Accept Payments in Africa with Uvodo + Flutterwave
May 5, 2023
From now on, Uvodo’s African merchants can enable the Flutterwave payment gateway within clicks and accept payments on their online stores.
Uvodo is an eCommerce platform for solopreneurs and small businesses that includes integrated location-specific & global payment gateways and built-in conversion & automation tools. Uvodo offers an easy-to-use eCommerce platform with a mobile-friendly admin panel and a lightning-fast storefront.
Flutterwave is an African financial technology (fintech) company originating from Nigeria. It offers a payment infrastructure that enables businesses and payment service providers worldwide to process transactions throughout the African continent.
With this exciting Uvodo and Flutterwave integration, merchants from Africa, United States, UK, and the rest of Europe quickly and effortlessly accept payments from customers across the globe.
A closer look at Flutterwave
Flutterwave is an African fintech company headquartered in San Francisco, California.
They operate globally in 150 countries, helping businesses and service providers easily accept payments in different currencies like USD, NGN, EUR, CAD, and GBP.
Flutterwave's payment gateway offers unparalleled support across multiple regions, including Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania, United States, United Kingdom, and the rest of Europe.
In addition to these countries, Flutterwave's integration allows merchants to receive payments from a wide range of cards, including local cards from the mentioned countries/regions, as well as MasterCard and Visa cards. By default, Flutterwave settles international card payments in your local currency.
With Flutterwave, you can accept payments from anywhere. When processing transactions with Visa cards from customers around the world, Flutterwave charges a fee of 3.8% per international transaction. You can learn more details and updated pricing from the Flutterwave Pricing page.
How to enable Flutterwave in your Uvodo store?
To start accepting payments with Flutterwave, you just need to enable it in Uvodo’s admin panel (Settings → Payments → Flutterwave) within clicks.
Enabling Flutterwave payment gateway is a simple and straightforward process:
Sign in to your Uvodo account and select one of your stores
Navigate to Settings → Payments
Hit “Add payment method” hyperlink
Select Flutterwave from Uvodo’s payment methods
Lastly, add the Secret Key from your Flutterwave account
If you want to read an in-depth guide into how to set up the Flutterwave payment gateway, check our Flutterwave payment setup guide.
What opportunities will the Uvodo & Flutterwave integration bring to merchants?
Uvodo and Flutterwave integration opens the door to exciting opportunities for the merchants on both platforms.
Uvodo's merchants will tap into Flutterwave's advanced payment solutions, enabling them to effortlessly process transactions and expand their customer base globally.
The mission of this integration is to help merchants build sustainable and profitable online businesses with Uvodo, while enabling them to accept payments easily and securely through the Flutterwave payment system.
Creating an online store with Uvodo is a breeze for Flutterwave merchants. They can start selling worldwide by accepting payments through Flutterwave, simply by enabling it. Similarly, Uvodo merchants can easily accept payments by creating a Flutterwave account and enabling it in Uvodo's admin panel.
Uvodo + Flutterwave mutual benefits
With Flutterwave payment gateway, Uvodo merchants can tap into endless possibilities to simplify transactions, provide seamless shopping and payment experiences to online shoppers around the globe.
With this integration, Uvodo’s merchants will be able to:
Benefit special offers on Flutterwave’s transaction fees;
Easily receive payments from all MasterCard and Visa cards from anywhere in the world;
Enable Flutterwave in African countries, United States, United Kingdom, and the rest of Europe.
Likewise, Flutterwave merchants can:
Get special offers on Uvodo’s paid plans;
Simply set up store with 3 steps and start selling in minutes;
Enjoy 10+ built-in conversion and automation tools;
We believe that the Uvodo & Flutterwave integration will bring immense benefits to merchants and their online business.
In a way, we look forward to the exciting possibilities that lay ahead.
Wish you receiving more successful payments!