Digital River Experts Speak on Risks and Opportunities of Growing Global Online Businesses

Series of webinars and industry presentations offer advice for building successful ecommerce and payments programs

MINNEAPOLIS — March 13, 2015 Digital River, Inc., a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, today announced that its experts will partner with members of the ecommerce and online payments community to deliver a series of webinars and industry presentations. Geared for ecommerce and payments practitioners, as well as e-merchants, the speaker series will explore how companies can manage the operational risks associated with growing a global online business and take advantage of emerging revenue opportunities. March events include:

  • Webinar: Managing Your Commerce Business Infrastructure: Reducing Risk in the Direct-to-Consumer Channel.
    Selling direct through the ecommerce channel can help companies take their businesses global with minimal upfront investment. But there are risks. Success requires careful management of international tax, regulatory compliance, fraud, security, local payment methods, customer service and currency repatriation. The webinar will explore solutions for keeping a business safe and optimized for online selling.
    When: March 18, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. CDT
    Where: Register for the webinar at:
  • Webinar: Getting a Bite of the Apple: Making Apple Pay Work for You. What are the implications of Apple Pay for merchants and other payments players? How can merchants deploy Apple Pay to their business advantage? During a webinar hosted by a payments news source Digital Transactions and sponsored by Digital River, experts from Digital River, Digital Retail Apps and Mantrana Partners will share their perspectives.
    When: March 18, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. CDT
    Where: Register for the webinar at:
  • Industry event: The Innovation Project® 2015 powered by®, an event that brings together established players, emerging disruptors and entrepreneurial visionaries in the world of payments and commerce.
    During a panel presentation at the event, Digital River, along with Align Commerce, BBVA, Bitnet, General Atlantic, HyperWallet Systems Inc., PayPal and peerTransfer, will offer their global insights on converting online shoppers to buyers across different channels, devices and geographies.
    When: March 18, 2015, at 1:15 p.m. EDT
    Where: Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. For additional details about the session, please visit:
  • Industry event: MRC Vegas 2015, Merchant Risk Council’s leading conference in the fraud and payments industry.
    World-class organizations are investing in payments analytics not only to optimize their payment programs, but to transform them from a cost center into a strategic revenue driver for their business. During a conference session titled, “By the Numbers: Data Driven Approach to International Expansion,” Digital River will share data that merchants can use as a benchmark for measuring the health of their own payments program and growing their revenue. Data related to geographic expansion, payment mix, authorization rates and other areas will be explored.
    When: March 25, 2015, at 11:45 a.m. PDT
    Where: Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. To get more details about Digital River’s participation at MRC, please visit:

For ecommerce and payments practitioners looking for additional educational resources, Digital River hosts on-demand webinars on its corporate website. For more information about Digital River’s webinars, email

About Digital River, Inc.
Backed by 20 years of ecommerce experience, Digital River is recognized as a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions. Companies of all sizes rely on Digital River’s cloud-based commerce, payments and marketing services to manage and grow their online businesses. In 2014, Digital River processed more than $35 billion in online transactions, connecting B2B and B2C digital products companies and branded manufacturers with buyers across multiple devices and channels, and nearly every country in the world.

Digital River is headquartered in Minneapolis with offices across the U.S., Asia, Europe and South America. For more details about Digital River, visit the corporate website, read the Digital River Blog, follow the company on Twitter or call +1 952-253-1234.

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