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Implementation

Your revenue delivery infrastructure needs to all integrate together, and plug into your product and back-office tools. This needs to be architected and engineered.

Growth-ready

A single, unified integration

We help you migrate from your existing set-up to our unified platform.

A single integration for all your revenue delivery needs: built-in payments, subscriptions, invoicing, and tax.

A single source of truth for all your revenue data.

Growth-constrained

Dependent on multiple integrations

Implement on your own following their documentation.

Requires you to manually integrate with other third party revenue delivery tools. Not possible to integrate PayPal.

To integrate your data sources, every tool, team, and data point needs to speak the same language as Stripe.

Growth-constrained

Dependent on multiple integrations

Implement on your own following their documentation.

Must manually integrate with other third party revenue delivery tools - subscriptions, tax, invoicing, SaaS metrics, and more.

To integrate your data sources, every tool, team, and data point needs to speak the same language as Braintree.

Growth-blocker

Focus only on subscriptions

You must choose and integrate third-party payment tools.

Every new currency, tax jurisdiction, or payment method you add needs additional manual integration.

Every tool, team, and data point must match Chargebee’s model to work.

Growth-blocker

Focus only on subscriptions

You must choose and integrate third-party payment tools.

Every new currency, tax jurisdiction, payment processor, or payment method you add needs additional manual integration.

Every tool, team, and data point must match Recurly's dated model to work.

Performance

Payment teams from the likes of Amazon, Uber, Netflix, and others continuously optimize their global payments and revenue delivery infrastructure with insights from all their customers & conversions.

Your revenue delivery infrastructure should keep up too - no performance gaps.

Growth-ready

Relentless optimization

Revenue performance refined for over 2,000 software sellers globally across acquisition, renewals, and expansion.

Our Advisory prescribe growth experiments tailored to your product, industry, and customer profile - from our insights across five million software buyers.

Growth-constrained

Manual ad-hoc optimization

World-class performance with Stripe needs world-class expertise and configuration by your in-house teams.

You’re left to engineer your own integration, experiments, and pull buyer insights.

Growth-constrained

Manual ad-hoc optimization

Best-in-class performance with Braintree needs expertise and configuration by your in-house teams.

You’re left to engineer your own integration, experiments, and pull buyer insights.

Growth-constrained

Constrained optimization

Limited scope for optimization across payments, currencies, banking, and more  - you need to wrangle many tools and teams to match performance.

You’re left to engineer your own integration, experiments, and pull buyer insights.

Growth-constrained

Constrained optimization

Recurly doesn't control all your revenue delivery. Limited scope for integrated optimization across payments, currencies, banking, dunning and more - you need to manage many tools and teams to match performance.

You’re left to engineer your own integration, experiments, and pull buyer insights.

Growth

Your revenue delivery infrastructure should enable your product and go-to-market strategy to fly. Launch new products, move upmarket, and sell across geographies with ease.

Growth-ready

Instantly ready for every strategy

Execute every SaaS growth strategy within Paddle:

  • Localize to all your top markets worldwide in a few clicks 

  • Easily cross-sell products to drive expansion revenue 

  • Discover teams amongst individual users, upsell their card subscriptions

  • Sell enterprise invoices in one unified platform

Growth-blocker

Endless engineering projects

Every growth strategy needs engineering to reconfigure and rebuild how you use Stripe:

  • Manually adapt your customer experience to localize, cross-sell, and reconcile billing across cards and manual invoices

  • Integrate and maintain new tools, processes, and global entities per each growth strategy

Growth-blocker

Endless engineering projects

Every growth strategy needs engineering to reconfigure and rebuild how you use Braintree:

  • Manually adapt your customer experience to localize and cross-sell, and reconcile manual invoices

  • Integrate and maintain new tools, processes, and global entities per each growth strategy

Growth-blocker

Always the barrier to execution

Scope down your strategy and revenue impact to fit to Chargebee’s model + the extra tools, banks & processes.

Clumsy currencies, manually reconciling invoicing, and duplicate subscription “plan pollution” complicate your localization, cross-sell, and upmarket strategies.

Growth-blocker

Always the barrier to execution

Scope down your strategy and revenue impact to fit to Recurly's model + the extra tools, banks & processes.

Clumsy currencies, manually reconciling invoicing, and clunky reporting complicate your localization, cross-sell, and upmarket strategies.

Compliance

Software is now a regulated market - your revenue delivery infrastructure should keep you out of jail! You need to protect your business from today and tomorrow's compliance risks like tax, payments, and data.

Growth-ready

Operate with full integrity

Future-proof and protect your business by offloading your global liability (and the operational complexity that goes with it) onto Paddle.

Our expert team handles all your tax and payments compliance – no additional consultants, accountants, or advisors needed.

Growth-blocker

Full liability & responsibility

It’s your responsibility to register, file, and remit the correct sales taxes and comply with local payment regulations globally.

You need in-house expertise, processes, and tooling around Stripe to keep your business protected and compliant globally.

Growth-blocker

Full liability & responsibility

It’s your responsibility to register, file, and remit the correct sales taxes and comply with local payment regulations globally.

You need in-house expertise, processes, and tooling around Braintree to keep your business protected and compliant globally.

Growth-blocker

Full liability & responsibility

Chargebee outsources all it’s compliance capabilities to a limited set of their integration partners.

You need to buy new tools and migrate payment processors to match Chargebee’s integrations, as well as develop in-house expertise and processes to keep your business protected and compliant.

Growth-blocker

Full liability & responsibility

Recurly outsources all its own limited compliance capabilities to a limited set of their integration partners. To be globally compliant, you need to buy and integrate separate tools.

You also need develop in-house expertise and processes to keep your business protected and compliant.