This London company’s technology enables global businesses, including Samsung and Adidas, to process online payments faster and more efficiently. Founded by chief executive Guillaume Pousaz, 39, in 2012, Checkout.com integrates different payment methods, currency conversion, fraud protection and data reporting in a single platform, and claims that the pandemic has boosted sales by accelerating the shift towards online payments. In June, it raised $150m (£116m) from investors, including Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC, in a round that tripled the firm’s valuation to $5.5bn. Sales increased 105% to £114.7m in 2019.
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