BLIK Record - 1 Billion Transactions in Just 8 Months

BLIK - an innovative mobile payment method - continues to evolve, as evidenced by transaction results and a growing number of active users. From January to August 2023, they completed 1 billion transactions, setting a new record. This spectacular achievement underscores the system's growing popularity, dynamic progress, and its impact on the non-cash payment market.

Over 400 million BLIK transactions in Q2 2023

Between April and June 2023, BLIK users made 426 million transactions with a total value of PLN 57.9 bn (EUR 13 bn). By the end of Q2 2023, more than 14 million people were actively using this solution. In the analysed period, the most dynamic growth was recorded in the number of BLIK phone trans­fers – in Poland, this service was used as many as 100 million times. BLIK contactless payments also enjoyed increasing popularity among users, with 32.5 million of such payments made in Q2 2023 – twice more than in the corresponding period in 2022.

Summary of Q1 2023: over 370m BLIK transactions totalling PLN 50.1bn

BLIK consistently strengthens its position in the payments market – the evidence comes from its results in Q1 2023. From January to March this year, the users of BLIK made 374m payments of the  total value of PLN 50.1bn. This means that the number of transactions made since the system started has already exceeded 3bn. At the end of Q1 2023, BLIK was actively used by more than 13.5m people. In the analysed period, there was a dynamic increase in the number of payments at POS terminals and BLIK phone transfers: the growth was 94% and 88%, respectively, year-on-year.

VIAMO has officially got a new owner - BLIK has obtained the approval of the National Bank of Slovakia and completed the acquisition of the payment platform

After obtaining the approval from the National Bank of Slovakia (NBS), Polski Standard Płatności, the operator of the mobile payment system BLIK, acquired control of the Slovak company VIAMO, a.s. (VIAMO), which specializes in P2P and e-commerce payments.

BLIK transfer request now available at Bank Millennium

Settling accounts with friends or organising collections for a gift will be even easier thanks to Bank Millennium.  The Bank has made it possible for customers to use the BLIK Transfer Request service.

Polish payment fintech BLIK enters the Romanian market: more than 13 million users are already using it in Poland

Bucharest, 8th March 2023 - BLIK company, leader on the payment systems market in Poland, is launching in Romania, the second largest market in Central and Eastern Europe. The newly established company, BLIK Romania, will develop a unique and innovative digital payment system in RON that will bring a number of major advantages, including high security and simplifying payments by generating and using an individual six-digit code for each transaction. In the first phase, the system operator will focus on implementing the solution in e-commerce.