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Founded1 March, 2009
Founder(s)Sergio Fogel
Andrés Bzurovski
United Kingdom
Number of employees
10-50 (2021)

AstroPay is a Latin America-based payment solutions provider for online transactions co-founded by Sergio Fogel and Andrés Bzurovski in 2009.[1] The company has offices in the United Kingdom and Latin America. In 2014, AstroPay was listed as one of the 15 Fintech Startups To watch in 2015 by Forbes magazine.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11]

The company, in May 2014, started a six months pilot program in China with their prepaid AstroPay Card that allowed Chinese consumers to pay for access to U.S. merchandise and services without revealing their banking information and by the end of October 2014, they sold $1 million USD in card value.[12]

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  2. Pozin, Ilya. "15 Fintech Startups To Watch In 2015". Forbes. Retrieved 2021-02-22.
  3. "AstroPay fornecerá insight crucial para a América Latina no Juegos Miami - Games Magazine Brasil". Retrieved 2021-02-22.
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  6. "AstroPay entra no mercado de pagamentos instantâneos no Brasil através do PIX - Games Magazine Brasil". Retrieved 2021-02-22.
  7. "AstroPay sells B2B payment gateway to focus on end user". 6 August 2020. Retrieved 2021-02-22.
  8. "AstroPay launches "Indian Challenge"". iGaming Business. Retrieved 2021-02-22.
  9. "AstroPay sells B2B payment gateway to focus on end user". 6 August 2020. Retrieved 2021-02-22.
  10. "Burnley enter AstroPay sleeve deal - SportsPro Media". Retrieved 2021-02-22.
  11. "AstroPay joins the instant payments market in Brazil through Pix". iGaming Business. Retrieved 2021-02-22.
  12. "AstroPay completes six-month pilot of prepaid card in China". Finextra Research. 29 October 2014. Retrieved 2021-02-22.