The platform API is now available in public beta

The platform API is now available in public beta.

The Escrow API can be used for payments for your website, mobile app or marketplace with no chargebacks, ever.

With no minimum fee and priced as low as 0.89%, the Platform API is cheaper than credit cards and many other online payment methods. has had over $3 billion of transactions so far. shared a lot more details you can find below.

Here are a few more details about and its platform:

  • Track record

    Incorporated in 1999 by Fidelity National Financial, over US$3 billion in transactions have been protected. has over 17 years of operating a licensed, regulated, and regularly audited escrow service.

  • No chargebacks

    Buyers get to inspect the goods or services before accepting them, protecting the buyer. Likewise sellers are protected from counterparty risk with no chargebacks, ever.

  • Cost effective

    With no minimum fee and priced as low as 0.89%, the Platform API is cheaper than credit cards and many other online payment methods.

  • Award winning is the winner of the 2017 BBB Torch Award for Ethics for Silicon Valley, San Francisco and the Bay Area, an award presented to a business that goes above and beyond in their business dealings with customers, other businesses and the community.

More details on the API:

Any business can integrate the safety and security of escrow payments to their platform as simple as common payment methods such as Stripe.

We engineered our API to let you spend more time running your business and less time worrying about payments code and compliance overhead. Now you can manage your most important transactions without the risk of chargebacks, all with fees lower than credit cards or PayPal.

View Documentation

  • Beautiful Docs

    Our step-by-step integration guides, code examples and centralized API reference make it simple to understand and easy to integrate so you spend less time writing code.

  • Versioning

    Time to take of your control of your roadmap – your integration will work the same as it does today as it will tomorrow.

  • Real-time Insights

    Stay up-to-date on the progress of each your transactions through our portal or use our webhooks to get real time granular updates on the progress of each transaction.

  • Developers First

    With a new developer portal, interactive documentation, and real-time dashboards, we are putting developers first. We can’t wait to see what you build!

Benefits of using the platform API:

  • Increase Trust

    Allow your customers to transact on e-commerce, marketplaces & classifieds sites with higher trust & safety greatly reducing fraud and with no chargebacks, ever.

  • Increase Liquidity

    Physical inspection & acceptance happen on delivery, meaning valuable items can ship across state or country lines before the transaction completes, allowing your customers to expand beyond the local area to a global market safely.

  • Increase Fulfillment

    Greater liquidity means sellers can access more buyers and buyers more sellers resulting in better choice and pricing and increasing the probability of a successful transaction.

  • Increase Support

    Your customers benefit from our world class transaction support. Experienced personnel can check shipping documentation, title, liens, and more.

  • Increase Compliance provides “compliance as a service” performing know your customer & anti-money laundering verification.

  • Increase Insights “closes the loop” providing insight into what happens to your customers after they match on your site.

  • Increase Conversion

    Campaigns and ad targeting can run more effectively. Know which listings are up to date and which are expired, creating a more relevant experience to your audience.

  • Increase Revenue

    Revenue share is available for volume partners of $1 million per month or more.


About Konstantinos Zournas

I studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and I am now living in Athens, Greece. I went online in 1995, started coding in 1996 and began buying domain names and creating websites in 2000. I started the blog in 2012.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.