Lemon Way is a pan-European payment institution dedicated to marketplaces, crowdfunding platforms, and other companies looking for payment processing, payment account management and third-party payment in a KYC/AML – regulated framework.
Its payment solution is trusted and used by over 1,400 websites in Europe including 200 crowdfunding platforms. Since December 2012, the company has opened 5 million payment account to end-users and has registered 95 platforms as agents with the ACPR – Banque de France.
Lemon Way self-financed its growth since its creation in 2007 and then raised €10M from two VC funds, Breega Capital and Speedinvest, in July 2018. Lemon Way is approved and regulated by the ACPR and benefits from the ” EU financial passport” in 29 countries. The company based in Paris (HQ), London, Madrid, Milano, employs 70 people from 14 different nationalities. In 2018, it processed €2Bn (money-in/money-out) compared to €1.4Bn in 2017 (up 43%). CB Insights named Lemon Way in its 250 FinTech List of the Fastest-Growing FinTech Startups and among the 28 most promising FinTech companies in Payments Processing & Networks at a global level.
Lemon Way was created in France by Sebastien Burlet
Winner of the National Research Competition and filing of the first mobile payment patent in France
Deployment of the payment platform with payment account management in the European banking sector
Obtaining ACPR Payment Institution license and European passport
Turnover quadruples in one year and goes from €1M to €4M
The number of employees increases from 12 to 60 in one year and offices are open in Madrid & Milan
Launch of the 100% secure payment solutions Lemon Way for E-commerce and Lemon Way Collect
Breega Capital and Speedinvest investment funds acquired a stake in the capital after raising €10M
ToscaFund acquired a stake in the capital and invested €25M
01 48 18 19 30
14 Rue de la Beaune
+34 911 98 86 02
Paseo de la Castellana 182, Planta 6