In 1992, ChekDEBIT, Incorporated was founded in Saint Petersburg, Florida by David Weiss. The company specialized in check draft printing and bank verification services. In 1996, ChekDEBIT changed its name to Creative Payment Services as direction moved into becoming a credit card service provider. In 1999, Creative Payment Services became PayByWeb, as the company made the leap into the Internet Payment world.
PayByWeb has processed payments for thousands of companies, large and small. From start-ups to companies you know such as Jenny Craig, Olan Mills, Allstate Motor Club, Glamour Shots, Investor's Business Daily, Montgomery Ward, and AAA Motor Club. Currently, we provide merchant accounts, check processing, ACH, and other website services to thousands of companies. If you are in need of a merchant account to accept credit cards or an electronic check processor, search no further!
What began one year as a trip to the grocery to buy a few turkeys to donate to Metropolitan Ministries at Thanksgiving time quickly grew. The next year, more than 100 turkeys. The following year more than 250 turkeys. Finally, more than 1000 turkeys (and gravy) were provided to help feed the hungry during the holidays. According to Metropolitan Ministries, PayByWeb provided 25% of the entire Holiday season goal, in one day!
In the aftermatch of 911, PayByWeb was one of a handful of companies selected by the American Red Cross to raise funds for disaster relief. Tens of thousands of dollars in donations were made via PayByWeb's online contribution system. PayByWeb provided the same service for Hurricane Relief victims in New Orleans, Texas, Alabama, and Mississipi. We proudly support the American Red Cross. In February 2010, PayByWeb donated over 1 Million Dollars to the American Red Cross Haiti Relief Fund, making us the largest single contributor in the entire Tampa Bay area. In fact, we were featured in the St Petersburg Times on February 14th - read here. Since then, PayByWeb has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to aid victims of the Japan Earthquake & U.S. Southern Storms in 2011 and in total, PayByWeb has raised in excess of $4 Million Dollars in donations to the American Red Cross for Disaster Relief.
Giving back to the Community is one of our top priorities.
What sets us apart from the competition? Simple! We make it easy for a merchant to get all the information they need, in one place. While most of our competitors make you complete a form so they can send you their rates or application, we post all our rates and have easy to complete online applications, right on our site. We know you're busy. We don't expect or request that you jump through hoops.
With Podcasts, an extensive FAQ, plenty of informational documents, links to forums and government agencies, must have tools, as well as full line of payment services, PayByWeb is the only resource you need to make sure your business is prepared to accept payments.
PayByWeb, Inc., is a registered ISO/MSP of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Walnut Creek, CA