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What is an ISO?

Small and micromerchants can be difficult and expensive for traditional merchant acquirers to reach. So, many acquirers have historically focused on marketing to and providing payment services for larger businesses. As a result, third parties have stepped in to bridge...

What is an Issuing Bank?

When you’re on the acceptance end of payments transactions as a merchant or a payment facilitator, you’re likely most familiar with the role of acquiring banks. But there’s another banking entity that plays a crucial role in card transactions: the issuing bank. An...