Zoho & Telr to provide secure payment options for SMEs

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Zoho & Telr partnership

Zoho Corporation, an Indian multinational technology company, and Telr, a leading payment gateway provider in the Middle East, have partnered to promote the digital economy by providing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the MENA region access to enterprise-grade technology from both the companies.

Under the MoU, Zoho will provide Telr customers access to its diverse portfolio of 55+ applications at a special rate. This will enable them to move all their business operations, from sales and marketing to finance and HR to the cloud.

Zoho users can utilize Telr integration from Zoho Marketplace to process payments and scale their operations across various geographies. The integration will enable businesses in countries across the MENA region, including UAE, KSA Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Bahrain to accept payments in over 120 currencies. This will, in turn, help the transition towards a digital economy in line with local governments’ long-term vision to increase eCommerce’s contribution to the economy.

Hyther Nizam_Zoho & Telr partnership
Hyther Nizam
Zoho – MEA

“SMEs often operate on tight margins and can be vulnerable to cash flow disruptions. Our integration with Telr will enable a secure and seamless payment collection that eliminates friction and reduces payment processing time and cost. Zoho’s broad range of secure payment options helps merchants maintain a smooth customer experience, increase payment processing efficiency and boost revenue. At the same time, we will enable Telr’s customers to leverage our unified solutions to grow their businesses online.”

Mr. Khalil Alami, Founder & CEO of Telr, said that “We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Zoho. This partnership marks a new chapter for Zoho users, providing them with access to our outstanding services and various payment methods, including all local payments, thus ensuring secure transactions for every merchant’s customer. Together, we’re propelling the region towards a digital economy in harmony with government objectives. This partnership underscores our unwavering commitment to supporting SMEs in their journey to success.”

Zoho and Telr will additionally organize a series of joint workshops, training programs and product roadshows for customers across the region to empower them to smoothly navigate the shift to fully digitalized, cashless operations.

Telr’s one-stop-shop approach encompasses a wide range of services for the eCommerce sector, including secure payment options, real-time monitoring, and specialized business solutions.

Telr also introduced Telr Split Payments, a service through which the reconciliation processes for UAE merchants are simplified. Telr also launched Telr Finance to offer quick access to business capital. These services make Telr a trusted partner for eCommerce enterprises by simplifying merchants’ processes and ensuring seamless transactions.

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