#Payments / Etsy’s Payments Platform Expands To Seven More Countries

… Etsy Payments will now be available in Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, South Africa, Turkey and the Philippines. The new markets add to the late May announcement that Turkey, Malaysia and Mexico would migrate to the platform.

The company’s value proposition for the payments platform is that sales made through Etsy Payments are eligible for Etsy’s seller protection policy… sellers can manage all the financial information for their shops in one place, and can take advantage of “fast and flexible deposits.” Sellers using Etsy Payments are also included in other programs, such as multi-shop checkout, shipping features and seasonal promotions.

“At Etsy, our foremost goal is to connect the 2.8 million small businesses on our marketplace with buyers around the world. We provide the cutting-edge technologies that enable seamless and safe shopping experiences so our sellers can focus on what they do best: creating and selling the unique items that buyers love…”