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Announcing Riskified’s $165 Million Funding Round

We have some big news to share; we’ve just announced our Series E funding round of $165 million. What’s most exciting about this funding is what it will allow us to do. We’ll use these funds to accelerate our product development and further expand our geographic footprint. We’ll be able to offer even more solutions […]

Survey Reveals PSD2 Awareness Gap Between Retailers and Shoppers

Riskified has announced a new European-wide study revealing a staggering disparity between retailers’ and online shoppers’ awareness of the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2). The survey of 2,000 consumers and 200 retailers, with respondents evenly split across the UK, Germany, France, and Spain, found that nine out of ten retailers (88%) believe consumers are ‘somewhat’ […]

Meeting Chargeback Thresholds Without Losing Customers

Visa and Mastercard are trending now in the eCommerce and payment world. Why? Starting this October, they both will introduce new, lower thresholds to their fraud and chargeback programs. In this blog I’ll address the impact of this change and explain how stringent thresholds may result in reluctance to take on the risks needed to […]

Online Fashion Sales: The Bottom Line

Fashion is a fickle business – but one trend that’s set to remain in style for the foreseeable future is shoppers’ penchant for buying apparel online. In 2018, clothing and footwear were the most commonly purchased online goods, while eCommerce transactions are expected to make up 36% of total fashion retail by 2022. Of course, […]

How to Communicate with Declined Customers

In a world where nearly anything can be bought with a click, the best way for businesses to differentiate themselves is making the shopping experience as smooth and easy as possible. It’s why retailers offer omni-channel fulfillment and try to minimize friction. A fraud solution that instantly approves good orders and reduces false declines can […]

Best Fraud & eCommerce Events to Attend in 2019

Ecommerce conferences, just like the eCommerce business-scape, have evolved considerably. On the heels of the global ascent of online shopping, new types of hybrid events are appearing: from traditional trade shows to more business-to-business meeting formats, and most of all – retail events that reflect the symbiotic relationship between eCommerce and brick-and-mortar. For a retailer, […]