payment software and customer service in order to simplify the lives of entrepreneurs and business owners,” said Bill Ready, CEO of Braintree. “We’re excited to partner with FreshBooks because they also work tirelessly to provide high quality, cost effective solutions that enable small businesses to focus on their core competency.”

Braintree’s offers PCI compliant payment processing through its encryption and vault features. Merchants are able to receive payments and store payment information without directly handling customers’ sensitive credit card data. Professionals can also provide their customers with single-click checkout options.  Braintree’s payment processing features are valuable for FreshBooks customers that work in a variety of professions, including law, marketing, IT, architecture, interior decorating and home services.

“FreshBooks starts everything from the customer’s point of view, which led to the decision to integrate with Braintree,” said Mike McDerment, co-founder and CEO of FreshBooks. “Through the Braintree partnership, FreshBooks now offers an expanded portfolio of secure, proven cloud accounting capabilities to small business owners around the globe.”