Monese launches Google Pay across Europe

By Daniel Lanyon on Friday 20 September 2019

Digital Banking

The firm has been growing fast, particularly in Europe and users can now pay using Android.

Monese launches Google Pay across Europe
Image source: Monese

Monese has integrated with Google Pay in 11 new markets across Europe, allowing Android users to spend via the phones.

Customers of Monese living in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Sweden and Spain are able to use their Monese cards with Google Pay, wherever Google Pay is accepted.   

Norris Koppel (pictured), CEO and Founder at Monese, said: “We are delighted to be offering one of the fastest, simplest and more secure methods of payment to our Android customers across Europe. Many of our customers travel the world for study, work, family, or retirement. We know that these customers rely heavily on digital payments, including contactless payments. We also know from speaking to our Android customers that there is a very strong appetite for Google Pay across Europe.”

Monese says that it has more than 1.3 million people have signed-up to its service after customer growth tripled in 2018. A further 100,000 people are now joining Monese every month. Demand for Monese across mainland Europe surpassed that of the UK in November 2018, and in March 2019, two-thirds of all sign-ups to Monese were in mainland Europe.

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