Founded in Hangzhou, China in 2004, LianLian Group is a global Fintech company

with the mission to“Connect Merchants of the World, Serve All around the Globe”.


We are dedicated to providing payment and clearing services for individual and SME

customers worldwide by leveraging international networks, compliance and

risk management capabilities, and expertise in payment industry.

Company Profile

Over the last 16 years, we have built a portfolio of payment services businesses driven by deep customer insights and a highly disciplined compliance engine. Our nearly 60 payment licenses and certifications worldwide have helped us serve tens of thousands of online platforms across multiple industries including cross-border trade, eCommerce, retail, travel, logistics, education, real estate and automobile. We help merchants receive funds from 20+ world class eCommerce marketplaces, covering 100 countries and regions.

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Mobile Payment Ranking in China(2015-2018)

$508B
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Cumulative Transaction Volume

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1st Sino-foreign Bankcard Clearing Institution in China

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Brand Awareness in Cross-border Payment Industry

60

Payment Licenses and Qualifications

20
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E-commerce Platforms

1 Source: Paypedia-2018 China TOP10 Mobile Payment Ranking (Overall)
2 Source: ebrun.com - Cross-border e-Commerce Financial Service Report 2020
Digital Financial Services Ecosystem
LianLian Group's core business includes global payment, bankcard clearing. With global compliance capability, our strategy is to continuously drive innovation for internationalization, and empower more industries to enter a new digital era.
Payment Segment
Clearing Segment

Payments Solutions within China

Including collections,

disbursements,

account management, and acceptance

LianLian Pay is licensed by the Peoples Bank of China, State Administration of Foreign Exchange, and the China Securities Regulatory Commission. These licenses allow LianLian Pay to provide third-party payments, cross-border RMB settlement, fund sales payment, and settlement.

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Payment solutions across the globe

Including cross-border collections,

foreign currency exchange, overseas payments,

and international acquiring

LianLian Global serves merchants with cross border payments and financing services; provides integrated payments services as-a-platform to marketplaces and other service providers serving merchants and freelancers; and uses data and proprietary compliance insight to determine suitability of potential partners, suppliers, and customers.

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Our Story

2004

  • LianLian was founded in Hangzhou City of Zhejiang Province, inspired by the purpose of creating value through continuous innovation
  • LianLian launched “Air Top-up” service, marks a transition from cash to digital payments

2009

  • Became market leader in mobile payment services, covering 1 million agents and 350 million customers

2010

  • Established a strategic partnership with American Express to launch a payment and merchant services platform

2011

  • Obtained the mobile and internet payment license from the PBOC and entered the third-party payments business

2013

  • LianLian launched mobile payment service for merchants
  • LianLian became one of the first companies to enter cross-border eCommerce payment market

2014

  • Launched innovative vertical-specific mobile payments solutions and rapidly became a leader in third-party mobile payments industry

2015

  • Built strategic partnerships with global leading payment companies to empower Chinese merchants to go global through eCommerce

2016

  • Began global expansion from locating the first overseas offices in Hong Kong and explored a new journey by embracing diversified culture
  • Moved to new headquarters in Hangzhou (Binjiang) High-tech Development Zone

2017

  • Set up LianLian Fintech research institute by partnering with Zhejiang University to apply cutting-edge technology to payment services
  • Built LianLian International based in Hong Kong as a cross-border business hub with MSO license
  • Operated Thailand and Indonesia offices to enter Southeast Asia markets
  • Established LL Pay US and applied for payment licenses across 50 U.S. States

2018

  • Continued global expansion into new markets such as UK, Ireland and Brazil

2019

  • LianLian won the 1st prize of Zhejiang Science and Technology Progress Award, being recognized for success in translating technical capabilities into innovative fintech services
  • Announced our commitment to “Connect merchants of the world, service all around the globe.”

2020

  • Received approval from the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) for bankcard network clearing license