Pine Labs extends its in-store payment APIs to developers
Pine Labs has announced the opening of application program interface (API) of its Android-based in-store payment platform to developers. Developers can use the APIs to build value-added solutions and applications for merchants and small and medium businesses (SMBs). The Android based in-store payment APIs will be housed on the Pine Labs Developer portal, a destination for developers from across the world and especially those in India and other Asian markets. The company also announced that there wills a dedicated application store to house developers’ apps. Pine Labs will support the distribution of the apps to the merchant community.
Pine Labs’ in-store Android APIs are easy to integrate and offer wide range of options for developers who work in the areas of online and offline payments, customer feedback capture, travel and ticketing, ride sharing, and food and e-commerce delivery. The APIs will help developers build customizable, customer-focused solutions, quickly.
Vicky Bindra, Chief Executive Officer, Pine Labs says, “Asia Pacific is the fastest growing developer region in the world. Analysts have predicted that the developer community in India will be the largest in the world in five years, surpassing that of the United States. We would like these developers to solve the interesting fintech challenges from this part of the world, using our APIs. We have, therefore, opened up our in-store and online payments APIs to the developer community. We are committed to building an ecosystem that enables the co-creation of innovative products in the fintech space, powering merchants’ businesses offline and online.”
Pine Labs had announced the opening of the online payment (payment gateway) APIs in May 2019. The online payment APIs can accept payments through multiple payment modes including credit and debit cards, net banking, bank or brand EMI, wallets and many more. It is a simple and flexible option for internet commerce. Together, the in-store payment Android APIs and online payment APIs will help millions of developers to move fast to create and monetize their fintech app.