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Eliminate Chargebacks

The Challenge with Chargebacks

Where do we start? There’s no love lost when it comes to chargebacks. Not only are they costly and painful for all parties in the payments ecosystem, they make for a miserable experience for customers and cardholders who must endure a confusing and stressful claims process. And it’s not just about cost: chargebacks come at the direct expense of acceptance and revenue, too. For merchants, that means lower sales and increased customer friction. For card issuers, it can mean that more good customers get turned away due to the high cost of recovering fraud losses.

How Ethoca Eliminates Chargebacks

Avoiding chargebacks – whether from genuine fraud, friendly fraud or customer disputes – is actually a piece of cake. Well, assuming you’re participating in a global network that allows card issuers and merchants to collaborate and share intelligence in real time. (Hint: that’s Ethoca.) Card issuer or merchant, we help you avoid the chargeback process altogether. We’ve built a set of rails for rich data exchange between merchants and card issuers that’s, in a word, revolutionary. It’s shockingly simple to take part and amazingly effective, too.

With our Eliminator product, we put extensive merchant data into the hands of card issuers, so chargebacks can be deflected before a claim is ever created. If needed, we then layer in our Ethoca Alerts product, which relies on confirmed fraud and customer dispute intelligence from our extensive network of card issuers. We send millions of these alerts to merchants every year, so they can provide an immediate refund to customers – avoiding the need for our card issuers to ever raise a chargeback. Quid Pro Quo – everyone is happy, except the fraudster (and we like it that way!).

Eliminate Chargebacks and More with Our Integrated Solution Suite

Friendly fraud and false declines are on the rise, creating unnecessary friction and frustration for customers and threatening the success of your business. Ethoca is tackling these problems – along with genuine fraud, chargebacks and more – through a groundbreaking new solution powered by merchant-issuer collaboration. It not only disrupts criminal activity and reduces false claims, but sets the stage for the holy grail: increased transaction acceptance! 

Introducing Ethoca's Integrated Solution Suite: The best way for merchants and issuers to make frictionless ecommerce a reality. 

Products to Help Merchants Eliminate Chargebacks

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Ethoca Alerts

Reduce CNP fraud and chargebacks through merchant-issuer collaboration.

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Eliminate chargebacks and recover revenue lost to 'friendly fraud' and customer disputes.

Products to Help Issuers Eliminate Chargebacks

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Ethoca Alerts

Improve CNP fraud and dispute recovery through collaboration.

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Put a stop to the poor cardholder experience that comes from false claims and disputes.

Case Study: Merchant Eliminates Chargeback with Ethoca Alerts

Friendly or otherwise, when fraud rises and chargebacks pile up, costs skyrocket and the customer experience deteriorates. Digital goods merchants also lose the high margin revenue they depend on. So, it’s no surprise that a leading digital goods platform contacted Ethoca looking for help. The use of their service was at an all-time high, but so was chargeback pain. They needed a way to cut costs and stop chargebacks. Thankfully, we had the solution.


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