About Us

Our Story

Who we are

We’re large enough to cope and small enough to care about each customer.

We live payments

Kalixa is a team of payment experts who love and live payments day in, day out! We have 250 employees from 30 nationalities working across 5 office locations: UK, Austria, Bulgaria, India and the US.

The world of payments is dynamic and so is Kalixa. Our aim is to stay ahead of the game through innovation, new technologies and solutions to create a great payment experience for our partners & merchants.

We‘re all about ambitious objectives, promoted by an open team and communication culture. As the world’s leading payment provider, Kalixa sets standards: operational excellence, best-in-class customer service and a fantastic account management.

Kalixa in figures:

11bn

processing 
volume yearly

1000

customers

250

employees

History of Kalixa

See how we have evolved over the past 17 years

2001

Began as an internal payment department of a large online gaming company tasked with shaping their payment platform.

2007

CQR (now Kalixa) was founded. To become a successful payment provider, we set up a new IT infrastructure and acquired PCI Level I certification.

2010

Processing €2b transaction volume for 300 merchants. CQR now employs 100 payment professionals with offices in London and Vienna.

2014

Kalixa acquired PXP solutions, a privately owned company with a 27-year track record in the card payment processing sector. The acquisition extends Kalixa’s target market to more than 100 countries globally.

2006

Started operating in the B2B arena by processing payments for external merchants.

2008

CQR obtained a principal membership with Visa and MasterCard which allowed us to offer acquiring services on CQR platform.

2013

Company renamed and restructured as Kalixa with a vision of making our customers’ lives easier when accepting payments.

2017

Kalixa is acquired by the Senjō Group, a leading privately-held investment company specialising in payments and fintech.

History of Kalixa

See how we have evolved over the past 17 years

Awards

17 years of success

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